Liverpool Skylilne

School of Biological and Environmental Sciences

Dr Matteo Borrini

Dr Matteo Borrini

Telephone: 0151 231 2180

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Biography

Languages

Italian
English

Degrees

Università di Roma "Tor Vergata", Italy, PhD
Università degli Studi di Firenze, Italy, MSc
Università di Firenze, Italy, BA(Hon)

Academic appointments

Principal Lecturer, Liverpool John Moores University, 2013 - present

Postgraduate training

Bloodstain Pattern Analysis Course, Italy, Carabinieri Reparto Investigazioni Scientifiche, ? - present
Forensic Anthropology and Archaeology, Italy, Università degli Studi di Milano, ? - present

Publications

Highlighted publications

Valoriani S, Eliopoulos C, Irish JD, Borrini M. 2020. Health and safety issues in the Victorian workplace: an example of mandibular phosphorus necrosis from Gloucester, UK International Journal of Osteoarchaeology, 30 :73-79 DOI Author Url Public Url

Bradshaw R, Eliopoulos C, Borrini M. 2019. Septal Aperture of the Humerus: Etiology and Frequency Rates in Two European Populations. The Anatomical Record : Advances in Integrative Anatomy and Evolutionary Biology, DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Borrini M, Garlaschelli L. 2019. Commentary On: Borrini M, Garlaschelli L. A BPA approach to the Shroud of Turin. J Forensic Sci https://doi.org/10.1111/1556-4029.13867. Authors’ Response Journal of Forensic Sciences, 64 :656-657 DOI Author Url Publisher Url

Borrini M, Garlaschelli L. 2019. Commentary on: Borrini M, Garlaschelli L. A BPA approach to the Shroud of Turin. J Forensic Sci https://doi.org/10.1111/1556-4029.13867. Epub 2018 July 10. Authors' Response JOURNAL OF FORENSIC SCIENCES, 64 :333-335 DOI Author Url

Borrini M, Garlaschelli L. 2019. Commentary on: Borrini M, Garlaschelli L. A BPA Approach to the Shroud of Turin. J Forensic Sci https://doi.org/10.1111/1556-4029.13867. Epub 2018 July 10. Authors' Response JOURNAL OF FORENSIC SCIENCES, 64 :327-328 DOI Author Url

Ofele AS, Eliopoulos C, Borrini M. 2018. Sharp Force Trauma: the Effects of Blade Damage on Cut Mark Characteristics SciFed Journal of Forensics, Publisher Url Public Url

Borrini M, Garlaschelli L. 2018. A BPA Approach to the Shroud of Turin Journal of Forensic Sciences, 64 :137-143 DOI Author Url Public Url

Massaro L, Borrini M. 2018. Medico-legal and criminological suicide diagnosis on historical cases: testing a new methodology MOJ Biology and Medicine, 3 :14-17 DOI Publisher Url Public Url

Anastopoulou, I, Karakostis, FA, Borrini M, Moraitis K. 2018. A Statistical Method for Reassociating Human Tali and Calcanei From a Commingled Context Journal of Forensic Sciences, 69th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences 63 :381-385 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Cole C, Eliopoulos C, Borrini M. 2017. An anthropometric method for sex determination from the mandible: test on British Medieval skeletal collections Journal of Biological Research - Bollettino della Società Italiana di Biologia Sperimentale, 90 :30-35 DOI Public Url

Valoriani S, Eliopoulos C, Borrini M. 2017. Sharp Force Trauma Death in a Young Individual From Medieval Gloucester American Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology, 38 :111-114 DOI Author Url Public Url

Martin S, Eliopoulos C, Borrini M. 2016. Metric Methods of Skeletal Sex Determination using the Arm Bones of Two British Medieval Populations Global Journal of Anthropology Research, 3 :41-49 DOI Publisher Url Public Url

Eliopoulos C, Murton N, Borrini M. 2015. Sexual Dimorphism of the Fovea Capitis Femoris in a Medieval Population from Gloucester, England Global Journal of Anthropology Research, 2 :9-14 DOI Public Url

Magni PA, Voss SC, Testi R, Borrini M, Dadour IR. 2015. A Biological and Procedural Review of Forensically Significant Dermestes Species (Coleoptera: Dermestidae) JOURNAL OF MEDICAL ENTOMOLOGY, 52 :755-769 DOI Author Url Public Url

Borrini M. 2015. Forensic Archaeology in Italy: the difficult birth of a discipline. Groen WJ, Márquez-Grant N. Forensic Archaeology: A Global Perspective :91-97 Wiley-Blackwell Publisher DOI

Borrini M, Riccadonna L, Borrini C. 2014. A possible juvenile hypochondroplasia case from the mass grave of Lazzaretto Nuovo Island (Venice) Annali dell’Università di Ferrara, 10 :97-101 Public Url

Borrini M, Mariani PP, Patriziano MS. 2014. A Depositional and contextual taphonomy for funerary and forensic investigation: a pilot study Annali dell’Università di Ferrara, 10 :91-96 Public Url

Borrini M, Donati M, Murgia C. 2014. Donati M., Murgia C. Skeletal remains from the cemetery of Lazzaretto Nuovo (Venice): a preliminary analysis Annali dell’Università di Ferrara, 10 :85-90 Public Url

Tofanelli M, Pardini L, Borrini M, Bartoli F, Bacci A, D'Ulivo A, Pitzalis E, Mascherpa MC, Legnaioli S, Lorenzetti G, Pagnotta S, Cavalcanti GDH, Lezzerini M, Palleschi V. 2014. Spectroscopic analysis of bones for forensic studies SPECTROCHIMICA ACTA PART B-ATOMIC SPECTROSCOPY, 99 :70-75 DOI Author Url

