Viktoria Olsson

Viktoria Olsson

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  • Postdoc (focus on food and elderly), Kristianstad University, Sweden 
  • PhD in Agriculture in the subject Food Science, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden 
  • Project manager/director, Uppsala Food and Nutrition Centre, Uppsala, Sweden 
  • Scientist, Department of Food Science, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden 
  • Master degree in Agriculture, specialized in Food Science, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden 
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My scientific interest is directed towards food quality and its role in sustainable meal experiences throughout life. I have been part of research projects focusing on various food products like meat, beverages and emulsions, evaluating product quality through chemical, technological and sensory methods. Gradually I have approached more complex foods, combined into meals and tailored for various target groups, like the elderly. 


participate in national and international networks of collaboration partners within academia and industry. 


I currently teach courses in the Bachelor degree programme "Food and Meal Science" (Gastronomiprogrammet), as well as within Home and Consumer Studies, specifically in courses related to food science. I have previously taught in the M.Sc. program in Food Science at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences. 

I have supervised and co-supervised students on bachelor-, master- and PhD-level. I am appointed Vice Chairman of the Educational board, School of Learning and Environment, Kristianstad University. 

I function as censor at University Colleges Denmark. 

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being


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