Liverpool Skylilne

Liverpool School of Art and Design

Isabel Burton





2015, University of Dundee, United Kingdom, MSc Forensic Facial Identification
2014, Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom, BSc Forensic Anthropology
2011, Mutterhaus der Borromaeerinnen, Germany, Certified Paediatric Nurse

Academic appointments

Visiting Postgraduate Researcher, Forensic Anthropology Center at Texas State (FACTS), Texas State University, 2019 - 2019
Forensic Anthropology Student Assistant & Face Lab Delegate, Breaking Ground Heritage; Operation Nightingale, 2018 - 2018



Liu C, Burton I, Shrimpton S, Wilkinson C. 2018. Facial depictions of WW1 German soldier excavated from a battlefield near the French Village of Bullecourt. Featured on Digging for Britain: 'East', Series 7 Episode 3 Publisher Url

Wilkinson CM, Liu CYJ, Hengelhaupt ID, Roughley MA. 2017. Facial depiction of Skeleton 22 - 17th Century Scottish soldier found buried at Durham Cathedral, for the exhibition 'Bodies of Evidence' at Palace Green Library, Durham Cathedral. Author Url Publisher Url


Roughley MA, Smith KA, Liu CYJ, Hengelhaupt ID, Wilkinson CM. 2018. Facial depiction (3D printed replica) of a 17th Century Scottish Soldier known as SK22 for the exhibition 'Bodies of Evidence' at Palace Green Library, Durham Cathedral 09 Jun 2018 - 07 Oct 2018 Author Url Publisher Url

Internet publication

Roughley MA, Hengelhaupt ID, Wilkinson CM. 2017. Face Lab – Facial depiction of one of the Scottish Soldiers Author Url


Wilkinson CM, Godfrey B, Roughley MA, Williams L, Hengelhaupt ID, Price K. Convicts - An exhibition of photographs and average faces of 19th and 21st Century criminals at the Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral 05 Mar 2018 - 12 Mar 2018 Author Url

Engagement & Impact


Research Team of the Year (awarded to Face Lab, LJMU) - Educate North Awards 2019, Educate North, 2019

Liverpool John Moores University's Vice-Chancellor's Excellence Award for Excellence in Social and Economic Engagement (2016) - Presented to Professor Caroline Wilkinson and the Face Lab team, Liverpool John Moores University. 2016

Conference presentation:

Hengelhaupt, I.D., Wilkinson, C.M. (2017) Facial superimposition using three-dimensional scans of the face with photographs for identification purposes, Interntional Association for Craniofacial Identification (IACI) 17th Conference, Brisbane Australia, Poster presentation. 2017

Hengelhaupt, I.D., Rynn, C., Thiemann-Freudenstein, N. (2015) A revised nose tip shape validation method for facial reconstruction based on CT data from a modern German population, British Association for Human Identification (BAHID) Winter Conference, Manchester, UK, Poster presentation. 2015