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An Interdisciplinary Research Centre at the University of Cambridge
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New consortium funded to deliver systems research programme to transform urban food system

2 July 2021

CEDAR researchers are leading one of four multi-million pound interdisciplinary research programmes awarded funding to support the transformation of the UK food system. The research is being funded through the UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) Strategic Priorities Fund (SPF). Each of the five-year programmes will address...

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How is food insecurity portrayed in UK newspapers?

20 July 2021

Food insecurity is a growing concern in the UK. A study published today in BMC Public Health looks at the framing of food insecurity in national UK newspapers and provides insight into the public and political attitudes toward food insecurity and potential interventions to tackle the problem. Authors Amy Yau and Jean Adams...

British consumers complicit in forty-year ‘healthy eating’ failure, new study suggests

2 July 2021

‘Healthy eating’ campaigns have largely failed in Britain for the last four decades because consumers have adapted confusing advice, and incorporated fast and convenience foods into self-defined ‘balanced’ lifestyles, a new study argues. Supermarkets and food manufacturers have been excessively blamed for Britain’s...

New consortium funded to deliver systems research programme to transform urban food system

2 July 2021

CEDAR researchers are leading one of four multi-million pound interdisciplinary research programmes awarded funding to support the transformation of the UK food system. The research is being funded through the UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) Strategic Priorities Fund (SPF). Each of the five-year programmes will address...

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Global food security is a major research priority for UK and international science.

Cambridge Global Food Security is a virtual centre at the University of Cambridge. We promote an interdisciplinary approach to addressing the challenge of ensuring all people at all times have access to sufficient, safe and nutritious food that meets their dietary needs and preferences for an active and healthy life. 

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