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Outstanding performance in REF 2021

12 May 2022

The School of Dentistry's world-leading research is recognised within the Research Excellence Framework 2021 results.

A full NHS bursary, including tuition fees and a non-repayable bursary for living costs, is available for BSc Dental Therapy and Hygiene students and DipHE Dental Hygiene students.

Dental Hygiene pathway launched providing alternative route to diploma

27 September 2021

Dental Hygiene has been added to the growing portfolio of degree pathways available at Cardiff University offering an alternative pathway to achieving a Diploma in Dental Hygiene.

Queen’s New Year’s Honour for Professor

19 January 2021

Professor Barbara Chadwick, former Director of Education & Students and acting co-Head of School, at Cardiff University, School of Dentistry has been awarded an MBE in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours list for services to Paediatric Dental Health.

Professor Anthony Campbell and Professor Barbara Chadwick

New Year’s Honours

8 January 2021

Members of the University community have been recognised in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours List.

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Scientists reveal genetic map of the human face

7 December 2020

‘Exciting findings’ will improve understanding of facial development

Top prize for dentistry graduate

6 November 2020

Recent Dentistry (BDS) graduate, Emyr Meek from Cardiff University School of Dentistry, has been placed as the winner of the inaugural Art & Science of Dentistry Prize from the College and the Dental Society of Wales | Y Gymdeithas Ddeintyddol.

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Machine learning helps to predict new violence hot spots

12 October 2020

Cardiff University analysis uncovers ‘no alcohol’ locations that could be targeted to reduce violent crime

New President of the British Association for the Study of Community Dentistry (BASCD)

28 September 2020

Senior Lecturer in dental public health at Cardiff University’s School of Dentistry and Hon Specialist in Public Health at Public Health Wales became President of the British Association for the Study of Community Dentistry (BASCD).

New Head of School of Dentistry

29 July 2020

Professor Nicola Innes has been appointed as the new Head of the School for the School of Dentistry.

Dental library gets a makeover

16 December 2019

A project jointly funded by the University Library Service and the School of Dentistry has renovated the Brian Cooke Library situated in the School of Dentistry to make it more usable for students.

Experts call for more active prevention of tooth decay for children’s teeth

27 November 2019

A three-year study comparing three different treatment options for tooth decay in children’s teeth suggests that preventing tooth decay from occurring in the first place is the most effective way help avoid pain and infection from decay.

Scholarship success for postgraduate student

24 September 2019

A student at the School of Dentistry has been awarded The Clement Chan Scholarship for receiving the highest examination results at the end of her 1st year.

Science Pirates; An Interactive Science Event

1 August 2019

Cardiff University scientists take their research to the heart of Cardiff City Centre at Menter Caerdydd in The Hayes.

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Dental study wins prestigious award

18 July 2019

International Association of Dental Research (IADR) award for best paper

Kids in Namibia

Namibian oral health ‘success’

17 June 2019

Phoenix Project team visits primary schools and orphanages

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Ranking success

1 May 2019

Cardiff University claims top spot in Wales in The Complete University Guide 2020

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Success in world subject rankings

5 March 2019

Cardiff University boasts world-leading subjects according to latest results from prestigious rankings

Using washing up liquid to demonstrate effective ways for delivery of drugs

At the mouth of research

25 February 2019

Early Career Researchers host a public engagement event to explain their work

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Eradicating superbugs without generating resistance

5 February 2019

Cardiff University is part of international collaboration to develop new drugs to tackle superbugs

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US adopts UK anti-violence system

16 November 2018

Federal backing for ‘Cardiff Model’