Not everything I work on is super-niche. We are frequently plagued by questions that we can’t answer in a variety of areas of osteology and bioarchaeology, and seek to provide a positive contribution to the debate where we can.


Why not peruse some publications?

  • Kilburn, N.N., Gowland, R.L., Halldórsdóttir, H.H., Williams, R. and Thompson, T.J.U. (2021) Assessing pathological conditions in archaeological bone using portable X-ray fluorescence (pXRF). Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports 37 doi: 10.1016/j.jasrep.2021.102980.
  • Hansford, J. Wright, P.C., Rasoamiaramanana, A., Pérez, V.R., Godfrey, L.R., Errickson, D., Thompson, T. and Turvey, S.T. (2018) Early Holocene human presence in Madagascar evidenced by exploitation of avian megafauna. Science Advances 4 doi: 10.1126/sciadv.aat6925.
  • Garrido-Varas, C.E., Rathnasinghe, R., Thompson, T.J.U. and Savriama, Y. (2015) A new method to pair-match metacarpals using bilateral asymmetry and shape analysis. Journal of Forensic Sciences 60: 118-123.
  • Garrido-Varas, C.E., Thompson, T.J.U. and Campbell, A. (2014) Parámetros métricos para la determinación de sexo en restos esqueletales Chilenos modernos [Metric parameters for sex dertermination of modern Chilean skeletal remains]. Chungara – Revista de Antropología Chilena [Journal of Chilean Anthropology] 46: 285-293.
  • Garrido-Varas, C.E. and Thompson, T.J.U. (2011) Metric dimensions of the proximal phalanges of the human hand and their relationship to side, position, and asymmetry. Homo – Journal of Comparative Human Biology 62: 126-143.
  • Thompson, T.J.U. and Inglis, J. (2009) Differentiation of serrated and non-serrated blades from stab marks in bone. International Journal of Legal Medicine 123(2): 129-135.