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Dr Denise  Donlon


Dr Denise Donlon

BSc, BA (Hons), Dip. Ed, PhD


Denise is a senior lecturer in anatomy and forensic osteology at the Department of Anatomy and Histology, University of Sydney. She is the curator of the Shellshear Museum of Physical Anthropology and Comparative Anatomy. In parallel with her academic career, Denise has a consulting practice, providing services in biological and forensic osteology and forensic anthropology to a variety of clients including archaeologists, the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage, Aboriginal Land Councils and the NSW Department of Forensic Medicine. Denise has over twenty years experience in the identification, analysis and interpretation of human skeletal material within a wide range of contexts, from archaeological sites and cultural heritage assessments to forensic casework. She also has training and experience in the excavation of burials. On the infrequent occasions that human skeletal remains are encountered on NOHC projects, Denise has provided specialist services and advice in their identification, recovery, management and repatriation.

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