Sussex Ingestive Behaviour Group


Listed are details of current funded projects, and major awards which are now finished.

Current funding

2018 - 2022 Research Grant funded by Leverhulme (£371,770)

2018 - 2022 PhD studentship sponsored by Fonds Baillet Latour (£186,044)

2017 - 2020 PhD studentship part-funded by WSRO (£40,000)

2017 - 2018 BBSRC project grant with Reading University and Quadram Institute, plus 7 industry partners

Major projects now completed

2013 - 2014 KTP with Leatherhead Food Research and School of Informatics (value £231,500)

2012 - 2015 BBSRC CASE studenthship with Leatherhead Food Research examining rebound hunger and how it might be prevented

2011 - 2013 DPhil studentship examining the role of umami in satiety funded by Ajinomoto plc

2011 - 2014  BBSRC DRINC special DPhil studentship exploring the role of expectancy in control of satiety

2010 - 2013 Project grant from BBSRC through the DRINC initiative for a project entitled “Maximising satiety through manipulating expectations, sensory quality and nutrient content” (value £539,705)

2008 - 2012 DPhil studentship jointly funded by Unilever plc and University of Sussex examining flavour-nutrient learning

2005 - 2008 Project grant from BBSRC entitled “Palatability, satiety and the stimulation of appetite: a role for learning.” (£323,287)

2002 - 2005 Project from BBSRC entitled “Motivational state and acquired liking for novel flavours: implications for understanding everyday food and drink choice” (£255,232)

1998 - 2002 Project from BBSRC entitled "Palatability and gastro-intestinal influences on eating: an integrated approach” (£134,132  at Sussex  with additional £131,756 awarded to collaborating partner, Centre for Human Nutrition, Sheffield University).

1993 - 1996 Project from AFRC entitled "Physiological mechanisms underlying food acceptability" (£119,145)

Total grant support to date: £3.2M