XXXIV ciclo: Julia Sick
Curriculum: Food Science and Technology
Supervisor: Erminio Monteleone
Office address: Via Donizetti 6, 50144 Florence
Julia Sick holds a Bachelor´s degree in Biology from the University of Salzburg and a Master´s degree in Human Nutrition from the University of Copenhagen. She also worked as research assistant at the Department of Design & Consumer Behaviour and the Nordic Food Lab, University of Copenhagen. She contributed to the Danish project Taste for Life, where she researched on children´s food preferences and developed teaching material within home economics for primary schools. Currently, she is a PhD research fellow hosted at the SensoryLab to research on new approaches to promote healthy eating in children.
Research interests and PhD project
Julia´s PhD programme is part of the European Union project EDULIA (https://edulia.eu/) and focuses on the role of emotions, personality traits and sensory sensitivity in food preferences in preadolescents.
- Olsen, A., Sick, J. C., Møller, P., & Hausner, H. (2019). No choice vs free choice: How serving situations influence pre-school children´s vegetable intake. Food Quality and Preference, 72. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodqual.2018.10.011
ultimo aggiornamento: 03-Mar-2021