Recent Graduate Does International Research with Faculy Member

UNL Forensic Science - Emily Spack

July 14, 2014

After graduating in May, Emily Spack, a Forensic Science major at UNL had the opportunity to work overseas as a research assistant.

Dr. Emily Hammerl, a Research Assistant Professor in Anthropology and Forensic Science at UNL supervised Spack and their work took them to St. Valery, a city in Northern France, where they examined juvenile dentition in a French collection of remains. 

Spack used a Digitizer to measure distances between landmarks on bones to eventually create a 3D image of each bone.  They also used a 3D laser scanner and a handheld dental x-ray as alternative methods of collecting images of the remains for further study.