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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

Cooking Identities and Tasting Memories: the Heritage of Food

May 10, 2019

McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research

What can Agriculture offer to Biodiversity Conservation?

May 15, 2019

David Attenborough Building, Cambridge

Amazing Algae at the Festival of Plants

May 18, 2019

Cambridge University Botanic Garden

23rd Cambridge International Manufacturing Symposium

Sep 26, 2019

Moller Centre, Cambridge

Travel Showcase and Networking Event

Dec 13, 2019

Tom Ap Rees Room and Library, Department of Plant Sciences, Downing Site CB2 3EA

Upcoming events