Thursday 31 July 2014 3:11pm
On Thursday July 31, 2014, the Sir John Walsh Research Institute held its seventh annual research day, held again at the Dunedin Public Art Gallery. The following are some images from the day's festivities.
Prof Alison Rich, Acting Dean of the Faculty of Dentistry, opens proceedings
Prof Richard Blaikie, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research & Enterprise), gives the opening address
Dr Brian Monk (Oral Sciences), 2012 Sir John Walsh Research Award winner, gives his keynote presentation on 'Antifungal drug discovery - insights, highlights and reality'
Dr Don Schwass (Oral Rehabilitation) and Dr Carla Meledandri (Chemistry) jointly presented the second keynote research address on 'The Silver Bullet: Antimicrobial activity of micelle-stabilised silver nanoparticles'
Andrew Parton, third-year DClinDent candidate in Orthodontics, presents his research
Prof Murray Thomson (Head of Department, Oral Sciences) considers a point
The third keynote research address was delivered by Dr Jonathan Broadbent (Oral Rehabilitation), on 'Fluoridation in Dunedin'
Prof Murray Thomson and Joanna Ngo, third-year DClinDent candidate in Special Needs Dentistry
Anne-Christine (Anki) Lindstrom presents her forensic biology PhD research on the detection of gunshot residue
Janine Tiu, PhD candidate in Biomaterials, and her award-winning research poster on 'Evaluating clinical molar presentations'
Olive Allsobrook, third-year DClinDent candidate in Oral Pathology, presents her research
Undergraduate poster competition winner Catherine Edwards (BDS 5th Year) is presented with her award by Helen Gerrard, 3M ESPE Sales Specialist
The prize for the best postgraduate research presentation was jointly awarded to third-year DClinDent candidate in Orthodontics, Sophie Gray, and forensic biology PhD candidate Anki Lindstrom
Post-event drinks and presentation of awards was held in the Otago Daily Times Gallery
Dr Alex Quaranta (Oral Rehabilitation), Jeeson Sajeev (DClinDent candidate) and Diogo Zanicotti (PhD candidate)
Dr Mikhail Keniya and Dr Brian Monk (Oral Sciences), with PhD candidates Alia Sagatova, Therese de Castro, Joanne Choi and Janine Tiu
SJWRI Research Manager Dr James Smith and SJWRI Director Prof Richard Cannon
3M ESPE Sales Specialist Helen Gerrard and 3M Healthcare Sales Manager Kelly Banks