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Members of the Food Security Group:




Charlotte Allender WHRI Crop genetics and Gene bank (conserving stocks of seed varieties includes wild relatives).

Kerry Burton

WHRI Bioenergy and Bioprocessing
Dave Chandler WHRI Microbiologist/entomologist, policy, sustainable farming practices, bee health, biological pest control.
Rosemary Collier WHRI Entomologist, Pest Control, organic production systems, low input agriculture
Liz Dowler Sociology Food security, policy, ethics. Background in public health and nutrition.

Wyn Grant

Politics Food Security, Biopesticides
Ian Guymer Engineering Water, water pollution (how pollutants are moved around the water environment, water ecology
John Hammond


Soil sciences, soil nutrition, reducing fertilisers
James Harrison Law Human rights approaches to trade law
Evor Hines Engineering

Intelligent systems (disease infections on plants, sensor data to examine water flow), data mining and data fusion

Steve Jackson WHRI Plant physiology. Interests in plant physiology, GM, plant breeding and model to crop plants.
Rob Lilywhite WHRI Background in Soil Science. Recent projects have focused on Carbon Foot-printing and life cycle analysis
Yasmin Merali


Warwick Business School Complexity science, social and economic networks, (UK and abroad- in particular developing countries.)
Jonathan Pearson Engineering Water in costal regions, how waves affect pollution
Dave Pink


Crop genetics, land use and biofuels
Andrew Price Biological sciences Ecosystems services, resilience
Dwijen Rangnekar Law/ CSGR  Evolutionary economist. Interests in IP in plant breeding, new technologies and access to seeds.