Professor Robert Norman’s research is in the area of reproductive health and medicine. He specialises in health around the time of conception and has initiated and led one of the most successful groups in the world in the area of paediatrics and reproductive health through the University’s Robinson Research Institute. He has won several international awards as well as being Scientist of the Year in South Australia and appointed an Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) in 2013. His research has been cited more than 28,000 times and he has more than 450 peer-reviewed publications. He is an active subspecialist in reproductive medicine.