Professor Nick Grey
Professor of Dental Education and Honorary Consultant in Restorative Dentistry
BDS, MDSc, PhD, MFDS, DRDRCESEDd, MRDRCESEd, FDSRCS, FDSRSCEd, FHEA, NTF
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Professor Grey qualified from Sheffield in 1985 and then studied for an MDSc in Restorative Dentistry at Leeds. In 1990 he was appointed as Senior Registrar in Restorative Dentistry at Manchester and then appointed as Consultant in Restorative Dentistry in Edinburgh in 1994. He became Clinical Director of the Edinburgh Dental Hospital from 2007 to 2011. In 2004, he took up the position of Senior Clinical Teacher/Honorary Consultant, in Manchester and became Head of the School of Dentistry from 2007 to 2012. He was promoted to Professor of Dental Education and also Associate Dean for Teaching and Learning in 2009.
Dr Nick Grey is currently Head of the School of Dentistry and
his main role is in teaching. His current theme is to explore new
models of the delivery of teaching and learning for Student
Dentists, to enhance their experience.
He has been heavily involved in the development of the new
Manchester Dental Programme with an emphasis on the development of
clinical competencies and adopting an outcome approach to the way
teaching and learning is delivered. He has encouraged a team
approach to teaching to broaden the learning experience for Student
Dentists and is developing the philosophy of student teams
involving all of the Dental Care Professionals. Recently, a
collaboration with the Manchester Metropolitan University, who
teach Students of Dental Technology has further enabled a team
approach to teaching.
Nationally he is an examiner for Royal College of Surgeons and
also a member of their Advisory Board in Restorative Dentistry.
He has lectured nationally and internationally and co-authored
In 2007 he was awarded "Teacher of the Year" for his efforts in
enhancing the learning experience for Students. As Head of School
he has overseen the building of a State of the art Clinical Skills
Facilty which places Manchester at the forefront in the delivery of
high quality teaching resources