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Why Do Soft Skills Matter?

May 29, 2018

Bolstering and Balancing Your Technical and Soft Skills On 21 May 2018, Sensory Dimensions took part in a Speakers’ Panel that focussed on the topic of ‘Bolstering and Balancing Your Technical and Soft Skills’. The event, hosted by the Henley Centre for Entrepreneurship, was sponsored by James Cowper Kreston and supported by Thames...

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Could Sensory Science Improve Your Cosmetic Products?

May 24, 2018

Discovering Sensory Science by Claire Humphreys, Programme Manager, Sensory Dimensions "Originating in the food and beverage sector, sensory science is now an indispensable tool for personal care companies" Traditionally, non-food sensory scientists have followed a tightly controlled and rigorous experimental design. The protocol for the...

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We have moved!

April 24, 2018

After more than 25 years, Sensory Dimensions has moved its Reading HQ, from the University of Reading campus to a small industrial park on the edge of the Lower Earley estate. Our new facility offers twice the quantitative testing space of our previous home plus spacious office accommodation and a large viewing facility to support our qualitative...

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Skin2: London College of Fashion Symposium

April 18, 2018

Skin2: Exploring the Seam between our First and Second Skin 25th April 2018, LCF - Rootstein Hopkins Space. The second in a series of multidisciplinary symposia on skin hosted by London College of Fashion, organised by Professor Danka Tamburic and Professor Paul Matts on behalf of the Better Living Research Hub. This event will explore the seam...

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MSc Cosmetic Science Students at Sensory Dimensions

March 16, 2018

MSc students visit Sensory Dimensions Reading by Prof. Danka Tamburic Integrated MSc Cosmetic Science at London College of Fashion (LCF) is a unique course, not only in the UK, but worldwide. It has evolved from the BSc Cosmetic Science, the first university degree dedicated to cosmetic industry, which was established in 2000. Along with many...

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Health is Wealth: SSG Annual Conference

February 01, 2018

IFST Sensory Science Group Conference Thursday 7th June, University College Birmingham. This year is all about health and wellbeing. The one-day interactive conference will explore how sensory and consumer science is adapting to this growing platform, as well as highlight: New developments in our understanding of how wellness is...

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We're hiring in Reading

November 15, 2017

Reading Vacancies We are currently recruiting at our Reading site. Programme Manager We are looking for a Programme Manager to lead a team of four Sensory and Consumer Researchers. Your team would be responsible for projects in the food and beverage sector with a particular focus on the sensory characterisation of brands and prototypes. With...

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Discrimination Testing in Sensory Science

August 31, 2017

Sensory Dimensions has contributed two chapters to a new book released this summer, which offers practical advice and guidance on the performance and analysis of discrimination testing. Discrimination Testing in Sensory Science: A Practical Handbook, covers all aspects of difference testing: the history and origin of different methods, the...

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Nottingham Vacancies

August 11, 2017

Nottingham Vacancies We have two new vacancies in our Nottingham team: Associate Director  We are currently recruiting for an Associate Director to join our ever-expanding and dynamic team. The successful candidate will be expected to manage a team of Programme Managers, Project Managers and Technicians responsible for the delivery of Sensory...

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