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Cambridge Global Food Security

An Interdisciplinary Research Centre at the University of Cambridge

Studying at Cambridge


Professor Nicholas Mascie-Taylor

Professor Nicholas Mascie-Taylor

Professor of Population Biology and Health, Department of Archaeology and Anthropology

Director, Human Epidemiology Nutrition Growth Ecology Research Group (HENGE)

Office Phone: 01223 335456

Research Interests

Undernutrition, and the inter-relationships between nutrition, growth and poverty in developing countries. Professor Mascie-Taylor's eight year project in Bangladesh to lift 1 million extreme poor people out of poverty ended in September 2016 having exceeded the target. The project was awarded the 2016 British Expertise Award for Outstanding Leadership in International Development.