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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E3S EuroSense Student Awards 2022 – THE WINNERS

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The European Sensory Science Society is pleased to announce the winners of the 2022 edition of the E3S Eurosense Student Awards. The E3S Eurosense Student Award Committee thanks all the 11 students that applied and congratulate them on the extremely high level of the extended abstracts submitted. There are four awards, one of which is dedicated […]

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15th Pangborn Sensory Science Symposium

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Meeting new challenges in a changing world 20-24 August 2023 | Nantes, France Programme The 15th Pangborn Sensory Science Symposium will be held at La Cité des Congrès de Nantes, located in the heart of historic Nantes, France. In keeping with the traditions of this Symposium from the inaugural meeting in 1992 to honour the […]

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SAPERE e-conference: The relation of Sensory food education and Sustainability

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October 20, 2022 – Online event 15:00 – 17:00 CEST SAPERE aisbl is an international network gathering researchers, educators and organisations with the aim to spread sensory education and food education to children in schools and kindergartens. The program of the e-conference is: 15.00 – 15.20 Introduction (Stina Algotson, SAPERE chairman) and presentation of the […]

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E3S Workshop at EuroSense 2022: North, South, East, West: A diverse cross-cultural perspective on consumer food choices and preferences

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Friday 16th September, 2022 10.30 – 12.00 Teatro Hall As usual E3S will organise a workshop at Eurosense, this time in collaboration with other international sensory societies. The workshop will take place on the Teatro Hall at 16th September 2022 during the Eurosense conference. Chair: Paula Varela (Nofima, Norway) and Carolina Chaya (Universidad Politécnica de […]

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Effects and Implications of COVID-19 for the Human Senses, Consumer Preferences, Appetite and Eating Behaviour

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Published: August 2022 Edited by: Derek V. Byrne This book is a reprint of the Special Issue Effects and Implications of COVID-19 for the Human Senses, Consumer Preferences, Appetite and Eating Behaviour that was published in Foods. Introduction “Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2) evolved into a global pandemic in 2020. The assessment of coronavirus […]

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EUROSENSE 2022: A Sense of Earth

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10th European Conference on Sensory and Consumer Research 13 – 16 September 2022 | Turku, Finland Conference chairs: Mari Sandell, University of Helsinki and University of Turku, FinlandTerhi Pohjanheimo, Aistila Oy, Finland The European Sensory Science Society (E3S) and the ATJ Sensory Science Division of the Finnish Society of Food Science and Technology invite you […]

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The Institute for Perception – Upcoming courses

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R Training November 8th at the Greenbrier in white Sulphur Springs, wV and also live-streamed virtually With advances in computer and data science and the enormous opportunity to share software applications, one statistical software application has stood out as a real game-changer. That software tool is called R. R is an open-source resource that provides […]

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COMFOCUS Open Call

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COMFOCUS Open Call #1 is offering virtual access (VA) to key European research infrastructures in the multidisciplinary field of food consumer science linked to healthy eating. COMFOCUS invites original and innovative research proposals related to exploring the motivational factors in healthy eating, including interest in food products and services that aim to support healthy eating. […]

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Flavoria Research Visit – EuroSense 2022

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A site visit is being arranged to Flavoria Research on 13 September 2022: Space is limited to 45 persons on a first-come, first-served basis. Flavoria® is a multidisciplinary research platform and, at the same time, a unique lunch restaurant, café, and snack shop. The research conducted in Flavoria focuses on producing new scientific knowledge and consumer […]

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16th Sensometrics Conference

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November 15-17, 2022 The Sensometric Society is pleased to announce a virtual Sensometrics meeting 2022.  Similar to the 2020 meeting and to maximize potential attendance across regions, the meeting will be held in the morning Eastern Time / afternoon Central European Time / late evening/night CST/SGT.  Abstract Submission is available via Oxford Abstracts. Sensometric Society invites […]

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Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Food and Sensory Science, Whiteknights Reading UK

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Job reference: SRF42395 Location: Whiteknights Reading UK Closing date: 02/09/2022 Job live date: 10/08/2022 Salary: £31,406 – £33,309 per annum Employment type: AR-Research Department: School of Chemistry Food & Pharmacy Division: Food and Nutritional Sciences Hours per week: 1.0 FTE Employment Basis/Type: Full time / Fixed term up to 33 months “Increasing UK Dietary Fibre […]

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IFST Webinar: Plant-based vs. milk: hype or hope?

