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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2015-01-09 -  Two Vice-Chancellor candidates
Professor Peter Högberg, Dean of the S Faculty, SLU Umeå, and Professor Maj-Britt Johansson, Vice-Chancellor at the University of Gävle, and former Head of the Department of Forest Soil Science at SLU,...
2014-12-18 -  Humans and large predators can share the same landscape
The recovery of large carnivores in Europe is a great success for nature conservation. At one third of mainland Europe, at least one species of large carnivore is present, according to an article in the...
2014-12-17 -  The fight against ash dieback is proceeding
The fight against ash dieback is going forward. During the last year, more than 400 ash trees – showing resistance to the pathogen causing ash dieback – have been discovered and mapped across southern...
2014-12-08 -  SLU researchers in new book on climate-smart landscapes
Climate-Smart Landscapes: Multifunctionality in Practice, is the title of a book that was recently released by the World Agroforestry Centre during the climate meeting COP 20 in Lima, Peru. Three SLU researchers...

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