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ASP Lithics Lab

Katipunan Arkeologist ng Pilipinas, Inc.

National Museum of the Philippines

University of the Philippines Webpage

University of the Philippines (Diliman)

The Solheim Foundation

Talastasang Bakas (Sayt ni Dr. Z.A. Salazar)

Bagong Kasaysayan

MOVER: An Erasmus Mundus Program

Erasmus Mundus Master in Quaternary and Prehistory

Human Origins Patrimony in Southeast Asia




Tanya Uldin


Associate Professor

Research Interest:
My research interests include bioarchaeology and forensic anthropology. They cover, among other things, the analysis of cremations, taphonomic processes that influence surface remains and buried remains, and the application of radiological methods in anthropology.

Area of Specialization:
Bioarchaeology, Forensic Anthropology, Radiological Anthropology, Cremation Analysis

Current Projects:


Cremation Analysis


Scientific monitoring of exhumations and experimental cemetery



PhD in Anthropology. University of Geneva, Switzerland. Dissertation title: Virtual Anthropology – the forensic approach.


MA in Prehistory/Anthropology/Archaeozoology. Eberhard-Karls-University, Tübingen, Germany. Thesis Title: The Neolithic collective tomb II of Grossenrode, city of Moringen, district of Northeim (Germany). The analysis of the human and animal skeletal remains.

Archaeology Courses Taught

Archaeo 297

Special Topics in Archaeology - Introduction to Forensic Archaeology




Uldin, T. Virtual anthropology – A Brief Review of the Literature and History of Computed Tomography. Forensic Sciences Research 2, 165–173.


Fasel, J.H.D., Uldin, T., Vaucher, P., Beinemann, J., Stimec, B.; Schaller, K. Evaluating Preoperative Models: A Methodologic Contribution. World Neurosurgery 89, 681-685.


Froidevaux, P., Bochud, F., Baechler, S., Castella, V., Augsburger, M., Bailat, C., Michaud, K., Straub, M., Pecchia, M., Jenk, T.M., Uldin, T., Mangin, P. 210Po poisoning as possible cause of death: Forensic investigations and toxicological analysis of the remains of Yasser Arafat. Forensic Science International 259, 1–9.


Varlet, V., Bruguier, C., Grabherr, S., Augsburger, M., Mangin, P., Uldin, T. Gas analysis of exhumed cadavers buried for 30 years: a case report about long time alteration. International Journal of Legal Medicine 128, 719–724.


Schrag, B., Uldin, T., Mangin, P., Bochud, F., Froidevaux, P. Dating human skeletal remains using 90Sr and 210Pb: Case studies. Forensic Science International 234, 190.e1–190.e6.


Froidmont, S. de, Grabherr, S., Vaucher, P., Cesare, M. de, Egger, C., Papageorgopoulou, C., Roth, V., Morand, G., Mangin, P., Uldin, T. Virtual anthropology: A comparison between the performance of conventional X-ray and MDCT in investigating the trabecular structure of long bones. Forensic Science International 225, 53–59.


Schrag, B., Uldin, T., Mangin, P., Froidevaux, P. Dating human skeletal remains using a radiometric method: Biogenic versus diagenetic 90Sr and 210Pb in vertebrae. Forensic Science International 220, 271–278.


Uldin, T. Anthropologische Analysen des Knochenmaterials aus dem Brandschüttungsgrab unter der Kirche St. Petri in Soest. In: Pfeffer, I. (Ed.), Das Blei der Germanen. Die Besiedlung der älteren römischen Kaiserzeit in Soest. Mocker & Jahn, Soest, 316–323.


Mauvilly, M., Ruffieux, M., Dhennequin, L., Rast-Eicher, A., Uldin, T. Deux nouvelles tombes à arme hallstattiennes dans le canton de Fribourg. Cahiers d'Archéologie Fribourgeoise 13, 76–111.


Grabherr, S., Cooper, C., Ulrich-Bochsler, S., Uldin, T., Ross, S., Oesterhelweg, L., Bolliger, S., Christe, A., Schnyder, P., Mangin, P., Thali, M.J. Estimation of sex and age of “virtual skeletons”–a feasibility study. European Radiology 19, 419–429.


Ruffieux, M., Vigneau, H., Mauvilly, M., Duvauchelle, A., Guélat, M., Kramar, C., Olive, C., Uldin, T. Deux nécropoles de La Tène finale dans la Broye : Châbles/ Les Biolleyres 3 et Frasses/ Les Champs Montants. Cahiers d'Archéologie Fribourgeoise 8, 4-111.


Uldin, T. Zur Pensionierung von Alfred Czarnetzki. Bulletin de la Société Suisse d’Anthropologie 8(1), 55-66.


Uldin, T. Läsionen der Knochenoberfläche an einem jungbronzezeitlichen Leichenbrand. Bulletin de la Société Suisse d’Anthropologie 5(1), 49-53.