Magni PA, Pérez-Bañón C, Borrini M, Dadour IR. 2013. Syritta pipiens (Diptera: Syrphidae), a new species associated with human cadavers. Forensic Sci Int, 231 :e19-e23 DOI Author Url

Borrini M. 2013. L’attentato a Giuliano de’ Medici il 26 aprile 1478. Analisi antropologico-forense della dinamica dei fatti e dell’arma del delitto Wieczorek A, Rosendahl G, Lippi D, Acidini Luchinat C. Die Medici. Menschen, Macht und Leidenschaft :98-108 Schnell & Steiner. Mannheim

Borrini M, Mariani PP, Rosati G. 2012. Virtual Autopsy of two Egyptian Mummies From the Florentine Collection: a Preliminary Anthropological Analysis Journal of Biological Research, :183-185 DOI Public Url

Borrini M, Giachetti C. 2012. A Forensic Anthropological Analysis of the Seventh-Century Lombard Warrior's Remains. Journal of Biological Research, LXXXIV :222-223 DOI Public Url

Franchi N, Bartoli F, Borrini M. 2012. A 2000 Year-Old Cold Case: the Violent Death of a Roman Mariner Between Archaeology and Forensic Anthropology. Journal of Biological Research, LXXXIV :234-235 DOI Public Url

Borrini M, Solaini P, Golloher M. 2012. Preliminary Analysis of the Pathological and Traumatic Conditions on Skeletal Samples from a Plague Cemetery of Venice Journal of Biological Research, LXXXIV :220-221 Public Url

Borrini M, Nuzzolese E. 2012. Authors' Response Journal of Forensic Sciences, 57 :845-848 DOI Author Url

Borrini M, Mariani PP, Murgia C, Rodriguez C, Tumbarello MV. 2012. Contextual taphonomy: Superficial bone alterations as contextual indicators Journal of Biological Research (Italy), 85 :217-219 DOI

Magni PA, Borrini M, Dadour IR. Human remains found in two wells: a forensic entomology perspective. Forensic Sci Med Pathol, 9 :413-417 DOI Author Url

Borrini M, Lusa V. La prova occulta. L'indagine forense sub suolo alla luce della procedura penale Lo Scarabeo (Milano). Milano 9788884781291

Nuzzolese E, Borrini M. Forensic approach to an archaeological casework of "vampire" skeletal remains in Venice: odontological and anthropological prospectus. J Forensic Sci, 55 :1634-1637 DOI Author Url

Lusa V, Borrini M. L'atto criminale. Antropologia e scienze forensi per un'indagine sul male Lo Scarabeo (Milano) 9788884781178

Borrini M. Archeologia forense. Metodo e tecniche per il recupero dei resti umani: compendio per l'investigazione scientifica 9788884781062

Borrini M. Forensic Anthropology: a typical Italian case report to understand possible future developments. Archivio Per l'antropologia e la Etnologia, CXLI :117-126 Public Url

Magni PA, Massaro L, Borrini M, Morton, B, Chaplin, J, Dadour, I. The Things You Find When Fishing: The Forensic Investigation of a Human Skull From the Sea American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) 69th Annual Scientific Meeting. 2017., 23 :929-929 Publisher Url

Montaldo S, Daveri L, Borrini M. A Multidisciplinary Search for Missing People: Psychology, Canine Units, and Forensic Archaeology Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences 70th Annual Scientific Meeting, AMERICAN ACADEMY OF FORENSIC SCIENCES 70th Annual Scientific Meeting Volume XXIV

Raponi S, Borrini M. Forensic Archaeology: The Legal Aspect for a Practical Application in the Italian Context Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences 70th Annual Scientific Meeting, AMERICAN ACADEMY OF FORENSIC SCIENCES 70th Annual Scientific Meeting Volume XXIV

Journal article

Valoriani S, Eliopoulos C, Irish JD, Borrini M. 2020. Health and safety issues in the Victorian workplace: an example of mandibular phosphorus necrosis from Gloucester, UK International Journal of Osteoarchaeology, 30 :73-79 DOI Author Url Public Url

Pintaudi R, Borrini M, Mariani PP. 2019. Γεωργιc Παλαιcτήc – Giorgio il lottatore. Il suo sarcofago ed il suo femore. Analecta Papyrologica, XXXI :151-161 Public Url

Bradshaw R, Eliopoulos C, Borrini M. 2019. Septal Aperture of the Humerus: Etiology and Frequency Rates in Two European Populations. The Anatomical Record : Advances in Integrative Anatomy and Evolutionary Biology, DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Ofele AS, Eliopoulos C, Borrini M. 2018. Sharp Force Trauma: the Effects of Blade Damage on Cut Mark Characteristics SciFed Journal of Forensics, Publisher Url Public Url

Borrini M, Garlaschelli L. 2018. A BPA Approach to the Shroud of Turin Journal of Forensic Sciences, 64 :137-143 DOI Author Url Public Url

Massaro L, Borrini M. 2018. Medico-legal and criminological suicide diagnosis on historical cases: testing a new methodology MOJ Biology and Medicine, 3 :14-17 DOI Publisher Url Public Url

Cole C, Eliopoulos C, Borrini M. 2017. An anthropometric method for sex determination from the mandible: test on British Medieval skeletal collections Journal of Biological Research - Bollettino della Società Italiana di Biologia Sperimentale, 90 :30-35 DOI Public Url

