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Associate Professor Peter Roberts

Associate Professor

Contact Information Telephone: (61 8) 6304 5455, Email:, Campus: Joondalup, Room: JO17.210
Staff Member Details
Telephone: (61 8)  6304 5455  
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO17.210  


Staff Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science Honours, The University of Western Australia .
  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Western Australia .


Recent Research Grants

  • A joint Australian-China pilot survey on "Suboptimal Health",  The Department of Industry, Innovation, Climate Change, Science, Research and Tertiary Education ,  Australia-China Science and Research Fund Group Missions,  2013 - 2014,  $43,600.
  • The influence of placental growth and development on fetal growth in in vitro fertilization and normal pregnancies,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Early Career Researcher Grant - 2012 (Round 1),  2012,  $24,421.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Journal Articles

  • McEvoy, A., Roberts, P., Yap, K., Matson, P., (2014), Development of a simplified method of human semen storage for the testing of sperm DNA fragmentation using the Halosperm G2 test kit. Fertility and Sterility, 102(4), 981-988, DOI: 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2014.07.737.
  • Liu, Y., Chapple, V., Roberts, P., Ali, J., Matson, P., (2014), Time-lapse videography of human oocytes following intracytoplasmic sperm injection: Events up to the first cleavage division. Reproductive Biology, 14(4), 249-256, DOI: 10.1016/j.repbio.2014.08.003.
  • Liu, Y., Chapple, V., Roberts, P., Matson, P., (2014), Prevalence, consequence, and significance of reverse cleavage by human embryos, viewed with the use of the embryoscope time-lapse video system. Fertility and Sterility, 102(5), 1295-1300, New York, USA, DOI: 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2014.07.1235.
  • Stemp, M., Roberts, P., McClements, A., Chapple, V., Natalwala, J., Black, M., Matson, P., (2014), Serum concentrations of the biomarkers CA125, CA15-3, CA72-4, tPSA and PAPP-A in natural and stimulated ovarian cycles. Asian Pacific Journal of Reproduction, 3(2), 90-96, DOI: 10.1016/S2305-0500(14)60010-5.
  • Thomson, A., Roberts, P., Bittles, A., (2013), Navigating the maze: ethics approval pathways for intellectual disability research. Journal of Medical Ethics, 40(11), 782-786, DOI: 10.1136/medethics-2012-100899.
  • Gladstones, G., Burton, P., Mark, PJ., Waddell, BJ., Roberts, P., (2012), Immunolocalisation of 11?-HSD-1 and -2, glucocorticoid receptor, mineralocorticoid receptor and Na +K +-ATPase during the postnatal development of the rat epididymis. Journal of Anatomy, 220(4), 350-362, Oxford, United Kingdom, DOI: 10.1111/j.1469-7580.2012.01481.x.

Conference Publications

  • Wang, W., Bittles, A., Sim, M., Roberts, P., (2012), Adapting to life in Asian mega-cities. Proceedings of the International Association of Physiological Anthropology conference 2012, 1-46, Beijing.

Research Student Supervision

Principal Supervisor

  • Master of Science (Human Biology),  Is The Treatment And Transport Of Asystolic Cardiac Arrest Patients To Hospital By Ambulance Services Appropriate?.
  • Master of Science (Human Biology),  Biomarkers Of Disease: Concerntrations In The Serum Of Women During Natural And Stimulated Ovarian Cycles And During Early Pregnancy.
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Parental And Carer Responses To Angelman Syndrome And Prader-willi Syndrome.
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Glucocorticoid Metabolism And Action In The Rat Epididymis..
  • Master of Science (Human Biology),  The Clinical Utility Of The Halosperm Assay And The Development Of A Simplified Method Of Human Semen Storage For The Testing Of Sperm Dna Fragmentation..
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