Research fellow recognised as a rising star of research 
Dr Eileen Gentleman, an experimental scientist from King’s College London Dental Institute, has been awarded a 2013 Philip Leverhulme Prize for her work on tissue engineering and regenerative medicine. 
Each year, the Leverhulme Trust awards up to 30 prizes to recognise the achievements of researchers at an early stage of their career, whose work has already made an international impression, and whose future research holds exceptional promise.
Smiles all around as student wins dental skills competition heat 
Fifth year dental student Elizabeth Barry will represent King’s College London Dental Institute at a UK-wide dental clinical skills competition to be held at The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd) in spring 2014, after being shortlisted by winning first place at the King’s Heat which took place at the Dental Institute on the evening of 13 November 2013. Elizabeth made it through to the final of this nationwide dental clinical skills competition after competing against 22 of her fellow dental students from the Dental Institute by demonstrating her clinical skills in undertaking a metal ceramic crown preparation on an upper canine tooth. Zamena Janmohamed was placed runner up and Sheila Nguyen came third
Congratulations to staff presented with Long Service Awards 
At the Long Service Award Ceremony on Tuesday 29 October at the Great Hall, Strand Campus the Principal congratulated staff for their long service to King’s. The ceremony was also attended by Vice-Principals, Heads of Schools and Heads of Directorates.Offering his warmest congratulations to all those receiving awards, the Principal Professor Rick Trainor commented: ‘This is an important opportunity for the College to recognise the loyalty and dedication of members of staff who have served the College for 25 or 40 years, and to express our appreciation and gratitude towards them. They have helped the College to grow into the strong and dynamic institution it is today. Their example enables us all to be proud of our association with King’s.