7 May

Webinar, Zoom

Network meeting - How can we work across disciplines to improve global food security?

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Are you interested in collaborating across disciplines to improve global food security? Would you like to interact with SLU researchers from other disciplines? Welcome to our first network meeting within the Forum for Interdisciplinary Research Related to Global Livestock Systems!

SLU researchers have expressed a strong demand for meeting across disciplines to explore problems and find new pathways to address the global challenges. In response to this request we are now launching a new meeting arena to promote and enhance interdisciplinary research and networks on global livestock systems at SLU. The theme of the first meeting is “How can we work across disciplines to improve global food security”? 

Theme of the first meeting:

How can we work across disciplines to improve global food security?

When? May 7 at 13:00-14:00 (CET)

Where? Zoom (link will be sent to registrants)

Who? SLU staff

Organisers: SLU Committee for Global Animal Diseases (CGD), SLU Global, SLU Future One Health & SLU Future Food

Please be prepared to discuss the following questions at the meeting:

“What would you like to gain from participating in this interdisciplinary forum?”

“What kind of interdisciplinary projects would you like to participate in?”

“What will be on the agenda in 5 years within your research interest area?”

Please see the programme below.


Time: 2021-05-07 13:00 - 14:00
City: Zoom
Location: Webinar
Organiser: CGD, SLU Global, SLU Future One health, SLU Future food
Additional info:

Register by sending an e-mail to cgd@slu.se. A zoom link and passcode will be sent to registrants a couple of days before the seminar. 


Welcome - Dr. Elisabeth Rajala, head CGD

Inspirational talks
Dr. Alin Kadfak (SLU) “Do we speak the same language?: Tuning our academic languages in cross-disciplinary work”

Dr. Stephanie Leder (SLU) “Boundary making, boundary shaking: clashing worldviews and transformative change in a transdisciplinary research-for-development project”

Discussion in break out rooms

Report back to whole group