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TIGR2ESS: Transforming India's Green Revolution by Research and Empowerment for Sustainable food Supplies

A Global Challenges Research Fund project

Capacity Strengthening programme

The secondary TIGR2ESS programme includes a capacity strengthening programme of academic exchanges between the Uk and India:

  • A total of 40 PIs from UK and India will be given the opportunity to undertake exchange visits to deliver seminars and forge new research programmes,
  • The programme also includes opportunities for 20 PDRA/PhD exchanges from the UK to India for 1 month, and 20 six-month exchanges for PDRA/PhD candidates from India to have extensive  research training and integration with the UK MOU institutions NIAB, Rothamsted Research, the John Innes Centre, the University of East Anglia and the University of Cambridge.


Latest news

TIGR2ESS is recruiting

18 December 2018

The TIGR2ESS team in Cambirdge is recruiting a half-time Impact, Data and Outreach Manager. Please check out the advert on the University of Cambridge job opportunities page, here . Please note that applications for this vacancy have now closed.

Global Food Security International Symposium, 8-9 April 2019

14 December 2018

Registration for the Global Food Security International Symposium will soon start. Applicatons for flash talks and posters can be submitted already. Please send your name, title of talk or poster, and a short summary of what you will present (max. 100 words) to . Further details about the...

TIGR2ESS workshop in New Delhi on data mining and the use of 'R'

14 November 2018

The next TIGR2ESS event will be a joint FP2/FP3 workshop, to take place in New Delhi in February/March 2019. The workshop will focus on the use of 'R' for biological data analysis and advanced crop genomics as well as expore different techniques for data mining from literature. The workshop is jointly organised by Dr...