Changes in Vickers Hardness during the Decomposition of Bone: Possibilities for Forensic Anthropology

  • Walden, S. (Speaker)
  • Jacqui Mulville (Speaker)
  • Sam L Evans (Speaker)

Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation


The purpose of the study was to determine if Vickers hardness of bone varies during soft tissue putrefaction, and posit any underlying mechanism and possible forensic application, notably determining postmortem interval. This was presented as an oral presentation at the BAHID conference.
Period12 Dec 2015
Held atBritish Association of Human Identification, United Kingdom
Degree of RecognitionInternational