Supervisors

NamePossible areas for PhD supervision
Dr Charlotte Atkinson
  • Diet and human health
  • Nutrition interventions
Dr Nihal Bandara
  • Pathophysiology of microbial biofilms
  • Biofilm antimicrobial resistance
  • Microbial signalling and quorum sensing
  • Fungal bacterial interactions
  • Candida pathogenesis mechanisms
  • Novel approaches to overcome antimicrobial resistance
Dr Michele Barbour
  • Oral Nanoscience
  • Nanotechnology in Dentistry
Professor David Dymock
  • Dental Education
  • Assessment
  • Student reflection
  • Curriculum design
Professor Anthony Ireland
  • Biomaterials research
  • Adhesion
  • Orthodontic archwires
  • Particulate production
Dr Sam Leary
  • Lifecourse epidemiology
  • Body composition
  • Physical activity/sedentary activity
Professor Andy Ness
  • Head and Neck cancer
  • Cleft lip and palate
  • Nutritional epidemiology
  • Clinical nutrition
Dr Patricia Neville
  • Sociology of health
  • Sociology of oral health
  • Dental professionalism
  • Dental education
Dr Angela Nobbs
  • Streptococcus colonisation and pathogenesis
  • Polymicrobial interactions, communities, and biofilm development formation
  • Links between oral bacteria and systemic disease
  • Antimicrobial biomaterials
Dr Miranda Pring
  • Pathology of Head and Neck cancer
  • Oral disease- aetiology and pathogenesis
Professor Bo Su
  • Cell-instructive materials and surfaces
  • Biomimetic and bio-inspired materials
  • Ceramics and ceramic composites
  • Antimicrobial, antiviral, and antifouling coatings
Professor Steve Thomas
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Nutrition
Professor Nicola West
  • Associations between periodontal disease and Dementia
  • Clinical periodontology
  • Tooth wear, erosion, and abrasion of enamel and dentine
  • "in vitro" and "in vivo" oral health models Dentine hypersensitivity
Dr Andrew Wills
  • Lifecourse epidemiology
  • Methods for longitudinal data
  • Growth and obesity
Dr Yvonne Wren
  • Cleft lip and palate,
  • Speech development and disorder
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