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

Research excellence at SLU

Here you can read about successful research teams, some important grants, individual distinctions, publishing and citations, research collaborations and university rankings.

Seeds of Crambe in a hand.

Important grants and support to research groups - examples

Ongoing international research projects - examples

  • ALLBIO (Broadening the Bioinformatics Infrastructure to unicellular, animal, and plant science). Erik Bongcam-Rudloff.
  • APPEAL (Assessment and valuation of pest suppression potential through biological control in European agricultural landscapes). Mattias Jonsson
  • BALTIC COMPASS (Co-operation in management, policy advice and investments in sustainable solutions in agriculture in the Baltic Sea catchment). Staffan Lund, 
  • ICON (EU programme, Industrial Crops producing added value Oils for Novel chemicals). Coordinator: Sten Stymne and Knut Wålstedt, SLU Alnarp.
  • INTEGRAL (EU programme, Future-oriented integrated management of European forest landscapes). Coordinator: Ljusk-Ola Eriksson, SLU Umeå.

Publishing and top citation

 

SLU's areas of strength


Quality and Impact - unique evaluation shows the way


Some research collaborations


Individual award of excellence

Other individual distinctions - examples

  • Ove Nilsson gets a Wallenberg Scholar ( in Swedish, 2012-12-11)
  • Claudia Köhler (press release in Swedish), professor at the Department of plant biologogy and forest genetics. Mechanisms of polyploidy-mediated postzygotic reproductive isolation. She has received a starting grant for young scientists from European Research Council. 
  • David Wardle, at the Department of forest vegetation ecology,  receives 3 million SEK a year for five years from Wallenbergsstiftelsen (2010).

Page updated: 2014-05-30. Page editor: nora.adelskold@slu.se

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