aims to generate a body of relevant information for practicing dentists
by focusing on issues important to dentistry. We want to make
it easier for dentists to be the best they can be.
under the will of Shirley Glasstone Hughes "for the purpose of providing
in each year such prizes or scholarships for Dental Research". The Fund
has chosen to focus on funding research that will have a direct impact
members have judged research funded by the Trust as being relevant to
practice and the Trust has been credited with positively influencing and
improving careers, sparking interest in research and helping
researchers achieve PhDs.
Over 40 research projects worth in
excess of £700,000 have been funded to date. All areas of dentistry are
considered and the aim is to fund research that will have a direct
impact on those in primary care. More than 60 publications have resulted
from our funded projects and a list of publications can be downloaded.
Trust is continuously looking for ways in which it can benefit dentists
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