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 you.

Press contacts in Uppsala

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


David StephanssonDavid Stephansson

Communications Officer
Phone: +46 18 67 14 92
or +46 72 511 69 90

Latest press releases

2016-04-28 -  Support biological control of aphids by supporting spiders and carabids in cereal fields
Ground dwelling predators, such as ground beetles and spiders, help to control aphids and other pests in agriculture. And the more species there are of such natural enemies in a field, the more stable...
2016-04-28 -  Predatory fish can reduce eutrophication effects
Management measures that favour predatory fish, for example cod, can decrease eutrophication effects in coastal areas. This is the main conclusion of a new study reviewing over 50 experimental studies...
2016-04-11 -  Lectures about life and death by new professors at SLU
Eight new professors will be installed at SLU this year. On Friday April 15th four of these will give lectures at SLU in Uppsala, an event that will be webcasted. The remaining four professors will be...
2016-04-01 -  New forest management models will help to meet major challenges of the 21st century
Silvicultural methods have evolved in response to historic conditions and are often confined to a national or regional setting. Are they adequate to meet the challenges of the 21st century? Probably not,...
2016-03-11 -  Mosquito CSI – Bacteria reveal information of recent events in a mosquito’s life
Bacteria on and in malaria mosquitos reflect their life history. It is even possible to predict from where a mosquito was taken based on its bacteria, according to researchers at the Swedish University...
2016-02-26 -  Kevin Bishop new Pro Vice-Chancellor at SLU
On March 1, Kevin Bishop starts as the new Pro Vice-Chancellor for Environmental Monitoring and Assessment at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, SLU. Kevin Bishop is currently a visiting...
2016-02-24 -  Trees improve groundwater recharge
Trees can improve groundwater recharge in tropical drylands.

Press contacts at other
SLU locations


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


Vanja Sandgren

Project leader, Communications Officer
SLU Skara
Phone:  +46 511 671 55 or
+46 70 264 11 55


Olof Bergvall. Photo: Sara KarlssonOlof Bergvall

Communications Officer
SLU Umeå
Phone: +46 90-786 82 11 or
+46 72 236 29 15

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