FREE Research and Education series

Red Nose presents a free bi-monthly Research and Education Series for 2024.

Research presentations by Red Nose funded researchers, National Scientific Advisory Group (NSAG) members, and Red Nose staff.

14 May 2024

Join Laureate Prof Roger Smith, from The University of Newcastle and Red Nose CEO, Keren Ludski for the inaugural Red Nose Research and Education series event.

The first session will be Tuesday 14th May at 6:30 pm (AEST) via online webinar. Please use the form below to register and a link will be sent to you closer to the event.

Speakers and topics

Laureate Professor Roger Smith, The University of Newcastle

  • Understanding the Biochemistry of Placental Aging to Develop Diagnostic Tests to Predict Pregnancies at Risk of Stillbirth

Keren Ludski, Red Nose CEO

  • Supporting families through perinatal/neonatal loss and miscarriage

About the speakers

Laureate Professor Roger Smith- The University of Newcastle

Laureate Professor Roger Smith AM has over thirty years of exceptional scientific leadership and skills in reproduction related research as evidenced by his Distinguished Scientist Award from the Society of Reproductive Investigation in Paris, March 2019. Prof Smith is the first person from the Southern hemisphere to be recognised by this award. He has previously received the Australasian Medal of the British Endocrine Society and the University of Siena Prize for Interdisciplinary Research, Fellowship of the ANZCOG and SRB, and Order of Australia for his contributions to women’s health and Indigenous health. In July 2019 Prof Smith will give the invited Sharpey-Schafer Prize Lecture at Physiology 2019 in Aberdeen.

Keren Ludski - CEO Red Nose Australia

As an experienced and passionate clinician, Keren has a deep understanding of psychological distress, grief and trauma. She advocates for systematic organisational and societal change to ensure improvements in the support for bereaved parents.

Register for the event