Professor Robert Norman is Professor of Reproductive and Periconceptual Medicine at the University of Adelaide and former director of the Robinson Research Institute at the University of Adelaide. He has published 500 peer-reviewed papers, has an h score of 100 and has more than 42,000 citations. He is one of only three gynaecologists who are Fellows of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences in Australia. He was awarded the American Society of Reproductive Medicine's distinguished researcher award in 2013.
In 2010, Professor Robert Norman was appointed as guest professor of Zhejiang University.