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HDA and Robinson Research Institute community forum | May 6 2015

You’re invited to the community forum: Peri-conception planning to protect pregnancy and infant health Date:  Wednesday 6 May, 5.00 – 7.30pm (doors open from 5.00pm for registration and refreshments) Venue: Parkview Room, Adelaide Pavilion, corner of South Tce and Peacock Rd FREE admission Full program and registration can be found here Hosted by the Robinson […]

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Election of Fellows to new Australian Academy of Health and Medical Science

I am delighted to announce that five of our academic staff were recognised in Canberra on Wednesday for their outstanding contributions to medical research by being elected Fellows of the new Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences. The Academy aims to promote health and medical research and its translation into practice, to enable a healthier community in […]

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Publishing your work in nature journals seminar | 2 December 2014

Hosted by University of Adelaide, School of Paediatrics and Reproductive Health together with South Australian Branch of Human Genetics Society of Australasia (HGSA) Publishing your work in Nature journals Date: Tuesday 2 December 2014 Time: 12:00 – 1:00 Venue: Hone Lecture Theatre, Ground Floor, Medical School South, The University of Adelaide Seminar presented by: Dr […]

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Congratulations to the Faculty Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Finalists

With topics ranging from Pakistani maternal and child health to gene therapy for cystic fibrosis sufferers and the effectiveness of gloves protecting paramedics from insecticide poisoning, this week’s Faculty 3MT final was an inspiring and informative event. In a tightly fought competition,  Harshavardini Padmanabhan (Paediatrics) and Isabella-Rose Meredith (Obstetrics and Gynaecology) were chosen as Faculty […]

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Robinson Research Institute’s Science Stories: A new approach to improve IVF success

At least 1 in 6 Australian couples experience infertility and now 4% of children are conceived by IVF – and this number is on the rise. Age is the largest cause of infertility and increasingly women are having children later in life, and turning to IVF. However, IVF is not a magic solution that works […]

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Current Controversies in Gestational Diabetes Seminar

You are invited to attend… Current Controversies in Gestational Diabetes A one day conference on gestational diabetes Featuring  guest discussant: Prof Chittaranjan Yajnik Prof CS Yajnik, Director Diabetes Unit, KEM Hospital Pune, India, is a Consultant Physician, Diabetologist and the Director of Diabetes Unit at the King Edward Memorial Hospital, Pune where he has been […]

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Community Event | Born too Soon | A Robinson Institute and Healthy Development Adelaide

You are cordially invited to Born too Soon A Robinson Institute and Healthy Development Adelaide Community Event. Preterm birth is a global challenge. 15 million babies are born preterm each year, with 24,000 born here in Australia. In this community forum, leading researchers from the University of Adelaide’s Robinson Institute will discuss the challenges surrounding […]

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Public Event: Early Life Nutrition

This is an unique opportunity to hear from some of Australia’s finest practitioners and researchers, and have your questions about pregnancy and early childhood nutrition answered. Does being ‘a little overweight’ in pregnancy result in health problems for the mother? The baby? Does the food a pregnant woman eats have a role in preventing or causing allergy […]

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New mums needed for biggest type 1 diabetes study

A new national study is seeking up to 1400 pregnant women or those who have recently given birth to help solve the mystery of how our modern environment could be contributing to the doubling of type 1 diabetes cases over the past 20 years. The study – led by researchers at the University of Adelaide’s Robinson […]

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HDA EVENT: It’s time for Your Fertility

Supported by the Robinson Institute, University of Adelaide and the Fertility Coalition, as part of Fertility Week  Thursday 5 September 2.30 – 6.00pm, registration from 2.00pm Eclipse Room, Level 4, Union House University of Adelaide (North Terrace campus) Our expert speakers will be providing the latest research and information on preconception health; men’s age and […]

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