E3S Nonfood WG Webinar – Sensory evaluation in nonfood: what a thrilling challenge!

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Nonfood sensory scientists unveil the challenges and necessary adaptations of sensory evaluation practices for nonfood applications  E3S 10th Anniversary Series  organised by the E3S Nonfood Working Group  15th September 2021, 16 – 17.30 CET – Register now  Sensory evaluation has been widely used in the nonfood sector, particularly in the cosmetics industry for decades. While its value has been acknowledged across many diverse and surprising industries, its […]

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Course “Implicit test for sensory & consumer studies”

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Live online course The Italian Sensory Science Society and his Mind in Mouth (MIMO) Working Group are pleased to present a new 2-day synchronous course focused on the use of Implicit Tests in Sensory and Consumer Science. The course will feature recent advances in the application of implicit methods derived from cognitive psychology for the study of consumers’ preferences. You will get an overview of […]

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Prof. Hely Tuorila awarded with the 1st E3S Established Researcher Award

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The European Sensory Science Society is proud to award the 1st E3S-ERA Established Researcher Award (E3S-ERA) toprof. Hely Tuorila This award recognises the major influence of a European established researcher in Sensory Science who has made major contributions to our understanding of sensory and consumer science, whether in terms of development of new methodologies, applications […]

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E3S 10th Anniversary series events

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In 2021 E3S is celebrating its 10th anniversary. To celebrate this important goal a series of monthly online webinars will be organised, with the final event “10th E3S Symposium” in person, organised in collaboration with the UK IFST Sensory Science Group. Save the date IN PROGRESS Wednesday 9th June 2021,  15.45 – 17.00 CET, Webinar E3S WG […]

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Covid-19 and sensory science: implications on perception, consumer preferences and tests

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FQAP Special Issue edited by Erminio Monteleone, Sara Spinelli, Caterina Dinnella Covid-19 pandemic has impacted tremendously our lives from several points of views. This includes food behaviours and preferences, but also how sensory and consumer testing are conducted due to the restrictions to limit the spread of the virus. One of the symptoms of Covid-19 is alteration in taste and smell […]

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Education WG: Current activities

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Updated Course Cards & List of external examiners (Lead: Bodil Allesen-Holm, DK, D2S) E3S Youtube video channel to exchange sensory videos for teaching (Lead: Catherine Dacremont & Julien Delarue, FR, SFAS) E3S annual PhD courses – discussion of EU-project training schools and international PhD/masters as examples of PhD courses (Lead: Carolina Chaya, ES, AEPAS) Basic sensory program guidance (Lead: Erminio Monteleone, IT, SISS), new sub-group […]

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B-Tex Study

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The B-tex study The E3S Children WG is currently performing a cross-national study on texture perception and preference in children from different European countries: the B-Tex study. Launch of the B-Tex study The first project proposal was made during Eurosense 2016 with first results presented in occasion of Eurosense 2018. Participating scientists Monica Laureati (University […]

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Nonfood Sensory Practices

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Edited by Anne-Marie Pense-Lheritier Irene Bacle Julien Delarue Woodhead Publishing, 2021 Nonfood Sensory Practices demonstrates how sensory professionals from nonfood sectors have embraced sensory evaluation methods for product development and communication of their products’ sensory properties. The book results from the contribution of the members of the Nonfood Working Group of the European Sensory Science Society. It […]

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The Institute for Perception 2021 October Program

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October 26 – 29, 2021 attend in person at The Greenbrier in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia, USA or attend via Zoom OCTOBER 26– SYMPOSIA: Current Topics in Sensory and Consumer Science OCTOBER 27-29 – MASTER CLASS: Machine Learning, Unfolding, and Predictive Analytics in Sensory and Consumer Science Program Description: In October, The Institute for […]

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Sensory Manager job role at Cara Technology, Leatherhead, Surrey, UK

Cara Technology was established in 1995 and today supports FMCG customers in close to 200 countries. It develop and manufacture AROXATM flavour standards, provide sensory proficiency testing schemes, and carry out contract sensory testing of a diverse range of sample types including water, soft drinks, non-alcoholic and alcoholic beers, malts, hops and packaging materials. Assisted […]

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PhD opportunity at the University of Nottingham, UK

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Start date: 1st August 2021, or open until filled. PhD title: Improving the sensory quality of no and low alcohol beers: ‘from Zero to Hero’ Institution: University of Nottingham Eligibility: Due to the funding secured for this scholarship, this opportunity is only open to UK or EU applicants. For further details please visit: https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/jobs/currentvacancies/ref/SCI2015

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Employment Opportunity as Consumer Science Manager at Fonterra, Palmerston North, New Zealand

About us We are a proud New Zealand Co-operative built by generations of farming whānau. We believe nutritious food is essential to sustain people today, and for future generations to thrive, which is why we challenge ourselves to find new ways to bring our dairy goodness to people around the world.  At the Fonterra Research […]

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Open position of researcher within Sensory and Consumer Sciences – RISE, Sweden

The deadline for applications is June 24th, 2021 The researcher at RISE will be working with a range of different research and development projects as well as carrying out shorter industrial consultancy projects in the area of sensory analyses and consumer measures mainly on food products but can also include other materials. The work will […]

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E3S PDO WG Webinar – Why European guidelines to sensory analysis for PDOs?

