Athena Swan Lectures
Inaugural Athena SWAN lecture
Professor Lizzie Barmes
Title: "Raising standards at work: responding more effectively to problems"
Date: 31st October 2017
Restorative Dentistry Lunchtime Lecture Series (Organiser and Chair: Dr Sharan Sidhu)
Professor Mutlu Özcan
Director, Division of Dental Materials Science, University of Zurich, Switzerland
Title of the lecture: “New Materials, New Challenges”
Date: 14th June 2018
Professor Owen Addison
Interim Director of Oral Health Clinical and Translational Research Centre, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
Title of lecture: “Mechanisms by which implant materials can influence inflammation in their local environment"
Date: 23rd May 2018
Professor Francis Hughes
Professor of Periodontology, Kings College London
Dr Yuko Kurushima
Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the TwinsUK Unit, Kings College London
Title of lecture: “Genetic and environmental contributions to chronic periodontitis in the TwinsUK cohort"
Date: 7th March 2018
Professor Ian Needleman
Professor of Restorative Dentistry and Evidence-Based Healthcare/Honorary Consultant in Periodontology,
Eastman Dental Institute/UCLH
Title of lecture: “Oral health, elite sport, and performance"
Date: 26th February 2018
Dr Maurice Faigenblum
Prosthodontics Specialist, Private specialist practice, Devonshire Place, London
Title of lecture: “Is it RIP for RPDs?”
Date: 15th February 2018
Master Dental Technician, Fixed Prosthodontics and Biomaterials, Center for Dental Medicine,
University of Geneva, Switzerland
Title: "Advances in Digital Dentistry - for your daily practice"
Date: 12th January 2018
Professor Nick Chandler
Head of Discipline of Endodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Otago, New Zealand
Title: “Preferred methods and views regarding the restoration of root-filled teeth"
Date: 6th December 2017
Associate Director for Engagement and Diffusion, Research Development, Barts Health NHS Trust
Title of lecture: “Public Involvement – why bother?”
Date: 12th September 2017
Professor David Bartlett
Head of Prosthodontics and Graduate Training, Kings College London Dental Institute
Title of lecture: "Wearing Away"
Date: 23rd May 2017
Private practice, San Diego, California, USA
Title of lecture: "Management of the edentulous/terminal dentition patient"
Date: 13th March 2017
Professor Josette Camilleri
Associate Professor, Department of Restorative Dentistry, Faculty of Dental Surgery, University of Malta, Msida, Malta
Title of lecture: "Bioceramics in Endodontics - Characterization and Clinical Applications"
Date: 10th March 2017
Dr Luigi Nibali
Senior Clinical Lecturer, Centre for Oral Clinical Research, Institute of Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London
Title of lecture: "Minimally-invasive periodontal treatment"
Date: 28th February 2017
Professor Nicholas Chandler
Head of Discipline of Endodontics, Dept of Oral Rehabilitation, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Otago, New Zealand
Title of lecture: "Can you see it? Investigating the vision of undergraduates and clinical teachers at a dental school"
Date: 11th January 2017
Dr Nicholas J Capp
Private specialist practitioner, Sturridge, Capp and Barrett, Harley Street, London
Title of lecture: "Precision in working cast mounting"
Date: 28th October 2016
Professor and Chairman of the Department of Prosthodontics, Indiana University School of Dentistry, USA
Title of lecture: “Contemporary Implant-Assisted Therapy- Finding Success and Avoiding Complications”
Date: 16th September 2016
Professor Michael F Burrow
Professor and Chair of Biomaterials, Melbourne Dental School, The University of Melbourne, Australia
Title of lecture: “Getting to the root of the problem- management of root caries”
Date: 8th September 2016
Professor Angus W G Walls
Director, Edinburgh Postgraduate Dental Institute, Edinburgh
Title of lecture: “Oral health and ageing a demographic timebomb??”
Date: 5th September 2016
Professor Michael R Fenlon
Professor of Prosthodontics/Hon Consultant in Restorative Dentistry, Dental Institute, Kings College London
Title of lecture: “Restorative dentistry and care of patients treated with radiation therapy for head & neck cancer”
Date: 8th July 2016
Dr Julius Bourke
Clinical Lecturer and Honorary Consultant Psychiatrist, The Centre for Psychiatry, Queen Mary University of London
Title of lecture: “The Brain in Pain Studies”
Date: 6th May 2016
Professor Maria Fidela de Lima Navarro (IADR President: 2010-2011)
Department of Dentistry, Endodontics and Dental Materials, Faculty of Dentistry of Bauru, University of São Paul, Brazil
Title of lecture: "Success with ART restorations"
Date: 20th April 2016
Dr Richard Foxton
Clinical Senior Lecturer, Dental Institute, King's College London.
Title of lecture: "How 'the aggregation of marginal gains' can improve the adhesion of direct composite restorations"
Date: 12th April 2016
Dr Anil Shrestha
Clinical Director / Registered Specialist in Prosthodontics Lister House International Centre of Excellence in Dentistry (ICED) Wimpole Street, London.
Title of lecture: “Mini-Dental Implants (MDIs) – A Specialist Prosthodontist’s Personal Experience”
Date: 21st March 2016
Dr Nikos Mardas
Senior Clinical Lecturer/Honorary Consultant
Adult Oral Health, Queen Mary University of London.
Title of lecture: “Alveolar ridge preservation: is it really worth it?”
Date: 8th March 2016