11th E3S annual Symposium 2023: SAVE THE DATE

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Uniqueness and diversity in a globalized world – a sensory perspective 15-16 May 2023 Uppsala, Sweden The European Sensory Science Society is happy to announce the dates of the Symposium 2023. This year it will take place in collaboration with the Swedish Sensory Network (SSN) (Sweden) Trade and technology have made the world into a […]

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UNDERSTANDING CONSUMERS 2023

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PREFERENCES, EXPECTATIONS, CONTEXTS, INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES, EMOTIONS AND IMPLICIT METHODS + RLAB June 7-9, 2023 SISS (Italian Sensory Science Society) presents the 7th renewed Live Online Edition of a 3-day synchronous course in sensory and consumer science, enriched by a R-lab optional module. The course will feature recent advances in cognitive psychology applied to sensory and […]

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New Zealand progresses Horizon Europe negotiations with European Commission

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New Zealand and the European Commission have concluded formal negotiations on New Zealand’s Association to Pillar Two of Horizon Europe, the European Union’s largest ever research and innovation programme. Negotiations were positive, with the hope that New Zealand will become an Associate Member in early 2023. In anticipation of Association, New Zealand researchers and organisations […]

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I International Course on Sensometrics – AEPAS course

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When: 11th -15th September 2023 Where: ETSI Agronómica, Alimentaria y de Biosistemas (Universidad Politécnica de Madrid), Madrid, Spain During the last two decades or so, new methods of sensory analysis have gained ground. Among these methods, we single out Free Sorting Task, Check All That Apply, Projective Mapping also called Naping, TDS and TCATA. These […]

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The Institute for Perception Courses

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Course #1: Advertising Claims Support Case Histories and Principles  April 11-13, 2023, Presented at the Greenbrier | White Sulphurs Springs WV And also live stremed via Zoom This course has been developed for sensory and consumer scientists, product developers, market research managers, package/product testing specialists, and attorneys specializing in advertising law. Course #2: Fundamentals of […]

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Call for Abstracts: The psychosocial and cultural dimensions of altered eating – Altered Taste Symposium

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3rd International Symposium on Altered Taste 14 – 15 September 2023 – Lyon, France A changed relationship with food can occur for many reasons, from illness to aging to shifts in the food environment. The impact of this can range from a loss of pleasure in food and eating, to lower food intake and potential […]

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GIRACT – European PhD in Flavor Research Award – winner SISS member Margarita Kokkorou

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SISS member Margarita Kokkorou wins Giract 2023 award with research on developing sustainable meals for canteens. Awarded to SISS member Margarita Kokkorou (University of Florence) the Giract Award – Promoting Flavor Research amongst PhD Students in Europe 2023 for first-year PhD students for the research “New approaches to develop sensory-hedonic based interventions to promote healthier […]

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PhD Project Advertisment – University of Reading (UK)

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Project title: A reverse engineering approach to sucrose replacement in biscuits: modelling textureProject No: FBS2023-51-Rodriguez Garcia-rqLead supervisor: Julia Rodriguez Garcia, Department of Food and Nutritional Sciences, University of ReadingEmail: j.rodriguezgarcia@reading.ac.ukCo-supervisors:Gareth Tribello, Queen’s University Belfast, Mauricio Cafiero, University of Reading, Stella Lignou, University of Reading Apply through the FoodBioSystems DTP website before the 30th of January […]

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Post-doctoral position in Consumer Science and Public Engagement al Aarhus University, Denmark

The Department of Food Science, Food Quality Perception & Society Team (Aarhus University, Denmark) invites application for one year post-doctoral position within Consumer Science and Public Engagement Start date: 1st April 2023 Deadline: 31st January 2023 Apply here The position The position is funded through European projects focused on Public Engagement and Living Labs in […]

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SAVE THE DATE – The 13th International Conference on Culinary Arts & Science (ICCAS)

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June 17-20, 2024 Kristianstad University, Sweden The scientific program will elaborate on different aspects related to the main conference theme ”How can healthy and sustainable food choices be facilitated in a changing society?”. Welcome to join for the latest research within the field of food, meals and culinary arts and at the same time celebrate the unique […]

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PhD opportunity: Exploring the association between temperature and sweetness perception. University of Nottigham, UK

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Sweet snacks and dessert tend to give consumers a great pleasure and satisfaction, but often it also gives consumers a guilty emotion after consumption due to its high calorie content. The global sugar reduced/free sweet food market continue evolving due to increased number of health-conscious consumers, which does not only give consumers the indulgent sensation, […]

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PhD opportunity: Understanding the sensory perception of topically applied products. University of Nottigham, UK

