Prof Dame Sue Black PKN

Professor Dame Sue Black is Director of the Queen’s Award winning Centre for Anatomy and Human Identification at the University of Dundee and Director of the £10M Leverhulme Research Centre for Forensic Science. Sue is a forensic anthropologist and an anatomist and advisor to the Home Office and Interpol on issues pertaining to forensic anthropology in disaster victim identification (DVI). She is a Fellow of the Royal Anthropological Institute, a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians (Edinburgh), a Fellow of the Royal Society of Biology, an honorary Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow and a certified expert in forensic anthropology. She was awarded an OBE in 2001 for her services to forensic anthropology in Kosovo, a DBE for her services to forensic anthropology in 2016, is the lifetime honorary Professor of Anatomy for the Royal Scottish Academy and has received many awards including the Fletcher of Saltoun award for her contribution to Scottish culture, the Jephcott gold medal for scientific advancement and the Lucy Mair medal for humanitarian assistance. She also holds two police commendations for her forensic casework.