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Professor Warwick Duncan appointed as new Director of the SJWRI

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Monday 10 May 2021

The Sir John Walsh Research Institute welcomes Professor Warwick Duncan as the third Director of the SJWRI. Professor Duncan assumes the role as head of the Faculty of Dentistry’s research arm on 1 May, taking over from Professor Richard Cannon, our Director since 2014.

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'Smart' wearable device research leads to fellowship for early career researcher

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Monday 12 April 2021

Recent PhD graduate Dr Sabarinath Prasad is rejoining the SJWRI, having been awarded a Health Sciences Career Development Postdoctoral Fellowship from the University of Otago's Division of Health Sciences. His postdoctoral research, under the mentorship of Prof Mauro Farella, will focus on prototyping and validating 'smart' wearable devices to track jaw motion in a range of conditions.

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Revitalised Walsh Building opens

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Tuesday 9 March 2021

The opening of the revitalised heritage Walsh Building signals the completion of the national centre for dentistry’s five-year expansion project.

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