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Food and water supply resilience: Catalyzing change

Dr Rosamunde Almond
  • Deputy Director of the Forum,
  • Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics (DAMTP), University of Cambridge,
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Simao Belchior
  • Engineer,
  • Vizzuality, based in Cambridge
Dr Gemma Cranston
  • Programme Manager, Natural Capital Leaders Programme,
  • Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL)
Daria Dadam
  • Research Ecologist,
  • British Trust for Ornithology (BTO)
Dr Shailaja Fennell
  • Lecturer in Development,
  • Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge
Leonor Fishman
  • Student on the MPhil in Conservation Leadership course,
  • Department of Geography, University of Cambridge
Marla Fuchs
  • ESRC Impact Acceleration Account Coordinator,
  • Research Strategy Office, University of Cambridge
Professor Peter Guthrie
  • Director
  • Centre for Sustainable Development
  • Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge
Professor Nigel Leader-Williams
  • Director of Conservation Leadership,
  • Department of Geography, University of Cambridge
Professor Ian Leslie
  • Professor of Computer Science,
  • Computer Laboratory, University of Cambridge
Professor Paul Linden
  • Director of the Forum
  • The G.I. Taylor Professor of Fluid Mechanics,
  • Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics (DAMTP), University of Cambridge
Dr Kristen MacAskill
  • Construction Engineering Masters Associate Course Director,
  • Laing O’Rourke Centre for Construction Engineering & Technology,
  • Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge
Dr Nazia Mintz-Habib
  • University Lecturer in Public Policy in the Department of Politics and International Studies (POLIS),
  • Senior Research Fellow, Centre of Development Studies,
  • University of Cambridge
Thierry Negre
  • Head of the Food Security Group within the Monitoring Agricultural Resources Unit (MARS),
  • Institute of Environment and Sustainability (IES),
  • Joint Research Center (JRC) of the European Commission, based in Ispra, Italy
Professor Alan O'Neill
  • Emeritus Professor of Meteorology at the University of Reading and currently a visiting professor in the Cavendish Laboratory and a visiting fellow at Clare Hall, University of Cambridge
Rosemary Ostfeld
  • PhD student, Environmental Economy & Policy Research group,
  • Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge
Professor Susan Owens
  • Professor of Environment and Policy
  • Department of Geography, University of Cambridge
Dr Miles Parker
  • Associate Fellow
  • Cambridge Centre for Science and Policy (CSaP), University of Cambridge
Professor Jaideep Prabhu
  • Jawaharlal Nehru Professor of Indian Business & Enterprise
  • Director of the Centre for India & Global Business (CIGB),
  • Judge Business School, University of Cambridge
Dr Drew Purves
  • Research Scientist,
  • Google DeepMind, based in London
Gavin Shelton
  • Head of Enterprise & Innovation,
  • Fauna & Flora International (FFI), based in Cambridge
Dr Emily Shuckburgh
  • Head of Open Oceans
  • British Antarctic Survey
Dr Will Simonson
  • The Coordinator of the Global Food Security Initiative,
  • Department of Plant Sciences, University of Cambridge
Professor Alison Smith
  • Professor of Plant Biochemistry,
  • Department of Plant Sciences, University of Cambridge
Professor Koen Steemers
  • Head of Department and Professor of Sustainable Design
  • Department of Architecture, University of Cambridge
Kirsten Van Fossen
  • PhD student in the Industrial Sustainability Group,
  • Institute for Manufacturing, University of Cambridge
Tim Wilkinson
  • Head of the Biodiversity Informatics Programme,
  • United Nations Environment Programme World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC), Cambridge

Our three meetings this term are focusing on ways in which overlaying big data sets and remote sensing can assess risk and resilience in food supplies and biodiversity and this month, we are keen to explore how this information and the scenarios they generate can be applied in different contexts, ranging from policy and business to research.

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