Become a member

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

Membership is open to research students and colleagues from the University of Leeds, another university or industry.

To become a member and join our mailing list, complete the GFEI membership form.

If you would like more information, please email the Global Food and Environment Institute via You can also follow us on X.

Why you should join the GFEI

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

You will:

  • Help set the strategic direction of the GFEI and contribute to its dynamic research community.
  • Collaborate with food and environment experts and have access to our networks which span business, government and academia.
  • Receive dedicated support for research funding proposals, including seed funding to encourage new research strengths.
  • Receive invitations to our latest events and monthly seminar series.
  • Receive support to promote outputs as your project draws to an end.

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