Archive for "ESR1"

Paper about Weight Status and Mental Well-Being Among Adolescents

A new paper describing the role of self-perceived body weight in the relationship between weight status and mental well-being in school-aged children of 47 countries has been publised. The paper results from the secondment of Martina Galler, ESR1, at the Norwegian Institute of Public Health in the EU project CO-CREATE.  The study shows that perceiving…


New thesis: New methodologies in sensory and consumer research with preadolescents to guide product development of healthy, child-centered food

Martina Galler successfully defended her PhD thesis “New methodologies in sensory and consumer research with preadolescents to guide product development of healthy, child-centered food” Date and place of defence: Digital/Ås, Norway on Friday December 17, 2021. Institution: Nofima, Norway   In spite of the strong covid measures at the end of the year, Martina had…


New paper: Listening to children voices in early stages of new product development through co-creation – Creative focus group and online platform

Martina Galler (ESR1) recently published a paper exploring the co-creation of healthy snack ideas with children through creative and enabling methods. In addition to focus groups, an online platform was explored as setting that might be highly relevant to co-create the food of the future with young people. The paper is published in Food Research…


New paper – Capturing food-elicited emotions: Facial decoding of children’s implicit and explicit responses to tasted samples

Martina Galler (ESR1) recently published a paper exploring facial decoding for product testing with children. Tine, industry partner of Edulia, designed the chocolate milk samples used in the study. Facial decoding via machine algorithms is a relatively new method in sensory and consumer research and could be interesting in applications with children to learn about…


New paper: Children’s sweet tooth: Explicit ratings vs. Implicit bias measured by the Approach avoidance task (AAT)

Martina Galler (ESR1) recently published a paper in collaboration with her supervisors, Paula Varela, Tormod Næs, Kristian Hovde Liland and Gastón Ares. The study was conducted within the master thesis of Emma Mikkelsen in Martina’s project. The paper is open access in the Journal: Food Quality and Preferences. Automatic food decision making Food choices that…


Edulia webinar on children and healthy eating – with video from the seminar

On February the 4th, Edulia organised a webinar on children and healthy eating in with invited speakers from the CO-Create project run by the  Norwegian Institute of Public Health (NIPH),  the University of Oslo and the University of Copenhagen. In addition four of the EARLY STAGE RESEARCHERs presented their research. The webinar was divided into…


Impressions from Eurosense – A sense of Innovation

Eurosense is organised every second year. The chairs of this years conference were Kees de Graaf and Betina Piqueras-Fiszman, both from Wageningen University & Research, The Netherlands. First the conference was postponed, then the conference was planned as “Live and on-demand” a combination of virtual and online conference, and finally it became 100% online. Online conferences are…


New paper: How children approach a CATA test influences the outcome. Insights on ticking styles from two case studies with 6–9-year old children

 Martina Galler (ESR1) recently published her first paper “How children approach a CATA test influences the outcome. Insights on ticking styles from two case studies with 6–9-year old children“ within EDULIA in “Food Quality and Preference”. A summary of the paper is given below, for the full paper please visit our  publication page.   DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodqual.2020.104009 …



Edulia presents: QUALITY FOOD TIME IN QUARANTINE 

Staying at home for an extended period of time can be difficult, and healthy eating can be extra challenging due to the more relaxed “weekend atmosphere”. But worry not, because the Edulia team are here to share TIPS on how to make quality food time whilst in quarantine.  The tips are presented in the infographics…