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Tackling food insecurity in Africa – UK-Africa Food Security Symposium

The symposium took place at the Sainsbury Laboratory, University of Cambridge on 11 September and brought together participants with diverse backgrounds, from plant biologists to social scientists.

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Meet Dr Foivos Anastasiadis

Coming from a country with an enviable food culture, Foivos Anastasiadis is intent on leading others towards a healthier and more sustainable diet.

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Meet Yuan He

We've been producing enough food to feed the total population on Earth for the last 50 years, so why are people still starving?

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EU ruling on crop production has a “deep logical flaw”

EU ruling on crop production has a “deep logical flaw”

There is a “deep logical flaw” in the new ruling by the European Court of Justice in its attempt to draw a line between natural and artificial in crop production, says Professor Ottoline Leyser, the Director of Sainsbury Lab at the University of Cambridge.

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Archaeologists find bread remains that predate agriculture

Archaeologists find bread remains that predate agriculture

The recently published study finds remains of the oldest evidence for bread baked by hunter-gatherers 14,400 years ago. The paper was co-authored by Monica Nicolaides Ramsey from the McDonald Institute of Archaeological Research at University of Cambridge.

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Charlotte Payne wins Vice-Chancellor’s Public Engagement with Research Award

Charlotte Payne wins Vice-Chancellor’s Public Engagement with Research Award

Charlotte Payne was one of the winners announced at the awards ceremony at the Old Schools in Cambridge on 9 July, 2018. The awards recognise and reward those whose research has led to excellent impact beyond academia, whether on the economy, society, culture, public policy or services, health, the environment or quality of life.

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