Robert Norman holds a personal chair as Emeritus Professor for Reproductive and Periconceptual Medicine at the University of Adelaide and is a subspecialist in reproductive medicine (CREI) and in endocrine biochemistry (FRCPA). He was Director of the Robinson Research Institute at the University of Adelaide from 2008 to 2013. He has been leader of two NHMRC Program Grants and has published over 500 peer-reviewed publications and one book. He has an h score of 110 (Google Scholar) with more than 56,660 citations. He serves on the editorial board of major reproductive journals. He has been given the top awards of the American Society of Reproductive Medicine (ASRM), the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE) and the Asia Pacific Initiative on Reproduction (ASPIRE).