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Cambridge Global Food Security

An Interdisciplinary Research Centre at the University of Cambridge

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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 26 departments, centres and institutes across the University as below:


Archaeology & Anthropology
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)
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
Plant Sciences
Politics & International Studies (POLIS)
Sainsbury Lab
Vet School


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 an Interdisciplinary Research 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

Cambridge Agri-Food Robotics Workshop

Jun 24, 2018

University of Cambridge, Department of Engineering

NIAB Open Day 2018

Jun 26, 2018

Histon, Cambridge

UKRI stakeholder event

Jun 27, 2018

London (Bloomsbury)

Innovation Hub: Royal Norfolk Show

Jun 28, 2018

Norfolk Showground

Upcoming events