Researcher Profiles

Antonina Mikocka-Walus

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Antonina Mikocka-Walus is a psychologist with expertise in clinical health psychology, behavioural medicine and psychosomatic medicine. She graduated in psychology from the University of Warsaw, International Political and Economic Relations from Warsaw School of Economics and Sciences Politiques de Paris, and medicine from the University of Adelaide. After completing her doctorate, she held a postdoctoral position in epidemiology and neuropsychology at Monash University. She worked at the UniSA in 2010-2012 and currently holds an adjunct senior role.

Dr David Adamson

Faculty of the Professions

David Adamson started his professional life as the economist at the CRC for Tropical Pest Management and he has worked on a range of natural resource and agricultural issues throughout Australia. From 2004-2017 David was based at the School of Economics at The University of Queensland working with Professor John Quiggin on climatic variability and uncertainty impacts on water management in Australia’s Murray–Darling Basin.

Dr Matthew Denton

Senior Lecturer in Agronomy
Faculty of Sciences

Matt is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Agriculture, Food and Wine. His areas of interest are crop nutrition and farming systems research with a focus on nitrogen fixation and N cycling in farming systems and agricultural systems in developing countries. He is also a Postgraduate Coordinator for the School of Agriculture, Food and Wine.

Dr Iza Denis

Research Fellow - DRMCRL
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Dr Iza Denis is a National Breast Cancer Foundation of Australia Fellow at the Dame Roma Mitchell Cancer Research Laboratories, Adelaide Medical School, University of Adelaide. In 2009 Dr Denis completed a Bachelor in Life and Earth Sciences at the University of Rennes, France. In 2009, she undertook a Master’s program in Regenerative Medicine (funded by an ERASMUS scholarship) at the DNA damage response laboratory, National University of Galway Ireland (NUIG).

Dr Alison Care

NHMRC CJ Martin Fellow
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Dr. Alison Care is an NHMRC CJ Martin Research Fellow at the Robinson Research Institute. Alison completed a Bachelor of Medical and Pharmaceutical Biotechnology with Honours at the University of South Australia in 2004. She subsequently completed her PhD with Professor Sarah Robertson at the University of Adelaide, where she investigated the role of the macrophage in early pregnancy success.

Christian ll Genova

Faculty of the Professions

Christian Genova II is a PhD candidate at the Centre for Global Food and Resources, Faculty of the Professions, under the supervision of Prof. Wendy Umberger, Dr. Suzie Newman and Dr. Alexandra Peralta. His research looks at the role vegetable production plays in improving household diet quality in rural Vietnam.

Dr Di Zeng

Faculty of the Professions

Di is an applied economist with research experience in agricultural development and food and health economics. His previous work covers Sub-Saharan Africa, East Asia, Southeast Asia, and the United States. His research aims to disentangle the complicated mechanisms linking food, health and economic development from both theoretical and empirical perspectives.

Mr Rohan Yargop

Research Assosicate
Faculty of the Professions

I joined the Centre for Global Food and Resources team at the University of Adelaide as a Research and Teaching Associate in February 2016. I am a recent graduate of the Master’s program offered by CGFAR. I have worked on projects for the South Australian state government through PIRSA (Primary Industries and Regions South Australia) and international projects on smallholder inclusiveness in Indonesia. My current research looks at innovation systems and pathways to collaboration in the South Australian agrifood sector.