Research Methodologies in Food Science

Course Information
TitleΕρευνητικές Μέθοδοι στην Επιστήμη Τροφίμων / Research Methodologies in Food Science
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate, 3rd / Doctorate
Teaching PeriodWinter
Course ID600016958

Programme of Study: Chemical Technology and Industrial Applications

Registered students: 5
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
"CΗīmeía, Technología kai Élenchos Trofímōn kai Zōotrofṓn"Compulsory Course1110

Class Information
Academic Year2023 – 2024
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours6
Class ID
Course Type 2021
Specialization / Direction
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction)
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Design and manage projects
  • Respect natural environment
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Assessment criteria of hydrolytic and oxidative changes – determination methods. Antioxidant activity evaluation methods. Aroma assessment using advanced instrumental analysis. Omic approaches for the quality control and authenticity of foods. Methods used for evaluating the physicochemical properties of food dispersion systems. Experimental design and optimization. Methods for monitoring of bioprocesses. Εvaluation methods of food constituents’ bioavailability. Objective methods of evaluation of food sensory and rheological characteristics. Laboratory practice. Seminars by specialists.
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Interactive excersises
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Course Organization
Laboratory Work
Reading Assigment
Written assigments
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Report (Formative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Formative)
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