Web site: www.qub.ac.uk
Public Education and Research Institution, UK
Queen's University Belfast (informally Queen's or QUB) is a public research university in Belfast, Northern Ireland, and is among the top 20 Universities within the United Kingdom. The Institute for Global Food Security is part of the Faculty of Life Sciences and Medicine. The Institute was formed in 2005 to allow the development of a world class research group focusing on the changes in agriculture and food production and legislation caused by multiple factors such as the World trade Agreement, CAP reform and climate change. The Institute houses a suite of state-of-the-art laboratories, conducting cutting edge research into various topics ranging from soil & plant health through to food security.