The annual food systems conference held in association with the Oxford Martin Programme on the Future of Food will take place in Oxford on 7 May.
The conference will examine the role of technology in achieving a sustainable and secure food system.
The key note will be given by Dr Monika Zurek from the Environmental Change Institute, Oxford and sessions will cover:
  • technological advances in food production
  • innovation in natural resource management
  • barriers to social acceptance of new technologies
The day will include a poster session and opportunities to network.
More information and registration is available here.
This conference is jointly organised by the Cambridge Food Security Forum and the Oxford Food Forum.
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Claire

PhD student in the RNA Silencing and Disease Resistance group, Department of Plant Sciences, University of Cambridge Claire's current research is on the mechanisms of RNA silencing in a green alga, a simple plant species. RNA silencing is a term that describes a number of critical regulatory pathways that are found in plants and animals and further understanding of these pathways could see the development of biotechnological solutions to issues of crop yield and plant disease.

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