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

2014-10-17 -  Can plant diversity reduce the need for control measures?
Plants are known to ‘communicate’ with one another via airborne molecules. These signals from insect-attacked plants can induce immune response in neighboring unattacked plants and reduce aphid infestations...
2014-10-03 -  SLU DrHC became Minister
As MEP Isabella Lövin waited to give her honorary doctorate lecture at SLU in Uppsala on Friday morning came the news that she will be the new Minister of International Development in Stefan Löfven´s ...
2014-10-02 -  SLU still among the 275 best
SLU sits in the group 251-275 in the recent Times Higher Education (THE) annual ranking list.
2014-09-19 -  She presented the 100th EnvEuro dissertation!
The Master’s programme EnvEuro – Environmental Science in Europe – is all about environmental issues in an international perspective, and leads to increased cross-border exchange. The programme started...
 
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