Professor Giles Perryer BDS DGDP(UK)

Professor of Clinical Education

School of Dentistry

Giles Perryer

Contact details

The School of Dentistry
College of Medical and Dental Sciences
University of Birmingham
St Chad's Queensway
B4 6NN
United Kingdom


Giles Perryer is the Academic lead for e-learning at the College of Medical and Dental Sciences. He teaches clinical dentistry in the Clinical Practice and Conservative Dentistry Units at the School of Dentistry.


  • DGDP(UK) 1992.
  • BDS 1982.


Giles Perryer became a full-time member of staff at the School of Dentistry in 2010 after many years as a part-time lecturer and Dental Practice Principal.

He created the School of Dentistry's e-learning platform, the ecourse and directs its development.

In 2007 he received the “DDU Teacher Of The Year” award, and led the team which won the Times Higher Award for “The Outstanding ICT Initiative Of The Year”.

He has previous experience as a Clinical Audit Facilitator, DF1 Trainer, and West Midlands Deanery postgraduate tutor.



Research interests include:

  • Virtual Microscopy.
  • Colour Blindness.
  • E-learning.

Other activities

  • President, Central Counties Branch, British Dental Association (2009-2011).
  •  Founder of – web based CPD site for dental professionals.


Landini, G. and Perryer,D G. (2009)
Digital enhancement of haematoxylin- and eosin-stained histological images for red–green colour-blind observers.
Journal of Microscopy, 234: 293–301. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2818.2009.03174.x

Linjawi, A L, Hamdan, AM., Perryer, DG, Walmsley, A D. and Hill, KB.
Students’ attitudes towards an on-line orthodontic learning resource.
European Journal of Dental Education, 2009; 13: 87–92. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0579.2008.00545.x

Mattheos, N, Perryer, D. G., et al
Potential of information technology in dental education.
European Journal of Dental Education, 12: 85–92. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0579.2007.00483.x

Divaris, K., Perryer G, et al
The academic environment: the students’ perspective.
European Journal of Dental Education, 2008; 12: 120–130. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0579.2007.00494.x

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