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Oral and Dental Research

2021 Research Competitions - NOW OPEN

Closing Date: Friday 29 January 2021, 5pm

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, the British Association of Oral Surgeons, the British and Irish Society of Oral Medicine, the British Society of Paediatric Dentistry and the Society for the Advancement of Anaesthesia in Dentistry and will be offering a number of fellowships and pump-priming grants:

Joint FDS RCSEng - British Orthodontic Society

The Faculty, in conjunction with the British Orthodontic Society invites applications for a one year (or part-time equivalent) research training fellowship and is intended to support a clinical trainee in Orthodontics who wishes to further their academic and research training.

Joint FDS RCSEng - British Association of Oral Surgeons

The Faculty, in conjunction with the British Association of Oral Surgeons invites applications for pump-priming grants which will be for up to £10,000 and are intended to support research designed to benefit community or population oral health, and should be related to the field of Oral Surgery.

Joint FDS RCSEng - British and Irish Society of Oral Medicine

The Faculty, in conjunction with the British and Irish Society of Oral Medicine which will be for up to £10,000 and are intended to support research designed to benefit community or population oral health, and should be related to the field of Oral Medicine.

Joint FDS RCSEng - British Society of Gerodontology

The Faculty, in conjunction with the British Society of Gerodontology invites applications for pump-priming grants which will be for up to £10,000 and are intended to support research that supports the oral health and dental services for older people in the UK

Joint FDS RCSEng - British Society of Paediatric Dentistry

The Faculty, in conjunction with the British Society of Paediatric Dentistry invites applications for pump-priming grants which will be for up to £10,000 and are intended to support research into the oral health of children in the broadest sense.

Joint FDS RCSEng - Society for the Advancement of Anaesthesia in Dentistry

The Faculty, in conjunction with the Society for the Advancement of Anaesthesia in Dentistry invites applications for pump-priming grants which will be for up to £10,000 and are intended support research designed to benefit community or population oral health, and should be related to conscious sedation in dentistry.

In addition to this, the Faculty will continue to invite applications for the FDS Research Fellowships and the FDS Pump-Priming Grants.

FDS Research Fellowships

The Faculty will support a one year research fellowship 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.

FDS COVID-19 Pump-Priming Grants

In view of the severe impacts of COVID-19 on oral health services, patients and providers, the Faculty wishes to support basic science or clinical research that seeks to address any aspect of the pandemic in relation to oral health. Up to three pump-priming grants (of up to £10,000) will therefore be offered in the 2021 round of research grants.

FDS Pump-Priming Grants

The Faculty awards up to five pump-priming research grants up to the value of £10,000 each per year. These 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.

If you would like any information or have any questions, please email the Faculty Office.

Useful Links

The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges have published a statement and recommendations about mitigating the impact of COVID-19 on research and clinical academia

 

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