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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2016-02-04 -  Tagging Baltic Sea Cod
The Department of Aquatic Resources at SLU has a central role in a new research project that will improve the management of the Baltic Sea cod.
2016-01-25 -  SLU ranked 6th Worldwide by THE
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) is ranked by the Times Higher Education as the sixth best in the world among the smaller universities.
2015-12-03 -  Climate-friendly rice from SLU - one of the world's best innovations in 2015
A climate-friendly rice that nearly eliminates the production of the greenhouse gas methane has been named the grand prize winner for engineering in Popular Science magazine's annual Best Tech of the Year...
2015-12-03 -  SLU receives Wallenberg Academy Fellow
Dr Frank Johannes, Technical University of Munich, is one of this year´s Wallenberg Academy Fellows. In traditional cultivation, plants with desirable genetic characteristics are crossed, but researchers...

Research excellence

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Juniperus. Photo: Nora Adelsköld

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