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Feeding the world in the future

Professor Tim Benton lecture

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Join Professor Tim Benton for a special lecture at Southwell Minster on Feeding the World in the Future.

  • From: Thursday 13 March 2014, 7 pm
  • To: Thursday 13 March 2014, 8.45 pm
  • Location: Southwell Minster, Church Street, Southwell, Nottinghamshire, NG25 0HD
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Join Professor Tim Benton for a special lecture at Southwell Minster on Feeding the World in the Future. Entry is free.

Professor Tim Benton is the 'Champion' for the UK's Global Food Security programme. The role of the Champion is to act as a leader, coordinator and facilitator of the programme and to act as an ambassador both for the programme and the area, facilitating knowledge exchange between research and stakeholders in government, industry and society.

The Global Food Security programme is a partnership of the UK's main public funders of research in food security, including the Research Councils and UK Government departments, including Defra, DfID and the Food Standards' Agency, as well as the Scottish Government and Welsh Assembly Government. The role of the Global Food Security programme is to ensure that strategically important research is undertaken in related sciences, and to add value to research using interdisciplinary collaboration, alignment and engagement with communities of stakeholders.


Drinks: 7 pm
Lecture: 7.30 pm – 8.45 pm including time for questions.

Free entry.

Booking information

Free entry.

If you have any questions please contact Southwell Minster directly:

Telephone: +44 (0)1636 812649


Location details


Southwell Minster
Church Street
NG25 0HD


There are long stay car parks in and around Southwell.

Travel Info:

Travelling by car

Due to a number of roadworks taking place we recommend that you allow extra time for your journey.

From the North
Exit the M1 at Junction 28 and head towards Mansfield along the A38. Turn right to follow the A617 towards Newark and then turn right onto the A612 towards Southwell and Nottingham.

From the South
Due to major roadworks on the A453 from Junction 24 of the M1 we recommend that you do not use this route. The A1, A52, A46 and A612 offer alternatives.

From the West
Follow the A52 Nottingham Ring Road onto the A6011 then turn right onto the A612 into Southwell.

From the East
Head along the A1, A46 or A17 to Newark, then the A617 to Mansfield, before picking up the A612 to Southwell and Nottingham.

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