Institute Student wins Student of the Year
26th November 2012
Success at Major International Conference
UCD Scholarship student Ms Jessica Newman won the top prize and "Student of the Year" at a major prestigious International conference held in Montpellier last week. The 2012 annual meeting of the European Federation of Food Science and Technology (EFfost) attracted over 600 abstracts from researchers in food sceince and tecnhnology across Europe.
Jessica's poster presentation evaluated the use of electrochemical devices or electronic tongues (e-tongues) in the determination of bitterness in foods, camparing their use to that of a traditional trained sensory panel. Jessica's work is part of the Food for Health Ireland research programme Her presentation can be downloaded here