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Cambridge Global Food Security

An Interdisciplinary Research Centre at the University of Cambridge

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Lessons from the past: archaeology, anthropology and the future of food

The Oxford Martin Future of Food Programme and The British Museum are hosting this one-day conference.

  • Aug 23, 2018 09:00 AM to Aug 23, 2018 05:00 PM.

SDG-Conference: Towards Zero Hunger - Partnerships for impact

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).

  • Aug 30, 2018 09:00 AM to Aug 31, 2018 05:00 PM.

EIT Food Summer School 2018

Early career researchers – apply now to learn how digital technologies can be applied to foster sustainable and fair food supply chains.

  • Sep 08, 2018 09:00 AM to Sep 13, 2018 05:00 PM.

Bioavailability 2018

Understanding the bioavailability of micronutrients and bioactive compounds for improved public health.

  • Sep 10, 2018 09:00 AM to Sep 13, 2018 05:00 PM.

Improving food security and nutrition in Kenya: strengthening Indigenous Leafy Vegetables research and innovation capacity

British Council event for early career researchers from the UK and internationally to build research collaborations. Application deadline 29 June.

  • Sep 10, 2018 09:00 AM to Sep 13, 2018 05:00 PM.

Food Security: The Fungal Threat

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.

  • Sep 11, 2018 09:00 AM to Sep 14, 2018 05:00 PM.

UK-Africa Food Security Symposium 2018

Developing effective and equitable partnerships to address food insecurity in Africa

  • Sep 11, 2018 09:35 AM to Sep 11, 2018 05:30 PM.

Innovation to Improve Water Management

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.

  • Sep 13, 2018 04:00 PM to Sep 13, 2018 07:00 PM.

BBSRC: Multimodal Image Based Modelling in Soil workshop

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.

  • Sep 25, 2018 10:00 AM to Sep 26, 2018 04:00 PM.

Focused meeting 2018: Microbiomes underpinning agriculture

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.

  • Oct 01, 2018 09:00 AM to Oct 02, 2018 05:00 PM.

2nd International Conference on Food Science and Bioprocess Technology

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.

  • Oct 01, 2018 09:00 AM to Oct 03, 2018 05:00 PM.

The Ag-Chem pipeline - new chemistries for improved crop management

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.

  • Oct 09, 2018 09:00 AM to Oct 09, 2018 05:00 PM.

Global food security is a major research priority for UK and international science.

Cambridge Global Food Security is a virtual centre at the University of Cambridge. We promote an interdisciplinary approach to addressing the challenge of ensuring all people at all times have access to sufficient, safe and nutritious food that meets their dietary needs and preferences for an active and healthy life. 

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Upcoming events

SDG-Conference: Towards Zero Hunger - Partnerships for impact

Aug 30, 2018

Wageningen Campus, The Netherlands

EIT Food Summer School 2018

Sep 08, 2018

Munich, Belfast and Cambridge

Bioavailability 2018

Sep 10, 2018

John Innes Conference Centre, Norwich

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