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Winter 2020
Welcome to the Winter issue of Dental Roots Bitesize, our e-newsletter for alumni and friends which includes the latest news and events from the School of Dentistry.
Birmingham in Action
University of Birmingham launches transformational campaign
More than half a million people from around the globe came together as a force for change in October 2019, for the launch of the University of Birmingham’s new volunteering and fundraising campaign, 'Birmingham In Action'.
Helping the Community
Helping Out the Local Community
Generous food donations from students to help the needy during tesing times.
Zehra Yonel
University of Birmingham academic wins the first prestigious NIHR/Diabetes UK Fellowship
Zehra Yonel's award winning work explores introducing diabetes checks in dental practices.
Work-life Balance
Maintaining a balance
Work-life balance is crucial for our staff and students to maintain, with the highest self-reported stress and burnout figures reported in the UK (Collin et al., 2019).
Kirsty Hill
Welcome and congratulations to Kirsty Hill
We are delighted to announce that Kirsty Hill has been appointed as the new Head of School for Dentistry.
Mike Millward
Mike gets a chair
We are delighted to announce that Mike Milward has been promoted to Professor of Periodontology.
Paul Cooper
Paul Cooper left Dental School to pursue a career in New Zealand
Professor Paul Cooper left his role of Head of Oral Biology, Director of Research and Deputy Head of School in November last year to take up a new challenge in New Zealand at the University of Otago Faculty of Dentistry as a Professor of Oral Biology.
Trevor Burke
Trevor Burke Farewell
The name Trevor Burke always preceded him, a man of great energy who made an outstanding contribution to dental education and research.
Channel 4 Food Unwrapped
Channel 4 Food Unwrapped documentary
The 2015 documentary by BBC 1 on 'saving Britain’s teeth' featured research from Birmingham.
Neville Hall
Neville Hall Obituary
It was with great sadness that I heard of the passing of Neville. He was a kind and courteous man, who when I came to Birmingham in the mid 1980’s went out of his way to make me feel included in the teaching staff in the dental school.
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