Dental alumni have research paper published

Congratulations to dental alumni Nidhi Parmar and Gabby Thompson who have recently had a research paper accepted for publication in the prestigious Journal of Orthodontics. The title of their article is “Microbial colonisation associated with conventional and self-ligating brackets: a systematic review”. This systematic review originated from their Year 4 Evidence Summary project and identified … Read more

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

Emily Black awarded prestigious scholarship!

We are delighted to report that final year BDS student Emily Black has been awarded with a very prestigious award: A scholarship for the Healthcare Leadership Academy! The HLA aims to nurture leadership, foster frontline innovation and to empower the next generation of clinical leaders. Their internationally recognised and innovative scholarship programme welcomes healthcare professionals … Read more

Call for participants in research project

Participants are being sought for a research project on “An exploration of the views of ethnic minority dental students of the impact of their ethnicity on their dental school experience”.  This project is being undertaken by former Paediatric Dentistry StR and Bristol graduate Maalini Patel.  If you wish to take part, Maalini’s contact details are … 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