Elysia Greenway

Liverpool School of Art and Design

Elysia graduated with a First Class BA (Hons) in Archaeology & Anthropology (Year Abroad) From the University of Southampton and a MSc in Forensic Art & Facial Identification from the University of Dundee. After Interning for The City of Edinburgh Council Archaeology Service as a forensic artist she currently holds PhD Researcher position at Face Lab, School of Art and Design, Liverpool John Moores University.

Professor Caroline Wilkinson is Director of the Face Lab, a LJMU research group that carries out forensic/archaeological research and consultancy work including craniofacial analysis, facial depiction and forensic art. Elysia's interests mainly focus on the facial reconstruction of archaeological remains, in addition to how textural difference presented in facial depictions affect recognition in forensic scenarios.


2020, University of Dundee, Scotland, MSc Forensic Art & Facial Identification - Distinction
2019, University of Southampton, United Kingdom, Ba(Hons) Archaeology & Anthropology (Year Abroad)
Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom, PhD Researcher

Academic appointments

Teaching Assistant & Demonstrator, Faculty of Art & Design, Faculty of Science, Liverpool John Moores University, 2021 - present
Research Assistant, Archaeology, University of Southampton, 2019 - present

Media Coverage:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/m0013fc4/digging-for-britain-series-9-episode-6, BBC Digging For Britain. 2022

https://www.quebecscience.qc.ca/magazines/, Quebec Science Magazine - Le Cabinet Des Curiosites: Regarder Nos Ancentres Dans Les Yeux. 2021

https://theedinburghreporter.co.uk/2021/03/700-year-old-edinburgh-residents-brought-back-to-life/, https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-edinburgh-east-fife-56523810, http://dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-9403155/Scientists-reconstruct-faces-two-people-Edinburgh-lived-700-years-ago.html, A series of digitised skulls and reconstructed the faces of archaeological remains uncovered during the excavations of the medieval graveyard in Leith, dating back to the 14th & 17th Century, as part of the Edinburgh Tram Project.. 2021

Conference presentation:

Underrepresented Archaeological Faces From The Danube Delta, The International Association for Craniofacial Identification - Race and Face: bias in forensic and archaeological investigation, (Online Symposium), Poster presentation. 2021


Centre of Anatomy and Human Identification Open Prize, University of Dundee. 2020

6th Annual Vice-Chancellor PhD Scholarship Scheme, Liverpool John Moores University. 2020

Best Archaeology Dissertation Award, University of Southampton. 2019

Other Professional Activity:

Bits & Bones Exhibition. 2020