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

2015-01-30 -  Raccoon dog project selected for "Best LIFE Nature/Information Project" award
The Raccoon dog project, partnered by SLU, is one of 13 projects that have been selected for "Best LIFE Nature/Information Project" award, among 46 evaluated projects.
2015-01-27 -  Stabinsky holds the Zennström professorship
Climate researcher Doreen Stabinsky will be the first holder of the Zennström Visiting Professorship in Climate Change Leadership. She is to take up the position on February 1st and contribute to the establishment...
2015-01-09 -  Two Vice-Chancellor candidates
Professor Peter Högberg, Dean of the S Faculty, SLU Umeå, and Professor Maj-Britt Johansson, Vice-Chancellor at the University of Gävle, and former Head of the Department of Forest Soil Science at SLU,...
2015-01-07 -  Agrarian History moves to the Department of Urban and Rural Development
As of 1 January 2015, the Unit for Agrarian History at the Department of Economics shall organisationally belong to the Department of Urban and Rural Development.
 
Page updated: 2014-07-02. Page editor: li.gessbo@slu.se

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