Category Archives: Media

New Effaced Team Publication

Many congratulations to Effaced member Suzannah Biernoff, whose latest book, Portraits of Violence: War and the Aesthetics of Disfigurement is now out with University of Michigan Press. Suzannah provided a fascinating keynote on this material for our conference, so we’ll look … Continue reading

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Face transplantation as cultural history: thoughts on Eyes Without A Face

Suzannah Biernoff writes: Isabelle Dinoire, the world’s first face transplant recipient, died last April, 11 years after the history-making, controversial surgery that turned her into a medical celebrity. Dinoire was no stranger to the international news media – Getty Images … Continue reading

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A Night at the Museum, 29 Sept 2016

We spent a truly stimulating evening in Bradford at the National Media Museum’s ‘Faces’ Lates event, combining talks on current work on how humans process faces by Dr Natalie Butcher (Teeside), and on EvoFit facial recognition technology from Dr Charlie … Continue reading

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Virtual Tudors (with bad teeth) Revealed

Swansea University researchers in the College of Engineering have been contributing to the digital presentation of life aboard Henry VIII’s doomed flagship the Mary Rose, including a 3D scan of the skull of a carpenter with a nasty mouth abscess and head wound … Continue reading

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