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Insects: the World’s weirdest food? Mar 23, 2018 from 05:30 PM to 06:30 PM Babbage Lecture Theatre, New Museums Site Downing Street, CB2 3RS ,
BBC Gastronaut Stefan Gates uses rockets, flatulence, honey and sweets to take you on a rip-roaring adventure through the world of edible insects.
AgriScience YIF Conference 2018: Leading Change Through Innovation Mar 23, 2018 from 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM The Morley Agricultural Foundation, Wymondham, NR18 9DF,
AgriScience: Farming and Science Working Together
Venture Creation Weekend: Innovation in Food Security from Mar 23, 2018 12:00 AM to Mar 25, 2018 12:00 AM Cambridge Judge Business School,
This Venture Creation Weekend (VCW) is for students, postdocs, professional and researchers working on emerging technologies and innovations in Food Security who are interested in learning how to translate their ideas into ventures as part of a startup team.
Are food miles worth worrying about? Mar 22, 2018 from 05:30 PM to 06:45 PM Mill Lane, Lecture Room 2,
This event is a part of the University of Cambridge Science Festival 2018.
Finding the Funding – The Research and Business Guide to Smart Agri-Tech Finance Mar 22, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM King's Lynn Innovation Centre, Innovation Drive, King's Lynn, PE30 5BY,
This event will introduce you to local and national funding streams and provide insightful case studies to help inspire development of new Smart Farming innovations and help make your technology business or farm smarter.
The amazing world of bees Mar 21, 2018 from 05:30 PM to 06:45 PM Lecture Theatre, Department of Plant Sciences,
This event is a part of the University of Cambridge Science Festival 2018.
Global Food Security Symposium from Mar 21, 2018 12:00 AM to Mar 22, 2018 12:00 AM Washington DC,
Save the date for the 2018 Global Food Security Symposium, March 21-22, 2018. 
Plant and Life Sciences Marquee Mar 17, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM Marquee on the Lawn, Downing Site - Downing Lawn Downing Street, CB2 3EA ,
Take a journey through your senses with scientists from across all the biological sciences and discover more about the sensorial side of their research.
PIPS, Jobs and Opps – Member Give-Get Exchange 2018 Mar 15, 2018 from 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM Sophi Taylor Building, NIAB, Park Farm, Villa Road, Histon, Cambridge, CB24 9NZ,
The latest free exclusive member-only event will bring together some of the brightest PhD students looking for opportunities, with some of the leading businesses and organisations in the Agri-Tech East network wanting to host an intern or recruit from the science base.
DEFRA Agri-Tech Workshop – Have Your Say! Mar 14, 2018 09:05 AM
Agri-Tech East is hosting a DEFRA workshop to provide an opportunity for everyone with an interest in agri-tech to help shape the future delivery of funding. The aim is to gather views from our ecosystem on the current delivery options for funding, the lessons learnt and the value achieved and to look at ways to improve in the future. The FREE workshop is open to all and will be held immediately before the Blockchain Pollinator event.
Understanding the evolution of infectious diseases and antimicrobial resistance: just how vulnerable or ready for the future are we? Mar 12, 2018 from 07:30 PM to 09:00 PM St Catharine's College, McGrath Centre, Trumpington Street, CB2 1RL,
The importance of seed testing Mar 08, 2018 from 06:45 PM to 08:00 PM David Attenborough Building, New Museums Site, Pembroke St., Cambridge, CB2 3QZ.,
Pam Butler will talk about all aspects of seeds testing, including its history, how it relates to the economy, food production and the environment, explaining how it affects our everyday lives.
Plastics in the Ocean: Challenges and Solutions Mar 07, 2018 from 09:00 AM to 07:00 PM Aurora Cambridge, CB3 OET,
The British Antarctic Survey is hosting a workshop in Cambridge to bridge science, policy and business to explore solutions for reducing ocean plastic pollution.
Food Industry Innovation 2018 Mar 07, 2018 from 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM Museum of Science and Industry, Liverpool Road, Manchester,
Unique event which brings together the food and drink community to learn and share.
Food for Thought: Innovating in an Innovation-Antipathetic Sector Feb 27, 2018 from 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM Judge Business School, Cambridge CB2 1AG,
Vertical Sustainable Growing Systems: Controlled Environment Agriculture Feb 23, 2018 from 11:30 AM to 04:30 PM Hasse Fen, Soham, Cambridgeshire,
A visit to controlled environment trials at the NIAB centre.
