National winner – Undergraduate ABAOMS essay prize

Taha Alibhai has been announced this week as the national winner of the ABAOMS (Association of British Academic Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons) undergraduate essay prize. This year’s title was “Prevention is better than cure – should all partially erupted impacted lower third molars be removed?” It is a brilliant achievement as his entry was up … Read more

Student success at the BSODR 2021 conference

Huge congratulations to current Year 5 BDS student, Qui-Yi Lim, who was awarded the Junior Colgate Prize at this year’s BSODR conference, held last week in Birmingham. This award recognises excellence in research performed by undergraduate students as part of their degree programme. The competition was fierce, but Qui impressed the judging panel with her … Read more

Veronica Barrientos Jimenez wins SU award!

We are delighted to share the news that current Year 4 BDS student Veronica Barrientos Jimenez has won the Bristol SU award for Outstanding Individual Achievement. The Bristol SU Awards celebrate students and student groups who have gone above and beyond to make a difference to the student experience each year.  In Veronica’s case the … Read more

Congratulations Haajarah!

Current Year 4 BDS student Haajarah Rana took part in the University of Bristol Undergraduate research festival (the BILT festival mentioned in the bulletins a few weeks back) and she received a commendation and monetary reward for her presentation. The presentation was titled ‘The Perio Snapshot Study – do you know what gum disease is?’. … Read more

Congratulations Sadie!

We are delighted to congratulate final year student Sadie Karia on winning an Outstanding Student Award! This competitive award is part of the Bristol PLUS scheme, and recognises students who have made significant contributions in an extracurricular role or project. In Sadie’s case, she was presented with the Outstanding Award in Global Citizenship in recognition … Read more

Isabell Meyrick wins the Bristol heat of the Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh) / Dentsply Clinical Skills Competition 2019/20

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh’s Faculty of Dental Surgery, in partnership with Dentsply, launched its Dental Skills Competition 2019-2020. Regional heats for the competition ran in dental schools across the UK this autumn/winter 2019/20.  During these local heats, final year dental students showcase their clinical skills with the best student from each heat … Read more

ABAOMS Bristol winner announced

Many congratulations to Asha Pandya-Sharpe who won the Bristol prize for the ABAOMS undergraduate essay titled “Is blocking with articaine better than lidocaine?”. The ABAOMS dental undergraduate prize is available to all dental schools in the United Kingdom in order to raise the profile of the Association and stimulate interest in teaching and research within … Read more