University of Birmingham

Professor Suzanne Higgs

Professor Suzanne Higgs has a degree in Psychology, Philosophy and Physiology from the University of Oxford, UK and a PhD in Psychology from Durham University (UK). She worked as a Post-Doctoral researcher at Oxford University before moving to the University of Birmingham, UK to take up a faculty position. Suzanne leads a research group interested in the psychobiology of appetite. Work in this area has focused on the role of memory processes in food-related decision making. Suzanne has published around 100 peer-reviewed publications and has current research support from the Economic and Social Research Council and Biology and Biotechnology Research Council in the UK. She is Editor in Chief of the journal Appetite and Past President of the Society for the Study of Ingestive Behavior.