Season's Greetings from BAHID

The BAHID Council would like to wish all it's members all the best during the upciming Holiday Season and we look forward to hearing about your successes in 2018. For those that were not able to join us for the BAHID Winter conference, please be advised that the next Meeting will take place during Spring/Summer next year. Venue and dates to be annouced. The theme will investigate how modern techniques have been used, or could have changed the outcome of cold cases or past incidents. How would you apply modern techiques to the Titanic Disaster for instance? Watch this space for more information. 

The Association

The primary aim of the Association is to encourage productive interchange between various disciplines in human identification, promote the academic integration of individual subjects and through the medium of a collective body, pursue standards of excellence and innovative developments. We provide a forum for discussion and promotion of subjects within the domain of human identification.

The membership includes (but is not limited) to professionals in the fields of forensic anthropology, forensic odontology, forensic archaeology, facial anthropology, forensic podiatry, forensic pathology, DVI, forensic computing and digital forensics. Members come from academia, law enforcement, private business, institutional and legal backgrounds.

Although this is a British Association there are members outside the UK from elsewhere in Europe, the US and Australia, and membership throughout the world is encouraged.

Membership of the Association costs just £57 for a full membership or £31 for a student membership; more details and an application form can be found here.


BAHID also hosts the website for the British Association for Forensic Anthropology (BAFA). If you are interested in finding out more about BAFA or would like to join, then please follow the instructions when completing your BAHID application for this membership or email

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