Facilities - Osteology Laboratory
The Department of Human Evolution contains a purpose-built Osteology Laboratory designed for the study of both human and zooarchaeological remains. The laboratory is suitably equipped for the processing, conservation, and analyses of osteological materials, with facilities including: fume hood, osteometric equipment, microscope, 3-D digitiser, digital camera, ageing and sexing casts, graded sieves, sample preparation and conservations materials, and comparative specimens (both human and faunal).
Additionally, the department contains Osteology Stores that were also purpose-built. This large storage area has been fitted with compact rolling rack shelving, enabling the accommodation of large human, faunal, and archaeological collections.