Funded research projects

 

1983

(With Jacqueline Franks and Richard Totty), 1983, the Determination of Handedness in Handwriting by the Examination of Burr-Striations, University of Birmingham, Home Office Project, funded for one year.

(With Jacqueline Franks and Richard Totty), 'The Discrimination of Left- and Right-Handed Writing', American Society of Questioned Document Examiners, (Crystal Lake, Nevada, 1983). Conference/seminar paper.

1984

(With Frances Brown and Richard Totty), 1984, The Acquisition of Handwriting in Children, University of Birmingham, Home Office Project, funded for one year.

1985

'The Handwriting of Old People: a Preliminary Report', Forensic Science Society Questioned Document Group Meeting, (University of Mannheim, 1985).

(With Michael Hall), 1985, The Handwriting of Old People, University of Birmingham, Home Office Project, funded for six months.Conference/seminar paper.

(With Jacqueline Franks, R.A. Hardcastle, P.M. Grove, and Richard Totty) 'Variability of Stroke Direction between Left- and Right-handed Writers', Journal of the Forensic Science Society, 25 (1985), 353-370. Article.

1986

'Forensic Handwriting Analysis', in Talking About Text edited by M. Coulthard (Birmingham, 1986) 189-207. Article.

(With Frances Brown), 'Evidence for the Learned Style in the Naturally Occurring Handwriting of Adults', Forensic Science Society Questioned Documents Group Meeting, (London, 1986). Conference/seminar paper.

1987

(With Frances Brown), 'The Influence of the Taught Style on the Handwriting of Two Generations of Adults who Attended the Same School', Forensic Science Society Questioned Documents Group Meeting, (London, 1987). Conference/seminar paper.

1989

(With Frances Brown and Michael Hall), 1989, Identification Characteristics of the Handwriting of Eight European Countries, University of Birmingham, Home Office Project, funded for one year.

1999

(With Alasdair Livingstone, Sandra Woolley and T N Arvanitis), Analysis of Cuneiform Tablets using Forensic Techniques and Digital Imaging, (University of Birmingham, 1999), Research Project funded by Birmingham University Interdisciplinary Research Fund Competition. >>

The project's web pages are here.

(With Alasdair Livingstone, Sandra Woolley and T N Arvanitis) 'XML and Digital Imaging Considerations for an Interactive Cuneiform Database' Electronic Publication of Ancient Near Eastern Texts, The Oriental Institute, University of Chicago, October 8-9, 1999. Conference/Seminar paper.