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HRI awarded Best Scientific Presentation Award at SOMANZ

HRI awarded Best Scientific Presentation Award at SOMANZ

HRI's Dr Katrina Chau has been awarded Best Scientific Presentation at the 2017 Annual Scientific Meeting held by the Society of Obstetric Medicine of Australia and New Zealand (SOMANZ) in conjunction with the Australasian Diabetes in Pregnancy Society (ADIPS). 

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How to grow a human

How to grow a human
Pregnancy is one of the most nutritionally demanding stages of life for a woman. Decisions about health and nutrition at this point can significantly affect the lifelong health of both the mother and their baby. In the end, the goal of good pregnancy nutrition is to provide adequate nutrients that will promote optimum health in both.
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Celebrating women in research

Celebrating women in research

To celebrate International Women’s Day we are excited to announce the ‘2017 HRI Career Re-start Grants’ recipients. The grant is to acknowledge and help overcome some of the barriers women in science face, in particular, the challenge to remain competitive while on maternity leave. 

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International Women's Day: Supporting Women in Research

International Women's Day: Supporting Women in Research
On the ever of International Women's Day, Dr Christina Bursill has been awarded the HRI’s inaugural Career Re-Start Grant, to support female researchers. The grant was launched in November last year, giving researchers who were pregnant, on maternity leave, or had returned in the last two years to the HRI the chance to apply for a $60,000 grant.
 
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