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Research at the School of Dentistry

Students conducting research in a lab

Our thriving and innovative research culture has one overarching aim: to produce high quality, impactful research that addresses key global challenges around oral and general health.

Our various research groups - made up of academics who are recognised as leaders in their respective fields - conduct specialised research which has helped improve the lives of people across Wales, the UK and beyond.

We work in close partnership with local, national and international organisations and stakeholders to seek out, and address, important questions to improve the world around us.

Groups

Groups

Our centres and groups carry out specialised research.

Impact case studies

Impact case studies

Our research has strong impact across many areas, improving clinical treatment and services for the benefit of society.

Publications

Publications

We have published books, articles and journals across all of our themes.

Ethics

Ethics

Dental School Research Ethics Guidance and Information

In the most recent Research Excellence Framework 2021, our research secured an overall quality position of 16th (out of 90) which, alongside the volume of the Unit’s research, delivers a position of 4th (out of 90) for Research Power (an indicator of the scale and quality of our submission).