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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.



Nexus Centre


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.

CECAN website
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.


Lecture 6th Dec


IFSTAL Public Lecture

Collaboration for Impact

Judith Batchelar OBE, Director of Sainsbury's Brand. Thursday 6th December Oculus 1.04.

The grand challenges facing our Food and Drink system are huge and varied. In addition to this the interdependencies are complex and evolving. The very nature of these challenges means that they require collective action including standards, interventions and reporting at both a global and local level. This talk explores some of the more interesting case studies in this area.

All welcome. Please register here.



Plugging the leek


leeksa.jpgA celebratory event to mark the 25th anniversary of a hugely successful partnership between academia and industry, and a discovery which changed modern farming practices worldwide, took place on Wednesday 3 October 2018 at the University of Warwick, Warwick Crop Centre.
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