UCL Eastman Dental Institute News

World Cancer Day

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Today is World Cancer Day. Oral cancer and indeed head and neck cancers arise in individuals across the globe.  Early diagnosis is a key means of ensuring that patients with cancer, or possible cancer of the mouth are rapidly referred to appropriate specialists.

UCL Eastman to support New Giza University

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Agreement is signed

UCL Eastman is to play its part in a significant, new academic partnership with New Giza University (NGU).

A Prestige prize for a prestige student

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Prestige Prize ceremony

Dentist Alexandra Henderson is the proud recipient of the annual Prestige Dental Prize, having been deemed the best performing student on the Postgraduate Certificate element of the MSc in Restorative Dental Practice, at UCL Eastman Dental Institute. The deputy programme director Dr Neil Nathwani  of the Postgraduate Certificate element of the course was delighted at Alexandra’s great all year round performance.

UCL Special Grand Round - Peripheral Nerve Regeneration

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In October 2015 UCL Eastman Senior Lecturer Dr James Phillips joined a UCL clinical colleague and a nerve injured patient at a Special Grand Round Session on Peripheral Nerve Regeneration: The science, surgery and experience of regenerative neuroscience.

Eastman Academic wins UCL excellence Award

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Susan Cunningham

We are extremely proud to announce that Eastman Professor, Susan Cunningham, has won a Provost’s Excellence Award.

The awards, which are in their inaugural year, recognise truly exceptional contributions from across the university, with a particular emphasis on those furthering UCL values.

The award recognises Professor Cunningham’s contribution to collegiality, conducting activities across normal boundaries resulting in significant benefits to UCL or the wider community.

Review of sol-gels for biomedicine published in high impact journal

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A collaborative paper has been published in Progress in Materials Science (impact factor 27.4) by researchers at the Eastman Dental Institute and Dankook University.

Financial Management: New Five-Day Short Course

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UCL Eastman Dental Institute CPD is running a five-day finance course covering everything from creating a budget, applying for loans, financial planning, buying and selling a practice and employment law. The course will be available to book as individual days or as a five day package, and is a must if you have your own practice or wish to establish one.

US vs UK - who has the better teeth?

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A new UCL paper has revealed that the wide-spread belief that the British have poorer teeth than our American cousins is, in fact, a myth.

Implant Diploma Taster Sessions 2016

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Dental professionals interested in studying Implant Dentistry are invited to visit the Institute's CPD facilities, meet staff and current students, and find out more about the programme in person.

PhD Opportunity to Develop 3D Printing for Custom-fit Maxillofacial Implants

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An exciting opportunity to carry out research into materials suitable for 3D printing for custom fit implants has arisen in our Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering Research Department.

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