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

Jeffrey Robinson

On Tuesday 31 May, Emeritus Professor Jeffrey Robinson CBE received the Doctor of the University (honoris causa) degree from The University of Adelaide.

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Two Uni of Adelaide researchers join science Academy

Professor Sarah Robertson

Two University of Adelaide researchers have been elected as Fellows of the Australian Academy of Science.

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Listen to audio: Making healthy babies – men’s health matters

Thank you to all who attended last week’s public forum: Making healthy babies – men’s health matters.

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Why inequalities in reproductive health make a difference

Dr Alice Rumbold

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.

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Marijuana use in pregnancy is major risk for preterm birth

Professor Claire Roberts

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.

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Kids’ eating habits highlight need for healthier lunchboxes

Dr Melissa Whitrow

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.

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Country families needed for biggest type 1 diabetes study

Professor Jennifer Couper

Families living in regional Australia will now be able to participate in the nation’s largest study into the causes of type 1 diabetes in early life.

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Honorary degrees awarded to pioneers in health, biotech

Jeffrey Robinson

The outstanding achievements of two pioneering leaders in South Australian science and health – including one whose name graces an internationally regarded research institute – will be recognised with honorary degrees from the University of Adelaide.

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Adelaide leading the way in childhood disability research

Jozef Gecz

International human genetics expert, Professor Jozef Gécz, has been appointed as the inaugural Chair for the Prevention of Childhood Disability, and will lead a five-year, comprehensive multi-disciplinary research program in Adelaide focused on defining the origins and early diagnosis of childhood disability.

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Science meets Parliament

RRI Researchers visited Canberra last week as part of Science meets Parliament (SmP), an annual event organised by Science & Technology Australia.

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