Directory of Contacts

Sources of Funding


Further Information

Chief Scientist Office (CS0)
Scottish Executive Health Department
St Andrew’s House
Tel: 0131 244 2248
Fax: 0131 244 2285

The CSO is responsible for encouraging and supporting research, to improve both the health of the people in Scotland, and the services provided by the NHS. It commissions work in specific priority areas and supports research initiated by the research community in Scotland.

Economic Social Research Council (ESRC)

The ESRC is an independent funding agency for research and postgraduate training into social and economic issues. For further information on funding opportunities please visit their website.

20 Park Crescent
London W1B 1AL
Tel: 020 7636 5422
Fax: 020 7436 6179

The MRC supports research through its research units, grants to individuals and support for postgraduate students.

Dental Hospitals & Schools

Dundee Dental School and Hospital

Park Place
Dundee DD1 4HR

Also the Dental Health Services Research Unit

Edinburgh Postgraduate Dental Institute

Lauriston Building
Lauriston Place
Edinburgh EH3 9YW
Tel: 0131 536 4970
Fax: 0131 536 4901

Glasgow Dental Hospital & School

University of Glasgow Dental School
378 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow G2 3JZ
Tel: 0141 211 9600
Fax: 0141 331 2798


Scottish Council for Postgraduate Medical and Dental Education

Through its Dental Committee Scottish Council is responsible for postgraduate dental education in the NHS in Scotland. Its regional dental postgraduate centres act as a focus for a wide variety of meetings and educational events. The regional tutors, advisers and administrative support are based in the centres. The main contact points are as follows:

SCPMDE Headquarters

2nd Floor, Hanover Buildings
66 Rose Street
Edinburgh EH2 2NN
Tel: 0131 225 4365
Fax: 0131 225 5891

North East Scotland Centre for Postgraduate Dental Education

Woodend Education Centre,
Woodend Hospital,
Eday Road,
Aberdeen AB15 6XS
Tel: 01224 663131 (Ext 56772) + direct line: 01224 849185
Fax: 01224 404457

Eastern Region Dental Postgraduate Centre

Dundee Dental Hospital and School,
Park Place,
Dundee DD1 4HN
Tel: 01382 425771
Fax: 01382 205004

South East Scotland Postgraduate Centre

Edinburgh Postgraduate Dental Institute

Level 4, Lauriston Building,
Lauriston Place,
Edinburgh EH3 9YW
Tel: 0131-536 4970
Fax: 0131 536 4962

West of Scotland Centre for Postgraduate Dental Education

378 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow G2 3JZ
Tel: 0141 211 9710/9711
Fax: 0141 353 2899

North of Scotland Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education Dental Office

Raigmore Hospital,
Inverness IV32 3UJ
Tel: 01463 704347/8
Fax: 01463 713454

Royal Colleges and Councils

British Dental Association

British Dental Journal - Online

General Dental Council

37 Wimpole Street
London W1G 8DQ
Tel.: 020 7887 3800
Fax: 020 7224 3294

The Medical & Dental Defence Union of Scotland

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

Nicolson Street
Edinburgh EH8 9DW
Tel: 0131 527 1600
Fax: 0131 557 6406

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow

232-242 St Vincent Street
Glasgow G2 5RJ
Tel: 0141-221 6072
Fax: 0141-221 1804

The Royal College of Surgeons of England

35/43 Lincoln’s Inn Fields
London WC2A 3PE
Tel: 020 7405 3474

Associations and Specialist Societies

 Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

9 Bedford Square
London WC1B 3RE
Tel: 020 7631 1650
Fax: 020 7631 4352

Association of Basic Science Teachers in Dentistry

Dr JA Beeley c/o Dept of Oral Sciences
University of Glasgow Dental School, 378 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow G2 3JZ
Tel: 0141 211 9755
Fax: 0141 353 1593

Association of Consultants and Specialists in Restorative Dentistry

R I Joshi, Charles Clifford Dental Hospital
Wellesley Road
Sheffield S10 2SZ
Tel: 0114 271 7827
Fax: 0114 271 7855

