Dr Nicholas Archer

Research Scientist

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Nicholas Archer joined CSIRO as a Post-doctoral fellow in 2012 after successfully completing his PhD at the University of Technology Sydney in human genetics and cell biology. He is currently a Research Scientist working in the Sensory, Flavour and Consumer Science team in Agriculture and Food.

Nicholas’ research at CSIRO includes:
(i) understanding the factors (i.e. genetics and environment) influencing variability in taste perception and food preferences, and,
(ii) the development of nutrigenomic products.

Additionally, his research interests include how knowledge of variation between consumers (i.e. metabolism, taste and aroma perception) may be applied to areas like the food industry and health services.

Other Interests

My interests and other information can be found here.

A recent Conversation article.

SBS Insight episode Sensational.