School of Dentistry
A fourth year BDS student at the University of Dundee has been selected to represent Scotland at the upcoming International Hockey Federation (FIH) World League matches in Belfast – one step away from the World Cup qualifiers.
Following his first cap in a friendly at the beginning of the year, Ben Cosgrove will now line up with his teammates against opponents from Russia, Poland, Spain, Italy, Austria, Wales and Ireland – all competing for a spot in the sport’s biggest competition.
A new research project led by the Universities of Dundee and Sheffield has been awarded almost £2million to investigate ways of improving the oral health of young people living in deprived areas.
The researchers will work with 48 schools and nearly 6000 young people in Scotland, England and Wales on the four-year Brushing Reminder 4 Good Oral Health (BRIGHT) initiative.
In the first of a regular feature, we speak to the School of Dentistry’s Dr Jason Rutter about the latest meeting of academics and PhD students to discuss their efforts in qualitative research.
“When I joined The School of Dentistry at The University of Dundee last year, I was excited to see that amidst the recognised skills in clinical and quantitative research, there were quite a few people making waves with qualitative research into dentistry.” Jason said.
Two prominent University of Dundee graduates are in the running to be recognised by the UK’s most-read dental magazine.
For more than a decade, Dentistry has published a list of the top 50 most influential dental professionals in the country, and recognised lifetime achievement – as voted for by its readers. School of Dentistry graduates have featured regularly, and this year is no exception.
Peter Mossey, Professor of Craniofacial Development and Associate Dean for Research at the University of Dundee’s School of Dentistry, has been busy helping to organise the latest International Cleft Congress – and he will see his hard work pay off this week when the event gets underway in Mahabalipuram near Chennai in India.
The event, held every four years, features a series of panel discussions, presentations, debates and symposia, and is the world’s largest meeting of experts on cleft lip and palate and related craniofacial anomalies.
A University of Dundee student will be heading to the final of a national dental skills competition, following an exciting win in the local heat.
The Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh (RCSEd) - Dentsply Sirona Dental Skills Competition saw final-year School of Dentistry students given the task of constructing a high-quality complex mouth mould in one hour, with Clare Ratcliff ultimately crowned the winner.
Students and staff from the University of Dundee have come together to investigate the barriers preventing vulnerable social groups from maintaining good oral and general health.
The University of Dundee has launched a £25,000 competition to support new business ideas among students, staff and recent alumni.
The Venture 2017 Competition is open for applications now, with specific categories for:
The University of Dundee has been ranked 1st in Scotland, 3rd in the UK and 14th globally for overall average student satisfaction in this year’s International Student Barometer (ISB).