Principal Research Scientist/CSIRO Health and Biosecurity
Principal Research Scientist - CSIRO Health and Biosecurity
Dr David Cox is a Principal Research Scientist at CSIRO Health and Biosecurity, Adelaide. Since obtaining a PhD at the University of London, he focused upon psycho-social and sensory predictors of food choice and acceptance at the Institute of Food Research, UK.
Since joining CSIRO in 1998, work has included consumers’ acceptance of novel food technologies, cross-cultural differences, functional foods and a particular interest in increasing vegetable consumption through a long relationship with the horticulture industry, including studies of the acceptance of brassicas, children’s acceptance, school curriculum work and the development of a strategic approach to increasing children’s vegetable intakes.