Miss Zivarna Murphy

Zivarna is a PhD student within the Supportive Care, Early Diagnosis and Advanced Disease (SEDA) research group. She is exploring body donation for medical science with a focus on identifying good practice in the interactions between Medical School Anatomy Unit staff and families.

Zivarna originally took an integrated Masters degree (MAnth) in Biological Anthropology at Durham University gaining a 1st Class Honours and Durham University Academic Achievement Prize 2015. Her previous work focussed around the process of revealing and concealing human remains within public contexts including Gunther von Hagens’ Body Worlds and The Crossrail Project, London.
Zivarna is a PhD student within the Supportive Care, Early Diagnosis and Advanced Disease (SEDA) research group. She is exploring body donation for medical science with a focus on identifying good practice in the interactions between Medical School Anatomy Unit staff and families.