Call for Papers

We are inviting submissions for presentations and workshops at the upcoming BAHID conference to be held on TBD at the TBD (UK). The theme of the conference is:

Human Identification in the time of Covid

The BAHID Winter Conference will focus on the changing dynamics within the fields associated with human identification due to the Covid-19 pandemic, alongside presentations from speakers sharing their own experiences of changes to the way investigations and research have been carried out. The conference is aimed at all forensic fields working within this area, and hopes to attract a range of speakers, both professional and academic to share their research and experience with the BAHID  membership and wider forensic community. 

As always, student poster presentations are not required to follow the theme, but can showcaase the range of research and work our student attendees are undertaking. 

When submitting your application to present please provide the following information:

  • Name of presenting author
  • Email address
  • Affiliation
  • Presentation type (podium or poster)
  • Theme of presentation
  • Student Prize Entry (yes/no)
  • Title
  • Abstract of no more than 250 words
  • Key words (up to five)
  • Short biography (podium presentations only)

The deadline for this call is TBD. Those submitting to the Call for Papers will be given a response by the end of the following week, with a draft programme available after the deadline.

Please send your abstract to

Selected student members whose abstracts are accepted for presentation will recieve a BAHID bursary that will cover the costs of their registration and accommodation for the conference. This will not include travel costs. You will find out whether your presentation has been accepted and you have been awarded a bursary once the deadline for submission has passed. To qualify, you must be a fully paid up student member by the Call for Papers deadline.