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Susan Hooper Retires!

Susan Hooper recently retired after an impressive 40-year stint at the Dental School. She was appointed a senior house officer in maxillo-facial surgery in 1977 and retired as Consultant Senior Teaching Fellow in Restorative Dentistry. To celebrate her retirement a Staff Summer Party was organised on 20th July. It was held under an open-sided marquee in the courtyard outside the […]

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Bob Yemm 1939 – 2017

Professor Bob Yemm, who died after a short illness on 15 February, was a distinguished clinician, scientist and teacher. Bob (as everyone knew him) qualified BDS from Bristol in 1961, the same year as his dentist wife Glenys. In 1965 he gained a BSc honours degree in Physiology also from Bristol and added a PhD in 1969. He moved to […]

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Crispian Scully 1945 – 2017

With sadness we announce the death of Professor Crispian Scully CBE in London on 17th March. Professor & Honorary Consultant Oral Medicine and Head of School at Bristol from 1988- 1993, Professor Scully went on to be the Dean at the Eastman Dental Institute (1993-2008).  During his career, he published more than 1100 papers, wrote 34 books and edited 11 more. Our […]

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Charles Tomes Lecture

The prestigious Charles Tomes Lecture,  this year given by Prof Helen Rodd (BDS UBrist 1988),will  take place at the Royal College of Surgeons  in London  on Thursday 23 March 2017 from 5.00–6.15pm. Helen is Professor/Honorary Consultant in Paediatric Dentistry, University of Sheffield. Those wishing to attend should email jdonald@rcseng.ac.uk  

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New report received: Class of ’81 Reunion

1981 Reunion, 12 November 2016 Gordon Shovlin The 35th reunion for the Class of ‘81 was held on the 12th November 2016 at the Glass Boat on the historic Bristol floating harbour. We had 35 guests attending with 21 of the original year-group and a very enjoyable evening was had by all. This year, rather than bore you with a […]

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’66 Soc 50th Anniversary Reunion

Organiser Bob Binnersley reports that the ’66 Soc celebrated the milestone of holding their 50th anniversary reunion on Saturday 3rd December. They are to be congratulated on this achievement which is even more impressive when you consider they have held a reunion every single year since qualification! You may read a report of the evening by clicking here.

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New Student Elective Reports received:

“Oral Surgery in Thailand: The WHO Checklist and Consent” You can read the report in full by clicking here        Oonagh McSwiney and Kathleen Villanueva     “Community-Based Education in Bristol and Boston” You can read the report in full by clicking here      Dara Murphy and Rachel Suffern     “Assessing the aspects of dental care [&hellip...

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Sister Davison 1915-2016

It is with much regret we have to report the death of Sybil Moores, Sister Davison who passed away peacefully on the morning of her 101st birthday. She had been in the BRI for a short time following a fall which had resulted in a broken neck of femur. Vicki Townsend has sent us the following information: A funeral service […]

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