Aengus Kelly

Aengus Kelly

Senior Lecturer in Communications and Knowledge Transfer

School of Dentistry

Harrington Building, HA136

+44 (0) 1772 89 6318

Subject Areas: Dentistry

Aengus Kelly qualified as a dentist in Trinity College Dublin in 1994, and has worked in general practice dentistry in Ireland and the UK for over twenty years. His clinical interests are in communication in dentistry and dental anxiety, and his PhD was in the area of clinical communication in dentistry. He took up a full time teaching role at UCLan in 2016.

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BA BDentSc (Dentistry) Trinity College, Dublin University, 1994

MA (Creative Writing), Bath Spa University, 2003

AdvDipEd (Language and Literacy), Open University, 2009

PhD (Dental Science), Trinity College, Dublin University, 2015

External Activities

Trainer/Facilitator with Medical Protection Education Services


Association for Dental Education in Europe (ADEE)

European Association for Communication in Healthcare (EACH)

Research Activities

Research interests: all areas of communication in healthcare, interprofessional learning and identity