Oral and Dental Research
- 2017 FDS RCSEng Research Fellowship
- 2017 FDS RCSEng 70th Anniversary Special Research Fellowship
- 2017 Joint FDS RCSEng - British Orthodontic Society
- 2017 Small Grants Scheme
Since 2008 the Faculty of Dental Surgery has been committed to promoting oral and dental surgery research. This year, the Faculty has formed partnerships with the British Orthodontic Society (BOS), the British Society of Paediatric Dentistry (BSPD), the British Association for the Study of Community Dentistry (BASCD) and the British Society of Periodontology and will be offering a number of research fellowships and small grants under the theme of 'Promoting Children's Oral Health':
The Faculty, in conjunction with the British Orthodontic Society invites applications for up to two fellowships which will normally be awarded for up to 3 years and is intended to support a clinical trainee in orthodontics to undertake a PhD.
Joint FDS RCSEng - British Society of Paediatric Dentistry
The Faculty, in conjunction with the British Society of Paediatric Dentistry invites applications for small grants for up to £10,000 and are intended to support research into the oral health of children in the broadest sense.
FDSRCSEng - British Association for the Study of Community Dentistry
The Faculty, in conjunction with the British Association for the Study of Community Dentistry invites applications for small grants which will be for up to £10,000 and are intended to support research designed to benefit community or population oral health.
FDS RCSEng - British Society of Periodontology
The Faculty in conjunction with the British Society of Periodontology invites applications for small grants which will be up to £10,000 and are are intended to support research into periodontal disease in the broadest sense.
In addition to this, the Faculty will continue to invite applications for the FDS Research Fellowships, the FDS Small Grants and the Special 2017 FDS RCSEng 70th Anniversary Research Fellowship.
FDS Small Grants
The Faculty awards up to five small research grants up to the value of £10,000 each per year. These small grants are designed to meet research consumables costs for new or existing projects. These grants are designed primarily for early career researchers or lecturers and not for individuals who are well established in research.
FDS Research Fellowships
The Faculty will support research fellowships of up to two years duration to support clinical trainees to obtain research training. The proposed research should be of relevance to oral and dental research.
The Fellowship award will cover salary, on-costs and research consumable costs.
2017 is the 70th anniversary year of the Faculty of Dental Surgery. The theme of our anniversary celebrations will be innovations and the future of dentistry. This one-year fellowship will therefore be awarded for a research project that will support the development, implementation or evaluation of new innovations or emerging technologies applied to any aspect of dentistry.
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