Preserving the Memory of Genocide

Forensic Science graduate Emily Norton, a Forensic Anthropologist and Archaeologist, now works for the Inforce Foundation, an international charity that provides forensic expertise in the location, recovery and identification of victims of atrocities.

Emily Norton

Working for the past 18 months as a Project Manager for the Rwanda Project, her responsibilities include the manufacture of a transportable Forensic Anthropological Laboratory for the conservation and preservation of victims of the 1994 genocide.

Emily’s Masters Thesis has received international recognition and was recently presented at the British Association for Human Identification (BAHID) Annual Conference and at the American Academy of Forensic Sciences Conference in Chicago.

Emily says: “My goals are to continue to build my skills base and to make a valid contribution to the preservation of the memory of genocide in Rwanda.”