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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2016-05-27 -  Ove Nilsson member of EMBO
The European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) has announced the election of 58 new members. Professor Ove Nilsson, Director at Umeå Plant Science Centre (UPSC) and SLU in Umeå, is one of the researchers...
2016-05-09 -  Lectures by new professors at SLU in Umeå
Eight new professors will be installed at SLU this year. On Friday May 13th four of these will give lectures at SLU in Umeå, an event that will be webcasted. The remaining four professors were installed...
2016-04-28 -  Matologi 2016 is in the making, do you want to participate?
After the great success of last years ”Matologi” in Stockholm, SLU will organize two events in 2016. We are now looking for researchers and PhD-students interested in participation in the events to share...
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...

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