Public talk on dental school

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THERE will be a public lecture about the creation of the city’s Dental Academy on Wednesday at the University of Portsmouth.

Policy, Practice and Power: Creating a Dental Academy will be the inaugural lecture given by Professor Sara Holmes, who founded the centre in Hampshire Terrace, Southsea in 2010.

Prof Holmes will talk about the development of the academy, which is the country’s first school for dental care professionals to be based at a university.

The lecture will take place in the Portland Building in Portland Street, Portsea from 6pm to 7pm

The talk will be followed by a drinks reception.

The event is free, and reservations can be made online at