Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

Welcome to SLU´s press room!

SLU is to a large extent a research university; two thirds of the budget are allocated to research. When it comes to wildlife, soil use, climate issues, bioenergy, landscape architecture, husbandry, forestry, gardening, agriculture or aquaculture, SLU has the expertise. We also monitor and assess the environment.

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Feel free to contact one of our Press Officers in Uppsala, the Communications Officer at one of our main campuses or our Science editors. We are happy to help!

 

Tina Zethraeus

Head of Communications
Phone +46 18 67 15 24 or 
+46 70 543 64 60
Tina.Zethraeus@slu.se


Press contacts in Uppsala


 Mikael Jansson

Communications Officer
Phone: +46 18 67 14 56 or
+46 73 370 71 11
Mikael.Jansson@slu.se 

 

David StephanssonDavid Stephansson

Communications Officer
Phone: +46 18 67 14 92
or +46 72 511 69 90
David.Stephansson@slu.se


Latest press releases

2015-07-02 -  SLU's honorary doctors 2015 appointed
Six prominent researchers will be honorary doctors in 2015. They will hold their lectures on October 2 at Ultuna in Uppsala, the day before the degree conferment ceremony on October 3.
2015-06-25 -  Clubroot parasite of Brassicaceae sequenced
The genome of the parasite that is causing clubroot disease on several agricultural and horticultural crops is now released. The new knowledge will hopefully be useful to develop better diagnostic methods,...
2015-06-01 -  Doubled horse population explains positive trends in soil carbon in Swedish croplands
In the past two decades Swedish agricultural soils gained carbon due to an increased cultivation of perennial leys. Soil organic carbon is crucial for soil fertility and its accumulation considered an...
2015-05-14 -  Belgian shepherd dogs seem to have genetic protection against diabetes
A genetic interaction which may protect Belgian shepherd dogs from developing diabetes has been discovered in a project led by researchers from the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences and Uppsala...
2015-05-11 -  Evaluation of the Strategic Research Area Initiative
The strategic research areas that were launched by the government in the 2008 has now been evaluated. The assessors noted that SLU is a world leader in forest genetics and forest tree breeding.
2015-05-07 -  Wanted: New deputy vice-chancellor
SLU is recruiting a new deputy vice-chancellor, and the board has now defined the person specification for the post.
2015-05-04 -  A new species of bird discovered in China by an international team of scientists
A new species of bird has been described from central China by a team of scientists from Sweden, China, the US, the UK and Vietnam. The team was lead by professor Per Alström, from the Swedish Species...

Press contacts at other
SLU locations

Alnarp

Anette Neldestam
Communications Officer
SLU Alnarp
Phone: +46 40 41 50 04 or
+46 70 847 07 37
Anette.Neldestam@slu.se

Skara

Vanja Sandgren

Project leader, Communications Officer
SLU Skara
Phone:  +46 511 671 55 or
+46 70 264 11 55
Vanja.Sandgren@slu.se

Umeå

Olof Bergvall. Photo: Sara KarlssonOlof Bergvall

Communications Officer
SLU Umeå
Phone: +46 90-786 82 11 or
+46 72 236 29 15
Olof.Bergvall@slu.se


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