Andrew Sinclair


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Adjunct Professor Monash University, Department of Nutrition, Dietetics & Food, Notting Hill, Australia

Emeritus Professor, Deakin University.

Visiting Professor South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, China

Guest Professor, Institute of Nutrition, Qingdao University, Qingdao, China



Bachelor of Agricultural Science, University of Melbourne, 1965,

Doctor of Philosophy, University of Melbourne, 1969.


Asia Pacific Clinical Nutrition Society Award, 2019

Elected Fellow ISSFAL, 2016,

AOCS-Australasia Research Award, 2015

ISSFAL Alexander Leaf Lifetime Research Award, 2014

Elected Honorary Fellow of the Australian College of Nutritional and Environmental Medicine, 2013

Elected Fellow of the Nutrition Society of Australia, 2003

HDR Supervisor of the Year, RMIT University 2002

Elected Fellow of the Australian Institute of Food Science & Technology, 2001

Supelco/Nicholas Pellick AOCS Research Award, 1999

HDR Supervisor of the Year, Deakin University 1994

Previous positions:

2019 –          Guest Professor, Qingdao University, Qingdao, China

2015 -           Adjunct Professor, Department of Nutrition, Dietetics and Food, Monash University

2015 - 2016  Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China, Visiting Professor and Lecturer in Nutrition  

2015 - 2016  Visiting Professor, South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, China

2010 - 2014  Professor of Nutrition Science, School of Medicine, Deakin University

2008 - 2011  Director of the Metabolic Research Unit, Deakin University

2007 - 2014  Chair, Animal Welfare Committee, Deakin University

2006 - 2009  Professor of Human Nutrition, Deakin University

1992 - 2005 Professor of Biochemistry and Food Science, RMIT University

1990 - 1994 Research Fellow, Deakin University, Geelong, Victoria

1988 - 1989 Principal Lecturer, Department of Applied Biology, RMIT.

1985 - 1988 Senior Lecturer in Nutritional Biochemistry, Department of Applied Biology, RMIT.

1975 - 1985 Research Scientist, Victorian Department of Agriculture, Veterinary Research Institute, Parkville,

1970 - 1974 Research Fellow, Nuffield Institute of Comparative Medicine, Zoological Society, London, UK.

1969 - 1970 Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Biochemistry, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada.


Director, Australian Nutrition Trust Fund, 2019 -

Academic Trustee, Board of Trustees, ILSI Australasia Inc, 2007-.

Chair, Animal Ethics Committee, Deakin University, 2008-2014

Deputy Chair, Research & Research Training Committee, Deakin University, 2013

Director, Metabolic Research Unit, Deakin University, 2008-2012

Chair, National Committee for Nutrition, Australian Academy of Science, 2011-2013.

Member, National Committee for Nutrition, Australian Academy of Science 2009-2010.

Chair, FAO/WHO Review Panel on risks and benefits of seafood consumption, 2010

President of Board of Trustees, ILSI Australasia Inc, 2009-2011.

Scientific Advisor, The Omega 3 Centre (Australia), 2005-2017

Chair, Australian Nutrition Trust Fund, 2013-2018

President, Nutrition Society of Australia, 2008-2009.

Honorary Secretary, Nutrition Society of Australia, 2004-2005

Honorary Editor, Nutrition Society of Australia, 1983-1985

Conference chairperson, International and National conferences, organization and fund raising

(International: Adelaide – 1992; National: Melbourne -1995; International: Cairns - 2006).


Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Research area keywords

  • Nutrition, Lipids, Nutritional Biochemistry, Omega 3 fatty acids, CMPF, Furan Fatty Acids

Collaborations and top research areas from the last five years

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