The Importance of Food: Calories and Culture

7 October 2015, 17:00 - 19:00

Seminar Room SG2, Alison Richard Building

Tim Wheeler (Deputy Chief Scientific Adviser at the UK Department for International Development, and head of Crops and Climate group, University of Reading)
Feeding the Nine Billion


Professor Wheeler will address the group on his research and provide a critical perspective on the state of the field. He will also chair a discussion on the leading questions in food security that are being addressed by disciplines as diverse as land economics, development, plant sciences and archaeology.

*  What is Food Security?  *



Open to all.  Registration for sessions is encouraged, please email to Luke ( or Greg (
Part of the Food: Field to Table? Research Group, series

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