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Cambridge Global Food Security

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

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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FUND YOUR RESEARCH - Applications OPEN until the 4th Nov

21 October 2021

We are delighted to share with you the restricted funding opportunity. Observatory for Human Machine Collaboration (OHMC) is soliciting proposals of small equipment for the use in collaborative research in the areas of Human-Machine Collaboration. A total of £150k is available for this round to fund 2 to 6 projects (...

The Heartbeat of Africa: Food, Culture and Wellbeing

11 October 2021

Food has served a variety of cultural, economic, culinary, and even aesthetic purposes in African countries throughout history. In the 20th century, pyramid-like displays of groundnut sacks adorned cities in northern Nigeria. Known as the groundnut pyramids, these tourist attractions were a symbol of growing agricultural...

Event Report: Through the Laboratory Keyhole.

21 September 2021

On Thursday 16th October our ‘Through the Laboratory Keyhole’ on-line event took place, as part of the Open Cambridge Festival. Viewers were treated to a privileged behind-the-scenes peek at four research projects in the Department of Plant Sciences. Hosted by Professor Howard Griffiths, it included three specially-made...

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All University staff, except those needed for business-critical activity, are now working remotely. Please contact us by email, and find the latest COVID-19 information here

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. 

Please contact the Programme Manager D.ssa Francesca Re Manning to request information, share information, or join our mailing list.