Valoriani S, Eliopoulos C, Borrini M. 2017. Sharp Force Trauma Death in a Young Individual From Medieval Gloucester American Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology, 38 :111-114 DOI Author Url Public Url

Martin S, Eliopoulos C, Borrini M. 2016. Metric Methods of Skeletal Sex Determination using the Arm Bones of Two British Medieval Populations Global Journal of Anthropology Research, 3 :41-49 DOI Publisher Url Public Url

Eliopoulos C, Murton N, Borrini M. 2015. Sexual Dimorphism of the Fovea Capitis Femoris in a Medieval Population from Gloucester, England Global Journal of Anthropology Research, 2 :9-14 DOI Public Url

Magni PA, Voss SC, Testi R, Borrini M, Dadour IR. 2015. A Biological and Procedural Review of Forensically Significant Dermestes Species (Coleoptera: Dermestidae) JOURNAL OF MEDICAL ENTOMOLOGY, 52 :755-769 DOI Author Url Public Url

Borrini M, Riccadonna L, Borrini C. 2014. A possible juvenile hypochondroplasia case from the mass grave of Lazzaretto Nuovo Island (Venice) Annali dell’Università di Ferrara, 10 :97-101 Public Url

Borrini M, Mariani PP, Patriziano MS. 2014. A Depositional and contextual taphonomy for funerary and forensic investigation: a pilot study Annali dell’Università di Ferrara, 10 :91-96 Public Url

Borrini M, Donati M, Murgia C. 2014. Donati M., Murgia C. Skeletal remains from the cemetery of Lazzaretto Nuovo (Venice): a preliminary analysis Annali dell’Università di Ferrara, 10 :85-90 Public Url

Tofanelli M, Pardini L, Borrini M, Bartoli F, Bacci A, D'Ulivo A, Pitzalis E, Mascherpa MC, Legnaioli S, Lorenzetti G, Pagnotta S, Cavalcanti GDH, Lezzerini M, Palleschi V. 2014. Spectroscopic analysis of bones for forensic studies SPECTROCHIMICA ACTA PART B-ATOMIC SPECTROSCOPY, 99 :70-75 DOI Author Url

Magni PA, Pérez-Bañón C, Borrini M, Dadour IR. 2013. Syritta pipiens (Diptera: Syrphidae), a new species associated with human cadavers. Forensic Sci Int, 231 :e19-e23 DOI Author Url

Borrini M, Mariani PP, Rosati G. 2012. Virtual Autopsy of two Egyptian Mummies From the Florentine Collection: a Preliminary Anthropological Analysis Journal of Biological Research, :183-185 DOI Public Url

Borrini MATTEO, Mariani PP, Murgia C, Rodriguez C, Tumbarello MV, Borrini M. 2012. Contextual Taphonomy: Superficial Bone Alterations as Contextual Indicators. Journal of Biological Research, LXXXIV :217-219 Public Url

Borrini M, Giachetti C. 2012. A Forensic Anthropological Analysis of the Seventh-Century Lombard Warrior's Remains. Journal of Biological Research, LXXXIV :222-223 DOI Public Url

Franchi N, Bartoli F, Borrini M. 2012. A 2000 Year-Old Cold Case: the Violent Death of a Roman Mariner Between Archaeology and Forensic Anthropology. Journal of Biological Research, LXXXIV :234-235 DOI Public Url

Borrini M, Solaini P, Golloher M. 2012. Preliminary Analysis of the Pathological and Traumatic Conditions on Skeletal Samples from a Plague Cemetery of Venice Journal of Biological Research, LXXXIV :220-221 Public Url

Borrini M, Donati M, Murgia C, Mariani PP, Riccadonna PP. 2012. La "Signora di Sant'Omero": analisi bioarcheologica con tecniche forensi di una sepoltura alla cappuccina dal sito di Santa Maria a Vico (Sant'Omero - Teramo) Archivio per l'Antropologia e la Etnologia, CXLII :71-85

Borrini M, Rodriguez C, Murgia C, Mariani PP, Borrini C . 2012. Studio popolazionistico su base dentaria della popolazione veneziana inumata presso il camposanto dell'isola del Lazzaretto Nuovo: un'analisi preliminare Archivio per l'Antropologia e la Etnologia, CXLII :59-70

Borrini M, Murgia C, Mariani PP, Riccadonna L, Donati M. 2012. I reperti scheletrici umani dal sito di Santa Maria a Vico (Sant'Omero - TE): un'analisi antropologica Archivio per l'Antropologia e la Etnologia, CXLII :159-160

Borrini M, Marchiaro S, Mannucci P. 2012. La lesività delle armi antiche: la frombola a mano Archivio per l'Antropologia e la Etnologia, CXLII :27-42

Borrini M, Mariani PP, Murgia C, Rodriguez C, Tumbarello MV. 2012. Contextual taphonomy: Superficial bone alterations as contextual indicators Journal of Biological Research (Italy), 85 :217-219 DOI

Borrini M, Solaini P, Golloher MJD. 2012. Preliminary analysis of the pathological and traumatic conditions on skeletal samples from a plague cementery of Venice Journal of Biological Research (Italy), 85 :220-221 DOI

Borrini M, Mariani PP, Marchiaro S, Murgia C, Riccadonna L, Rodriguez C, Parizzi S. 2011. Lo scavo antropologico nel sagrato della Pieve di San Michele Arcangelo di Trebiano (Arcola-SP): notizie preliminari Archivio Per l'antropologia e la Etnologia, CXLI :180-181

