The School of Dentistry heard that Prof Alastair Sloan has been appointed as the new Head of the Dental School at Cardiff University. He officially starts on August 1st Dental Alumni will remember Alastair who was a former Staff-Student President. He was Lecturer in Oral Biology (2000 to 2005) , gaining his PhD in 1997 followed by a Postdoctoral Research Fellow position (1997 to 199). His love of music was evident in his participation in the Dental Student Music Society which was the forerunner to the Performing Arts Society. Here are a few photographs from Alastair’s days at Birmingham, a trip down memory lane.