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Grant Brinkworth

Senior Principal Research Scientist in Human Nutrition, CSIRO

A senior exercise and nutritional research scientist for the CSIRO Food and Nutrition Flagship. He is responsible for developing and leading several large-scale clinical studies into the role of diet and exercise on weight loss and the prevention and treatment of lifestyle diseases, including obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease. He has published more than 60 scientific papers and is an adjunct research fellow at the University of South Australia. He received a CSIRO Medal for Research Excellence in 2005 and the CSIRO Julius Career Development Award for outstanding scientific achievement in 2008.


  • –present
    Post-doctoral Fellow in Human Nutrition, CSIRO