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Cambridge Global Food Security

An Interdisciplinary Research Centre at the University of Cambridge

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Organisation

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 160 researchers, based in 25 departments, centres and institutes across the University as below:

 

Archaeology 
Biochemistry
Botanic Garden
Cambridge Institute of Public Health
Centre for Diet & Activity Research (CEDAR)
Centre of Development Studies
Chemical Engineering & Biotechnology 
Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL)
Clinical Biochemistry
Centre for Science & Policy (CSaP)
Engineering
Geography
History & Philosophy of Science
Institute for Manufacturing (IfM)
Judge Business School
Land Economy
MRC Elsie Widdowson Lab
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.

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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Upcoming events

I’m a Confused Consumer, Get Me Out of Here!

Mar 12, 2019

Department of Plant Sciences Main Lecture Theatre, University of Cambridge

GM Crops: Getting to the Root of the Issues

Mar 15, 2019

SG1 and SG2, Alison Richard Building, Sidgwick Site, Cambridge

Innovation in Food Security: Venture Creation Weekend

Mar 15, 2019

Cambridge Judge Business School

Plant and Life Sciences Marquee at Cambridge Science Festival 2019

Mar 16, 2019

Downing Site Lawn, Cambridge

Millets for the Millions: Switching to Small Grains for Sustainable Farming

Mar 16, 2019

Department of Plant Sciences Main Lecture Theatre, University of Cambridge

Upcoming events