Borrini M, Marchiaro S, Mannucci P. 2011. La lesività delle armi antiche: il pilum pesante repubblicano Archivio per l'Antropologia e la Etnologia, CXLI :105-115

Borrini M, Bartoli F, Bacci A, Mallegni F. 2010. Analisi paleonutrizionale su alcuni campioni dalla mass grave dell'Isola del Lazzaretto Nuovo (Venezia) Archivio Per l'antropologia e la Etnologia, CXL :81-91

Magni PA, Borrini M, Dadour IR. Human remains found in two wells: a forensic entomology perspective. Forensic Sci Med Pathol, 9 :413-417 DOI Author Url

Nuzzolese E, Borrini M. Forensic approach to an archaeological casework of "vampire" skeletal remains in Venice: odontological and anthropological prospectus. J Forensic Sci, 55 :1634-1637 DOI Author Url

Borrini M. I sentieri della memoria - una possibile interpretazione delle emergenze archeologiche nell'area delle Cinque Terre. Archeologia, 6/7 :9-11

Borrini M. Come si conservava il pianto? Archeologia, 4/5

Borrini M. Principi d'Etruria. Riflessioni sull'Orientalizzante etrusco Archeologia, 5/6 :6-7

Borrini M. Forensic Anthropology: a typical Italian case report to understand possible future developments. Archivio Per l'antropologia e la Etnologia, CXLI :117-126 Public Url

Film

2019. Tornando a Casa

2015. England's Vampires

2015. Vampire Legend

2010. Vampire forensics

Editorial/letter to the editor

Borrini M, Garlaschelli L. 2019. Commentary On: Borrini M, Garlaschelli L. A BPA approach to the Shroud of Turin. J Forensic Sci https://doi.org/10.1111/1556-4029.13867. Authors’ Response Journal of Forensic Sciences, 64 :656-657 DOI Author Url Publisher Url

Borrini M, Garlaschelli L. 2019. Authors’ Response Journal of Forensic Sciences, 64 :656-657 DOI Author Url

Borrini M, Garlaschelli L. 2019. Commentary on: Borrini M, Garlaschelli L. A BPA approach to the Shroud of Turin. J Forensic Sci https://doi.org/10.1111/1556-4029.13867. Epub 2018 July 10. Authors' Response JOURNAL OF FORENSIC SCIENCES, 64 :333-335 DOI Author Url

Borrini M, Garlaschelli L. 2019. Commentary on: Borrini M, Garlaschelli L. A BPA Approach to the Shroud of Turin. J Forensic Sci https://doi.org/10.1111/1556-4029.13867. Epub 2018 July 10. Authors' Response JOURNAL OF FORENSIC SCIENCES, 64 :327-328 DOI Author Url

Borrini M, Nuzzolese E. 2012. Authors' Response Journal of Forensic Sciences, 57 :845-848 DOI Author Url

Conference publication

Valoriani S, Borrini M. 2018. The potential of cranial reconstruction for osteological analysis and human identification AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL ANTHROPOLOGY, 87th Annual Meeting of the American-Association-of-Physical-Anthropologists (AAPA) 165 :282-282 Author Url

Anastopoulou, I, Karakostis, FA, Borrini M, Moraitis K. 2018. A Statistical Method for Reassociating Human Tali and Calcanei From a Commingled Context Journal of Forensic Sciences, 69th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences 63 :381-385 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Valoriani S, Irish JD, Gonzalez S, Borrini M. 2017. Intra- and inter-population affinities among the Medieval English: a preliminary craniometric study AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL ANTHROPOLOGY, 86th Annual Meeting of the American-Association-of-Physical-Anthropologists (AAPA) 162 :390-390 Author Url

Canty E, Eliopoulos C, Borrini M. 2016. The preauricular sulcus and its link to sex and parturition: a test on a British Medieval collection AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL ANTHROPOLOGY, 85th Annual Meeting of the American-Association-of-Physical-Anthropologists 159 :108-108 Author Url

Zorba E, Borrini M, Moraitis K. 2016. Reassessing the Dental Features of Lamendin’s Age-Estimation Method

Garlaschelli L, Borrini M. 2015. A Bloodstain Pattern Analysis (BPA) Approach to the Shroud of Turin: A Step Forward 67th Annual Scientific Meeting :630-630

Di Nunzio C, Aquila I, Boca S, Ausania F, Saliva M, Borrini M, Ricci P. 2015. The Forensic Science Investigations in Recent Cases of Victim’s Cannibalism: Reality or Fiction? A Case of Matricide and Review of Literature

Aquila I, Di Nunzio C, Borrini M, de Luca E, Ricci P. 2014. Fatal Death by Poisoning: From Myth to Science — A Forensic Point of View American Academy of Forensic Sciences 66th Annual Scientific Meeting — Seattle, WA 2014

Borrini M, Scalia Tomba GP. 2014. The Postmortem Fate of Anthropometric Measurements: Taphonomic Alteration of Landmarks in Buried Skeletal Remains American Academy of Forensic Sciences 66th Annual Scientific Meeting — Seattle, WA 2014

Garlaschelli L, Borrini M. 2014. A BPA Approach to the Shroud of Turin: A Preliminary Examination of the Left Forearm to Reconstruct the Cucifixion Practice American Academy of Forensic Sciences 66th Annual Scientific Meeting — Seattle, WA 2014

Borrini M. 2013. The Chaotic Numerology of Anthropometry: A Proposal for a Univocal Numeric Codification of Bone Measurements American Academy of Forensic Sciences -64rd Annual Scientific Meeting

Borrini M, Lippi D. The Pazzi’s Conspiracy: An Investigation of a 500-Year-Old Attempted Coup D’État in Renaissance Florence Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, 20 :562

