Dental Research and Education Fund

The Dental Research and Education Fund (DREF) manages the Adelaide Dental School’s professional networking and fundraising activities, and fosters a sense of community within the dental industry.

Student with Dental Research and Education Fund patient

The DREF’s aim is to help the school improve people’s quality of life through outstanding dental care, by:

  • raising funds for the pursuit of new knowledge through dental research
  • supporting the education of tomorrow's dentistry leaders 
  • fostering a sense of community among dental professionals, industry representatives and members of the public
  • strengthening and supporting the Adelaide Dental School at the University of Adelaide.

SEED sub-group

An important part of the DREF is the Supporting Educational Excellence in Dentistry (SEED) sub-group. With support from External Relations, the SEED team undertakes regular networking and fundraising activities designed to enable our dental school to continue making a difference in the health and well-being of our community, and maintain our renowned tradition of excellence.

For more information

To learn more about the Adelaide Dental School’s Dental Research and Education Fund:

Phone: +61 8 8313 5256
Email: dref@adelaide.edu.au