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Emeritus Professor Jeffrey Robinson CBE receives the Doctor of the University (honoris causa) degree from The University of Adelaide

On Tuesday 31 May, Emeritus Professor Jeffrey Robinson CBE received the Doctor of the University (honoris causa) degree from The University of Adelaide. Prof Robinson was born in Northern Ireland, graduated from Queen’s University, Belfast in 1967 and, after establishing a research career at the University of Oxford, was appointed Professor of Reproductive Medicine at […]

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Media Release: Two Uni of Adelaide researchers join science Academy

Two University of Adelaide researchers have been elected as Fellows of the Australian Academy of Science. Emeritus Professor Geoff Fincher (School of Agriculture, Food and Wine, and ARC Centre of Excellence in Plant Cell Walls) and Professor Sarah Robertson (Robinson Research Institute) are among the new Fellows elected nationally for their significant contributions and lasting […]

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Making healthy babies – men’s health matters, audio available

Thank you to all who attended last week’s public forum: Making healthy babies – men’s health matters. For those unable to attend, we recorded the audio from the evening – please click here to listen, and feel free to share with those who may be interested. Healthy Development Adelaide and the Robinson Research Institute will host […]

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Media Release: Why inequalities in reproductive health make a difference

A University of Adelaide researcher whose work aims to highlight and resolve inequalities in reproductive health for Aboriginal women has today been awarded the inaugural Healthy Development Adelaide Women’s Excellence in Research Award. Dr Alice Rumbold is a National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Career Development Fellow with the University of Adelaide’s Robinson Research […]

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Media Release: Marijuana use in pregnancy is major risk for preterm birth

International research led by the University of Adelaide has for the first time shown a direct link between continued marijuana use during pregnancy and pre-term birth. The study evaluated data from more than 5500 pregnant women from Australia, New Zealand, Ireland and the United Kingdom who took part in the SCOPE (SCreening fOr Pregnancy Endpoints) […]

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Media Release: Kids’ eating habits highlight need for healthier lunchboxes

New research from the University of Adelaide shows children aged 9-10 years old are receiving almost half of their daily energy requirements from “discretionary” or junk foods. The study evaluated the core food intake of more than 430 South Australian children aged 9-10. The results – published recently in the Journal of Human Nutrition and […]

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