Borrini M, Marchiaro S. The Italian Killer of JFK: History and Evolution of Carcano Model 1891-An Italian Bolt-Action Military Rifle. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Academy of Forensic Sciences - 64rd Annual Scientific Meeting 19 :202

Baldoni M, Borrini M. Musculoskeletal Stress Markers as Evidence of Manual Labor: The Allumiere Cemetery Case American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) 69th Annual Scientific Meeting. 2017., 23 :70-71

Davenport CAL, ohman JC, Borrini M. Changing Impact Angles: The Mechanics Involved in Blunt Force Cranial Trauma and Their Importance in Investigating Curb-Stomping Cases American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) 69th Annual Scientific Meeting. 2017., :115-116 Public Url

canty S, Eliopoulos , Borrini M. A Grading System to Assess the Sex and Parity Status for the Preauricular Sulcus: A Step Forward American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) 69th Annual Scientific Meeting. 2017., :129-129 Publisher Url

Massaro L, Trapella P, Borrini M. Death Scene Investigation: Limitations and Potentials of a LogicalInvestigative Process American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) 69th Annual Scientific Meeting. 2017., 23 :719-719 Publisher Url

Raponi S, Trapella P, Massaro L, Borrini M. Carotid Sinus Hypersensitivity, Psychogenic and Vasovagal Syncope, and Homicide: The Importance of Negative Results of Biologic Evidence in Court American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) 69th Annual Scientific Meeting. 2017., 23 :796-797 Publisher Url

Magni PA, Massaro L, Borrini M, Morton, B, Chaplin, J, Dadour, I. The Things You Find When Fishing: The Forensic Investigation of a Human Skull From the Sea American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) 69th Annual Scientific Meeting. 2017., 23 :929-929 Publisher Url

Volpini L, Garofano L, Borrini M. Youth Satanism and Forensic Investigation: The Case of the “Beasts of Satan” in Italy American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) 69th Annual Scientific Meeting. 2017., 23 :1157-1157 Publisher Url

Borrini M. Do You Do Voodoo? Zombies, Ritual Crime, and Forensic Investigations American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) 69th Annual Scientific Meeting. 2017., 23 :1332-1332 Publisher Url

Canty SE, Borrini M, Eliopoulos C, Gonzalez S. Preauricular Sulcus (PAS) and Parity Status: A Possible Correlation? A Test on a Documented British Collection Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences 70th Annual Scientific Meeting, AMERICAN ACADEMY OF FORENSIC SCIENCES 70th Annual Scientific Meeting Volume XXIV

Anastopoulou I, Moraitis K, Borrini M. Osteometric Sorting of Commingled Upper Limb Bones Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences 70th Annual Scientific Meeting, AMERICAN ACADEMY OF FORENSIC SCIENCES 70th Annual Scientific Meeting

Montaldo S, Daveri L, Borrini M. A Multidisciplinary Search for Missing People: Psychology, Canine Units, and Forensic Archaeology Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences 70th Annual Scientific Meeting, AMERICAN ACADEMY OF FORENSIC SCIENCES 70th Annual Scientific Meeting Volume XXIV

Raponi S, Borrini M. Forensic Archaeology: The Legal Aspect for a Practical Application in the Italian Context Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences 70th Annual Scientific Meeting, AMERICAN ACADEMY OF FORENSIC SCIENCES 70th Annual Scientific Meeting Volume XXIV

Borrini M. The Dark Side of the Show: Investigating Mysterious Aspects of Traditional American Sideshows Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences 70th Annual Scientific Meeting, AMERICAN ACADEMY OF FORENSIC SCIENCES 70th Annual Scientific Meeting Volume XXIV

Baldoni Marica M, Rachel Joseph R, Carole A.L. Davenport C, Eliopoulos C, Borrini M. Metric Variability in the Femur and Patella: The Potential for Ancestry Assessment American Academy of Forensic Sciences 71st Annual Scientific Meeting :51-51

Borrini M. The Epic of the World War II (WWII) Italian Submarine Macallè and the Death of Carlo Acefalo: How Forensic Science Brought a Soldier’s Remains Back Home American Academy of Forensic Sciences &1st Annual Scientific Meeting :1085-1085

Chapters

Borrini M, Mariani PP. 2018. La sepoltura di Teodosia: l’archeologia e l’antropologia forense come strumenti d’identificazione nel caso di una sepoltura a camera dal sito di Sheikh ‘Abadah (Antinoupolis) Bastianini G, Maltomini F. Antinoupolis III 3 :375-413 Firenze University Press 9788864536316 Public Url

Borrini M. 2015. Forensic Archaeology in Italy: the difficult birth of a discipline. Groen WJ, Márquez-Grant N. Forensic Archaeology: A Global Perspective :91-97 Wiley-Blackwell Publisher DOI

Borrini M. 2013. L’attentato a Giuliano de’ Medici il 26 aprile 1478. Analisi antropologico-forense della dinamica dei fatti e dell’arma del delitto Wieczorek A, Rosendahl G, Lippi D, Acidini Luchinat C. Die Medici. Menschen, Macht und Leidenschaft :98-108 Schnell & Steiner. Mannheim

Borrini M. 2006. Il vero volto di Gjergj Kastrioti Skenderbeu, Eroe dell'Albania e dell'Europa Ceccarini V. L'Albania in Europa L'Europa di Albania. Shqiperia ne Europe. Europa ne Shqiperi :52-53 Caritas Diocesana. La Spezia

