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Cambridge Global Food Security

An Interdisciplinary Research Centre at the University of Cambridge

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Past Events

Young Innovators' Forum visit to Wicken Farm, Stretham May 17, 2018 from 06:00 PM to 08:30 PM Wicken Farm, Stretham,
YIF is heading out to a working farm in Stretham to take a look at on-farm practices
2018 Annual Lecture of the Behaviour and Health Research Unit (BHRU) May 17, 2018 from 06:00 PM to 07:30 PM Howard Theatre, Downing College,
Lecture by Professor Theresa Marteau
Food Futures Part 1 May 16, 2018 from 08:45 AM to 01:30 PM Robinson College, Cambridge,
Effective Communication: Selling your skills and experience
Wild pollinator decline: supply chain risks and corporate responses May 14, 2018 from 12:30 PM to 01:30 PM Weston Seminar Room, David Attenborough Building,
A talk by Annelisa Grigg, UNEP-WCMC
Big Data in Agriculture from May 14, 2018 09:00 AM to May 15, 2018 05:00 PM The Roslin Institute, Edinburgh,
Part of the DuPont Pioneer Plant Sciences Symposia Series
Pressure Cooker event on Risk Communication, 2018 Understanding Risk Forum from May 14, 2018 12:00 AM to May 18, 2018 12:00 AM Mexico City,
Call for applicants for a 24-hour 'pressure cooker' at the Understanding Risk Forum.
Improving rural livelihoods by reducing crop losses May 09, 2018 from 01:30 PM to 05:00 PM David Attenborough Building (Room 1.25a) Museums Site, Pembroke St, Cambridge,
Annual Seminar of the Tropical Agriculture Association East Anglia Branch, co-hosted by Cambridge Global Food Security and CambPlants Hub, focussing on reducing crop losses especially in East Africa.
Global Public Health: Annual Showcase May 08, 2018 from 09:00 AM to 06:00 PM Fitzwilliam College, 72 Storey's Way, Cambridge, CB3 0DX,
This year’s showcase will be in collaboration with the Wellcome Trust Cambridge Centre for Global Health research, Infectious Diseases Interdisciplinary Research Centre, Cambridge Global Health Partnerships, the Global Challenges Initiative and Cambridge Africa.
Cambridge-Africa Day May 01, 2018 from 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM
10th Anniversary Celebration
Sustainability, Natural Resources & International Law Apr 27, 2018 from 02:00 PM to 05:00 PM LG-17, Faculty of Law, 10 West Road, Cambridge ,
Interested in International Law, Sustainable Development or Natural Resources Governance? Hoping to hear from World-Class Experts on Recent Trends, Challenges and Innovations?
The Future of UK Farming from Apr 27, 2018 11:00 AM to Apr 28, 2018 05:00 PM Fir Farm, Gloucestershire,
This conference will set out and debate the opportunities and consequences for farmers in a post-Brexit environment.
Zero Hunger - III World Summit of Regions on Food Security and Sovereignty from Apr 27, 2018 09:00 AM to Apr 28, 2018 05:00 PM Cuenca, Azuay, Ecuador,
The III World Summit of Regions on Food Security and Sovereignty is a global meeting for food security in cities, regions and countries.
The Conversation - Writing for a Public Audience Workshop Apr 25, 2018 from 10:30 AM to 01:00 PM Biomedical Campus The School of Clinical Medicine, Seminar Room 10 CB2 0SP,
by CID Coordinator Allyson Walsh
Pollinator: Trust, Provenance and Blockchain – impacts and opportunities for agriculture Apr 24, 2018 from 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM The Sainsbury Laboratory, University of Cambridge, Bateman Street, Cambridge CB2 1LR,
This event is for anyone interested in learning more about cryptocurrencies and how agricultural products or services could be delivered using new virtual currencies and smart contracts. If you sell to farmers, agronomists or distributors, if you keep farm records around livestock, input applications or machinery protocols, then this is your chance to find out how new tech could change your business.
MonoGram 2018 from Apr 24, 2018 09:00 AM to Apr 26, 2018 05:00 PM Norwich,
The Monogram Network meeting is the annual get-together for the small-grain cereal and grass research community.
Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund Briefing Events Apr 16, 2018 from 09:30 AM to 04:30 PM Birmingham (also Cardiff, Belfast and Glasgow),
Learn about the new ISCF ‘Transforming Food Production’ funding for the agri-food sector at 4 briefing events, with opportunity to network and develop partnerships for the competitions.
Crossing Kingdoms: an international synthetic biology symposium from Apr 16, 2018 09:00 AM to Apr 18, 2018 05:00 PM The Sainsbury Laboratory, University of Cambridge,
Crossing Kingdoms is an international 3 day-event bringing together scientists from the microbial, animal and plant fields to present their results and highlighting how knowledge from these different life forms provide tools for synthetic biology innovations and applications.
Using fiscal policies to improve the food supply and demand Apr 12, 2018 from 12:30 PM to 01:30 PM Lecture Theatre 2, School of Clinical Medicine, Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 0SP,
Seminar by Associate Professor Shu Wen Ng, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
>sudo : grow hackathon from Apr 07, 2018 09:00 AM to Apr 08, 2018 05:00 PM Future Business Centre, Cambridge CB4 2HY,
To accelerate the innovation pipeline, Agri-Tech East is experimenting with an agri-hackathon. They have invited industry experts to frame some big challenges – growing more on a smaller environmental footprint, balancing livestock performance with wellbeing, crop protection in a post-chemical world – and challenging teams to come up with solutions.
An Interaction with Sonum Wangchuk Apr 06, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM NIPGR Auditorium, India,
A unique opportunity for researchers and college students to interact with Ladakhi engineer and innovator Mr. Sonum Wangchuk!
Global Food Security Early Career Networking Apr 05, 2018 from 04:00 PM to 05:30 PM McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, Downing Site, Cambridge CB2 3ER,
Are you a Cambridge PhD student or post-doc interested in global food systems?
Consultancy 101 workshop & networking lunch Mar 28, 2018 from 09:00 AM to 01:30 PM Hicks Room, University Centre,
Are you considering becoming a consultant? Perhaps you are already consulting, but want to learn more about how to work more effectively, get the best price for your skills or simplify admin work?
Driving engagement, innovation and impact in plant science Mar 27, 2018 from 09:30 AM to 07:30 PM The University of Sheffield, Sheffield S10 2TN,
The event brings together plant scientists, growers and producers, food manufacturing companies, social researchers and innovators.
Science Festival dinner Mar 24, 2018 from 07:00 PM to 10:00 PM Leckhampton House, Corpus Christi College, 37 Grange Rd, CB3 9BJ ,
Join us for our second Cambridge Science Festival dinner at Leckhampton House, Corpus Christi College's postgraduate accommodation set in beautiful gardens just off Grange Road. Our evening starts with a pre-dinner drink followed by a three-course dinner and coffee.
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.