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Cambridge Global Food Security

An Interdisciplinary Research Centre at the University of Cambridge

Studying at Cambridge

 

Modelling for Food Security

This theme includes predicting:

  • Future demands for energy, land, water
  • Consequences of competing demands on land and sea for food, biodiversity, water, energy, climate stability
 

People specializing in this area

Steering Committee

Professor Chris Gilligan

Analysis of factors that influence and control invasion, persistence and variability of disease and other organisms using a combination of experimentation and modelling. 

Academic Staff

Dr Matt Castle

Modelling spread of plant disease

Dr Richard Fenner

Maintenance and rehabilitation of water industry buried infrastructure assets, and also in water and wastewater treatment processes.

Foreseer - industry funded research into mining the inter-relationships between water, land and energy issues https://www.foreseer.group.cam.ac.uk/

Professor Chris Gilligan

Analysis of factors that influence and control invasion, persistence and variability of disease and other organisms using a combination of experimentation and modelling.