Outreach and Media

February 6, 2023: Royal Society of Edinburgh / Scottish Government Panel “Evidence in Policy” on the UK Energy Crisis (recording; slides “Letters from the Future”)

May 9, 2022: Pint of Science talk on How (not) to talk about plant-based foods

January 4, 2022: Hydration for Health Podcast on Hydration Habits

November 22, 2021: Glasgow European Society Panel on Food Sustainability

November 10, 2021: ERSC Festival of Social Science COP26 Panel Event on Meat Reduction,

September 27, 2021: Interview for BBC Future on “The everyday foods that could become luxuries”

September 2021: Our work on “The Psychology of how to (not) describe plant-based foods” features in the COP26 section of the Glasgow Science Festival

September 7, 2021: Our research on water drinking in the Daily Mail 

January 26, 2021:  Esther presents recent research at the World Resources Institute – Better Buying Lab Annual Meeting (from 27’30”)

January 2, 2021: Interview for the Bottled Water Association magazine on “Healthy Hydration and the Psychology of Desire”

December 29, 2020:  Amy and Esther talk about hydration habits with Brian Conroy on the Habits Habit Podcast

November 28, 2020: “Explorathon” videos on “How your thoughts affect your drinking behaviour” by Almudena

October 28, 2020:  Esther’s presentation at the Danone Hydration for Health conference launched online

Feb 17, 2020:  A brief interview at the Hydration for Health conference about our research on consumption and reward simulations and their role in desire

November 28, 2019: Esther contributes to Zero Waste Scotland’s campaign to reduce Christmas food waste

April 29, 2019: A brief interview with the EUFIC (European Food Information Council) on our work on overeating from unhealthy food portions among people with lower socioeconomic status

February 1, 2019: The Better Buying Lab referencing some of our work in their discussion of recent findings on using language to increase sales of plant-based foods

April 27, 2016: Our work on eating simulations and mindfulness featured on Time.com

April 21, 2016: Consumer recommendations from the Netherlands Nutrition Center based on Iris’ portion size research (Dutch)

April 13, 2016: Iris’ research on the portion size effect and on the effectiveness of pictorial portion size recommendations on RTL Nieuws and Metronieuws (Dutch)

January 29, 2016: Our mindfulness research in the Huffington Post

December 29, 2015: Our mindfulness research in The Greater Good Magazine, Berkeley

August 3, 2015: Our mindfulness research on Jonah Lehrer’s blog

November 17, 2014: Our mindfulness research in Pacific Standard Magazine

October 30, 2014: Our mindfulness research in NRC Handelsblad (Dutch)

September 19, 2014: Our research on priming in the grocery store on the BBC

April 2014: Our research on health goal priming in the Dutch and Belgian news (RTL Editie NL, Algemeen Dagblad, Reformatorisch Dagblad, VARA, De Morgen, De Standaard)

December 28, 2013: Radio interview on behavior change in “Pavlov” (Science program on Dutch public radio)

September 6, 2013: Our research on goal priming in the grocery store on Reuters News

August 9, 2012: Our research on health goal priming on Prevention.com

July 11, 2012: Our research on health goal priming on Medical News Today

July 10, 2012: Our research on health goal priming on Science Daily