UCL Eastman Dental Institute News

Prosthodontic alumni gather

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Professor Bruyn addresses Alumni

Our Prosthodontic Unit held a very successful, two-day Alumni meeting in September, hosting over 100 delegates, from as far afield as Trinidad, Dubai and Gibraltar.

Fighting the resistance! Eastman researcher honoured

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Adam Roberts receives his prize

Eastman Senior Lecturer Dr Adam Roberts has received The Society for General Microbiology’s 2015 Outreach Prize. Adam has pioneered the hugely successful, crowd-funded Swab and Send project* which asks members of the public to take and submit environmental swabs. 

Dr Ailbhe McDonald on Health Today Radio

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04 September 2015

Dr Ailbhe McDonald  Senior Lecturer and Honorary consultant in restorative dentistry at the UCL Eastman Dental Institute and Dental Hospital participated in a recent programme on Health Toady Radio.  She explained the main risks to adult teeth and gave tips on diet and effective ways to keep teeth clean and healthy.

€500k funding for regenerative & precision medicine

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In collaboration with partners in Portugal, UCL biomaterials staff – including the Institute's Head of Biomaterials & Tissue Engineering, Professor Jonathan Knowles – have been awarded a grant from the European Commission.

Part-time degrees

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Apply by 26 June

Apply before 26 June 2015 to secure your place.

Designed with a limited number of contact days per year, these exclusively part-time programmes allow students to study for a full postgraduate degree qualifi­cation whilst maintaining work commitments. Each programme provides hands-on training at the Institute's dedicated CPD facilities.

The Sound of Periodontitis

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A UCL Eastman Dental Institute led project, The Sound of Periodontitis, was premiered at EuroPerio 8 at the Excel Centre London on 3 June 2015.

Research student wins British Medical Laser Association award

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Dr Dara Muhammad Rashed was awarded at the British Medical Laser Association (BMLA) Conference earlier this year.

UCL leads launch of oral health inequalities international network

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Richard Watt, Professor of Dental Public Health in UCL Epidemiology & Public Health, led the launch of the International Centre for Oral Health Inequalities Research & Policy (ICOHIRP) at an event held 21 May 2015 at the Royal College of General Practitioners, London.

PhD student named ambassador for IntoUniversity charity

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PhD student Mr Liam Reynolds has been made an ambassador for IntoUniversity.

Mr Reynolds is a student in Dr Adam Roberts' group at UCL Eastman Dental Institute. He has been made an ambassador to UCL for the charity.

Discussing antimicrobial resistance

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UCL Eastman Dental Institute's department of Microbial Diseases has been busy with public engagement projects recently – featured in the press and at events at the Wellcome Trust and upcoming at the Bloomsbury Theatre – discussing the pressing problem of antimicrobial resistance.

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