- Identification of perpetrators of child sexual abuse
- Issues of biometric identity
- Age estimation in the living
- Extraction and detection of explosives
- Visualisation and chemical enhancement of fingerprints
- Chemical characterisation of burnt bone
- Arc fault mapping as a tool in fire investigation
- Chemical profiling of illicit drugs
- Chemical characterisation of New Psychoactive Substances
- Development of metabolomics database for New Psychoactive Substances incorporating poly-drug interactions
- Developing a neuropharmacological understanding of New Psychoactive Substances
- Improving the efficacy of smoke detectors to wake vulnerable populations
- Understanding jury interpretation of expert evidence
- Development of chemometric analysis and pattern recognition of complex data
- Objective characterisation of striation marks and tool marks
- Examination of the microstructure of bone as a tool in species and population level identification of remains
- Anatomical variation and its clinical relevance
- Validation of Thiel cadavers as a model for training and research
- Clinical nerve mapping through anatomical and immunohistochemical methods
- Alternative diagnostic methods for musculoskeletal conditions using biomechanical techniques
- Investigation of the trabecular organisation of the skeleton using 3D imaging techniques
- Analysis of craniofacial anatomical interrelationships
- Development of preservation methods for educational prosections
- Medical art for enhancing e-learning
- The future of medical art and artists and developing technologies
- The use of virtual and augmented reality in anatomical and medical education
- The use of haptic technologies in anatomical and medical education
- Development of digital artefacts and online museums
You should have an honours degree at 2.1 or above, and/or a Masters degree in a relevant discipline.
English language requirements
You do not need to prove your knowledge of English if you are a national of certain countries.
Don't meet the English language requirements?
English language programmes
Prepare for university study and benefit from extra English tuition with an English language programme.
Applying for a research degree
You can apply for a PhD or other Postgraduate Research degree using our Direct Application System. Once you've signed up for an account you'll be asked to search of a course.
To find a CAHID PhD or PGR course you should select the following options:
- Course type: Research Postgraduate
- Keyword: Forensic
The University of Dundee welcomes applications from disabled students.
Dr Julieta G Garcia-Donas
+44 (0)1382 3(84506)