Borrini M. Il Vampiro in obitorio Polidoro M. La scienza dei mostri. Un'indagine scientifica sulle creature dell'incubo :38-49 CICAP. Milan 9788895276151

Borrini M. Campo di ricerca junior 2001: il pozzo del Priore. Fazzini G. Venezia Isola del Lazzaretto Nuovo. :155-157 Archeoclub d'Italia - sede di Venezia. Venezia

Borrini M. Un'analisi antropologica preliminare sui resti scheletrici. Fazzini G. Venezia Isola del Lazzaretto Nuovo. :157-158 Archeoclub d'Italia - sede di Venezia. Venezia

Book

Borrini M, Lusa V. La prova occulta. L'indagine forense sub suolo alla luce della procedura penale Lo Scarabeo (Milano). Milano 9788884781291

Lusa V, Borrini M. L'atto criminale. Antropologia e scienze forensi per un'indagine sul male Lo Scarabeo (Milano) 9788884781178

Borrini M. Archeologia forense. Metodo e tecniche per il recupero dei resti umani: compendio per l'investigazione scientifica 9788884781062

Engagement & Impact

Highlighted activities

Award:

Silver Award - Best International Documentary for documentary movie "Coming home", Los Angeles Motion Picture Festival, California, USA. 2019

Awards of Excellence - Feature Documentary, Cinematography, Creativity Originality, Concept, Music for Documentary movie "Coming Home", Accolade Global Film Competition, California, USA. 2019

Bronze Awards - Feature Documentary for documentary Film "Coming Home", Latitude Film Awards, London, UK. 2018

Best Documentary for “Coming Home” documentary Film, International Festival of Latin American Film, Punta del Este, Uruguay. 2018

Individual Teaching Award, Teaching and Learning Academy. 2018

Excellence in Forensic Anthropology “to be the reference point in forensic archaeology and forensic anthropology, and to have the ability of combining profession and science dissemination”, https://youtu.be/-AR-n3E55U8. 2017

honorary member Commonwealth War Graves Commission - Commonwealth-Italian Joint Committee. 2012

Public engagement:

Potremoli (MS - Italy), In the mind of the Inquisitor, historical reconstruction of an Inquisition trial with magic techniques/effect, wider public, 50.000, invited speaker, this was part of Medievalis, one of the most famous Medieval reenactment festival in Italy,, http://www.medievalis.org/. 2018

ExCeL London, BETT 2018 Education Show, the largest Education Technology show in the UK, teacher, professionals in education, schools (from 131 different countries), 47.600, CREATE Ambassadors, https://www.bettshow.com/. 2018

Liverpool Central Library, The Magic of Harry Potter, Talk and mentalism performance, Wider public, 350, Invited speaker and performer, Inauguration of the exhibit "Harry Potter: a history of Magic" in conjunction with the British Library, https://www.cultureliverpool.co.uk/event/harry-pottera-history-of-magic/. 2017

Teatro Bonci (Cesena - Italy), La valigia del professor Van Helsing, Exhibit, Wider public, 650, Exhibit organizer, CICAP-Fest (festival of the Italian skeptic society), https://www.cicap.org/convegno/2017/. 2017

British Museum (London), Facing the Dead: from the skull to the identity of unknown corpses, lecture, applicat students interest in Anthropology, 100, invited speaker, https://londonanthropologyday.co.uk/2017-programme/. 2017

Fellowships:

Fellow - Anthropology Section, American Academy of Forensic Sciences, http://www.aafs.org/. 2015

Membership of professional bodies:

Expert witness on Forensic Anthropology and Archaeology for Italian State Prosecutor Office, registered at Criminal Court of La Spezia (Italy). 2007

Media Coverage:

http://www.video.mediaset.it/video/quarto_grado/full/puntata-dell-1-aprile_606626.html, Quarto Grado - Italian TV magazine, National Television Rete4 1st April 2016 interview as forensic expert on crime scene investigation and human identification.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c-8IECOEqjs, http://natgeotv.com/uk/vampire-forensics, Scientific consultant for the project "Science of Vampire" National Geographic Television & Film.

https://player.stv.tv/episode/3tj4/tvf-paranormal-world, https://player.stv.tv/summary/tvf-paranormal-world, Secrets of the Paranormal World - Episode 1, The Gateway Featuring Derren Brown, Uri Geller, Father Dermine and scientific experts. this series follows one believer and one non-believer as they explore the validity and existence of the paranormal through controlled experiments. Broadcasted by Stv.

https://player.stv.tv/episode/3tj5/tvf-paranormal-world, https://player.stv.tv/summary/tvf-paranormal-world, Secrets of the Paranormal World - Episode 2, Infestations Featuring Derren Brown, Uri Geller, Father Dermine and scientific experts. this series follows one believer and one non-believer as they explore the validity and existence of the paranormal through controlled experiments. Broadcasted by Stv.

https://twitter.com/derrenbrown/status/659671165028409344, https://vimeo.com/143018161, https://www.facebook.com/DerrenBrown/posts/10153741961166983, Documentary England’s Vampires premier on More4 on Halloween – 31st October 2015.

https://www.facebook.com/DerrenBrown/posts/10153741961166983, http://www.iconfilms.co.uk/productions/recent-productions/vampires/vampire-legend.html, https://twitter.com/derrenbrown/status/659671165028409344, documentary Vampire Legend premiere 27th October 2015 PBS (US Television).

https://www.ljmu.ac.uk/about-us/news/features/debunking-psychic-abilities, Tricks of the trade: debunking psychic abilities.

https://youtu.be/JSDwbzz2o_s, https://youtu.be/42dVUS3pcm0, The Perception Machine.

