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Cambridge Global Food Security

A Strategic Research Initiative of the University of Cambridge

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Early Career Researcher Travel Fund

The 2017 Travel Fund is now closed to applications.

The Initiative is pleased to have received funding from the Isaac Newton Trust to provide travel grants, on a competitive basis, to its members in 2017. 



The successful applicants have now been selected by our judging panel.

Congratulations to: 

William Summers Department of Plant Sciences
Ana Bravo Department of Plant Sciences
Erasmus zu Ermgassen Department of Zoology
Dr Ksenia Gerasimova Centre of Development Studies
Josephine Chambers Department of Geography
Laura Bouvet NIAB
Kirsten van Fossen Institute for Manufacturing
Amy Yau CEDAR, MRC Epidemiology Unit


We look forward to hearing about your travel experiences! 

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

Cambridge Global Food Security is a Strategic Research Initiative of 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

GM Food: What's the Problem?

Oct 17, 2017

Department of Plant Sciences, Downing Site, Cambridge

Before the Flood, with expert Q&A

Oct 20, 2017

Seminar Room 1, David Attenborough Building, Cambridge

What's stopping your diet being more sustainable?

Oct 24, 2017

Department of Plant Sciences, Downing Site, Cambridge

Total Food 2017

Oct 31, 2017

Institute of Food Research, Norwich, NR4 7UA

REAP Conference 2017

Nov 07, 2017

Wellcome Genome Campus Conference Centre, Hinxton

Upcoming events