Student Research Competitions

College of Dentistry Research Day

Research Day is an annual event that showcases research conducted by dental students, graduate students, post-doctoral fellows and residents. Top presenters qualify to compete at the Dentsply Sirona/American Association for Dental Research Student Competition for Advancing Dental Research and its Application (SCADA) at the IADR/AADR meeting or at the nationally recognized Hinman Student Dental Research Symposium.

American Association for Dental Research (AADR) competitions

Students are also encouraged to participate in student research competitions conducted by the AADR, including the AADR Johnson & Johnson Healthcare Products Hatton Awards Competition and the 411 Rapid Research Competition.

International Association for Dental Research competition

The IADR Unilever Hatton Competition and Awards is designed for junior investigators (pre-doctoral and post-doctoral) with potential for a career in dental research.