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E3S 10th Anniversary Series Organised by the E3S PDO Working Group 13th July 2021, 16.00 – 17.15 CET – Register now Sensory evaluation to establish compliance of PDO products in relation with the sensory description in their official specification is a legal requirement for certification according to EU Reg. 1151/2012. Standard methods do not exist, and […]

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E3S Children WG Webinar – Texture matters!

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A cross-national project on texture preference, food neophobia and healthy eating in European children E3S 10th Anniversary Series organised by the E3S Children Working Group 9th June 2021, 15.45 – 17.00 CET – Register now Texture is one of the main drivers of food acceptance and rejection, especially for young consumers. This sensory modality is also […]

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E3S Workshop at Eurosense 2020

Tuesday 15 December 2020 | 16h10 – 17h40 Covid-19 and sensory science: implications on perception, consumer preferences and testing Coordinators: Caterina Dinnella (SISS), Laura Laguna (AEPAS) and Sara Spinelli (SISS) Discussants: Erminio Montelone, Paula Varela, Julien Delarue, Monica Laureati, Rebecca Ford, John Hayes and Hely Tuorila The aim of this workshop organised by the European […]

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Job opportunity at as Research Scientist at Institut Paul Bocuse Research Center (Lyon, France)

Application deadline: Nov. 30th  2020 Permanent position. Lyon France. Beginning 2021 The Institut Paul Bocuse Research Center invites applications for a tenure-track research position. We are especially interested in applicants with significant experience in one or more of the following areas: – Eating behavior and food preferences – Mechanisms of food choices and decisions The […]

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Covi-19 Pandemic – Message to members

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In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the E3S would like to remind members of the following points when considering Sensory and Consumer testing: Each country is at a different stage in the pandemic and are facing slightly different challenges so please follow your own country’s government advice, legislation and public health guidelines. Consider your social […]

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8th E3S Symposium and general assembly

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organised by the Italian Sensory Science Society and the University of Milan Programme and registration

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Research Seminar at the Institut Paul Bocuse Research Center

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December 13th, 2019 – 2:00pm to 4:00pm Marilena AielloResearcher in Cognitive Neuroscience at Scuola Internazionale Superiore di Studi Avanzati (SISSA) – ItalySemantic Memory and Eating: insight from a neuropsychological perspective Open to researchers and our Research and Innovation Committee’s members(possibility to participate by webconference) – Free Registration PROGRAMThank you to confirm your attendance by mail […]

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Sensory Courses 2020 at Campden BRI and University of Nottingham, UK

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Date of Course: 20th – 24th January 2020 Time: 9am – 5pm Title of Course: Sensory Evaluation – Statistical Methods and Interpretation Course Venue: University of Nottingham, Sutton Bonington Campus, LE12 5RD, UK. Course Summary: This four day intensive course delivered by the University of Nottingham and Campden BRI takes delegates through some of the […]

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PhD course “Sensory evaluation and food preferences”

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January 27, 28 and 31, 2020, University of Copenhagen, Denmark Enrollment deadline: 06/01/2020 Please note that you can get either 1.5 ECTS or 5 ECTS for the PhD course depending on the work load. You can see the course descriptions here: https://phdcourses.ku.dk/DetailKursus.aspx?id=106966&sitepath=NAT  (1.5 ECTS) https://phdcourses.ku.dk/DetailKursus.aspx?id=106965&sitepath=NAT  (5 ECTS) Admission to the course takes place upon application. Please […]

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Conference on Food Reformulation – Regulation and Marketing

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June 18-19, 2020, Technical University of Munich, Campus Freising – POSTPONED! In light of the current spread of Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 and uncertainty about travel conditions the Organizing Committee has decided to cancel the meeting for the time of 18-19 June and to postpone it to a later date. We will provide you with more details […]

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Conference “Regendering Science. For an inclusive research environment”

Session 2.1 Mainstreaming diversities in agro-food research 27th-28th January 2020, Bologna, Italy Call for papers: 8th December, 2019 The Consortium of “PLOTINA. Promoting gender balance and inclusion in research, innovation and training” is pleased to invite you to take part to the project final conference “Regendering Science. For an inclusive research environment” (27th-28th January 2020, […]

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