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Cambridge Global Food Security

An Interdisciplinary Research Centre at the University of Cambridge

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Past Events

Cambridge Infectious Diseases Annual Meeting of Minds Nov 16, 2018 from 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM Robinson College, Cambridge,
CID Annual Meeting of Minds 2018
CambPlants Industrial Talk: Establishment of a plant glycobiotechnology company Nov 15, 2018 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM Department of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre,
Cambridge Glycoscience: Developing plant-based ingredients that replace sugar in food products
Climate Change Impacts on Food and Nutrition Security from Nov 12, 2018 09:00 AM to Nov 16, 2018 05:00 PM Trinidad,
Public Health Annual Lecture Nov 09, 2018 from 02:30 PM to 04:30 PM Li Ka Shing Centre,
Professor John Ioannidis from Stanford University
Livestock, Environment and People (LEAP) Conference Nov 07, 2018 from 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM St Anne’s College, Woodstock Road, Oxford, OX2 6HS,
A multi-disciplinary research conference on the effects of meat and dairy on population health, the economy, society and the environment.
REAP 2018 - Agri-Tech for a Productive Future Nov 07, 2018 from 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM Wellcome Genome Campus Conference Centre, Hinxton, Cambridge, CB10 1RQ,
What is the future we want for agriculture and how can innovation help deliver it?
EIT Food Algal Biotechnology course from Nov 06, 2018 09:00 AM to Nov 07, 2018 05:00 PM Reykjavik, Iceland,
Techniques and opportunities for the sustainable bioeconomy
Agri-Tech Week 2018 from Nov 05, 2018 09:00 AM to Nov 10, 2018 05:00 PM Various locations,
Agri-Tech Week is back for its 5th year and is bigger than ever
Vets' Dilemmas: Yes? No? Why? Nov 03, 2018 from 08:30 AM to 06:00 PM Hothorpe Hall, Leicestershire,
VPHA-AGV Autumn Conference 2018
How do we talk about meat and dairy reduction? Oct 29, 2018 from 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM London, UK,
Can public health solve obesity, hunger and malnutrition by focusing on the lived experience of food and eating? Oct 24, 2018 from 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM Centre for Food Policy, City University London,
Food supply in an uncertain future Oct 23, 2018 from 05:30 PM to 07:00 PM Department of Plant Sciences Lecture Theatre,
BOOKING NOW OPEN! How can secure our food supply in a changing world? Explore how societies dealt with agricultural crises in the past, and how we’re preparing to survive a very different future.
Present but not accounted for: women in Indian agriculture Oct 18, 2018 from 05:30 PM to 06:30 PM Mill Lane Lecture Room 2, Cambridge,
BOOKING NOW OPEN! Dr Shailaja Fennell examines the huge gap between men’s and women’s participation in agriculture, and its relation to extreme patterns of gendered land ownership and social norms on gendered behaviour.
2nd International Conference on Sustainable Energy & Resource Use in Food Chains from Oct 17, 2018 09:00 AM to Oct 19, 2018 05:00 PM Coral Bay Hotel & Resort, Paphos, Cyprus,
ICSEF 2018 will report on the latest thinking, technologies and approaches for energy demand reduction and minimisation of resource use, including water and waste, across all stages of food chains from primary production to consumption and waste management.
From simple to high-tech: technologies that improve lives Oct 16, 2018 from 05:30 PM to 06:45 PM Department of Plant Sciences Lecture Theatre, Downing Site,
We explore how innovations in food-related technologies, from clean-burning stoves to robotic harvesters, have potential to improve lives across the globe and contribute to sustainability and food security.
World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit from Oct 16, 2018 09:00 AM to Oct 17, 2018 05:00 PM London, UK,
The World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit returns to London for two days of networking and debate in October, 16-17, 2018.
"Meet the Researcher" networking event Oct 12, 2018 from 12:00 AM to 02:00 PM David Attenborough Building, Large Seminar Room,
A chance to meet senior academics and early career researchers from within UCCRI's conservation research network.
The Ag-Chem pipeline - new chemistries for improved crop management Oct 09, 2018 from 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, AL5 2JQ, UK,
Come and hear first-hand about the pipeline of innovative new chemistries being made available to growers, as well as providing an opportunity to understand more about the process of researching and developing new solutions.
2nd International Conference on Food Science and Bioprocess Technology from Oct 01, 2018 09:00 AM to Oct 03, 2018 05:00 PM Frankfurt, Germany,
Food Tech-2018 mainly showcases on the exchange of ideas and research findings in the food science and technology. The Food Tech Conference revolves around the latest innovations and applications in the field of nutrition and food technology.
Focused meeting 2018: Microbiomes underpinning agriculture from Oct 01, 2018 09:00 AM to Oct 02, 2018 05:00 PM Cork, Ireland,
The conference will incorporate a methods workshop that will enable integration of skills and sharing of best practice across technical aspects of microbiome research including sequencing and analysis/interpretation of data associated with complex microbial communities in agricultural systems.
Algal Biotechnology Techniques and opportunities for the sustainable bio economy from Sep 27, 2018 09:00 AM to Sep 28, 2018 05:00 PM Algal Innovation Centre, University of Cambridge,
Professional development course
BBSRC: Multimodal Image Based Modelling in Soil workshop from Sep 25, 2018 10:00 AM to Sep 26, 2018 04:00 PM University of Southampton, Avenue Campus,
The purpose of this interdisciplinary workshop will be to bring together key researchers working in different areas of soil structural imaging, chemical imaging and mathematics with the aim of developing a unified approach to study water and solute movement in soils.
Innovation to Improve Water Management Sep 13, 2018 from 04:00 PM to 07:00 PM Easton Campus, Easton and Otley College, Norwich NR9 5DX,
Managing water continues to be a major challenge, ensuring the right amount in the right place at the right time. Access to water can dictate farming regimes and influence crop performance, and regulation around water management are driving investment in new solutions, both on and off-farm.
Food Waste in the Supply Chain: Problems and Solutions Sep 13, 2018 from 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM Westminster College, Cambridge,
Early Career Researcher Workshop
UK-Africa Food Security Symposium 2018 Sep 11, 2018 from 09:35 AM to 05:30 PM Sainsbury Laboratory, Cambridge,
Developing effective and equitable partnerships to address food insecurity in Africa
Food Security: The Fungal Threat from Sep 11, 2018 09:00 AM to Sep 14, 2018 05:00 PM Ribeirão Preto - São Paulo, Brazil,
Call for UK early career researchers to attend this workshop in Brazil. Apply by 31 May. An outstanding opportunity - all travel, accommodation and meal expenses will be covered.
Improving food security and nutrition in Kenya: strengthening Indigenous Leafy Vegetables research and innovation capacity from Sep 10, 2018 09:00 AM to Sep 13, 2018 05:00 PM Nyeri, Kenya,
British Council event for early career researchers from the UK and internationally to build research collaborations. Application deadline 29 June.
Bioavailability 2018 from Sep 10, 2018 09:00 AM to Sep 13, 2018 05:00 PM John Innes Conference Centre, Norwich,
Understanding the bioavailability of micronutrients and bioactive compounds for improved public health.
EIT Food Summer School 2018 from Sep 08, 2018 09:00 AM to Sep 13, 2018 05:00 PM Munich, Belfast and Cambridge,
Early career researchers – apply now to learn how digital technologies can be applied to foster sustainable and fair food supply chains.
UK-India Newton Bhabha Fund Researcher Links Workshop on AMR and Ayurvedic medicinal plants from Sep 04, 2018 09:00 AM to Sep 07, 2018 05:00 PM Kolkata, India,
Register by 30 June