Monthly Archives: December 2012
Associate Professor Jeremy Thompson comments on a study conducted by international researchers and led by the World Health Organisation claiming infertility rates worldwide have remained relatively unchanged over the last 20 years. Read the full article and Jeremy’s comments
Author: Sunanda Creagh / Interviewee: Jeremy Thompson Infertility rates worldwide have remained relatively unchanged over the last 20 years, a new global study has found. The study, conducted by international researchers and led by the World Health Organisation (WHO), involved examining data from 277 national surveys in 190 countries covering the years 1990 to 2010. The results were […]
Last week the inaugural Robinson Institute Research Symposium and Annual Celebration was held to showcase some of the brilliant research being conducted by Robinson Institute Members. Research highlights included preterm progress, pre-eclampsia, asthma and pregnancy, endometriosis and cerebral palsy. Congratulations to the following award winners: 2012 Robinson Institute Director’s Award: Prof Sarah Robertson Robinson Foundation Funding Program 2012: Dr […]
A dedicated asthma support service for pregnant women is being established by Adelaide University. It will start a trial service next year at the Lyell McEwin Health Service in the northern suburbs. Read the full story.
Congratulations to all the well deserving recipients of the 2012 Obstetrics and Gynaecology Awards. The winners are as follows: Most Outstanding Paper in the Discipline (Basic): Laura Watson Most Outstanding Paper in the Discipline (Clinical): Prof Michael Davies Most Outstanding Honours Students: Bianca van Dierman Robert Seamark Postgraduate Award: Lisa Akison Early Career Researchers Award: […]
The School of Paediatrics and Reproductive Health are the only department in the whole of Australia to receive an ERA rating of 5 in the field of paediatrics and reproductive health. A rating of 5 is the highest level and demonstrates the research is well above world class level. Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) […]
The Friends of Science in Medicine (FSM) which was co-founded by Professor Alastair MacLennan, has won Skeptic of the Year. FSM was formed out of concern of the increasing number of Australian Universities including pseudosciences in the health science courses and preparing graduates to practise them. FSM sought support from the scientific and clinical communities and […]