Research Students & Projects
This section lists our current research students and their ongoing projects.
Community Oral Health Research Students
PhD Title: Economics of paediatric caries prevention in pre-school children
Supervisors: Prof Emma McIntosh, Prof Lorna Macpherson
PhD Title: Evaluation of Sembrando Sonrisas – the national child oral health improvement programme in Chile.
Supervisors: Dr Alex McMahon, Prof David Conway, Prof Lorna Macpherson,
PhD Title: Healthcare Systems Factors in Late Stage Diagnosis of Head and Neck Cancer in Europe and South America
Supervisors: Dr Alastair Ross, Prof David Conway
PhD title: Can longitudinal assessment on its own, or with other measures, assess competency in undergraduate dentists?
Supervisors: Dr Kurt Naudi, Dr Andrea Sherriff, Dr Michael McEwan
PhD title: Optimising delivery of the Childsmile nursery toothbrushing programme
Supervisors: Dr Andrea Sherriff, Dr Wendy Gnich, Dr Al Ross, Professor Lorna Macpherson
PhD Title: Optimising family toothbrushing behaviours in the home in early years in Scotland: developing and evaluating a community based intervention
Supervisors: Dr Andrea Sherriff, Dr Alastair Ross, Prof Lorna Macpherson
PhD title: Inequality in the survival of patients with head and neck cancer
Supervisors: Prof David Conway and Dr Alex McMahon.
PhD Title: Social prescribing in primary dental care to address inequalities to improve oral health od preschool children
Supervisors: Dr Alastair Ross, Dr Andrea Sherriff, Prof Lorna Macpherson, Prof David Conway
PhD title: Investigation of the role of ethnicity and socioeconomic factors in relation to dental health among children in Scotland.
Supervisors: Prof David Conway, Dr Alex McMahon, Prof Lorna Macpherson, Dr Hester Ward (Information Services Division)
PhD title: Obesity and dental caries in childhood: a common risk factor approach to reducing sugar consumption through the Childsmile programme.
Supervisors: Dr Andrea Sherriff, Prof David Conway, Prof Lorna Macpherson, Dr David Young, Dr Louise Kelly
Oral Sciences Research Students and Staff
Dr Jason Brown
Biofilms in oral disease