Sue Black September 21, 2022 52:23

Anatomy is Also a Responsibility

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Professor Dame Sue Black joins Claudia and Segun this week on Body Banter to chat about her incredible career in forensic anthropology and anatomy. She discusses her work investigating war crimes, as well as her research in forensic recognition using hand vein patterns - which has directly contributed to the conviction of over 30 child abusers.
Before you listen, be aware that this episode of Body Banter contains discussion of sexual assault, child abuse, and violence.
Sue Black

Professor Dame Sue Black is an anatomist and forensic anthropologist, and the President of St. John’s College, Oxford. She is the lifetime Professor for Anatomy at the Royal Scottish Academy and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, the Royal Anthropological Institute, the British Academy and the Royal Society of Biology. In 2001 she was awarded an OBE (Order of the British Empire) for her services to forensic anthropology in Kosovo, and received a DBE (Damehood of the British Empire) in 2016 for her services to education and forensic anthropology. She is a cross bench peer, taking the title of Baroness Black of Strome.


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