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Objects: Carriers of Knowledge Mar 19, 2019 from 05:30 PM to 06:45 PM Lecture Room 1, Mill Lane Lecture Rooms, Cambridge,
A multi-disciplinary panel invites you to join their discussions of objects relating to food security, as a way to better understand all aspects of this complex challenge.
Millets for the Millions: Switching to Small Grains for Sustainable Farming Mar 16, 2019 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM Department of Plant Sciences Main Lecture Theatre, University of Cambridge,
Join Professor Martin Jones and Dr Shreya Sinha from the TIGR2ESS programme on a journey to India.
Plant and Life Sciences Marquee at Cambridge Science Festival 2019 Mar 16, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM Downing Site Lawn, Cambridge,
Innovation in Food Security: Venture Creation Weekend from Mar 15, 2019 06:00 PM to Mar 17, 2019 07:00 PM Cambridge Judge Business School,
Are you interested in getting involved in entrepreneurship? Do you have a novel idea or application in Food Security that would transform the lives of many people? Kickstart your entrepreneurial career and start developing your venture at the next Venture Creation Weekend on 15-17 March 2019 at Cambridge Judge Business School. It's a chance to test your business idea ideas relevant to food security, build a team and pitch to investors within 50 hours!
GM Crops: Getting to the Root of the Issues Mar 15, 2019 from 05:30 PM to 06:30 PM SG1 and SG2, Alison Richard Building, Sidgwick Site, Cambridge,
I’m a Confused Consumer, Get Me Out of Here! Mar 12, 2019 from 05:30 PM to 07:00 PM Department of Plant Sciences Main Lecture Theatre, University of Cambridge,
Join us to discuss consumer behaviour, what food manufacturers and retailers are doing to catch our attention, and how we can help each other to make the right food choices.
Early Career Researcher Networking Event and Travel Showcase Dec 14, 2018 from 04:00 PM to 06:00 PM Tom Ap Rees Room and Library, Department of Plant Sciences,
Open to all University of Cambridge PhD students and post-docs with interests in global food security
CSaP Dr S T Lee Public Policy Lecture 2018: Professor K Vijay Raghavan Nov 27, 2018 from 05:30 PM to 07:30 PM Peterhouse College,
"Science, the fulcrum for social and economic change in India"
Interdisciplinary Workshop: Addressing Nutrition Challenges in Developing Countries Nov 21, 2018 from 09:30 AM to 04:30 PM Maxwell Centre, University of Cambridge,
An interdisciplinary workshop and seed funding competition, open to University of Cambridge researchers and their collaborators
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
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
How do we talk about meat and dairy reduction? Oct 29, 2018 from 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM London, UK,
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.
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
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
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.
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