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Subject: Workshop on identifying hair

Workshop on identifying hair

From: Louise Bacon <lbacon<-at->
Date: Friday, September 13, 2013
Splitting Hairs! An Introductory one day workshop to the
    identification of hair and fibre

A one day workshop on the identification of hair will be organised
by the Horniman Museum, London, UK on 18 October 2013 and will be
led by Kerri Allen, forensic scientist. Kerri has extensive
experience in the identification of domestic and human hair. Now a
consultant with Forensic Context Ltd, Kerri has been a forensic
scientist for almost 25 years working for the Home Office, the
Metropolitan Police and the Forensic Science Service.

Encompassing both theoretical and practical sessions, the workshop
will cover the structure and nature of hair and its identifying
features and include domestic and EU wild animals. Practical work
will cover how to sample and mount hairs, and microscope
identification of test samples.

Participants are encouraged to share their experiences and
challenges. The workshop will benefit those caring for all types of

The cost of the 1 day workshop is UKP210 and includes materials,
hand-outs and refreshments (excluding lunch).  A total of 12 places
are available.

Booking Forms and a draft programme are available from

    Louise Bacon
    Horniman Museum
    100 London Road
    London SE23 3PQ, UK
    +44 20 8291 8682

                  Conservation DistList Instance 27:13
                Distributed: Monday, September 16, 2013
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Received on Friday, 13 September, 2013

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