Rachael Carew is a PhD Researcher in the Department of Security and Crime Science at University College London (UCL), with UCL’s Centre for the Forensic Sciences and Institute of Archaeology. Her multidisciplinary research is focused on the accuracy, ethics and application of 3D printing in forensic anthropology evidence reconstruction.
After taking degrees in Forensic Science, and Forensic Archaeology and Anthropology, Rachael worked for scientific laboratories, the University of Oxford and Kenyon International Emergency Services, before completing a forensic anthropology internship with the Committee of Missing Persons (CMP) in Cyprus. She is an Associate of The Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences and a Fellow of the Royal Anthropological Institute.Alongside research, Rachael undertakes deployments as a forensic anthropologist/archaeologist working to recover and repatriate conflict causalities. Rachael’s latest publication addressed the accuracy of 3D printing and 3D imaging, and she continues to develop collaborative research projects to address forensic science evidence reconstruction challenges.