Ciarán Forde leads research on how the sensory properties of foods influence calorie selection, eating behaviour and energy intake and metabolism in adults and children. In 2015 he established and led the ‘Sensory and Ingestive Behaviour’ at the Clinical Nutrition Research Center in Singapore. From mid-2021 he joined Wageningen University and Reserach as a Professor and Chair in Sensory Science and Eating Behaviour in the Division of Nutrition and Health. Dr. Forde has published over 100 scientific articles and book chapters, and presented his research at over 180 national and international scientific meetings. He is currently Executive Editor for the journal Appetite, a Section Editor in ‘Nutrition Behaviour and Food Intake Regulation’ for the European Journal of Nutrition, and an Editorial Board member for Nutrition Bulletin, Journal of Future Food and Journal of Texture Studies. Dr. Forde has previously spent over 11 years in food research roles in the UK (GSK), Australia (CSIRO) and Switzerland (Nestlé Research). He received his BSc in Food Chemistry and a PhD in Sensory Science from the Dept. Nutrition at University College Cork in Ireland.
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