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Registration is now open: 3rd LCIRAH Annual Conference 'Developing methods in agriculture and health research'

 The 3rd Annual Conference of the Leverhulme Centre for Integrative Research on Agriculture and Health (LCIRAH) will take place on 13-14 June 2013 at the Royal Veterinary College (RVC) Camden Campus in London.

The conference will focus on methodological and integrative aspects of research in agriculture and health. It will feature the work of researchers in nutrition, economics, anthropology, veterinary science and related fields engaged in agri-health research. It aims at offering the opportunity for exchange of ideas, while providing a space for discussion and initiating new projects across disciplines.

Call for abstracts:

The 3rd LCIRAH Annual Conference aims at fostering collaboration between researchers and will offer workshops targeted at early career researchers.
We welcome the submission of research projects that explicitly draw links between agriculture and health from both developing and developed countries and fall into one of the following broad themes:

•Climate change, food and health
•Food value chains and health
•Food-borne diseases and health
•Agriculture, changing food consumption and health
Download the call for abstract (deadline for submission has been extended to 28 February 2013)


You can now register for the conference (free of charge).

Travel bursaries:

Travel Bursary Application is now open for applicants from non-OECD countries. Please complete the application form available on the LCIRAH website. Deadline for completed application forms is the 28.02.2013.


LCIRAH is a new Centre established by LIDC under a five-year £3.5m grant from The Leverhulme Trust to build a new inter-sectoral and interdisciplinary platform for integrating research in agriculture and health, with a focus on international development goals.


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