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Cambridge Global Food Security’s continuing contribution to the Europe-wide EIT Food Project

Cambridge Global Food Security continues to be a valuable partner in the EIT Food #AnnualFoodAgenda Project, hosting more successful events under this season’s title: Healthier Nutrition. Led by IMDEA (Madrid Institute for Advanced Studies), the #AnnualFoodAgenda project aims to encourage people to think more about the food they eat and where it comes from.

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Two sustainable food events you won’t want to miss

Two sustainable food events you won’t want to miss

As a partner in the EIT Food #AnnualFoodAgenda Project, Cambridge Global Food Security is pleased to be launching our second season of public events.

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Cambridge Global Food Security at the Cambridge Science Festival 2019

Researchers from departments across our interdisciplinary network engaged with large public audiences at this year’s Science Festival.

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Dr Jag Srai appointed as new Co-Chair of Cambridge Global Food Security

Dr Jag Srai has been appointed as the new Co-Chair of the Cambridge Global Food Security Interdisciplinary Research Centre, replacing Professor Chris Gilligan.

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Meet Dr Payam Mehrshahi

The challenges involved in eating a nutritious diet vary across the world, but this researcher is working on an ingenious solution with global potential: microalgae. These tiny, single-celled species are unique in producing many compounds vital for a healthy diet. Payam Mehrshahi is trying to add to their repertoire. He’s transferring the ability to make specific vitamins from plants to algae, and in doing so he’s creating the potential to relieve pressure on agricultural land, while simultaneously generating a new source of nutrition.

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Cambridge Global Food Security to lead a new project funded by Isaac Newton Trust

Cambridge Global Food Security to lead a new project funded by Isaac Newton Trust

The interdisciplinary project, called Objects, is being led in collaboration with Dr Inanna Hamati-Ataya, Principal Investigator on the ERC-funded project ARTEFACT and Founding Director of the new Centre for Global Knowledge Studies (gloknos) at CRASSH.

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