Researchers

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We undertake anthropological analyses

Birgit BERK: physical anthropologist & archaeologist

Specialties: inhumations & cremations
Website: http://www.birgitberk.nl/


Jelle DEFRANCQ: archaeologist and osteologist (Belgian Technical Cooperation, support for the National Archaeological Museum in La Paz, Tiwanaku)

Specialties: health and nutrition of pre-Columbian populations; detection and excavations of recent mass graves; landscape archaeology; WWI in Flanders


April PIJPELINK: independent physical anthropologist (CRINA) & commercial anthropologist (ADC ArcheoProjecten, NL & Vlaams Erfgoed Centrum, BE)

Specialties: paleodemography, macroscopic paleopathology (from prehistory to WW1 in Flemish Belgium and the Netherlands), cremations
Website: http://www.crinafa.com
Check out her Academia Profile or Linkedin Profile.


Liesbeth MASSAGE: scientific assistant (RMAH) and freelance osteologist

Caroline POLET: bioanthropologist and osteologist (RINSB)

Check out her Academia Profile or Researchgate Profile.


Aubrée GODEFROID: director curator of the Maison des Mégalithes de Wéris – archaeologist – physical anthropologist – art historian (Ag-Anthropo)

Specialties: inhumations, cremations
Check out her Academia Profile, Researchgate Profile or Linkedin Profile.


Ali Jelene SCHEERS: archaeologist – human osteologist – physical anthropologist

Specialties: use of cranial modification during the Tiwanaku period in Bolivia (thesis); cultural and occupational modifications of the body; Prehispanic South America


Stephanie COUSIN: archaeologist (Studiebureau Archeologie Tienen)

Specialties: human osteoarchaeology


Hélène DÉOM: freelance archaeo-anthropologist (Métaphyse) & webmaster for BOAPAS

Specialties: inhumated human skeletons from prehistory to post-medieval times (macroscopic demography, kinship, health)
Check out her website, Linkedin Profile or several publications on Academia and Researchgate.


Elise VAN BOSCH: archaeologist – human osteologist – physical anthropologist

Specialties: 3D reconstructions – Agisoft PhotoScan; archaeology & human ostelogy
Check out her profile on LinkedIn or ResearchGate


Katrien VAN DE VIJVER: archaeo-anthropologist (Centre for Archaeological Sciences, KUL & RBINS)

Specialties: bioarchaeology, inhumations, cremations, paleodemography, macroscopic paleopathology, North-Western Europe, Eastern Mediterranean, field anthropology
Check out her Researchgate Profile.


We work with universities

Alexandra BOUCHERIE: PhD student in physical anthropology (ULB & RBINS)

Specialties:  physical anthropology, forensic anthropology, archaeology of historical and contemporary multiple burials (epidemics, armed conflicts), paleopathology, traumatology, stress indicators, sex determination methods
Check out her Academia Profile or Researchgate Profile.


Marit VAN CANT: PhD student in physical anthropology (VUB. the University of Sheffield)

Specialties: skeletal analysis of (post)medieval to early modern rural and small urban populations; WWI battlefield casualties; entheseal changes
Check out her Academia Profile.


Jessica L.A. PALMER: PhD student in osteoarchaeology (Leiden University)

Specialties: skeletal analysis; methodologies; childhood activity, activity markers, biomechanics, paleopathology of cancer, subadult entheses; post-Medieval Low Countries; North-Western European Prehistory


Mathilde DAUMAS: PhD student in Physical Anthropology, Research Assistant and monitor of practical session in Anatomy (ULB)

Specialties: bioarchaeology, osteology, anatomy, burial excavation record and interpretation, biological profile (age estimation for subadults and adults, sex determination, stature), paleopathology, occupational markers, trauma analysis, skeletal report writing, forensic anthropology, identification, defleshing and preparing bone for analysis
Check out her Researchgate Profile.


Jennifer GONISSEN: PhD student in Physical Anthropology, Research Assistant and monitor of practical session in Anatomy (ULB) – The University of Sheffield – ULB (ULB)

Specialties: Art History – Osteoarchaeology
Website: http://jennifergonissen.wixsite.com/jennifergonissen
Check out her Academia Profile, LinkedIn profile or Researchgate profile.


Petra VERLINDEN: demonstrator in Human Osteology & Archaeo-osteologist (the University of Sheffield)

Specialties: bioarchaeology of childhood, identification and social aspects of physical trauma, bioarchaeology of disability, activity-related pathology, funerary archaeology
Check out her Academia Profile or Researchgate Profile.

Tara CHAPMAN: physical anthropologist (RBINS & ULB)

Specialties: 3D reconstruction, Neandertals, Virtual Anthropology, Fossil hominid locomotion
Check out her Researchgate Profile.


Isabelle DE GROOTE: senior lecturer in biological anthropologist (Liverpool John Moores University, UK)

Specialties: palaeoanthropology, bioarchaeology, virtual anthropology and archaeology
Check out her Academia Profile or Researchgate Profile.

Cynthia LAPIERRE: student in Biomedical Sciences (KULAK)

Specialties: age and sex determination of the human skeleton


Joke SOMERS: physical anthropologist & archaeologist; scientific associate in physical anthropology (University Bern, IRM)

Specialties: analysis, record and interpretation of human remains in the field and lab, skeletal report writing, medieval burial practices, multiple burials
Check out her Academia Profile or Researchgate Profile.


Isabelle CRÈVECOEUR: archaeo-anthropologist (UCL)

Check out her Academia Profile or Researchgate Profile.


Koen STEIN: palaeontologist (VUB; Earth System Science – AMGC; RBINS Earth & History of Life Directorate)

Specialties: paleohistology, paleoherpetology, dinosaur paleontology
Website: http://koenstein.wixsite.com/koensteininfo
Check out his Researchgate Profile.


Charalampos (Harry) GEORGAKIS: human osteologist – archaeologist

Check out his Linkedin Profile or Academia Profile.


Frank L’Engle WILLIAMS: professor in palaeoanthropology (Georgia State University, Atlanta)

Specialties: paleoanthropology, biological anthropology, osteology, primates, Neandertals, Australopithecus, Paranthropus, dental microwear
Check out his academic profile.


Our emeritus members with great interests on human bones

Johan R. BOELAERT: retired internist (AZ St-Jan, Bruges) & author

Specialties: medieval medical history


Michel TOUSSAINT: retired lecturer in palaeoanthropology (ULG)

Check out his Academia Profile or Researchgate Profile.


Marie-Claire VAN DYCK: emeritus professor in paleoanthropology (UCL)

Check out her academic profile.