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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2015-11-24 -  60 million SEK for food security
The programme Agriculture for Food Security Post 2015 – translating science into policy and development has been developed by researchers from the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU), Lund...
2015-11-16 -  “Supergene” underlies genetic differences in behaviour in male ruff
The ruff is a Eurasian shorebird that has a spectacular lekking behaviour where highly ornamented males compete for females. Now two groups report that males with alternative reproductive strategies carry...
2015-11-06 -  Million in grants for 'Green care'
SLU researcher Katarina Petterson gets grants from FORTE for her research project 'Green care' on farms in Sweden ‐ A gender perspective on entrepreneurship in a changed welfare state.
2015-11-04 -  SLU research in the NY Times
The New York Times notes SLU researcher Navinder Singh's (Dpt of Wildlife, Fish, and Environmental Studies) ongoing project on the Central Asian saiga in a major article.

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

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