Our vision is life-time health for all children and families, through research excellence.

About us

We are uncovering how events and circumstances before birth and in early life, impact healthy development, susceptibility to disease and resistance to adversity. 

Who we are

Our researchers

The Institute brings together more than 45 Research Leaders and their teams to conduct internationally renowned research and translation into clinical care and health policy.

Research leaders

Our focus

Reproductive and early life origins of health and disease.

Our research priority

Partner or collaborate with us

We strive to work proactively with others to advance research and improve outcomes in reproduction, pregnancy and child health.

Partner or collaborate with us

Be involved

Be involved through research trials, student opportunities, making a donation, or connecting with us.

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Research services

The Institute offers a suite of services to advance our research priorities, and to provide consultancy and increased capacity for academic and commercial clients.

Our services

In the news

2021 RRI Annual Report just released

The Robinson Research Institute is pleased to release its 2021 Annual Report.

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South Australian of the Year to lead Women's and Children's research

University of Adelaide Professor Helen Marshall AM has been appointed to the inaugural role of Clinical Research Director at the Women’s and Children’s Health Network (WCHN).

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Recording: Intergenerational transmission of obesity

Professor Leanne Redman presented a joint session of the Women's and Children's Hospital / RRI Grand Rounds in July 2022 on: Can we curb the intergenerational transmission of obesity with lifestyle interventions?

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