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An Interdisciplinary Research Centre at the University of Cambridge

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UCCRI Early Career Researcher Programme events

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.

  • Jan 26, 2018 12:00 AM to Mar 15, 2018 12:00 AM.

Vertical Sustainable Growing Systems: Controlled Environment Agriculture

A visit to controlled environment trials at the NIAB centre.

  • Feb 23, 2018 11:30 AM to Feb 23, 2018 04:30 PM.

Food Industry Innovation 2018

Unique event which brings together the food and drink community to learn and share.

  • Mar 07, 2018 09:00 AM to Mar 07, 2018 05:00 PM.

Plastics in the Ocean: Challenges and Solutions

The British Antarctic Survey is hosting a workshop in Cambridge to bridge science, policy and business to explore solutions for reducing ocean plastic pollution.

  • Mar 07, 2018 09:00 AM to Mar 07, 2018 07:00 PM.

PIPS, Jobs and Opps – Member Give-Get Exchange 2018

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.

  • Mar 15, 2018 09:00 AM to Mar 15, 2018 05:00 PM.

Plant and Life Sciences Marquee

Take a journey through your senses with scientists from across all the biological sciences and discover more about the sensorial side of their research.

  • Mar 17, 2018 10:00 AM to Mar 17, 2018 04:00 PM.

Global Food Security Symposium

Save the date for the 2018 Global Food Security Symposium, March 21-22, 2018. 

  • Mar 21, 2018 12:00 AM to Mar 22, 2018 12:00 AM.

The amazing world of bees

This event is a part of the University of Cambridge Science Festival 2018.

  • Mar 21, 2018 05:30 PM to Mar 21, 2018 06:45 PM.

Finding the Funding – The Research and Business Guide to Smart Agri-Tech Finance

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.

  • Mar 22, 2018 10:00 AM to Mar 22, 2018 04:00 PM.

Are food miles worth worrying about?

This event is a part of the University of Cambridge Science Festival 2018.

  • Mar 22, 2018 05:30 PM to Mar 22, 2018 06:45 PM.

Innovation in Food Security Venture Creation Weekend

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.

  • Mar 23, 2018 12:00 AM to Mar 25, 2018 12:00 AM.

AgriScience YIF Conference 2018: Leading Change Through Innovation

Leading Change Through Innovation – Tackling the challenges and opportunities of the next decade, is the theme for the 2018 Young Innovators Forum conference.

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

Insects: the World’s weirdest food?

BBC Gastronaut Stefan Gates uses rockets, flatulence, honey and sweets to take you on a rip-roaring adventure through the world of edible insects.

  • Mar 23, 2018 05:30 PM to Mar 23, 2018 06:30 PM.

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

Cambridge Global Food Security is an Interdisciplinary Research 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

UCCRI Early Career Researcher Programme events

Jan 26, 2018

David Attenborough Building, Cambridge

Vertical Sustainable Growing Systems: Controlled Environment Agriculture

Feb 23, 2018

Hasse Fen, Soham, Cambridgeshire

Food for Thought: Innovating in an Innovation-Antipathetic Sector

Feb 27, 2018

Judge Business School, Cambridge CB2 1AG

Food Industry Innovation 2018

Mar 07, 2018

Museum of Science and Industry, Liverpool Road, Manchester

Plastics in the Ocean: Challenges and Solutions

Mar 07, 2018

Aurora Cambridge, CB3 OET

Upcoming events