Recently a new PhD student joined our FQD group, we would like to introduce her to you.
Further information on her PhD topic will be placed soon on our research web page.
Lucía is a fulltime Guest PhD student from Santiago, Chile. Regarding her background, she got a bachelor in Biotechnology Engineering and a MSc in Plant Biotechnology in her home country. In 2013 she started a MSc in Food Quality Management at Wageningen University and Research in order to expand her knowledge on food quality and consumer sciences.
After successfully obtaining her master’s degree in 2015, she got a Chilean scholarship to pursue a PhD at WUR. During her PhD she will study the impact of globalisation, context factors, and familiarity on consumer’s perceptions and choice of traditional international food products, under the supervision of Dr Bea Steenbekkers and Prof. Vincenzo Fogliano.
PhD project duration: February 2017 – January 2021