Smart Farming: The ‘AI’m of Machine-to-Machine Learning in Agriculture Feb 20, 2018 from 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM Eagle Labs, Chesterton Road, Cambridge,
Can machines be taught to spot diseased crops and weeds and take action to solve the problem? So-called machine learning is already being used to spot patterns and make decisions – in fraud detection, advertising and self-driving vehicles, and it is poised to be the next new decision support tool for agriculture.
Geopolitics of Food Systems Feb 16, 2018 from 07:00 PM to 10:00 PM Winstanley Lecture Hall, Trinity College New Court, CB2 1TJ ,
Cambridge Food Security Forum (CamFSF) and the Cambridge University Science and Policy Exchange (CUSPE) bring to you a lecture on the geopolitical nuances of food systems.
The Cambridge Sustainable Food Hub Feb 07, 2018 from 12:30 PM to 01:30 PM Institute of Metabolic Science, Cambridge Biomedical Campus,
Talk by Duncan Catchpole
UCCRI Early Career Researcher Programme events from Jan 26, 2018 12:00 AM to Mar 15, 2018 12:00 AM David Attenborough Building, Cambridge,
The University of Cambridge Conservation Research Institute (UCCRI) Early Career Researcher Programme is open to all Cambridge PhD students and postdocs whose research is related to conservation and environmental issues, or who would like to meet researchers in this area. You can now sign up for specific events.
Counting the Cost, Value and Benefits of Natural Capital in Agriculture Jan 24, 2018 from 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM Norwich Research Park, Centrum, Norwich, NR4 7UG,
Defining the benefits we get from nature is not easy. Attempts to develop metrics to quantify the “sustainability” of agriculture, the “health” of soils and the “benefits” from certain insects, for example, remain a Holy Grail for research and industry, and often rely on anecdote and observation to demonstrate impact.
Emerging Imaging Technologies in Agri-Food Workshop Jan 23, 2018 from 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM Birmingham,
The workshop will address the needs of the arable, horticultural and livestock industries, as well as the food processing and manufacturing sector. 
Cambridge University Potato Growers Research Association 28th Annual Potato Conference from Dec 13, 2017 09:00 AM to Dec 14, 2017 05:00 PM Robinson College,
CUPGRA was set up in 1982 to encourage study and research on potatoes. It promotes the interchange of scientific research and field practice for innovative, sound commercial production of potatoes through its association with the Agronomy Research Group at NIAB CUF.
Sensors for Food and Agriculture from Dec 05, 2017 09:00 AM to Dec 06, 2017 05:00 PM Møller Centre, Cambridge,
The 3rd annual Sensors for Food and Agriculture conference will take place 5-6 December 2017 at the Møller Centre in Cambridge UK.
Nutri-Inno 2017 from Dec 04, 2017 09:00 AM to Dec 08, 2017 05:00 PM Cambridge (various locations),
Stimulating innovation and entrepreneurship for better nutrition
Meat, Monkeys, and Mosquitoes: A One Health Perspective on Emerging Diseases Nov 29, 2017 from 05:15 PM to 06:45 PM Winstanley Lecture Theatre, Trinity College, Cambridge CB2 3JX,
Cambridge Infectious Diseases Annual Meeting of Minds 2017 Nov 24, 2017 from 08:30 AM to 05:00 PM Downing College, Cambridge,
Join the University of Cambridge Infectious Diseases Interdisciplinary Research Centre's annual full-day conference ‘Cambridge Infectious Diseases Annual Meeting of Minds’, with over 100 attendees from across Cambridge.
Maximising the potential of crop researchers from Nov 20, 2017 10:00 AM to Nov 21, 2017 04:00 PM NIAB Park Farm, Histon,
An interactive two day meeting and networking event for young researchers and professionals
Film Screening: Food Evolution Nov 14, 2017 from 06:00 PM to 08:30 PM Old Divinity School, St John's College,
Join us for a private screening of the new documentary film 'Food Evolution,' which focuses on the debate surrounding the use of genetically modified organisms (GMOs).
Unlocking Public Health Challenges of Our Time Nov 14, 2017 from 09:30 AM to 06:30 PM Sainsbury Laboratory, Cambridge,
Now in its fourth year, the annual CIPH conference and lecture series presents an opportunity for public health researchers, policymakers and professionals to come together, discover and discuss the latest public health research breakthroughs at Cambridge.