top of page



Santos I, Gouveia M, Cunha E, Gonçalves D (2016) The circles of life: age at death estimation in burnt teeth through tooth cementum annulations. International Journal of Legal Medicine.

Piga G, Baró MD, Escobal IG, Gonçalves D, Makhoul C, Amarante A, Malgosa A, Enzo A, Garroni S (2016) A structural approach in the study of bones: fossil and burnt bones at nanosize scale. Applied Physics A 122: 1031. DOI: 10.1007/s00339-016-0562-

Gouveia M, Oliveira-Santos I, Santos AL, Gonçalves D (2016) Tons de fogo: estudo experimental sobre alterações térmico-induzidas em dentes humanos soltos. Cadernos do GEEvH, 5(1): 29-42.


Marques MP, Gonçalves D, Amarante A, Makhoul C, Parker S, Batista de Carvalho LA (2016) Osteometrics in burned human skeletal remains by neutron and optical vibrational spectroscopy. RSC Advances, 6: 68638-68641 DOI: 10.1039/C6RA13564A

Vassalo A, Cunha E, Batista de Carvalho LA, Gonçalves D (2016) Rather yield than break: assessing the influence of human bone collagen content on heat-induced warping through vibrational spectroscopy. International Journal of Legal Medicine, 130(6): 1647-1656. DOI: 10.1007/s00414-016-1400-x

Gonçalves, D., Pires, A.E. (2016) Cremation under fire: a review of bioarchaeological approaches from 1995 to 2015 Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences. DOI: 10.1007/s12520-016-0333-0.


Gonçalves, D., d'Oliveira Coelho, C., Acosta, M.A., Coelho, C., Curate, F., Ferreira, M.T., Gouveia, M., Makhoul, C., Navega D, Pinto, D., Santos, I.O., Vassalo, A., Cunha, E. (2016) One for all and all for one: linear regression from the mass of isolated bones to assess human skeletal mass completeness. American Journal of Physical Anthropology. DOI: 10.1002/ajpa.22979


Piga, G., Gonçalves, D., Thompson, T.J.U., Enzo. S., Malgosa. A. (2016) The advantage of combining ATR–IR and XRD analyses of burned skeletal remains for the estimation of maximum temperature. International Journal of Spectroscopy. DOI:


Gonçalves, D. (2016) El muy caliente tema de restos humanos quemados en contextos forenses. In Sanabria. C. M. (ed.)  Patología e antropología forense de la muerte” - la investigación científico-judicial de la muerte y la tortura, desde las fosas clandestinas, hasta la audiencia pública. Bogotá: Forensic Publisher, 525-552.


Gonçalves, D., Thompson T.J.U., Cunha,E (2015) Sexual dimorphism of the lateral angle of the internal auditory canal and its potential for sex estimation of burned human skeletal remains. International Journal of Legal Medicine. 129(5):1183-1185. DOI: 10.1007/s00414-015-1154-x


Gonçalves, D., Cunha, E. and Thompson, T.J.U. (2015) The estimation of the pre-burning condition of human remains in forensic contexts. International Journal of Legal Medicine, 129 (5): 1137-1143. DOI: 10.1007/s00414-014-1027-8

Gonçalves, D., Thompson, T.J.U., Campanacho, V. and Mataloto, R (2015) The weight of the matter: examining the potential of skeletal weight for the bioarchaeological analysis of cremation at the Iron Age necropolis of Tera (Portugal). In Thompson, T. (ed.) The Archaeology of cremation: Burned human remains in funerary studies. Oxford: Oxbow Books, 63-96.


Ferreira, M.T., Vicente, R., Navega, D., Gonçalves, D., Curate, F., Cunha, E. (2014) A new forensic collection of 21st Century Identified Human Skeletons housed at the University of Coimbra, Portugal. Forensic Science International 245: 202.e1-202.e5. DOI: 10.1016/j.forsciint.2014.09.021


Gonçalves, D., Thompson, T.J.U. and Cunha, E. (2013) Osteometric sex determination of burned human skeletal remains. Journal of Forensic and Legal Medicine, 20(7): 906-911. DOI:10.1016/j.jflm.2013.07.003


Gonçalves, D., Cunha, E. and Thompson, T. (2013) Weight references for burned human skeletal remains from Portuguese samples. Journal of Forensic Sciences, 58(5): 1134-1140. DOI: 10.1111/1556-4029.12167


Gonçalves, D. (2012) The micro-analysis of human burned bones: some remarks. Cadernos do GEEvH, 1 (1): 32-40.


Gonçalves, D. (2011) The reliability of osteometric techniques for the sex determination of burned bones. Homo – Journal of Comparative Human Biology, 62: 351-358. DOI: 10.1016/j.jchb.2011.08.003


Gonçalves, D., Thompson, T.J.U. and Cunha, E. (2011) Implications of heat-induced bone changes on the interpretation of funerary behaviour. Journal of Archaeological Science, 38: 1308-1313. DOI: 10.1016/j.jas.2011.01.006 

bottom of page