TIU holds 6th National Conference of Oral Sciences

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TIU holds 6th National Conference of Oral Sciences

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Dental Tribune Pakistan

Dental Tribune Pakistan

Tue. 23 May 2023


The Tishk International University (TIU) organised the 6th National Conference of Oral Sciences (NCOS) on the subject ‘Dentistry Beyond Boundaries’, which was attended by international experts from all over the world who shared their knowledge and experiences in the field.

The experts included Astt. Prof Dr Irfan Qureshi (Pakistan), Chief Consultant and Owner at Dr Irfan Qureshi`s Team of Professionals, Prof Dr Edward A Mclaren (USA), a Prosthodontist and Master Dental Ceramist, who has retired from both UCLA and UAB School of Dentistry, and Prof Dr Ulrich Wegmann (Germany), Studies of chemistry and dentistry at the University of Bonn (1978 to 2014), lecturer at the Department of Dental Prosthetics, Preclinical Education and Materials Sciences, Prof Dr Atesh Parlar (Turkey), Periodontoligist, Implantologist, Dr Rawand Mustafa, BDS, PhD, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon.

NCOS is periodically organized by the Faculty of Dentistry, Tishk International University, in order to make the knowledge and information on various aspects of dentistry accessible to everyone.

The conference gathers researchers, practitioners, dentists, educators, and scholars with interest in any field of dentistry from around the world.

The NCOS 2023 is designed to attract the research communities to promote connections between theory and practice and explore different perspectives on the application of research findings into different dentistry fields.

SEMINAR: Tishk International University’s  International Relations and Diplomacy Department, Faculty of Administrative Sciences and Economics hosted Ms Rosy Cave, British Consul General, Erbil, who spoke at a seminar on ‘UK’s Foreign Policy, Diplomacy and Policy in Iraq’.

The varsity President Asst Prof Dr Abdul Samad S Ahmad presented a welcome address, followed by the Head of the IRD Department, Dr Mohammad Salih Mustafa, who read from the biography of the consul general.

Ms Rosy shared her extensive experience in foreign policy and diplomacy, highlighting the determinants of states foreign policies in the international

system, and the UK’s foreign policy’s motivating factors, such as its national interest and the sectoral areas that the British Consulate, Erbil, intervenes in for the security, peace and development of the Kurdistan Region and Iraq. These sectoral areas include political, economic, security, education and human rights fronts.

In the end, a question and answer session was held where the participants, including TIU academics, students, and members of the public put their queries to the seasoned diplomat, which were answered by her.

A certificate of appreciation was given to Ms Rosy by the TIU president as a token of gratitude from the university.

POSTER CONTEST: Fifth-grade dental implant course students presented 13 scientific posters in different aspects of dental implantology at a poster contest held by the varsity’s dentistry department.

Asst Prof Dr Mehmet Ozdemir, Vice President for Academic Affairs, Mr Ercan Sezer, Executive Academic Advisor, Dr Aliser Babakulyev, Head of Dentistry Department, Dr Ranj Nadhim, Chief of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Branch, were present on the occasion.

The activity aimed to show students the format of scientific conferences and teach them how to prepare and present scientific posters for international conferences.

It also focused on implementing a formative assessment strategy as part of the dental implant module assessment criteria.

Formative assessment tools are highly encouraged in the universities that apply the Bologna process.

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