Dr Julia Low

Affiliated Researcher, Massey University
PhD, GDipPsych, BSc


PhD, Deakin University, 2017

GDipPsych, Deakin University, 2013

Bachelor of Science, University of Melbourne, 2011


Dr Julia Low is a postdoctoral fellow at the Riddet Institute and Feast (Food Experience and Sensory Testing) Lab investigating the characterisation of fermented foods developed using culture strains specific to New Zealand. She is currently under the supervision of Professor Joanne Hort and will be involved in setting up the expert and consumer panels as well as the Feast Lab. Julia completed her PhD in Sensory Science under the supervision of Professor Russell Keast at Deakin University in Melbourne, Australia. Her PhD focussed on understanding the sense of taste, in particular how knowledge of sweet taste and oral sensitivity of complex carbohydrates may be associated with dietary consumption and development of diet related diseases. Her research work was awarded by the Sensory Rick Bell Memorial Scholarship (USA, 2017), Australian IFST Malcolm Bird Award (2017), Young Investigator Award ISOT (Japan, 2016), and the Australian IFST Tony Williams Sensory Award (2016).

Affiliations: Riddet Institute & Feast (Food Experience and Sensory Testing) Lab at Massey University


Dr Julia Low’s profile – link to: http://www.massey.ac.nz/massey/expertise/profile.cfm?stref=338450