Robert is a Clinical Lecturer and registered Specialist in Oral Surgery. He is both medically and dentally qualified and is Director of the University of Sheffield “One-to-One” dental implantology course. Robert is also lead for the University of Sheffield’s undergraduate dental implantology curriculum, and delivers a number of lectures and practical classes to both undergraduate and postgraduate students throughout the year.
In addition to clinical implantology, Robert has several research interests including pre- & peri-operative anxiety management, HPV-related oropharyngeal carcinoma, in-vitro 3D models of the implant-bone-mucosa interface, and analysis of the tumour microenvironment. He undertook a PhD investigating the role of the tumour microenvironment in HPV-related oropharyngeal carcinoma, from which he received the BOSDR Senior Colgate Prize in 2015. His current grant income includes the £1.65 million NIHR HTA “MAGIC” trial to assess the role of melatonin in managing preoperatively-anxious children, and a Royal College of Surgeons FDS Grant to assess the use of extracellular vesicles in the early detection of oropharyngeal carcinoma.
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