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, former NL) is the largest of the four faculties at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU); with about 1,900 students and 1,100 employees, including 300 PhD students and 98 professors. The Faculty contains a wide range of disciplines spanning over agriculture, food and biotechnology to natural resources, environment and landscape planning.

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

2014-04-01 -  Can the answer be in the soil?
A growing world population has to deal with increasingly urgent issues of food security, flooding and drought, as well as pollution which threaten agricultural productivity and the environment. The answer...
2014-03-05 -  Discovery of a new bird family
Based on analysis of several genes, a team of researchers from five countries, incl SLU researcher Per Alström, identified ten primary branches in the tree of life of one of the largest groups of passerine...
2014-02-25 -  MareFrame - Ecosystem-based Fisheries Management
The new EC-funded research and technological development project MareFrame “Co-creating Ecosystem-based Fisheries Management Solutions“ was launched this year.
2014-02-06 -  SLU researchers are looking for markers for prostate cancer
Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in Sweden, which affects around 9,000 men each year. The causes of the disease are not fully understood. Researchers at SLU are now investigating whether they...
 
Page updated: 2014-03-21. Page editor: li.gessbo@slu.se

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