The UQ School of Dentistry has a long history of quality dental and oral research. The School continues to contribute to the advancement of scientific knowledge both locally and internationally, and performs exceptionally well in benchmarking exercises. Our research covers a broad spectrum of dental practice, and includes research by academic and research staff, postgraduate students, and honours & undergraduate students.

The School has adopted two key strategic research themes which drive the development and growth of our Research Programs:

  1. Diagnosis and prevention of oral disease
  2. Dental biomaterials and advanced technologies

Research Programs are defined as large collaborative research projects, which typically incorporate teams of senior and junior academics, postdoctoral research fellows, and Research Higher Degree (RHD) students. Each researcher investigates an aspect of a larger problem with their insights contributing to the resolution. It is the role of the Program Leader to formulate the program, manage the team’s research, and ultimately draw together the threads of the answer.

Research facilities are located at the UQ Oral Health Centre; UQ Centre for Clinical Research (Herston); and Centre for Paediatric Dentistry Research and Training (Oral Health Centre). Research support staff are available for technical and scientific advice and guidance in some areas.

For all enquiries please contact the School of Dentistry on 07 3365 8022

School Research section

Forms & Guidelines

This page provides links to useful forms for students and staff members of the School of Dentistry and prospective Research Higher Degree Candidates. *Please note, all forms will be added as deemed necessary.  Some forms ma...

Annual Research Report

UQ School of Dentistry Annual Research Reports

Centre for Paediatric Dentistry Research & Training

Professor Kim Seow's decade of hard work to foster clinical and research collaborations between Queensland Health and UQ has led to the recent establishment of a Centre for Paediatric Dentistry Research and Training (CPDRT). The Centre, di...
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