Researcher Profiles

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Professor David Haynes

Deputy Head of Medicine
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Professor David R Haynes is Deputy Head of the School of Medicine, University of Adelaide. He has published well over 100 publications in respected peer reviewed journals. Over the past two decades he has developed a respected international reputation in the fields of bone pathologies, biomaterials and inflammation.

Over the past decade he has been President and Secretary of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Orthopaedic Research ( In these roles he has help organise more than 5 national and 3 international meetings.

Professor Gillian Harvey

Professorial Research Fellow
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Gill is a Professorial Research Fellow in Adelaide Nursing School at the University of Adelaide. Gill has a clinical background in nursing; previous posts in the UK include working as the Director of the Royal College of Nursing’s Quality Improvement Programme, Director of the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) National Collaborating Centre for Nursing and Supportive Care and Professor of Health Management at Alliance Manchester Business School, University of Manchester.

Dr Andrea Harrington

Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Dr. Harrington is a committed laboratory based scientist undertaking research aimed at understanding how the nervous system controls the function of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract and its role in GI dysfunction. After completing her PhD 2008 in Melbourne, Dr. Harrington moved to Adelaide to join a team of international reputable leaders in the field of GI sensory signalling at the Nerve-Gut Research Laboratory (NGL), Disc. of Medicine. Here Dr.

Dr Scott Hanson-Easey

Research Associate
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

I have a formal background in social psychology and joined the School of Public Health in 2012 to manage a National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility (NCCARF) funded project: Public understanding of climate change risk in South Australia. Before that, my PhD research focused on the discursive and rhetorical aspects of racism as it is produced on talkback radio.

Danlu Guo

Postgraduate Student
Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences

My research interests include:
- To develop/improve current methods to assess the impact of climate change on catchment water resources through various hydrological processes, including evapotranspiration and precipitation;
- To identify important climatic drivers in which potential changes will have significant implications on catchment water resources, such as temperature, solar radiation and humidity.

Associate Professor Indra Gunawan

Associate Professor
Faculty of the Professions

Indra Gunawan is Associate Professor in Complex Project Management and Director of Project Management Program in the Entrepreneurship, Commercialisation and Innovation Centre, Faculty of the Professions, the University of Adelaide.

Professor Frank Grutzner

Genetics Lecturer
Faculty of Sciences

Professor Frank Grützner received his PhD at the Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics, Berlin in 2001. In the same year he moved to the Australian National University where he led and international team that resolved the longstanding controversy about the complex sex chromosome system in the platypus. In 2005 he moved to the University of Adelaide, where he is an ARC Australian Research Fellow and group leader at the School of Biological Sciences.

Professor Stan Gronthos

NHMRC Principal Research Fellow
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Prof. Stan Gronthos, PhD, is a National Health and Medical Research Principal Reserach Fellow. His research specialty is in stem cell biology and regenerative medicine. He is Founder and Head of the Mesenchymal Stem Cell Laboratory in the School of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Adelaide. He is also Co-Director of the Centre for Stem Cell Research, University of Adelaide. In 2014, the Mesenchymal Stem Cell Laboratory moved to the South Australian Health and Medical Reserach Institute (SAHMRI) on North Terrace, adjacent to the new Royal Adelaide Hospital site.