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Personal profile

Description of research and teaching

 

Professional Experience and Training

Professor emerita, 2016-,  Full professor 1998–2016 (Assoc. 1993–98,  Asst. 1988–92), University of Helsinki, Finland

  • Sabbatical, University of Florence, Italy, 2008
  • Sabbatical, US Army Natick Laboratories, 1993

Associate Professor (acting), Nutrition, University of Kuopio, Finland, 1987–88

Post-doctoral Fellow, University of California, Davis, USA, 1986–87

Lecturer, University of Helsinki, 1983–86

Research scientist, VTT Food Research Laboratory, Espoo, Finland, 1976–83

Post-graduate studies, University of Hohenheim, Germany, 1975–76

MSc 1975, PhD 1986, University of Helsinki, Finland

 

Administrational Duties

Vice Dean (Research) 2010–2013

Head of Department 2004–06

Scientific Council of the University of Helsinki 2001–06

Inspector of Tavastia Nation (Hämäläis-Osakunta) 2000–06

Food Research Foundation, chair of scientific board 2007– and member of executive committee 2002–

 

Description of research and teaching

 

Expertise

Sensory and consumer research of foods

 

Research Topics

Consumer response to unfamiliar or nutritionally significant foods

Genetic and cognitive influences on food acceptance and choice

Sensory and consumer research methods

 

Fields of Science

  • 416 Food Science

International and National Collaboration Publications and projects within past five years.

Publications 1974 2018

Impact of iodized table salt on the sensory characteristics of bread, sausage and pickle

Greis, M., Seppa, L., Venalainen, E. R., Lyytikainen, A. & Tuorila, H., 2018, In : Lebensmittel - Wissenschaft und Technologie. 93, p. 606-612 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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Sweet taste exposure and the subsequent acceptance and preference for sweet taste in the diet: systematic review of the published literature

Appleton, K. M., Tuorila, H., Bertenshaw, E. J., de Graaf, C. & Mela, D. J., Mar 2018, In : American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 107, 3, p. 405-419 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleScientificpeer-review

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Affective responses to sweet products and sweet solution in British and Finnish adults

Tuorila, H., Keskitalo-Vuokko, K., Perola, M., Spector, T. & Kaprio, J., 2017, In : Food Quality and Preference. 62, p. 128-136 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Annual variation in sensory characteristics of seventeen apple cultivars

Seppä, L. E., Tahvonen, R. & Tuorila, H. M., 2016, In : Agricultural and Food Science. 25, 3, p. 202-215 and i-iv (suppl. tables) 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
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Application of the European Test of Olfactory Capabilities in patients with olfactory impairment

Joussain, P., Bessy, M., Faure, F., Bellil, D., Landis, B. N., Hugentobler, M., Tuorila, H., Mustonen, S., Vento, S., Delphin-Combe, F., Krolak-Salmon, P., Rouby, C. & Bensafi, M., 2016, In : European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology. 273, 2, p. 381-390 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Activities 1988 2007

  • 4 Editor of research journal

Chemosensory perception. (Journal)

Hely Tuorila (Member of editorial board)
2007 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditor of research journal

LWT-Food Science And Technology (Journal)

Hely Tuorila (Member of editorial board)
2006 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditor of research journal

Journal of Sensory Studies (Journal)

Hely Tuorila (Member of editorial board)
2005 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditor of research journal

Food Quality and Preference (Journal)

Hely Tuorila (Member of editorial board)
1988 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditor of research journal