Dr Heather Bonney

Dr Heather Bonney

Human Remains Data Collection Project Manager

Department: Earth Sciences
Division: ES Vertebrates and Anthropology Palaeobiology
Contact: email

Specialisms

Analysis of trauma, Forensic anthropology, Forensic archaeology, Human Osteology, Physical anthropology, Repatriation

Qualifications

Degrees

BSc(hons) Forensic Science, University of Lincoln, United Kingdom

MSc Human Osteology & Funerary Archaeology, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom

PhD Forensic Science, University of Lincoln, United Kingdom

Employment history

Academic

Human Remains Data Collection Project Manager, Natural History Museum, London, United Kingdom, 2008 - 2014

Lecturer/Research Assistant, University of Lincoln, Department of Forensic and Biomedical Sciences, United Kingdom, 2005 - 2008

Publications

Bonney HE (2014) Richard III: skeletal evidence of perimortem trauma. The Lancet, doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(14)61253-8

Bonney H (2014) An investigation of the use of discriminant analysis for the classification of blade edge type from cut marks made by metal and bamboo blades. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 154 (4): 575 - 584. doi: 10.1002/ajpa.22558

Redfern R, Bonney H (2014) Headhunting and amphitheatre combat in Roman London, England: new evidence from the Walbrook Valley. Journal of Archaeological Science, 43 : 214 - 226. doi: 10.1016/j.jas.2013.12.013

Bonney H (2013) Sorcery and shipwrecks: Headhunting in the Torres Strait Islands. , Knüsel C, Smith M, The Routledge Handbook of the Bioarchaeology of Human Conflict.. Routledge. London.

Bonney H, Clegg M (2011) The Collection and Use of Skulls in the Torres Strait Islands. , Bonogofsky M, The Bioarchaeology of the Human Head: Decapitation, Decoration and Deformation., pp. 51 - 66. University Press of Florida. Gainsville, Florida.

BONNEY, H, Colston, B. J., & Goodman, A. (2011) Regional variation in the mechanical properties of cortical bone from the porcine femur.. Medical Engineering & Physics, 33 (4): 513 - 520. doi: 10.1016/j.medengphy.2010.12.002

BONNEY H, CLEGG M (2009) Friend or foe: Heads as memorials and status symbols in the Torres Strait Islands. Program of the Seventy-Eighth Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists, American Journal of Physical Anthropology,

Highlighted publications

Bonney HE (2014) Richard III: skeletal evidence of perimortem trauma. The Lancet, doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(14)61253-8

Bonney H (2014) An investigation of the use of discriminant analysis for the classification of blade edge type from cut marks made by metal and bamboo blades. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 154 (4): 575 - 584. doi: 10.1002/ajpa.22558

Redfern R, Bonney H (2014) Headhunting and amphitheatre combat in Roman London, England: new evidence from the Walbrook Valley. Journal of Archaeological Science, 43 : 214 - 226. doi: 10.1016/j.jas.2013.12.013

Bonney H (2013) Sorcery and shipwrecks: Headhunting in the Torres Strait Islands. , Knüsel C, Smith M, The Routledge Handbook of the Bioarchaeology of Human Conflict.. Routledge. London.

BONNEY, H, Colston, B. J., & Goodman, A. (2011) Regional variation in the mechanical properties of cortical bone from the porcine femur.. Medical Engineering & Physics, 33 (4): 513 - 520. doi: 10.1016/j.medengphy.2010.12.002