Postgraduate Study & Research

Liverpool School of Dentistry has a long-established interdisciplinary research culture with close links between clinical dentistry and basic scientific research. At the School, we seek to build on our past and current successes thus enabling us to create new collaborations and develop excellence in research that helps address the needs of our NHS partners, local community and the wider communities, nationally and internationally. The School of Dentistry is committed to high quality dental research that will enhance both the academic and clinical aspects of dental treatments and interventions.

School of Dentistry

Postgraduate Research Structure 

Key Contacts

Professor Sondos Albadri

Vice-Dean, Research and Postgraduate Studies

Prof Sondos Albadri

    School of Dentistry Professor Fadi Jarad 

Director of DDSc postgraduate programme

Prof Fadi Jarad,

Dr Sabeel Valappil 

PGR lead for School of Dentistry              

Dr Sabeel Valappil,

Research Coordinator 

Research Coordinator

Mr Lee Cooper,

DDSc Administrator 

DDSc Administrator       

Mrs Becky Byrne,

  • The School of Dentistry offers the Professional Doctorate in Dental Science (DDSc) consisting of doctoral level research and specialist training and qualification in Endodontics, Orthodontics and Paediatric Dentistry. 
  • Full or part-time PhD, research studentships are available at the school.

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