'Food' is one of the University of Warwick's Global Research Priorities (GRP).
The Food GRP brings together issues of food production and supply, environmental and social sustainability, governance (including science and technology), social justice, nutrition and public health.
The Food GRP can provide small amounts of funding that can be used by members of the University to ‘pump-prime’ research proposals and support workshops and other events. How to apply for funding.
Are you a Warwick student interested in food?
Join a community of students and researchers (including the Universities of Warwick, Oxford, Reading, City University, the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), Royal Veterinary College, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine)
Engage in food systems issues through lectures, workshops and workplace networking- with resources and interaction hosted on a ‘virtual learning environment’ (Moodle). More information.
The University of Warwick is a Co-investigator in the 'Centre for the Evaluation of Complexity Across the Nexus' (CECAN), a £3m national research centre hosted by the University of Surrey, which brings together a unique coalition of experts to address some of the greatest issues in policy making and evaluation. CECAN will pioneer, test and promote innovative evaluation approaches and methods across nexus problem domains, such as biofuel production or climate change, where food, energy, water and environmental issues intersect.
Mailing list signup form to receive updates, invites and e-newsletters from CECAN.
Emma Uprichard is the University of Warwick representative for CECAN – please e-mail her if you would like to be more involved.
In conjunction with A Plastic Ocean Foundation (and kindly supported by the Warwick Midlands Professional Network), a free screening of their award winning film 'A Plastic Ocean', and a panel discussion about plastics and the problems associated with them, is being hosted at the University of Warwick main campus, WBS Room 0.004, Thursday 9th May - 6-9pm.
The aim of the event is to bring the Warwick community together to discuss, from an interdisciplinary perspective, the issue of plastics with a view to both raising awareness of the associated problems, and to develop ideas and initiatives to help tackle the problem.
Dr Rosemary Collier
School of Life Sciences
Rosemary dot Collier at warwick dot ac dot uk
+44 (0) 24765 75066
Dr Thijs Van Rens
Department of Economics
J dot M dot Van-Rens at warwick dot ac dot uk
+44 (0) 24761 51423
Prof Jim Smith
Deptartment of Statistics
J dot Q dot Smith at warwick dot ac dot uk
+44 (0) 24765 23066
Research Support Lead
K dot Irgin at warwick dot ac dot uk
+44 (0) 24765 74305
School of Life Sciences
C dot Barratt at warwick dot ac dot uk
+44 (0) 24765 75270