Yes, FACTS accepts body donations for scientific research and education purposes under the Universal Anatomical Gift Act. Your full body donation makes cutting-edge research in forensic sciences and biological anthropology possible. Your gift supports scientific research, training, and professional education in forensic sciences. To donate, please complete the appropriate "living donor" or "next of kin" form and return to FACTS. For more information click on the “Body Donations” tab.
The mission of FACTS is to facilitate high quality research in forensic science, especially associated with human decomposition, human identification, human skeletal variation, and methods in forensic anthropology. If you are a researcher that would like to conduct scientific investigations at the Forensic Anthropology Research Facility or use the Texas State University Donated Collection, please click on the “Researchers”
Yes, FACTS offers workshops and short courses to law enforcement, medicolegal death investigators, graduate students, and undergraduate students. For a complete list of upcoming training opportunities click on the “Workshops” tab.
Yes, students in the Master’s Program at Texas State University can specialize in Forensic Anthropology. For more information on the program and how to apply, click on the “Students” tab.