Honorary Doctorate Award for Professor Nairn Wilson
Professor Nairn Wilson, CBE, Dean and Head of the Dental Institute and Deputy Vice-Principal (Health) at King's College London Dental Institute (KCLDI) at Guys', King's College and St Thomas' Hospitals, has been awarded an honorary Doctorate of Science (honoris causa) in recognition of his support of the development of our new partnership with KCLDI.
Professor Wilson is recognised among many things for his scholarly work on light cure technology, restorative dentistry and dental biomaterials. He has lectured extensively throughout the world advancing both the theory and practice of modern dentistry. He has given more than four hundred and fifty invited lectures and presentations to prestigious national and international organisations and learned societies. Prof Wilson has published more then two hundred and forty original research papers, two hundred abstracts and thirty five reviews in a wide range of national and international journals. Additionally, he has authored and edited fifty books, co-authored twenty book chapters and secured more then eighty major research grants and awards. In 2004, he was awarded ‘Commander of the British Empire’, by Her Majesty the Queen, for services to dentistry and healthcare regulation.
Speaking about the award, Sara Holmes said, "I am thrilled that the University has chosen to present Professor Wilson CBE with the Degree of Doctor of Science (honoris causa) in recognition of the significant contribution that he has made to the development and science of dentistry throughout his highly impressive career"