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Calls and grants

To stimulate new collaborations and transdisciplinary research projects, SLU Urban Futures offers seed funding that supports multi-/ inter- and transdisciplinary research activities aiming at enhancing urban sustainability.

Projects and activities funded by SLU Urban Futures

Participants scanning for bats along the Ume river. At night. Photo.

Citizens’ science project on bat monitoring for mapping green infrastructure of conservational value in urban areas

Name: Petter Axelsson
Faculty: Forest Sciences (S)

Improving the training of future designers: a cross-disciplinary observation of teaching experiences in design studio courses

Name:  Andrea Conti
Faculty: Faculty of Landscape Architecture, Horticulture and Crop Production Science (LTV)

Desegregating Landscapes: Research Development Consortium Meeting

Name: Burcu Yigit Turan
Faculty: Faculty of Landscape Architecture, Horticulture and Crop Production Science (LTV)

Understanding urban foodscapes for planning, design and governance of cities

Name: Ingrid Sarlöv Herlin
Faculty: Faculty of Landscape Architecture, Horticulture and Crop Production Science (LTV)

Urban Futures in a Changing Climate: Building a Platform for Young People’s Participation

Name:  Frederik Aagard Hagemann
Faculty: Faculty of Landscape Architecture, Horticulture and Crop Production Science (LTV)

Alnarp Landscape Lab. Photo.

Landscape Laboratory Alnarp 2.0 - towards a Landscape Lab Office

Name:  Tobias Emilsson
Faculty: Faculty of Landscape Architecture, Horticulture and Crop Production Science (LTV)

Development of a course in Landscape Governance and Management at Master’s level - Governance in Landscape Development (GiLD)

Name:  Helena Mellqvist
Faculty: Faculty of Landscape Architecture, Horticulture and Crop Production Science (LTV)

Girl on square in Lisabon from film. Photo.

The children's voices about the city as a living environment for themselves

Name: Petter Åkerblom
Faculty: Faculty of Landscape Architecture, Horticulture and Crop Production Science (LTV)

Building Interdisciplinary Narratives For Change – Visual Storytelling in Rosendal

Name: Wouter Blankestijn
Faculty:
Faculty of Natural Resources and Agricultural Sciences (NJ)

People sitting around a table during a workshop in Addis Ababa.

Food Waste and Loss and the Sustainability of Urban Food Systems in Developing Countries: Evidence from Addis Ababa

Name:  Assem Abouhatab
Faculty: Faculty of Natural Resources and Agricultural Sciences (NJ)

Cover of collection of examples. Photo.

Sports and activity in urban development

Name: Fredrik Jergmo
Faculty: Faculty of Landscape Architecture, Horticulture and Crop Production Science (LTV)

Wildlife in the city

Name: Tim R. Hofmeester
Faculty: Faculty of Forest Science (S)

CirkuLärCentrum Ultuna: Centre for Circular Urban Food System Studies

Name:  Daniel Bergquist
Faculty: Faculty of Natural Resources and Agricultural Sciences (NJ)

SLU Landscape PhD’s Forum

Name: Amalia Engström
FacultyFaculty of Landscape Architecture, Horticulture and Crop Production Science (LTV)

Urban Transition and Transformation Research Network: Building/Extension

Name:  Caroline Dahl
Faculty: Faculty of Landscape Architecture, Horticulture and Crop Production Science (LTV)

Strengthening international cooperation between EU and CELAC countries on sustainable urbanisation: nature-based solutions for restoration and rehabilitation of urban ecosystems

Name: Thomas Randrup
Faculty: Faculty of Landscape Architecture, Horticulture and Crop Production Science (LTV)

Greening Urban Lifestyles through Nudging and Participation (NAP)

Name:             Sofie Joosse
Faculty:          Faculty of Natural Resources and Agricultural Sciences (NJ)

Food waste to new food in an urban context – production, risk assessment and consumer acceptance

Name: Malin Hultberg
Faculty: Faculty of Landscape Architecture, Horticulture and Crop Production Science (LTV)

Rethinking urban nature to promote human well-being and livelihoods

Name: Christopher Raymonds
Faculty: Faculty of Landscape Architecture, Horticulture and Crop Production Science (LTV)

Exploring tradeoffs between on-theground and on-the-roof urban green infrastructure: How do optimal naturebased solutions differ as a function of density of the built environment?

Name: Ishi Buffam
Faculty: Faculty of Landscape Architecture, Horticulture and Crop Production Science (LTV)

Translocation of wild bees: evaluating the ecological sustainability of a wild life management practice due to urban expansion

Name: Barbara Locke
Faculty Faculty of Natural Resources and Agricultural Sciences (NJ)

Dossier published as part of ‘scape magazine' - Tools and techniques for uncertain times

Name: Andrea Kahn
Faculty: Faculty of Landscape Architecture, Horticulture and Crop Production Science (LTV)

The Smart City concept and future research

Name: Johanna Deak Sjöman
Faculty: Faculty of Landscape Architecture, Horticulture and Crop Production Science (LTV)

Published: 04 January 2021 - Page editor: hanna.weiber.post@slu.se
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