Staff of the Department of Food Science – University of Copenhagen

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Wender Bredie

Wender Bredie


  • Design and Consumer Behavior

    Rolighedsvej 26

    1958 Frederiksberg C

    Phone: +45 35 33 32 42

Head of Section for Food Design and Consumer Behaviour at the Department of Food Science with over 20 years of experience in research and university education in the fields of food science combined with sensory, flavour and consumer science. Expert on product perception and food preferences across different age groups. Engaged in sensory science learning programmes at BSc, MSc and PhD levels. Worked with and advised several public research institutions and companies worldwide and contributed to over 200 research presentations at scientific meetings and workshops. Member of the scientific boards for the Pangborn Sensory Science Symposium, the Eurosense meeting, the Weurman Flavour Research Symposium, Flavour and Fragrance Journal, and European Sensory Network (ESN).

Primary fields of research

  • Analytical sensory evaluations of foods
  • Food acceptance and wellbeing across the lifespan
  • Characterisation of flavours in foods


  • Sensory Evaluation of Foods (BSc, Course responsible)
  • Fødevareproduktion, sundhed og samfund (BSc, Lecturer)
  • Food Choice and Acceptance (MSc, Lecturer)
  • Aroma: The chemistry behind odour (MSc, Lecturer)
  • Beer and Wine Production (MSc, Lecturer)
  • Sensory Evaluation and Food Preferences (PhD, Co-leader)
  • Principles of Sensory Science I (MSc, Guest Lecturer, Wageningen University)

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