dr.ir. ARH (Arnout) Fischer

dr.ir. ARH (Arnout) Fischer

Associate professor

Arnout Fischer is associate professor in consumer behaviour.

General research topic: consumer behaviour in relation to new technologies and innovative products in food.

Theoretical approach: By using insights from attitude theories in social psychology he aims to understand how existing knowledge about (in)directly related products, emotions and cognitions contribute to attitudes towards innovations in food and agriculture.

Current research: Consumer response to new technologies in food and food production applied to topics like nanotechnology in food, the use of insect protein for human consumption, consumption of algae, cultured meat, personalisation of nutrition, high-tech agriculture, e-commerce and ubiquitous computing.