Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

Research at Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

Test-tube with plants. Photo: Viktor Wrange

Animals, plants and people - SLU has a solid basis of research, aiming for a sustainable development in Sweden as well as internationally.

A great deal of all biological research in Sweden is conducted at SLU.

Research ranges from cultivation technique, rural development, animal and human health to biotechnology and functional genomics.

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News

2014-10-31 -  SLU ranked by US News
In a recent global university ranking list, published by US News & World Report, the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) reaches place no. 20 in the subject of Plant and Animal Science, no....
2014-10-29 -  SLU researchers in Wall Street Journal
"The practitioners of parallel science are pernicious precisely because they twist science in order to deceive rather than inform. They are exemplary in their manipulation of the traditional and online...
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...
2014-10-09 -  Making window glass visible – but only to birds
Ultraviolet patterns can make window glass visible to birds, thus preventing fatal collisions. However, it has now been shown that such windows are not likely to work for all species, but only for birds...

Research excellence

Read more about successful research teams, some important grants, individual distinctions, publishing and citations, research collaborations and university rankings:


Popular science

Juniperus. Photo: Nora Adelsköld


Page updated: 2014-10-20. Page editor: nora.adelskold@slu.se

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