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Successful networking event for early career researchers

Successful networking event for early career researchers

Twenty five early career researchers from eight departments across the University met at a networking event yesterday at the McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research.

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Made in the Sainsbury Lab

Made in the Sainsbury Lab

Can technology create better food? The BBC interviewed Giles Oldroyd and Ottoline Leyser of the Sainsbury Laboratory at Cambridge University.

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Meet Dr Pablo Salas

This Latin American researcher is not afraid to tackle big issues head-on. He wants to make the world more resilient to climate change, and he’s doing it by pulling together global expertise and using it to help policy-makers and the public make fully informed decisions.

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Meet Dr Tarra Penney

Tarra Penney is fascinated by human behaviour and why people do the things they do. She’s interested in supporting the prevention of chronic disease by understanding if, and how, changes in the food system influence population diet and health.

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Building innovation communities through potatoes

Representatives from across the potato industry joined researchers from the University of Cambridge and NIAB at a reception on 21 February 2018 to celebrate their achievements in innovating for increased value capture in the potato value chain.

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Tina Barsby awarded an OBE in 2018 New Year Honours List

Tina Barsby awarded an OBE in 2018 New Year Honours List

Dr Tina Barsby, CEO of Cambridge-based crop science organisation NIAB and member of Cambridge Global Food Security's Steering Committee, has been awarded an OBE in the 2018 New Year Honours List for services to agricultural science and biotechnology.

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Meet Dr Dan Tucker

He was the first in his family to go to college rather than become a farmer, and he’s now a Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Public Health at the University of Cambridge and a consulting vet. Dan Tucker's latest work has taken him to the emerging economy of Myanmar in southeast Asia to look at the pig supply chain.

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