Awards for Staff and Students

The 2014 Australia and New Zealand Divisional Meeting of the International Association for Dental Research Meeting was held in Brisbane.

At the 2014 Australia and New Zealand Divisional Meeting of the International Association for Dental Research Meeting held in Brisbane at the start of October, Professor Michael Burrow was awarded the prestigious Alan Docking IADR Science Award. The award recognises Michael's sustained contribution and excellence in oral health research. The award is made on the basis of outstanding scientific achievement in the field of dental research over a period of time. The assessment is based on published work and was created to acknowledge distinguished research in dentistry. The Award honours the late Alan Robert Docking in view of his achievements in dental research.

Michelle Mun, a 3rd year DDS student, was awarded an IADR travel award to attend the Boston IADR in March 2015. The award was made on the basis of her outstanding research into the carriage rates of Candida. Michelle is being supervised by Professor Michael McCullough.

Gianni Bramante, a 4th year DDS student won the best presentation by a dental student presenter at the New Zealand Society of Hospital and Community Dentistry conference in Taupo, New Zealand, in July 2014.