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Workshop on identifying hair

From: Louise Bacon <lbacon<-a>
Date: Tuesday, February 18, 2014
"Splitting Hairs!"
An introductory one day workshop on the identification of hair and
    fibre
Horniman Museum, London, UK
Wednesday 18 June 2014

A one day workshop on the identification of hair will take place at
the Horniman Museum, London, on 18 June 2014 and will be led by
Kerri Allen, forensic scientist.  With extensive experience in the
identification of domestic and human hair.  Now a consultant with
Forensic Context Ltd, Kerri has 25 years experience 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 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
objects.

The cost of the 1 day workshop is UKP120.00 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
    +44 20 8291 8682
    lbacon<-a t->horniman< . >ac< . >uk

or on

    <URL:http://www.horniman.ac.uk>

Following the workshop the Horniman Museum is collaborating with the
ICON Ethno group and NatSCA to hold a one day conference
"The Conservation of Hair" on Thursday 19 June 2014


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