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New logo 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.

IFSTAL Launch Thursday 18th October at 5.30 pm in MS.04 (in the Zeeman Building) - click here to register 


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.




Conference: Plant Variety Protection Debates: Connecting Law, Science and Social Science - 14th June 2018
The World Trade Organisation’s obligation for all members to protect plant varieties as set out in Article 27.3b of the Agreement on Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights raises debates about appropriate systems of protection.

To unpack these debates, a multidisciplinary conference to be held at the University of Warwick on 14th June 2018 will explore the process and importance of plant breeding, definition of plant varieties, conditions for protecting new plant varieties, as well as existing systems of protection.

Call for papers

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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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