UCL Eastman Dental Institute News

Implant Dentistry taster sessions (new date)

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UCL Eastman Dental Institute will host two further taster sessions, Tuesday 12 May 2015 and Tuesday 2 June 2015, for potential applicants to the Implant Dentistry Postgraduate Diploma.

Institute staff member wins Sigmund Socransky Award

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Dr Luigi Nibali receives the award

Dr Luigi Nibali has received the Sigmund S Socransky Young Investigator Award from the International Association for Dental Research (IADR).

UCL staff co-author major report on the dental status of children

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Dr George Tsakos and Professor Richard Watt, colleagues at UCL Epidemiology & Public Health, have contributed to the Children's Dental Health Survey 2013, published by the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC).

IADR General Session 2015

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IADR 2015

UCL Eastman Dental Institute staff, students and collaborators will be speaking at the 2015 General Session of the International Association for Dental Research (IADR) this week.

House of Commons Health Select Committee on children’s oral health

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Professor Nigel Hunt, Head of Craniofacial Growth & Development at UCL Eastman Dental Institute and Dean of the Faculty of Dental Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons of England, was recently called to give evidence to a House of Commons Health Select Committee.

Raising awareness of antibiotic resistance

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Dr Adam Roberts, Senior Lecturer in Microbial Diseases at UCL Eastman Dental Institute, has launched a crowdfunding project to raise public awareness of the problem of antibiotic resistance and the difficulty of finding new antibiotics.

Careers Day 2015

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A packed audience at Careers Day 2015

Over 200 people – mainly recent graduates and foundation dentists – attended this year's Careers Day. The event, jointly hosted by UCL Eastman Dental Institute and the British Dental Association (BDA), took place at the University of London Senate House on 13 February 2015.

Restorative Dental Practice taster sessions

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UCL Eastman Dental Institute will hold two taster sessions, on Wednesday 8 July 2014 and Wednesday 23 September 2015, for anyone interested in applying for the Restorative Dental Practice MSc.  Each session will be free and provide three hours of verifiable CPD.

Carbon nanotube functionalised glass fibres promote improved healing in sciatic nerve

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A collaboration between UCL Eastman Dental Institute and Dankook University in South Korea has developed a new peripheral nerve graft with improved healing.

Dental Trauma: A Guide Through The Past, Present And Future

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On Friday 6 March 2015, UCL Eastman Dental Institute will host a lecture day presented by Professor Jens Ove Andreasen.

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