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

Faculty of Natural Resources and Agricultural Sciences

Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

Welcome to the Faculty of Natural Resources and Agricultural Sciences (NJ)

 

The Faculty of Natural Resources and Agricultural Sciences (NJ) is the largest of the four faculties at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU); with about 1,700 students and 1,100 employees, including 200 PhD students and 88 professors. The Faculty contains a wide range of disciplines spanning over agriculture, food and biotechnology to natural resources and environment.

The mission of the faculty is to advance and impart knowledge that will lead to management of our natural resources in an ecologically, socially and economically sustainable manner. More about the NJ faculty . . .

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Thematic Research to Benefit Society

Anna Schnürer i biogaslabbet. Foto: Jenny Svennås-Gillner, SLU.

The NJ Faculty and the industry provide research of the highest scientific quality and of benefit of society, through jointly financed and ambitious theme research programmes.

Read about five exciting theme research programmes.

Our Research Contributes to Solutions of Future Problems

Isolering av bakterier från malariamyggor. Foto: Jenny Svennås-Gillner, SLU.

NJ faculty research is relevant to both the present and the future. Our researchers are working to solve many of the problems that have an impact on climate, health and welfare.

Read about seven examples that contribute to solutions to future problems.


News

2014-11-21 -  von Schantz Vice-Chancellor in Lund
Thursday, the Government officially appointed SLU Deputy Vice-Chancellor Torbjörn von Schantz as Vice-Chancellor of the University of Lund.
2014-11-21 -  SLU under the Ministry of Enterprise, Energy and Communications
SLU will be among Minister of Rural Affairs´ Sven-Erik Bucht´s responsibilities, and thus fall under the Ministry of Enterprise, Energy and Communications.
2014-11-10 -  How does the plant hormone auxin effect programmed cell death in plants?
Eva Sundberg has received SEK 3.4 million to study the genes involved in programmed cell death, PCD, in plants: which of the genes are activated by the plant hormone auxin? Eva Sundberg is Head of the...
2014-10-29 -  SLU researchers in Wall Street Journal
"The practitioners of parallel science are pernicious precisely because they twist science in order to deceive rather than inform. They are exemplary in their manipulation of the traditional and online...
 
Page updated: 2014-07-02. Page editor: li.gessbo@slu.se

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