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HASDiP

Bones against measuring scale

HASDiP - The Hulton Abbey Skeletal Digitisation Project.

Professor John Cassella, Principal Lecturer in Forensic Science
Department of Forensic Science, School of Sciences, Staffordshire University, Stoke on Trent, ST4 2DF
Dr Mary Lewis[1], Mr Roger Brown [2] and Mr Paul Lucking[3]

[1] Lecturer in Archaeology, Department of Archaeology
School of Human and Environmental Sciences, University of Reading,
[2] Senior Lecturer in Photography, Faculty of Arts, Media and Design
Staffordshire University
[3] Senior Lecturer, Entertainment Technology, Faculty of Computing, Engineering and Technology, Staffordshire University

The aim of this project was to produce a digitised record/resources from skeletal material recovered from a well publicised excavation of historical importance in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire; this excavation took place at Hulton Abbey. Whilst the initial aim of this project was to produce digitised resources which will be actively used for forensic science teaching at Staffordshire University and Reading University these can equally and readily be adopted by other organisations and institutions. In addition, due to the interdisciplinary interest in this work, the potential for re-purposing and re-use of these digitised resources is enormous. Due to the anatomical nature of the skeletal excavations there is potential for use in anthropological and biological (e.g. disease) studies and there is also historical and religious sociological and cultural applications as well as in photographic studies, computing and e-learning technologies.

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