Faculty of Health

Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research

Gie Liem

Position Senior Lecturer
Email gie.liem@deakin.edu.au
Area School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
Phone +61 3 92446039
Campus Melbourne Burwood Campus


Role and profile
Gie Liem is a Senior Lecturer and Course Director of Food and Nutrition at Deakin University at the school of Exercise and Nutrition Science . He previously was a project leader and researcher at Wageningen University, Unilever Research (the Netherlands) and the Monell Chemical Senses Center (US). He published widely in peer reviewed journals and books on food choice and taste development of children.


Teaching responsibilities
HSN103 Undergraduate unit, Food: the environment and the consumer, Unit Chair
HSN713 Post Graduate Food, Nutrition and Behaviour, Unit Chair
Supervisor 1 Honours student, 1 Master student, 1 PhD student



Research interests
His research interests are salt consumption, psychology of food choice, consumer science, sensory science.


Awards and prizes
2004 Selected participant of the ENLP
2003 Travel Award AChemS
2003 Travel Award AChemS
2002 Travel Award European Sensory Network



Memberships
Dieticians Association of Australia


Service to the University, discipline or community
His research interests are: salt consumption, psychology of food choice, consumer science, sensory science.


Conferences
Liem DG. The sensory world of children. Invited oral presentation AIFST, Sydney 2011

Raelene Torr & Liem DG. Liking, wanting & parental strategies as determinant of children’s vegetable consumption, NSA, Perth 2010

Liem DG, & Cheung PW. Wanting and liking as predictors of children’s vegetable consumption, NSA, Perth 2010

Liem DG . Children’s world of taste. New Zealand/Australia Sensory and Consumer Science Symposium. Sydney 2010, Australia

Liem DG & Zandstra EH. Children’s boredom of snack products: Influence of shape and flavour Annual meeting of the Nutrition Society Australia, Adelaide 2008, Australia

Liem DG, Zandstra Influence of nutritional messages front of pack on consumers’ perception of soup. Poster presentationAnnual meeting of the Nutrition Society Australia, Adelaide 2009, Australia

Liem DG, de Graaf C, Mennella JA. Delicious acidity. 8th Congress of the European Academy of Paediatric Dentistry, Amsterdam 2006, the Netherlands. Invited oral presentation

Liem DG , de Graaf C, Mennella JA. Sour taste preferences of children. Oral presentation Pangborn Sensory Science Symposium, Harrogate 2005, UK

Liem DG, Van Den Elshout J., Lam K and De Graaf C. Sweet and sour preferences in young children and adults: role of repeated exposure. Poster presentation. Chemical Senses 2003; 28, 552. Sarasota, Florida 2003, USA

Liem DG, Mennella JA. Heightened sour preferences during childhood. Chemical Senses 2002; 27, A43. Poster presentation AchemS, Sarasota, Florida, 2000 USA

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12th June 2012