Professor Bruce Robinson has received national and international recognition through awards and invitations to speak and write on endocrine tumours. He has forged links with countries in SE Asia including Vietnam, Cambodia, Myanmar and China and has assisted in training hundreds of health professionals from these countries. He has reformed curricula locally and is working to assist this process in Vietnam and Myanmar. He has mentored many students in scientific method and supported their career development. He is an advocate for patient groups with endocrine disease including thyroid and endocrine tumours.