Professor Claire Roberts is a graduate of Flinders University (BA 1985) and the University of Adelaide (BSc 1988, BSc Hons 1990, PhD 1995). She is Deputy Director of the Robinson Research Institute at the University of Adelaide South Australia where she leads the Pregnancy and Birth Theme and the Cohort and Intergenerational Studies Facility.
I received my BSc. (Hons) from the University of Adelaide in 2014 after spending the year conducting my honours research in collaboration with academics at the State Key Laboratory of Lithospheric Evolution at the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing.
Dr Hickey is a Royal Adelaide Hospital (RAH) Research Foundation Career Development Fellow at the Dame Rome Mitchell Cancer Research Laboratories (DRMCRL), School of Medicine, University of Adelaide. She was the single recipient of this highly competitive award. Dr Hickey was awarded a PhD in Medicine by the University of Adelaide in December 2006 for research on androgen receptor (AR) signalling in polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), receiving the Vice Chancellor’s special commendation for contribution to field of study.
Dr Tamara Varcoe is a postdoctoral research fellow in the Robinson Research Institute at the University of Adelaide in the Circadian Physiology Research Group. She completed her PhD 2008 at The University of Adelaide, under the supervision of Professor David Kennaway, where she investigated the role of serotonin receptors in the mammalian circadian timing system. Her research now focuses on how the circadian system regulates diverse physiological processes including reproduction and metabolism.
Jesia is a Data Manager for the Australian Cerebral Palsy (CP) Biobank, and a member of the Australian Collaborative Cerebral Palsy Research Group. The Biobank contains DNA samples for parent-child trios for nearly 500 sporadic and familial CP cases and clinical information. In addition, the Biobank contains DNA samples for 1,500 controls. A team of geneticists are involved in whole exome/genome sequencing to investigate the genetic causes of CP.
Dr Kylie Porritt is a Research Fellow for the Transfer Science program of the Joanna Briggs Institute. She has been an active contributor to the field of evidence based health care for over a decade. In her current role she is responsible for developing online educational courses for evidence based health care and is the Course Coordinator for the Master of Public Health Translational Health Science specialisation. Dr Kylie Porritt is an experienced, published researcher having been involved in the conduct of multiple systematic reviews and various health related projects.
Hanna Jagtenberg is a PhD candidate in the Department of Anthropology. After her broad foundational education in the Arts & Humanities (BA Language & Culture Studies with a major in History of International Relations, Utrecht University), she specialised in Conflict Studies & Human Rights (MA, Utrecht University), Diplomacy & Foreign Affairs (Postgraduate Diploma, Netherlands Institute of International Relations Clingendael) and African Studies (MPhil, Leiden University).