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Carme Rissech

Carme Rissech

Carme Rissech
Researcher, Unit of Physical Anthropology, Department of Animal Biology
University of Barcelona, Spain


Dr. Rissech is a researcher at the Unit of Physical Anthropology in the University of Barcelona. Her field of research is Forensic Anthropology and Paleoanthropology, specifically in sexual dimorphism, bone growth, ageing process and adult age markers. She worked at different universities, at the University of Coimbra (Portugal) as a Postdoctoral researcher, at the University Autonomous of Barcelona (Bellaterra, Barcelona, Spain) as Associate professor of Human Biology, at the University of Barcelona (Barcelona, Spain) as Associate professor of Physical Anthropology and Human Evolution and at the University of los Andes (Bogotá, Colombia) as invited professor. She has a significant scientific production in both fields, Forensic Anthropology and Paleoanthropology, which becomes evident for her national and international publications (see CV) and her contribution in the understanding the biology of the acetabulum and the child growth in old populations.

Research Interest

Forensic Anthropology
Bone growth
Ageing process
Sub-adult age estimation
Adult age estimation