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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:

How to Write and Submit Papers for Publication 

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

NB The date of this event has been changed. It was originally scheduled for Friday 14th October.

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: 

Register here. 

 

Healthy Eco-Systems Ideation Workshop  

Friday 14th October 2022 10am Venue: The Maxwell Centre, Cavendish Laboratory, JJ Thomson Avenue, Cambridge CB3 0HE 

ECRs and PhD students will work in teams to devise ideas for solutions to the most pressing climate change questions related to healthy eco-systems. This event will be part of the Cambridge Zero Climate Change Festival 2022, and is organised jointly by the Interdisciplinary Research Centres on Energy, Global Food Security, Public Health and the Cambridge Conservation Initiative. Register here 

Applications from BAME students/researchers, women, students with diverse gender identities, and other underrepresented groups are particularly encouraged. 

An on-line briefing meeting will be held in advance, at 11am on Friday 9th September.  Please find further information here.

Past events:

29/30 June. Early Career Researcher: Connecting with Industry (Open Innovation Forum, IfM). Please find more information HERE.

6 May. Early Career Researcher: BBSRC Grants & Fellowships Workshop. Please find more information HERE.

30 November 2020. Early Career Researcher : "After my PhD, what?". Please find more information HERE.

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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. 

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