The Oral Health Promotion Research Group (Irish Link) Dental Health Foundation Bursary

The Dental Health Foundation provides a bursary to promote the communication of current oral health promotion projects and work that is going on across Ireland. We are delighted to announce that the amount to be awarded in September 2022 will be €1000.



Congratulations to Ailish Nolan, winner of the Oral Health Promotion Research Group Bursary Award 2023. DHF CEO Orla Kennedy presented Ailish with her award at the recent OHPRG Conference. Ailish's submission "The translation of Dental leaflets to enable brief interventions in Oral Health across the language barrier" highlights the need for a multi-sectorial and multi-faceted approach to Oral Health to help achieve sustainable improvements in health.


OHPRG Winner Ailish Nolan 2023



We are delighted to announce the winner of our Oral Heath Promotion Research Group Bursary 2022, as Emma Ryan which was presented to her by Chief Executive Orla Kennedy. Emma's project 'Keep Smiling; Think Before you Eat & Drink’ is an initiative to address free sugar consumption. You can read her project HERE

Emma Ryan - Bursary Winner 2022


Please see our Previous Winners of the Oral Health Promotion Research Group Bursary

Winner 2019The winner of the 2019 Bursary was Rachel Cafferky and the bursary was presented by Ms Etain Kett, Public Affairs and Communciations Manager, Dental Health Foundation to Marion Jones (on behalf of Rachel). Rachels project was 'Youthful Smiles, going the extra mile'