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Date:  8 September 2022 Time: 14:00 – 15:00 Booking link: https://www.ifst.org/events/1177/ifst-webinar-plant-based-vs-milk-%E2%80%93-hype-or-hope IFST member – Free Non-IFST member – £25.00 Organised by IFSTs Sensory Science Group (SSG) Sensing alternatives to milks. Are plant-based alternatives to milk worthy of all that rave? Alternatives to milk have recently been on the rise. Consumer acceptance has been widespread with […]

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EuroSense 2022 – Programme announced

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EuroSense 2022 – A Sense of Earth13-16 September 2022 – Turku, Finland The EuroSense 2022 programme is announced! Register now to join sensory and consumer research experts from both academia and industry for a topical programme which includes: Keynote talks by our invited speakers Contributed talks and posters Workshops Pre-conference sensometrics tutorials Large exhibition View […]

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GIRACT – European PhD in Flavor Research Awards – 13th edition

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Application Deadline: October 31st 2022 Giract has been promoting flavor research amongst PhD students in Europe across various universities and institutes for the last 12 years. The programme is now in its 13th edition, thanks to 5 industry sponsors: Givaudan, Kerry, Lallemand, Lesaffre International and PepsiCo. This consortium aims to raise awareness of the industry and […]

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Post-Doc in Sensory and Consumer Science, JUNIA Grande école d’ingènieurs

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The position is available from 1st September 2022 or as soon as possible thereafter Deadline August 31st 2022 Junia is looking for a successful candidate with a strong research profile within Sensory and Consumer Science in food who would like to work with a highly engaged and motivated staff in a dynamic working environment. The […]

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Prof. Erminio Monteleone awarded with the E3S Established Researcher Award – 2nd Edition

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The European Sensory Science Society is proud to announce Prof. Erminio Monteleone as the winner of the E3S-ERA Established Researcher Award (2nd Edition – E3S-ERA 2022).The Awarding ceremony will take place at Eurosense 2022 in Turku. This award recognises the major influence of a European established researcher in Sensory Science who has made major contributions […]

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Symposium: “Gastronomy at the crossroad of ecological transition and social justice: toward the International Society for Gastronomic Sciences and Studies”

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The congress, organized by the University of Gastronomic Sciences (Pollenzo), in collaboration with the University of Turin, will be devoted to scholarly exchange of knowledge and reflections upon the links among gastronomy, ecological transition, and food justice. The main aim of the congress is to provide a shared overview of the uptodate research regarding sustainable […]

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Eurosense 2022 – Abstract Submission

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Abstract submission deadline: 8 April 2022 31 May 2022 Abstracts are invited for oral and poster presentations at the conference on the following conference themes: Sensory and Consumer Science for Sustainability and Biodiversity Sensory, FoodTech & Health Sensory Food Terroir Cross Cultural in Sensory and Consumer Research Citizen Involvement Multisensory Perception Food Choice, Sensory Perception […]

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Post of the month: June 2022

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Learning about flavourings in food products at the University of Reading Niklas Pontesegger; PhD Candidate at Graz University of Technology, Institute of Analytical Chemistry and Food Chemistry; Stremayrgasse 9/II, 8010 Graz, Austria “If you are a bit like me and you sometimes wonder what your food is made of, probably you already came across a […]

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PhD fellowship at Graduate School of Technical Sciences, Aarhus University, Denmark

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“SenseEat -Interoceptive and exteroceptive strategies for dietary behavior change” Start date: 1st November 2022 Research area and project description:The SenseEat PhD project spans the space from fundamental to applied research, by focusing on the relationship between human eating behavior, and ability to sense and react to changes in internal and external bodily information, as well […]

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