External collaboration:

Papyrological Institute “Vitelli” – University of Florence, Director of the Antinoupolis Human Bodies Investigation (An.Hu.B.I.) Project.

Professional activities

Media Coverage:

https://www.sapiens.org/archaeology/quarantine-archaeology/, SAPIENS PODCAST What Pandemics Leave Behind In Venice, archaeologists have uncovered the dawn of the modern quarantine and one of our favorite modern myths.. 2020

https://ancientoriginsmagazine.com/, Interview in the article "The Shroud: Jesus’ Bloodstained Burial Cloth or a Fascinating Forgery?" by Leafloor, L. in Ancient Origins Magazine, 8-17.. 2020

http://www.video.mediaset.it/video/quarto_grado/full/puntata-dell-1-aprile_606626.html, Quarto Grado - Italian TV magazine, National Television Rete4 1st April 2016 interview as forensic expert on crime scene investigation and human identification.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c-8IECOEqjs, http://natgeotv.com/uk/vampire-forensics, Scientific consultant for the project "Science of Vampire" National Geographic Television & Film.

https://edition.cnn.com/travel/article/shroud-of-turin-mystery-italy/, The mystery that still surrounds the Shroud of Turin.

https://player.stv.tv/episode/3tj4/tvf-paranormal-world, https://player.stv.tv/summary/tvf-paranormal-world, Secrets of the Paranormal World - Episode 1, The Gateway Featuring Derren Brown, Uri Geller, Father Dermine and scientific experts. this series follows one believer and one non-believer as they explore the validity and existence of the paranormal through controlled experiments. Broadcasted by Stv.

https://player.stv.tv/episode/3tj5/tvf-paranormal-world, https://player.stv.tv/summary/tvf-paranormal-world, Secrets of the Paranormal World - Episode 2, Infestations Featuring Derren Brown, Uri Geller, Father Dermine and scientific experts. this series follows one believer and one non-believer as they explore the validity and existence of the paranormal through controlled experiments. Broadcasted by Stv.

https://player.stv.tv/episode/3tj6/tvf-paranormal-world, https://player.stv.tv/summary/tvf-paranormal-world, Secrets of the Paranormal World - Episode 3, The Real World Featuring Derren Brown, Uri Geller, Father Dermine and scientific experts. this series follows one believer and one non-believer as they explore the validity and existence of the paranormal through controlled experiments. Broadcasted by Stv.

https://twitter.com/derrenbrown/status/659671165028409344, https://vimeo.com/143018161, https://www.facebook.com/DerrenBrown/posts/10153741961166983, Documentary England’s Vampires premier on More4 on Halloween – 31st October 2015.

https://www.facebook.com/DerrenBrown/posts/10153741961166983, http://www.iconfilms.co.uk/productions/recent-productions/vampires/vampire-legend.html, https://twitter.com/derrenbrown/status/659671165028409344, documentary Vampire Legend premiere 27th October 2015 PBS (US Television).

https://www.ljmu.ac.uk/about-us/news/features/debunking-psychic-abilities, Tricks of the trade: debunking psychic abilities.

https://youtu.be/JSDwbzz2o_s, https://youtu.be/42dVUS3pcm0, The Perception Machine.

Public engagement:

World Museum, Liverpool, Human Evolution Festival: Meet the Scientists, demonstration, wider public, 2,410, member of the organising team, preparing the "Dead men tell no tale" (forensic anthropology) station, https://www.ljmu.ac.uk/about-us/events/2019/9/7/human-evolution-festival-meet-the-scientists. 2019

Liverpool Central Library (Hornby Library), Torquemanda: in the mind of the inquisitor, mentalism show and history talk, wider public, 100, invited speaker and performer, LightNight is Liverpool’s one night arts festival sponsored by LJMU, Arts Council, Liverpool City Council, http://lightnightliverpool.co.uk/whats-on/torquemada-in-the-mind-of-the-inquisitor/. 2019

will be in the Oak Room, Cabinet of Curiosities, exhibition, wider public, 200, organiser and invited speaker, LightNight is Liverpool’s one night arts festival sponsored by LJMU, Arts Council, Liverpool City Council. 2019

University of Padova, How investigate the "unbelievable". Debunking psychic detectives, workshop, wider public, 12.000, invited speaker, the lecture was one of the activities for the CICAPFest (science festival organised by the Italian sceptical society CICAP), https://www.cicapfest.it/2018. 2018

University of Padov, Vampires beyond the tale, lecture, wider public, 12.000, invited speaker, this was part of the CICAPfest, the scientific festival organised by the Italian sceptical society CICAP, https://www.cicapfest.it/2018. 2018

University of Padova, Licantropia, workshop on magic techniques, magicians, 12.000, invited speaker, this was part of the CICAPfest, the scientific festival organised by the Italian sceptical society CICAP, https://www.cicapfest.it/2018. 2018

Potremoli (MS - Italy), In the mind of the Inquisitor, historical reconstruction of an Inquisition trial with magic techniques/effect, wider public, 50.000, invited speaker, this was part of Medievalis, one of the most famous Medieval reenactment festival in Italy,, http://www.medievalis.org/. 2018

Liverpool Central Library, The Science of Professor Van Helsing: Discovering a real ancestor of Dracula, lecture, wider public, 60, invited speaker, Closing conference for the exhibit "Harry Potter: a history of Magic" in conjunction with the British Library, https://www.cultureliverpool.co.uk/event/harry-pottera-history-of-magic/. 2018

