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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
SDG-Conference: Towards Zero Hunger - Partnerships for impact from Aug 30, 2018 09:00 AM to Aug 31, 2018 05:00 PM Wageningen Campus, The Netherlands,
The conference centres around Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): end hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition, and promote sustainable agriculture (SDG2) and create partnerships (SDG17).
Lessons from the past: archaeology, anthropology and the future of food Aug 23, 2018 from 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM Oxford Martin School, Oxford,
The Oxford Martin Future of Food Programme and The British Museum are hosting this one-day conference.
International Congress & Expo on Agriculture and Horticulture from Aug 13, 2018 09:00 AM to Aug 14, 2018 05:00 PM Amsterdam, Netherlands,
Enhancing modern and sustainable agricultural practices.
18th International Biotechnology Symposium and Exhibition from Aug 12, 2018 09:00 AM to Aug 17, 2018 05:00 PM Montreal, Canada,
Tracks include 'agricultural, forest and marine biotechnologies'
Science Policy - Improving the uptake of research into UK policy from Aug 10, 2018 09:00 AM to Aug 12, 2018 05:00 PM Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge,
A two-day residential course, including case study on antimicrobial resistance.
Place-Based Food Systems: Making the Case, Making It Happen from Aug 09, 2018 09:00 AM to Aug 10, 2018 05:00 PM Richmond (Metro Vancouver), British Columbia, Canada,
This conference will bring together academic and community-based leaders and change-makers who are working to understand and advance place-based food systems as a foundational element of sustainable society. Participants will share and learn about the latest research and on-the-ground experiences and identify directions for strategic, synergistic, and concerted future study and action.
5th International Synthetic and Systems Biology Summer School from Jul 25, 2018 12:00 AM to Jul 29, 2018 12:00 AM Siena, Italy,
Register now for early bird rate.
International Summit on Medical Nutrition Education and Research Jul 20, 2018 from 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM School of Clinical Medicine, University of Cambridge,
A leading annual international scientific meeting in Applied Human Nutrition attracting delegates who are key opinion leaders in the field from all over the globe.
Workshop on Climate Change and Urban Food Security: Innovative Design for Sustainable Food Systems to Improve Nutrition and Health from Jul 16, 2018 09:00 AM to Jul 20, 2018 05:00 PM Putrajaya, Malaysia ,
The ‘British Council Researcher Links’ programme provides opportunities for early career researchers from the UK and internationally to interact, learn from each other and explore opportunities for building long-lasting research collaborations. This programme has funded the workshop on climate change and urban food systems, and we are calling for early career researchers to apply for the funded workshop places.
Summer School in Applied Human Nutrition from Jul 14, 2018 09:00 AM to Jul 18, 2018 05:00 PM Wolfson College, Cambridge,
The UK ‘Need for Nutrition Education/Innovation Programme’ (NNEdPro) and its Global Centre for Nutrition and Health in Cambridge offers a Summer School in Applied Human Nutrition for individuals interested in nutrition and its health-applications.
NNEdPro Nutrition Week 2018 from Jul 14, 2018 09:00 AM to Jul 20, 2018 05:00 PM Cambridge, UK,
The NNEdPro Nutrition Week 2018 starts with the Cambridge Summer school in Applied Human Nutrition, and is followed by the 4th International Summit.
5th International ISEKI_Food Conference from Jul 03, 2018 09:00 AM to Jul 05, 2018 05:00 PM University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart, Germany,
"The Food System Approach: New Challenges for Education, Research and Industry"
Global Challenges Initiative Round Table (Cambridge researchers only) Jun 29, 2018 from 02:00 PM to 05:00 PM Rayleigh Seminar Room, Maxwell Centre, University of Cambridge,
Apply to present or participate in a discussion about research relating to the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
Workshop: Postcolonial Ecologies in the Global South: Explorations at the Culture/Nature Interface from Jun 28, 2018 12:45 PM to Jun 29, 2018 07:30 PM Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, CB3 9DT,
Workshop to exchange ideas and define collaborative research agendas regarding one of the most pressing issues of the 21st century: the relationship between humanity and the natural world. INCLUDES A SESSION ON FOOD & FARMING.
STFC Food Network+ Annual Meeting from Jun 28, 2018 10:30 AM to Jun 29, 2018 05:00 PM Inox, Sheffield,
The STFC Food Network+ (SFN) will be holding their Annual Meeting at Inox at the University of Sheffield on the 28th and 29th June.
Innovation Hub: Royal Norfolk Show from Jun 28, 2018 09:00 AM to Jun 29, 2018 05:00 PM Norfolk Showground,
The Innovation Hub is becoming a must-see stop at the Royal Norfolk Show.
IAMO Forum 2018 ‘Large-scale agriculture – for profit and society? from Jun 27, 2018 09:00 AM to Jun 29, 2018 05:00 PM Halle, Germany,
The IAMO Forum 2018 aims to address the economic, social, institutional, and managerial aspects of large-scale agriculture by providing a platform for presenting and discussing research on the related issues.
UKRI stakeholder event Jun 27, 2018 from 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM London (Bloomsbury),
An event to discuss how UKRI can play its part in responding to the UK Government's focus on innovation and 'place'.
NIAB Open Day 2018 Jun 26, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM Histon, Cambridge,
Science & agronomy seminars; field demonstrations. BOOKING ESSENTIAL.
Cambridge Agri-Food Robotics Workshop from Jun 24, 2018 09:00 AM to Jun 27, 2018 05:00 PM University of Cambridge, Department of Engineering,
The Cambridge Agri-Food Robotics Workshop is for industry and academic researchers, discussing the most significant challenges for Agri-Food robotics.
Post-Harvest Technologies – Innovations For Keeping Crops Clean, Cool and (High) Quality Jun 20, 2018 from 02:30 PM to 06:00 PM AHDB Sutton Bridge Crop Storage Research, East Bank, Sutton Bridge, Spalding, PE12 9YD,
An event to showcase some of the newest technologies and innovations in post-harvest management and storage
Seminar – Evidence for healthy and equitable population food policies Jun 20, 2018 from 12:30 PM to 01:30 PM Level 4, Institute of Metabolic Sciences, Addenbrooker's Treatment Centre,
Talk by Dr Kathryn Backholer, Global Obesity Centre, Deakin University, Australia.