PhD Thesis (Dentistry)

Subject 511-701 (2008)

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Credit Points: 100.000
Level: Research Higher Degree
Dates & Locations:

This subject is not offered in 2008.

Time Commitment: Total Time Commitment: Not available
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements:

For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.

It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support:

Subject Overview:

PhD students enrol in this single full-time continuous subject offered by the School of Dental Science. The subject requires students to undertake challenging and rewarding research with one of the School's five sections. Research projects are also available as part of the School's role in the Co-operative Research Centre for Oral Health Science (CRCOHS).

Current CRCOHS research programs are:

  • Programme One: Oral Health Informatics
  • Programme Two: Novel Diagnostics, Vaccines and Pharmaceuticals
  • Programme Three: Nutraceutical Development
  • Programme Four: Advanced Materials and Technologies
  • Programme Five: Product Development and Clinical Trials

The CRCOHS is an expanding and exciting research organisation that provides many opportunities for developing your skills and talents as a research scientist in the rapidly advancing field of oral health science. Further information about the CRCOHS is available at

In addition to the CRCOHS research programmes, other projects are conducted in the sections of the School that are funded through various grant organisations such as the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC). The five sections of the School are:

  • Restorative Dentistry
  • Oral Anatomy, Medicine & Surgery
  • Population Oral Health & Periodontics
  • Growth & Development
  • Oral Biology

Further information about the School's sections is available at

The School's Research publications are list at

Assessment: Each candidate will be assessed individually by examination of a major thesis by external examiners with acknowledged international reputations and relevant expertise in the research field.
Prescribed Texts: None
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

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