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Nameprof.dr. CG Forde

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OrganizationDepartment of Agrotechnology and Food Sciences
Organization UnitHuman Nutrition & Health
Phone+31 317 487 120
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Visiting addressStippeneng 4
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  • member of scientific committee on non-nutritive sweeteners - Institute for the Advancement of Food and Nutrition Science
    Mar 2022 - Feb 2024

    (a) rendering expert advice and counsel on matters before the Committee; (b) attending and participating in meetings of the Committee as aligned with your schedule and areas of expertise

  • Scientific Committee Member - Kerry Health and Nutrition Institute
    Aug 2021 - Aug 2022

    Member of the Kerry Health and Nutrition Institute global Scientific Committee (since May 2017) - provide scientific opinion on topics in my research area and focus, coordinate scientific symposia, contribute to blogs, webinars etc.


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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Expert Profile

  • HNH-11804 - Introduction to the field of Nutrition and Health
  • HNH-20306 - Nutrition Behaviour
  • HNH-30306 - Psychobiology of Food Choice and Eating Behaviour
  • HNH-30506 - Principles of Sensory Science
  • HNH-39206 - Clinical Sensory Science and Eating Behaviour
  • HNH-73824 - MSc Internship Sensory Science and Eating Behaviour
  • HNH-78524 - MSc Research Practice Sensory Science and Eating Behaviour
  • YNH-80312 - BSc Thesis Nutrition and Health
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