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