The Florida Chapter of the National Student Research Group of AADR is responsible for AADR student research groups at:

  • UF College of Dentistry
  • Nova College of Dentistry

With an AADR (FL) – SRG membership, you are a member of three distinct-but-related groups: NSRG,  AADR, and IADR.

  • All student members of AADR are automatically members of the NSRG (including residents, graduate students, dental students and undergrads)
  • All student members are eligible to be officers of the NSRG

International Association for Dental Research 

  • IADR was created to advance research and increase knowledge for the improvement of oral health worldwide.

American Association for Dental Research

  • AADR is the largest Division of IADR, with over 4,000 members in the United States.

National Student Research Group

  • The National Student Research Group (NSRG) is the largest scientific group within the AADR with over 1,000 student members annually.
  • NSRG’s goal is to foster an environment in every dental school whereby students interested in enriching their dental education through research are encouraged to do so.
  • Visit the NSRG Web site at www.aadronline.org/nsrg for more information!

What can the NSRG do for you?

  • Promote your research
  • Support your current student research and create new outlets for research opportunities
  • Direct you toward funding opportunities
  • Provide annual AADR NSRG competitions
  • DENTSPLY/Caulk Clinical and Basic Science Competition
  • Local SRG Contests (Newsletter, Membership and Abstracts)
  • Offer a range of student experiences to allow you to practice with peer, local mentors, and institutional mentors.
  • NSRG Board Activities: The NSRG Board meets three times a year to discuss the direction of student research and how to best improve the research experience for our student members.
  • Networking: Networking events provide an environment free of competition for students to learn from each other by sharing their research experiences.
  • Funding: In general you will see funding at several different levels. (Local funding, AADR awards,IADR awards, NIDCR: Individual fellowships and training opportunities)