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Cambridge Global Food Security

An Interdisciplinary Research Centre at the University of Cambridge

Early Career Researchers (ECRs) are an important part of our community and we are eager to provide platforms where they can share their work with us, network, and gain additional professional skills. Please find out more on the activities that we plan specifically for ECRs below.

Future events:

Career Pathways Workshop

Date: Friday, 19 May, 2023 - 10:00 to 14:00

Location: Main Seminar Room, David Attenborough Building and online.

Please find further information here.


How to deal with the media

Date: Friday, 26 May, 2023 - 12:00 to 13:30

Location:  Weston Seminar Room, David Attenborough Building

Please find further information here.


Past events:


Public Engagement: Why, Who and What?

Date: Friday, 24 February, 2023 - 14:00 to 16:00

Venue: Main Seminar Room, David Attenborough BuildingPembroke Street, Cambridge CB2 3QZ

Speaker: Dr Lucinda Spokes, Head of Public Engagement, Office of External Affairs and Communications, University of Cambridge

The training session from 2 pm to 3:30 pm will include a presentation and practical exercises and will be followed by tea, coffee, cake and networking from 3:30 to 4 pm. Please find further information here.

Run jointly with The University of Cambridge Conservation Research Institute.


How to Write and Submit Papers for Publication 

Wednesday 12th October 2022 14:00 - 15:30  Venue: online

From peer review and point size to successful abstracts and succinct sentences, this event will provide early career researchers with essential information about journal publishing.   

Editors and academics will give attendees the inside track on best practice for writing and successfully submitting papers; from how to make a good first impression and tips for text that’s relevant and robust, to impact factors and rejection.  

Speakers will include: 


Connecting with Industry (Open Innovation Forum, IfM)

29/30 June 2020  

Please find more information HERE.


BBSRC Grants & Fellowships Workshop

6 May 2020

Please find more information HERE.


"After my PhD then what?" Exploring career pathways. 

30 November 2020

Please find more information HERE.



Global food security is a major research priority for UK and international science.

Cambridge Global Food Security is a virtual centre at the University of Cambridge. We promote an interdisciplinary approach to addressing the challenge of ensuring all people at all times have access to sufficient, safe and nutritious food that meets their dietary needs and preferences for an active and healthy life. 

Please contact the Programme Manager D.ssa Francesca Re Manning to request information, share information, or join our mailing list.