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Programme and speakers

SJWRI Research Day 2019 featured presentations from academic researchers, invited keynote speakers and postgraduate students, a research poster competition, and the presentation of the SJWRI Awards for 2019.

Research Day 2019 schedule at a glance (PDF, 506kb)

The programme was structured around themes emerging from the SJWRI's well-established Research Programmes, our areas of focus and strength in dental and oral health research. Each year one of our Programmes is featured in the lead session of Research Day. Our Featured Programme for Research Day 2019 was Biomaterials, Biomechanics and Oral Implantology. This year's invited keynote speaker was Professor Patrick Schmidlin, who is the head of the Division of Periodontology at the Center of Dental Medicine, University of Zurich, Switzerland.

Our research programmes

Biomechanics and oral implantology

Understanding the forces in the mouth.

Clinical and translational research

Fostering research to improve patient care.

Craniofacial biology and clinical oral physiology

Investigating dentofacial growth and jaw function.

Dental education research

Understanding how students learn and fostering best practices in teaching.

Dental epidemiology and public health

Population and dental health services research.

Molecular microbiology

Preventing oral diseases caused by microorganisms.

Oral molecular and immunopathology

Understanding oral diseases in order to improve diagnosis and treatment.