Association of Dental Hospitals

Mrs P Harrington
Birmingham Dental Hospital
St Chad's Queensway
Birmingham B4 6NN
Tel: 0121 237 2722
Fax: 0121 237 2750

Association of Dental Implantology (UK)

Mrs C Wilson
37 Halford Road
Surrey TW10 6AW
Tel: 020 8332 0321 Fax: 020 8940 0337

Association of Industrial Dental Surgeons

Mrs Cathy Hughes Hallett
Unilever Dental Service
Unilever plc
Unilever House
London EC4P 4BQ
Tel: 020 7822 6080

Association of Thames Dental Advisers

John Ginty
c/o Lambeth, Southwark and Lewisham Health Authority
1 Lower Marsh, Waterloo
London SE1 7NT
Tel: 020 7716 7074
Fax: 020 7716 7039

British Society for Computer Assisted Learning in Dentistry (Please note - this link appears to have been discontinured)

8 Woodland Road
Bristol BS8 1TN
Tel: 0117 928 7492
Fax: 0117 928 8473

British Society for Dental Research

British Association for the Study of Community Dentistry

Kamini Shah
Consultant in Dental Public Health
Stockton-on-Tees Teaching PCT 
Tower House
Teesdale South
Thornaby Place
TS17 6SF.
Tel: 01642 352670

British Dental Association Golf Society

Dr Robert Antmann
Linden House
Speen Lane, Newbury
Berks RG14 1RN
Tel: 01635 44844

British Dental Guild

Mr L Jacobs
23 Fosse Road Central
Leicester, LE3 5PU
Tel: 0116 262 7150
Fax: 0116 262 9231

British Dental Laser Association

Dr Steven Parker
30 East Parade
Harrogate, HG1 5LT
Tel: 01423 504 399
Fax: 01423 520 660

British Dental Students Association

c/o Recruitment and Marketing Unit
64 Wimpole Street
London W1G 8YS
Tel: 020 7535 5888

British Endodontic Society

Mr Peter Carrotte
BES Honorary Assistant Secretary
Unit of Adult Dental Care
Glasgow Dental Hospital and School
378 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow G2 3JZ


British Fluoridation Society

British Orthodontic Society

British Society for Behavioural Science in Dentistry

Dr Tony Mellor
Unit of Primary Dental Care
Turner Dental School
Higher Cambridge Street
Manchester M15 6FH
Tel: 0161 275 6729 Fax: 0161 275 6618

British Society for General Dental Surgery

Mr John Gamon
1 Bushmead Close
Bucks HP22 4SH
Tel: 01296 640915 Fax: 01296 640193

British Society for Oral Medicine

Dr D.H. Felix
The British Society for Oral Medicine
Glasgow Dental Hospital and School
378 Sauchiehall Street
Scotland, UK, G2 3JZ.
Tel: 0141 211 9600
Fax: 0141 353 2899

British Society for Restorative Dentistry

British Society of Dental and Maxillofacial Radiology

Miss F Carmichael
Department of Dental Radiology
Leeds Dental Institute
Clarendon Way
Leeds LS2 9LU
Tel: 0113 2440111 Fax: 0113 233 6282

British Society of Gerodontology

Ms Debbie Lewis
Canford Heath Dental Clinic
Neighbourhood Centre
Culliford Crescent, Poole
Dorset, BH17 9DW
Tel: 01202 699929
Fax: 01202 699929

British Society of Medical and Dental Hypnosis

Ms Anne Valentine,
Flat 23, Broadfield Heights
53-59 Broadfield Avenue
Edgware, Middlesex HA8 8PF
Tel: 020 8905 4342 Fax: 020 8958 8069

British Society of Paediatric Dentistry

Linda Arch, Honorary Secretary

Committee On Vocational Training For England And Wales

123 Gray’s Inn Road
Tel: 020 7905 1207
Fax: 020 7905 1212

International Association for Dental Research

1619 Duke Street Alexandra
VA 22314-3406
Tel: (703) 548-0066
FAX: (703) 548-1883

National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research

Royal Odonto-Chirurgical Society of Scotland



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