Become a member

Join the Global Food and Environment Institute (GFEI) community. It is free and open to those who are interested in or are working in a relevant field.

Complete the registration Microsoft Form.

If you are interested in connecting with our network or discussing how we could support you and your research, please email the Global Food and Environment Institute via

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Why you should join GFEI

As a GFEI member, you will have access to a vibrant interdisciplinary community of researchers working together to tackle the world’s most pressing food system challenges.

We offer:

  • First access to our free public monthly webinar series 
  • A quarterly newsletter that will keep you up to date on our current activities
  • Communication of key activities, funding opportunities and invitations to get involved in large-scale interdisciplinary research proposals
  • Access to a local network at the University of Leeds across research institutes, University services and all faculties
  • Access to our network beyond the University, within the Leeds City Region, plus our national and international partners and collaborators
  • Support to elevate research and its impact to a food system-aligned global audience using our digital communication channels

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