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Research at the School of Dentistry

Our world renowned research delivers improvements to the health and wellbeing of society.

We have various centres and groups which carry out specialised research, including the Violence Research Group, which won the Queen's Anniversary Prize in 2010 for its research on violent crime.

Research themes

Our research mirrors the research groupings across the College of Biomedical Life Science and is split into three distinct themes:

Applied clinical research & public health

We aim to improve the effectiveness, efficiency and organisation of care including disease prevention and health promotion.

Dental education, scholarship and innovation

We are committed to providing a high-quality, student-focused educational experience, and to improving the delivery and pedagogical understanding of dental education.

Oral and biomedical sciences

Our aim is to understand the cellular and molecular processes underpinning tissue responses to trauma and subsequent regeneration and reparative processes.

Research honours and awards

Researchers within the School of Dentistry have won a number of prestigious awards for their research: