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Videos can be found across our website to accompany a number of press releases, features, news stories and other pages. You can browse our entire video collection here, displayed in reverse chronological order, and link through to read and watch the full story.

Tell us what you think of our videos at info@foodsecurity.ac.uk.

2014

The need for science in food security

Virtual bees help to unravel complex causes of colony decline
New computer model to help scientists, beekeepers and regulators to understand…

The need for science in food security

The need for science in food security
My name is Simon Coveney, I am the Irish Minister for Agriculture, Food and Marine…

2013

Want to feed nine billion?

Want to feed nine billion?
In this video blog post, Evan Fraser sets out his solutions to global food problems…

BBC Countryfile's Adam Henson talks global food security

BBC Countryfile's Adam Henson talks global food security
Adam Henson, farmer and co-presenter of BBC's Countryfile programme, dropped into the 'From Field to Fork' exhibition…

Science finds secrets in our soil

Science finds secrets in our soil
The Global Food Security (GFS) programme has launched its first call for research proposals: 'Soil and Rhizosphere Interactions for Sustainable Agri-ecosystems'…

An international vision for wheat improvement

Inside a chicken #2: food safety and antibiotic resistance
Two videos below reveal metagenomics approach to sequence life in the world's most popular food animal…

An international vision for wheat improvement

An international vision for wheat improvement
The Wheat Initiative issues its vision document paving the way for its actions…

The hunt for African armyworm

The hunt for African armyworm
A natural virus could control devastating pest outbreaks and improve food security for thousands of farmers. Ken Wilson reports on a long weekend in Zambia…

What lives inside a chicken?

What lives inside a chicken?
Metagenomics approach sequences life in the world's most popular food animal…

Sci-fi facilities for UK plant science

Sci-fi facilities for UK plant science
Advanced plant phenomics centre represents new National Capability…

Crowdsourcing killer outbreaks

Crowdsourcing killer outbreaks
Lessons of the 2011 E.coli epidemic can be applied to ash dieback disease…

War report: fighting armyworms

War report: fighting armyworms
Video diary reveals the battle against country-wide insect plague…

2012

Big questions in agriculture need bigger experiments

Big questions in agriculture need bigger experiments
Multi-million pound North Wyke Farm Platform to compare agricultural methods at an epic scale…

Untangling nature's secrets

Untangling nature's secrets
Ecologists studying food webs reveal the importance, and fragility, of pollination networks…

International consortium sequences tomato genome

International consortium sequences tomato genome
A group of over 300 scientists from 14 countries has sequenced the tomato genome…

Making sure food is good enough to eat

Midges spread bluetongue upwind as well as down
Disease-carrying insects are not merely at the mercy of the elements…

Making sure food is good enough to eat

Making sure food is good enough to eat
UK-Malaysia collaboration set to tackle post-harvest losses…

World-class facilities for virus research

World-class facilities for virus research
Multi-million pound laboratory completed at Institute for Animal Health…

2011

Bumblebee research: A day in the life

Bumblebee research: A day in the life
Video reveals behavioural ecology of essential crop pollinators…

Peste des Petits Ruminants could be next virus for eradication

Peste des Petits Ruminants could be next virus for eradication
PPR, a close relative of rinderpest, affects sheep and goats…

Meet and Eat video

Meet & Eat video
Food security topics on the menu at inaugural Meet & Eat event…

The development game

The development game
Animals display a fantastic array of structures from horns to hair, feathers to fur…

Pest management: comparing conventional and organic farming

Pest management: comparing conventional and organic farming
Studies show greater biodiversity doesn't lead to better pest control…

Foot-and-mouth disease: controlling outbreaks

Foot-and-mouth disease: controlling outbreaks
Identifying cattle infected with foot-and-mouth disease virus before they become infectious…

Modelling bee pollination: enter the 'flight arena'

Modelling bee pollination: enter the 'flight arena'
Laboratory studies investigate bee feeding and flying behaviour…

Global Food Security at the NFU conference 2011

Global Food Security at the NFU conference 2011
Global Food Security attended the 2011 NFU Conference with BBSRC…

Global Food Security and BBSRC at the Oxford Farming Conference 2011

Global Food Security and BBSRC at the Oxford Farming Conference 2011
The need for research to underpin future food security was discussed…

2010

The fungus forecast: protecting crops from attack

The fungus forecast: protecting crops from attack
Laboratory studies investigate bee feeding and flying behaviour…

Global Food Security at CropWorld 2010

Global Food Security at CropWorld 2010
Members of the BBSRC and Global Food Security research communities were…

Surveillance and training key to cattle plague endgame

Surveillance and training key to cattle plague endgame
One of the most devastating animal diseases known to man looks set…

Livestock dietary improvements for healthier meat

Livestock dietary improvements for healthier meat
Natural supplements for cattle could lead to healthier meat with a…

Food security discussed at British Science Festival

Food security discussed at British Science Festival
Session on 'Food Security and Infectious diseases' attracted around 25 delegates…

2008

Bluetongue: strategy and success

Bluetongue: strategy and success
Scientists at IAH are stepping up the battle against the devastating…

What is food security?

What is food security?
Find out more and learn about what is being done to address the food security issue…