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  • SSIB 2019

    27th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Ingestive Behavior
    July 9 - 13, 2019
    Utrecht, Netherlands

    A series of seminal papers in our field, selected and introduced by SSIB members and available to all. The “classics” provide important historical context, both on the concepts upon which their work and hypotheses were based and on the results and standards of interpretation that the authors considered critical.

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    Be part of the largest professional organization in the world devoted to basic scientific research on eating, drinking, and appetite.

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    • Significantly reduced registration fees for the annual meeting
    • Exclusive access to job and position postings by other members
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The Society for the Study of Ingestive Behavior (SSIB) is 501(c)(3) non-profit organization committed to advancing scientific research on food and fluid intake and its associated biological, psychological and social processes.

The Society provides a multidisciplinary environment for the free exchange of ideas and information, and serves as a resource for scientific expertise and education on topics related to the study of ingestive behavior.

SSIB strongly affirms the principles of equal treatment and equal rights for all people. SSIB welcomes scientists of all races, gender identifications, creeds, and nationalities as members of our society, and we encourage and support the free movement of scientists from all countries for the purposes of advancing knowledge and understanding.

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Congratulations SSIB 2019 Awardees!

Distinguished Career Award: Margriet Westerterp-Plantenga
Hoebel Prize for Creativity: Suzanne Higgs
Alan N. Epstein Research Award: Carrie Ferrario

Randall R. Sakai NITA Award: Ted Hsu
George H. Collier NITA Award: Iris Duif

NITA Awards:

Vida Bitarafan
Bernd Coester
Michael Farruggia
Samantha Fortin
Nitsan Goldstein
Jiyoung Kim
Laura Koekkoek
Alastair MacDonald
Monja Neuser
Alaina Pearce
Jennifer Sadler
Andrea Suarez
Anthony Tsang


Register for SSIB 2019

Join US! SSIB 2019, the 27th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Ingestive Behavior, in Utrecht, Netherlands from July 9 - 13, 2019.

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Rose Marie Pangborn Scholarship

One $15,000 Sensory Science Scholarship will be awarded for the 2019-2020 academic year to support a Ph.D. student who intends to teach and conduct research in the area of sensory science at the University level. Click here for more information.



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