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Cambridge Global Food Security

An Interdisciplinary Research Centre at the University of Cambridge

Studying at Cambridge


Open Funding Calls



The University's Research Strategy Office lists funding for Impact-related activities, available to Cambridge researchers, here. 

University of Cambridge Public Engagement with Research Awards. For Cambridge staff only. £1000 prize; apply by 27 April.
University of Cambridge Vice-Chancellor’s Awards for Impact.
For Cambridge staff only. £1000 prize; apply by 7 May.

EPSRC IAA Postdoctoral Placements

  • Funding for EPSRC-funded postdocs to take up short-term placements in industry, public sector or third sector, in order to apply their research knowledge in a different context. Details.
  • Funding covers salary and travel costs for up to three months (full or part time).
  • Applications considered on a rolling basis. Submit application to using the IAA form together with a letter of support from the partner organisation confirming the details of their involvement.


*Restricted Call Information for Cambridge Researchers: The University of Cambridge runs an internal selection process for calls where the number of applications per institution is limited. Contact the Initiative Coordinator for further details on this process for any specific call. 



The UK Global Food Security programme lists all interdisciplinary research calls relevant to food security here.

In addition, the feed below from Research Professional may show other calls of interest.





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

MonoGram 2018

Apr 24, 2018


Pollinator: Trust, Provenance and Blockchain – impacts and opportunities for agriculture

Apr 24, 2018

The Sainsbury Laboratory, University of Cambridge, Bateman Street, Cambridge CB2 1LR

The Conversation - Writing for a Public Audience Workshop

Apr 25, 2018

Biomedical Campus The School of Clinical Medicine, Seminar Room 10 CB2 0SP

The Future of UK Farming

Apr 27, 2018

Fir Farm, Gloucestershire

Upcoming events