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The cosmetics industry relies on consumer’s evaluation of their products to understand if they are desirable. However, little research exists systematically exploring relationships between sensory perception of tactile properties, consumer liking, emotional response and physical rheology. This information is important as it can be used to inform new product formulations. Therefore, the aim of this PhD […]

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Pangborn 2023: Abstract submission

Abstract submission deadlines Workshops: 3 February 2023Talks and posters:  3 March 2023 Abstracts are invited on the following themes for presentation at Pangborn 2023: 1. Fundamentals of sensory perception2. Sensory science and individual or population diversities3. Emerging sensory and consumer science methodologies4. Sensometrics5. Challenges and opportunities in a digital sensory world6. Effective use of sensory […]

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Post of the month: November 2022 – ABOUT EUROSENSE 2022

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Nicky Coucke, University Ghent “After waiting four years since the last Eurosense conference was organized on location, it was finally time again for all sensory and consumer researchers to come together in Turku, Finland for the 10th biennially Eurosense conference organized from September 13th till September 16th. The theme of this year’s Eurosense conference was […]

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Regional Head – Client Managed Sensory Panels (EMEA)

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Remote Netherlands – MMR Research Worldwide – Full time MMR is a global leader in guiding innovation for clients within the food, drink and personal care sectors. MMR is looking for a highly experienced Regional Managed Sensory Head to manage a section of business looking after sensory panels dedicated to specific clients, under the supervision […]

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Research Officer/Postdoctoral Fellow with FEAST, New Zealand

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School of Food and Advanced Technology, College of SciencesTerm length: fixed-termHours of work: full-time Combing implicit and explicit measure of emotional response to better predict food choice. FEAST, the Food experience and sensory testing Lab, is inviting applications for an experienced Research Officer to deliver and lead and deliver a stimulating 3-year fixed term research project […]

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Request for Proposal for EUROSENSE 2026

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The European Sensory Science Society is soliciting proposals for Eurosense 2026 – the 12th European Conference on Sensory and Consumer Research. The European Sensory Science Society (E3S) is a nonprofit organisation constituted in Florence (Italy) on the 12th of May 2011, and includes today fourteen partners, the national sensory societies from Austria, Denmark, Finland, France, […]

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CALL FOR PROPOSAL for hosting Pangborn 2027

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Notification of intention to submit a proposal deadline: 30 November 2022Deadline for submission of full proposals: 30 June 2023 The Executive Committee of the Pangborn Sensory Science Symposia (Exec) is soliciting proposals for the 17th Pangborn Sensory Science Symposium to take place in 2027.Those interested in chairing and hosting the 2027 Pangborn Symposium are invite […]

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E3S EUROSENSE STUDENT AWARD 2022: The reports of the winners

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Read the reports of the winners from the conference – EuroSense 2022 Leonardo Menghi – E3S EuroSense Student Awards 2022 dedicated to Pieter Punter, University of Trento (Italy) and University of Southern Denmark (Denmark), Italian Sensory Science Society (SISS) and Danish Sensory Society/Dansk Sensorik Selskab (D2S) Read the report: https://www.e3sensory.eu/report-from-eurosense-2022/ Victoria Norton – E3S EuroSense Student Awards […]

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Report from EuroSense 2022

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E3S Eurosense Student Award – Ansung Kim I would like to express my heartfelt delight and thank to the European Sensory Science Society (E3S) for the recognition of my work and to my supervisors for their support. It was a great honour to receive the E3S Eurosense Student Award and present my work in oral […]

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Report from EuroSense 2022

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E3S Eurosense Student Award – Hannah Ford The tenth Eurosense conference, ‘A Sense of Earth’, was fittingly located in Finland. A country well known for its calm, restorative powers and its connection with nature. From the warm and enthusiastic welcome, I could ‘sense’ and came to appreciate the opportunities the next few days had in […]

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Report from EuroSense 2022

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E3S Eurosense Student Award – Victoria Norton I would like to thank the European Sensory Society (E3S) for kindly awarding me one of the E3S EuroSense Student Awards and giving me the opportunity to attend EuroSense 2022. It was my first time attending an in-person EuroSense, so it was great to finally get the full […]

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Report from EuroSense 2022

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E3S Eurosense Student Pieter Punter Award – Leonardo Menghi After two challenging years due to the spreading of the Covid-19 pandemic, our community finally met in Turku (Finland) on the occasion of the 10th Eurosense conference. It’s undeniable how the pandemic made us realize the importance of human contact. Having again face-to-face interactions with a […]

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Conclusion of the E3S 10th anniversary celebrations: Eurosense 2022

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The opening at Eurosense was a very touching moment, which involved all participants: Joanne Hort, the second E3S Chair, looks back on 10th years of the European Sensory Science Society, in honour of the 10th E3S anniversary, concluding the celebrations that began in 2021. Another touching moment followed the opening with the awarding of Erminio […]

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