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ICATS Director, Dr Tony Curtis takes 'the long view' of the current Covid-19 crisis, considering lessons from historic pandemics and unheeded scientific predictions. The flavour and aroma sector will need to continue to take sustainable approaches, adapting with agility to meet future challenges.Download
Meet Claudine de Vogel, Senior Perfumer in the CPL Aromas GmbH office in Bielefeld, Germany. 'It is great to have such a varied, challenging job! I never get bored!'Download
Fragrance Chemist, Charles Sell reflects on a career that included 36 years with Givaudan where his work covered all aspects of synthetic organic chemistry as applied to the fragrance industry, from discovery of novel materials to improvement of established manufacturing processes.Download
ICATS Deirdre Makepeace with highlights of the 2019 IFEAT conference held in Nusa Dua, Bali. The theme 'Naturals of Asia' linked sessions featuring the science and production systems of a wide range of natural essential oils from cloves to sandalwood.Download
ICATS Deirdre Makepeace with highlights of the IFRA UK Fragrance Forum held at the Wellcome Collection, London in October 2019. Artificial intelligence is opening up new opportunities in fragrance creation, and both current and potential future uses for tech in perfumery were discussed as the panel considered the ‘quiet revolution’ of new technologies and how they can enhance the fragrance creation process.Download
ICATS Director, Dr Tony Curtis, reviews Perfume in the Bible (2019) by Charles Sell. Review first published in ICATS News Spring 2020.Download
Professor Steven Rowland explores the history and science of ambergris in an article first published in the ICATS Spring 2020 newsletter.Download
ICATS Director, Dr Tony Curtis, reviews Gastrophysics: The New Science of Eating (2017) by Professor Charles Spence. Review from ICATS News Spring 2020.Download
ICATS Director, Dr Tony Curtis, reviews Fundamentals of Fragrance Chemisty (2019) by Charles S.Sell. Review first published in ICATS News Autumn 2019.Download
Dr Tony Curtis reviews John Wright's 'Flavour Creation'. This review first appeared in the ICATS Autumn 2019 newsletter.Download
Michael Edwards’ ‘Fragrances of the World’ guidebooks have been described as ‘the only comprehensive, historically accurate, factually reliable and artistically consistent database of fragrances in existence.’ ICATS Mandy Burns reports on his fascinating presentation to the BSP 2019 Symposium taking delegates in a journey through the history of the iconic ‘legends’ of French perfumes.
ICATS Director Dr Tony Curtis explore the latest science that considerrs how odour and flavour can contribute to well being in diverse settings from the Arctic to Mars as well as in the more traditional medical settings of nutritional advice.
Royal Chemistry Society's Chemistry World Magazine discusses careers and qualifications for the aroma and flavour trades.Download