Phd opportunities


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

“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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PhD candidate in sensory and consumer sciences, Nofima, Ås – Norway

Deadline: 1st May 2022 The start date is 1st September 2022. Nofima AS offers a three-year PhD position  in the Division of Food Science, Department of Innovation, consumer and sensory sciences.  Your tasks will include: Studying the  influence of texture on consumer liking and satiety perception of foods with different degrees of processing, in different […]

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PhD in Sensory Evaluation of cosmetic products at at the University of Nottingham, UK

Award Start Date: 01/10/2022 Duration of Award: 48 months Closing date: Wednesday, 31st August 2022 Research title: Understanding the sensory perception of topically applied products Supervisor: Dr. Qian Yang Secondary Supervisor: Dr. Rebecca Ford Subject Area: Sensory science The cosmetics industry relies on consumer’s evaluation of their products to understand if they are desirable. However, understanding consumer […]

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AI – Sensory PhD opportunity at the University of Nottingham, UK

Developing a robust methodology to analyse taste buds (fungiform papillae) using smart phones by consumers Fungiform papillae (FP) are ‘mushroom-like’ papillae that appear as pinkish spots, located on the anterior part of the tongue, containing taste buds. Research has suggested that the anatomical structure of FP varies greatly across individuals and could be a marker […]

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