Explore how science is changing what’s on your plate at the next New Scientist virtual event

Explore how science is changing what’s on your plate at the next New Scientist virtual event.

What we eat and how we grow it are changing. The need to feed a growing population, tackle hunger and obesity, and avoid trashing the planet is driving the next food and agricultural revolution. Hear how science and technology is making it happen in a day of inspiring talks, shows, demos and interactive sessions at New Scientist’s Future of Food and Agriculture virtual event.

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Hear about the future of food from the world’s leading scientists on the main stage. Discover how farmers are protecting the environment, and why robots and genetics are changing the face of agriculture on the Field Stage. And from lab-grown meat to sustainable diets, discover what’s coming to a plate near you on the Fork stage.

Main Stage: The Future of Personalised Nutrition

Tim Spector, the microbiome expert overturning everything we know about diets, shares how the path to good health is through a deeper knowledge of our own bodies so diets and food plans can be personalised.

Field Stage: Seeds of Science – why we got it so wrong with GMOS

Mark Lynas, the GM activist-turned-advocate, explores how ideology and tribalism blind us to scientific realities of this controversial debate.

Folk Stage: Insect Dining

Tilly Collins, the entomologist, making the case for adding edible insects to our diets, explores the sustainable role edible insects have and how they are increasingly being integrated to Western food.

Folk Stage: What is Cultured Meat?

Neil Stephens, the researcher making lab-grown meat, discusses the challenges and the impact of growing meat outside of an animal.

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See you there!