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

2014-06-17 -  "Retention forestry benefits biodiversity"
Retention forestry implies that at forest harvest some trees are left at site to promote biodiversity. Retention approaches in forestry emerged about 25 years ago as a reaction to negative ecological effects...
2014-05-14 -  Swedish-Chinese research cooperation aims to reduce the risk of mercury ending up in food
The problem of mercury in food chains is growing due to emissions of mercury. The problem of toxic mercury in the food chain is growing due to increased emissions of mercury. How can we prevent the bioavailable...
2014-05-13 -  Global Swede award to SLU student Marta Zdravkovic
Marta Zdravkovic, who studies Rural Development and Natural Resource Management at SLU, yesterday received the Global Swede award at a ceremony which was led by the Minister for Trade Ewa Björling.
2014-05-07 -  SLU very highly ranked by THE
SLU (The Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences) is ranked no. 24 on the Times Higher Education (THE) ranking list of the world´s 100 best “young” universities (i.e young as not older than 50 years)....
 
Page updated: 2014-07-02. Page editor: li.gessbo@slu.se

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