John Aitken (biologist)

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Robert John Aitken is a British-born Australian-based reproductive biologist and Pro Vice-Chancellor of the Faculty of Health and Medicine and Laureate Professor of Biological Sciences at the University of Newcastle. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh,[1] the Australian Academy of Science[2] and the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences.[3]

Awards and honors[edit]

  • Carl G. Hartman Award, Society for the Study of Reproduction, USA, 2016[4]
  • NSW Scientist of the Year, 2012[5][6]


  1. ^ "Professor Robert John Aitken FRSE - The Royal Society of Edinburgh". The Royal Society of Edinburgh. Retrieved 20 March 2018.
  2. ^ "Professor John Aitken | Australian Academy of Science". Retrieved 20 March 2018.
  3. ^ "Fellowship | AAHMS – Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences". Retrieved 25 June 2018.
  4. ^ "Carl G. Hartman Award". 16 August 2013. Retrieved 20 March 2018.
  5. ^ "Honour Roll - NSW Chief Scientist & Engineer". Retrieved 20 March 2018.
  6. ^ Phillips, Nicky (14 November 2012). "Thinking about sex all the time becomes an honour". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 20 March 2018.

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