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Issue No. 6, Oct 2000

Congratulations
(Please see other Awards under article 'Faculty Awards' Day' and Orientation 2000')

The following staff recieved their 20-year long service awards at the University Awards' Day, 31 August 2000.

  • Dr Lo Geok Lam
  • A/Prof Ho Kee Hai
  • A/Prof Richard Ow Kok Keng

A/Prof Ho Kee Hai, A/Prof Jennifer Neo and A/Prof Yeo Jinn Fei on being elected into the Singapore Dental Council.

A second patent was filed on 17 November 1999 by the Faculty in conjunction with the Institute of Materials Research and Engineering (IMRE). The research project is entitled, "Filler Materials for Glass Ionomer Cements". The inventors are Adrian Yap U Jin (NUS), Andrew Wan Chwee Aun (IMRE), Ming Li (IMRE), Garth W Hastings (IMRE).

Mrs Tan Kin Choo was awarded the National Day Long Service Medal 2000.

Mrs Maria Quan was awarded the National Day Long Service Medal 2000.

Ms Boh Siew Thang and her husband on the birth of a baby boy (first child) on 2 March 2000.

Nurse Rozanawati Binti Kamsuri gave birth to a baby girl (first child) on 14 August 2000.

Mr Samintharaj Kumar, 4th Year Student, won the David Scott Student Research Fellowship Award of IADR, SEA 1999 - 2001. His research is entitled "Preventive Effects of CO2 laser on Formation and Progression of Root Caries." supervised by Dr Stephen Hsu.

Mr Kumar Chimanlal Shah, 4th Year Student, who won the ADA Dentsply Student Clinician Programme Award for the research project entitled, "Effects of Eugenol on Bond Strength and Microleakage". He will present the paper in Australia in May 2001. The project was supervised by Dr Adrian Yap. The other students involved in the project are Miss Loh Ee Tyug, Miss Sim Sze Shan and Miss Tan Ching Ching.

Prof Loh Hong Sai, Dr Ho Kar Kaye and Dr Patrick Tseng won the overall team championship in the NUH inter-department bowling competition on 16 July 2000. In the individual section, Prof Loh and Dr Ho were the champion and 2nd runner-up respectively.

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