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

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...
2016-04-22 -  More energy-efficient equipment to reduce SLU’s climate impact
The time has come for the second round of disbursements from the SLU climate fund, and two projects have been granted funding. More energy-efficient procedures for cooling electron microscopes and solar-powered...
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...
 
Page updated: 2014-07-02. Page editor: li.gessbo@slu.se

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P.O.Box 7082, SE-750 07 Uppsala, Sweden • Tel. +46 18 67 10 00 • Org.Reg.No: 202100-2817