An Olfactory History of London – Alex Rhys-Taylor

Those of you who read the blog post about the Fifth Sense charity launch on 15th March 2014 will be familiar with the name of Alex Rhys-Taylor.  Alex is an Urban Sociologist at Goldsmiths College with a particular interest in the ways in which we experience cities through the senses. He opened our launch event […]

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Design with Scents 2014

Design with Scents is the world’s only workshop focused on the design of a fragrance for a specific space or environment.   The week-long programme includes an in-depth look at how fragrances are designed, including the different scent families and ingredients used in fragrance manufacture.  Fifth Sense Founder Duncan Boak studied the course in 2013 ( […]

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Apolline Saillard – Olfaction: Not Invisible Anymore

Central Saint Martins student Apolline Saillard recently completed her MA Communications Design project on anosmia, which featured contributions from Fifth Sense members.  Here’s Fifth Sense’s Sarah Page to tell us more. ‘Unknown Quantities’ is the title of a joint publication by MA Culture, Criticism and Curation and MA Communication Design students of Central Saint Martins […]

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Custard tarts all round at Tart Off in Bristol

The inaugural ‘Tart Off’ – a competition to find Bristol’s best custard tart – was held on 10th July 2014, with amateur and professional bakers from all over the city taking part. Fifth Sense Regional Coordinator Cath Pike didn’t let her anosmia deter her from putting on her apron and getting up to her elbows in […]

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Fifth Sense at Farsley Festival

We took part in the Farsley Festival in Leeds on Monday 26th May, and chose a prime location to talk about smell and taste to people – right next to the stall selling home-made pizza from the pizza oven in Farsley churchyard! Perhaps unsurprisingly, what worked particularly well was the jelly bean taste test (getting […]

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Fifth Sense at Farsley Festival, Leeds, 26th May 2014

Fifth Sense has a stand at the 2014 Farsley Festival in Leeds.  We’ll be demonstrating how we plan on delivering the UK’s first National Smell and Taste Survey by testing people’s sense of smell.  We’ll also be demonstrating the difference between taste and flavour, and getting people to connect smell and memory. This year the Tour […]

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Fifth Sense visits the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute

On 22nd April Fifth Sense visited the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute to meet geneticist Dr Darren Logan and his colleague Gabi Gurria. Many of our followers will have heard of Darren as he spoke at the Fifth Sense Charity Launch in March. His and Gabi’s work at the Sanger Institute is focused on understanding the […]

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Have your say in what you think is important for future ENT research with ENTUK’s Generate project

The launch of ENTUK’s Generate project provides UK-based smell and taste disorder sufferers with an excellent opportunity to help shape the future of research in the area of ENT (Ear, Nose and Throat) practice. ENTUK is the body that represents ENT medical practitioners in the UK – visit for more information. The Generate programme is […]

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Fifth Sense at Imagining the Future of Medicine

Fifth Sense had the privilege of participating in the Imagining the Future of Medicine event, organised by Imperial College London in partnership with TEDMed on April 21st. We were able to speak to delegates who attended The Cell in the Sir Alexander Fleming building on the South Kensington campus, where innovators in health care were on […]

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