Research Committee School of Dentistry (RESCOM)

Welcome to the School of Dentistry’s research page. RESCOM is the body responsible for the oversight of research carried out in the School of Dentistry. 


The aim of research in Dentistry is to focus on improved evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of disorders and conditions affecting the oral cavity and associated structures.

The School of Dentistry strives for high quality teaching and research in supporting the University’s goals to be a world-class research intensive University.  We aim to be recognised for excellence in all fields of Dentistry.  Research in the school is carried out in all the respective departments. For further information, please see the respective departmental webpage.

Should you require any further information, please contact Prof. Leanne Sykes:

Contact details:

Tel: +27 (0)12 319 2683

Email address: [email protected]


The meeting and submission dates as well as all documents required for the  submission of a research protocol can be found under Submission documents.

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