ExCeL London, BETT 2018 Education Show, the largest Education Technology show in the UK, teacher, professionals in education, schools (from 131 different countries), 47.600, CREATE Ambassadors, https://www.bettshow.com/. 2018

Liverpool Central Library, The Magic of Harry Potter, Talk and mentalism performance, Wider public, 350, Invited speaker and performer, Inauguration of the exhibit "Harry Potter: a history of Magic" in conjunction with the British Library, https://www.cultureliverpool.co.uk/event/harry-pottera-history-of-magic/. 2017

Palazzo del Ridotto (Cesena - Italy), Da Dracula alla "donna Vampiro": autopsia di un non-morto e nascita di una leggenda, Talk, Wider public, 150, Invited speaker, CICAP-Fest (festival of the Italian skeptic society), https://www.cicap.org/convegno/2017/. 2017

Teatro Bonci (Cesena - Italy), La valigia del professor Van Helsing, Exhibit, Wider public, 650, Exhibit organizer, CICAP-Fest (festival of the Italian skeptic society), https://www.cicap.org/convegno/2017/. 2017

Real Collegio di Lucca (Italy), La scienza del Professor Van Helsing., Lecture, Wider public, 400, Invited speaker, Harry Potter Back to Hogwarts event. 2017

British Museum (London), Facing the Dead: from the skull to the identity of unknown corpses, lecture, applicat students interest in Anthropology, 100, invited speaker, https://londonanthropologyday.co.uk/2017-programme/. 2017

Casa del Pellegrino (Padova - Italy), Sulla scena del mistero, lecture, CICAP italian skepit society, 40, invited speaker, Corso per indagatori di misteri 2017, https://www.cicap.org/corso/2017/. 2017

Casa del Pellegrino (Padova - Italy), Torquemada: nella mente dell'inquisitore, mentalism performance, CICAP Italian skeptic society, 40, invited speaker, Corso per indagatori di misteri 2017, https://www.cicap.org/corso/2017/. 2017

Award:

Silver Award - Best International Documentary for documentary movie "Coming home", Los Angeles Motion Picture Festival, California, USA. 2019

Awards of Excellence - Feature Documentary, Cinematography, Creativity Originality, Concept, Music for Documentary movie "Coming Home", Accolade Global Film Competition, California, USA. 2019

Bronze Awards - Feature Documentary for documentary Film "Coming Home", Latitude Film Awards, London, UK. 2018

Best Documentary for “Coming Home” documentary Film, International Festival of Latin American Film, Punta del Este, Uruguay. 2018

Individual Teaching Award, Teaching and Learning Academy. 2018

Excellence in Forensic Anthropology “to be the reference point in forensic archaeology and forensic anthropology, and to have the ability of combining profession and science dissemination”, https://youtu.be/-AR-n3E55U8. 2017

honorary member Commonwealth War Graves Commission - Commonwealth-Italian Joint Committee. 2012

Research Grants Awarded:

Film Commission Torino Piemonte, Tornando a Casa, Ricardo Preve - prevefilms, Grant value (£): 13.500. 2017

Film Commision Torino Piemonte, Tornando a Casa, Ricardo Preve - prevefilms, Grant value (£): 6.000. 2017

Ultimaker B.V., Skeleton2Go project, Grant value (£): 4000. 2017, Constantine Eliopoulos - LJMU, Grant value (£): 4000. 2017

Expeditions Council of the National Geographic Society, Vampire Forensics, Grant value (£): 4,899, Duration of research project: 1 year. 2009

Membership of professional bodies:

Forensic anthropologist, Forensic Anthropology Board of Associazione Antropologica Italiana (Italian Anthropological Association). 2016

Associate member, European Network of Forensic Science Institutes EWG SoC - Forensic Archaeology. 2014

Expert witness on Forensic Anthropology and Archaeology for Italian State Prosecutor Office, registered at Criminal Court of La Spezia (Italy). 2007

Fellowships:

Fellow American Academy of Forensic Sciences - Physical Anthropology Section, American Academy of Forensic Sciences. 2015

Fellow - Anthropology Section, American Academy of Forensic Sciences, http://www.aafs.org/. 2015

External collaboration:

University of Florence, Contract Professor of History of Medicine. 2012

University “Nicola Cusano”, Contract Professor of forensic anthropology at Master of “Forensic Criminology”. 2011

University of Rome "La Sapienza", Contract Professor of forensic anthropology at "Corso di Formazione in Scienze Forensi ed intelligence SFIIP”. 2011

University of Rome "La Sapinza", Invited contract Professor of forensic anthropology at Master of “Criminological and Forensic Science”. 2011

Universty of ome "La Sapienza", Invited Contract Professor of forensic anthropology at Master of “Criminology and Intelligence”. 2011

Papal Theological University “San Bonaventura”, Contract Professor of forensic anthropology at Master of “Anthropology, criminology and advance forensic techniques.”. 2009

University of Florence, Contract Professor of forensic anthropology at Post Graduate Specialization School of Archaeological Heritage. 2009

Papyrological Institute “Vitelli” – University of Florence, Director of the Antinoupolis Human Bodies Investigation (An.Hu.B.I.) Project.

Editorial boards:

Annals of Human Biology, ad hoc reviewer.

Antiquity, ad hoc reviewer.

Antropologia e Scienze Forensi, Lo Scarabeo Editore, Editorial director.

Archivio della Società Italiana di Antropologia ed Etnologia, permanent reviewer.

Clinical Anatomy, ad hoc reviewer.

Journal of Forensic and Legal Medicine, ad hoc reviewer.

Science & Justice, ad hoc reviewer.