For the first time, specialist dental health professionals from the University of Portsmouth have attended the world's largest dental research network to share their research. Professor Chris Louca, Director and Head of School and Dr Kristina Wanyonyi, Research Lead, at the University, attended the International Association for Dental Research Conference in California, presenting five pieces of research to their international peers.
Specialist dentistry recognised April 13:
A dentist at the University of Portsmouth's Dental Academy, Latha Davda, has been accepted on the General Dental Council's Oral Surgery specialist list. Only dentists with appropriate training or experience can enter a specialist list and being accepted is regarded as a significant achievement which relatively few dentists achieve.
Fellowship for forensic scientist April 10:
A forensic scientist from the Institute of Criminal Justice Studies (ICJS) has been made a fellow of the Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences. Anna-Marie O’Connor was chosen for her exceptional qualifications and experience and having made a significant contribution to forensic practice.
Dr Phil Clements, Head of ICJS, said: “This is a great achievement by Anna-Marie and is prestigious external recognition of her contribution to the forensic discipline, not least her major contribution to our own Forensic Innovation Centre. Anna-Marie becomes one of only two per cent of members of the Society who are fellows, which makes her recognition all the more notable.”