Staff Profile


Professional Qualifications

In addition to welcoming academic and business collaborators to Queen's I have visited many institutions to deliver invited talks and to collaborate. I have been active in engaging with the placement of Nuffield students and school students and in offering my time to serve on the Newton Fund panel as well as ad hoc reviewing for BBSRC, MRC, the Wellcome Trust and the Newton Fund. I serve on the Editorial panel of the Journal of Endodontics, and have recently been appointed to the role of Associate Editor for Archives of Oral Biology.





External Appointments (structured)
DescriptionFromTo
DescriptionFromTo
External Examiner MSc University of Ulster2005
External Examiner PhD University of Birmingham2011
External Assessment and Validation of the MRes Life & Heath Sciences Programme at the University of Ulster2011
External Examiner 2nd BDS (Undergraduate) University of Dundee20122016
External Examiner PhD Cardiff University2012
External Examiner PhD University of Nottingham2013
External Examiner PhD Cardiff University2013
External Examiner PhD University of Ulster2013
External Examiner PhD University of Seville2014
External Examiner PhD Trinity College Dublin2015




Membership Of Other Societies / Professional Activities

Society Membership:

In addition to election to membership of the Biochemical Society, the International Association for Dental Research and the Association of Basic Science Teachers in Dentistry, I am also a member of the Ulster Immunology Group and the Society for Anaerobic Microbiology. 

 

Professional Activities Associated with Learned Societies:

Councillor, Irish Division of the International Association for Dental research (2012-present)

President, Irish Division of the International Association for Dental research (2011-2012)

Treasurer, Irish Division of the International Association for Dental research (2008-2011)

Councillor, Irish Division of the International Association for Dental research (2000-2003)

 

International Conference Organisation:

Member of the Local Organising Committee for the 18th International Symposium on Regulator Peptides, Belfast, Sept 2010

Oral Session Chair, 18th International Symposium on Regulator Peptides, Belfast, Sept 2010

Oral Session Chair, 88th Annual Conference of IADR, Barcelona, Spain 2010

Poster Discussion Chair. 88th Annual Conference of IADR, Barcelona, Spain 2010

Oral Session Chair, 90th Annual Conference of IADR, Iguacu Falls, Brazil, 2012

Oral Session Chair, 92nd Annual Conference of IADR, Capetown, South Africa 2014

 

National Conference Organisation:

Chair, Local Organising Committee, Irish Division of IADR meeting, Belfast, Nov 2014

RCSI Prize Judge, Irish Division of IADR meeting, RCSI Dublin 2012

Member, Local Organising Committee, Irish Division of IADR meeting, Dublin, Nov 2011

Oral Session Chair, Irish Division of IADR meeting, Dublin, Nov 2011

Member, Local Organising Committee, Irish Division of IADR meeting, Limerick, Nov 2009

Oral Session Chair, Irish Division of IADR meeting, Limerick, Nov 2009

Poster session Judge, Irish Division of IADR meeting, Limerick, Nov 2009

Oral Session Chair, Irish Division of IADR meeting, Cork, Nov 2007





Awards And Honours/major Prizes

PhD and UG students under my supervision have had exceptional success in both national and international competitions, as evidenced by the prizes awarded below.