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Cambridge Global Food Security

An Interdisciplinary Research Centre at the University of Cambridge

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The Network

A Network of Expertise

Cambridge Global Food Security is a virtual network connecting Cambridge's world-leading research, spanning the whole food system from production to consumption.

We promote interaction and knowledge sharing between specialists across disciplines. We connect around 200 researchers, based in 25 departments, centres and institutes across the University as below:

 

Archaeology 
Biochemistry
Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL)
Cambridge Institute of Public Health
Cambridge University Botanic Garden
Centre for Diet & Activity Research (CEDAR)
Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences & Humanities (CRASSH)
Centre for Science & Policy (CSaP)
Centre of Development Studies
Chemical Engineering & Biotechnology 
Clinical Biochemistry
Engineering
Geography
History & Philosophy of Science
Institute for Manufacturing (IfM)
Judge Business School
Land Economy
MRC Epidemiology Unit
NNEdPro Global Centre for Nutrition & Health
Physics
Plant Sciences
Politics & International Studies (POLIS)
Sainsbury Lab
Vet School
Zoology

Our membership also includes 30 associated professionals based in the departments above, and other University offices including the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs and the Office of External Affairs and Communications.

Find individuals in our Member Directory.

The University has moved into its "red" phase in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. All University staff, except those needed for business-critical activity, are now working remotely. Please contact us by email until further notice. 

The latest COVID-19 information can be found here

Find out how you can help the University tackle COVID-19 through research collaborations, by donating equipment or funding research here.  

The University is to spearhead a £20 million alliance to map the spread of COVID-19.

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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