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Department of Sociological Studies Module Introductions

Sociological Studies academics give an insight into some of the modules you may expect to study throughout your time with us. Dr Julie Walsh provides an introduction to the level one module,…

From  Jennifer Scott on April 29th, 2020 0 likes 11 plays 0  

South Yorkshire Probation Service

We speak to three probation officers from the South Yorkshire Probation Service about the realities of their job and how they assist ex-offenders in desisting from crime.

From  Online Learning on December 19th, 2018 0 likes 6 plays 0  

Inside Lombroso's Museum (extended edit)

Dr Matthew Bacon is taken on a tour of the Cesare Lombroso Museum of Criminal Anthropology at the University of Turin, Italy. This video is an extended edit of the original video from the free online…

From  Online Learning on December 18th, 2018 0 likes 178 plays 0  

Silvano Montaldo, Director of Museo di Antropologia Criminale Cesare Lombroso - Università di Torino

An interview with Silvano Montaldo, director of the controversial Lombroso Museum of Criminal Anthropology at the University of Turin, Italy. Part of the course 'Crime, Justice and Society'…

From  Online Learning on December 18th, 2018 0 likes 50 plays 0  

Stephen Brown, Deputy Commissioner of Western Australian Police Force

In this video, which is part of the free online course 'Crime, Justice and Society' we hear from Stephen Brown, Deputy Commissioner of the Western Australian Police force, who discusses the…

From  Online Learning on December 18th, 2018 0 likes 10 plays 0  

Introduction to Dr Layla Skinns

Dr Layla Skinns outlines her contribution to the free, open online course 'Crime, Justice and Society' from the University of Sheffield. futurelearn.com/courses/crime-justice-society/

From  Online Learning on September 18th, 2018 0 likes 6 plays 0  

Solving The Coastal Path Murders Using Forensic Evidence

Dr Angela Gallop, CBE, is an honorary graduate of The University of Sheffield and highly influential in the world of forensic Science. In this interview, Dr Gallop tells us the story of how she took…

From  Online Learning on August 20th, 2018 0 likes 88 plays 0  

How Do You Conduct a Reconstruction?

In this video, we talk to three people experienced in forensic facial reconstruction to find out how they go about reconstructing a face. First, we’ll hear from the Mr. X case pathologist…

From  Online Learning on June 27th, 2017 0 likes 77 plays 0  

When Would We Need a Facial Reconstruction?

Facial reconstruction is currently used in two principal contexts: forensic science and archaeology. In this video, Professor Caroline Wilkinson explains the circumstances where she has been asked to…

From  Online Learning on June 27th, 2017 0 likes 74 plays 0  

Finding Mr X: Building the Face

In this video, we hear from Senior Forensic Scientist, Nikki Taylor, who conducted the original facial reconstruction of Mr. X whilst working as an intern at the Medico-Legal Centre in 2000.…

From  Online Learning on June 27th, 2017 0 likes 61 plays 0  

A Career in Forensics and Anatomy

How do you become an expert in Forensic Anatomy? In this video, we’ll hear from our course experts as they tell us how they came to be involved in forensic work. Continue learning If…

From  Online Learning on June 27th, 2017 0 likes 81 plays 0  

Forensic Facial Reconstruction timelapse

Daheen Lee, Anatomy Demonstrator at the School of Biomedical Science at the University of Sheffield, builds a full facial reconstruction from a skull in clay. 'Mr X' was a badly decomposed…

From  Online Learning on June 27th, 2017 0 likes 1,025 plays 0  

Finding Mr X: Solving the Case

Here our story ends with the identification of Mr. X and the closure of the ‘body in the bag’ case for South Yorkshire Police. Firstly, we’ll hear from Nicola, as she recounts how…

From  Online Learning on June 27th, 2017 0 likes 46 plays 0  

Applying the Muscles of the Face

A knowledge of facial anatomy is vital to be able to reconstruct a face from a skull. In this video, we’ll explain the key muscle groups of the face and the order in which they are applied…

From  Online Learning on June 27th, 2017 0 likes 520 plays 0  

Our demonstrators investigate: determining the ethnicity of a skull

As part of their Biomedical Science undergraduate degree, students here at Sheffield undertake a Forensic Anatomy module where they are given a box of ‘anatomical evidence’ relating to an…

From  Online Learning on June 27th, 2017 0 likes 112 plays 0  

Our demonstrators investigate: identifying the sex of a skull

As part of their Biomedical Science undergraduate degree, students here at Sheffield undertake a Forensic Anatomy module where they are given a box of ‘anatomical evidence’ relating to an…

From  Online Learning on June 27th, 2017 0 likes 51 plays 0