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

Open Call 2023 - Urban Healthscapes

Healthscapes refers to the interrelations between humans and planetary health nested into places and emphasizing the various conditions shaping human-nature relationships. This call is open to all researchers at SLU, and closes on the 20th of April 2023.

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Open call 2023: Urban Forestscapes

The study of forestscapes explores the complex relationships between forests, people and cities. This call is open to all researchers at SLU and closes on the 20th of April 2023.

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Apply for seed funding from SLU Urban Futures

SLU Urban Futures will fund activities such as pilot studies, feasibility studies, literature reviews, and consortium-building activities that support the development of transdisciplinary research. Here you find the application guidelines for the open and targeted calls from the platform.

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Seed funding from Food & Cities

Researchers at SLU can apply for seed funding from Food & Cities to develop cross-disciplinary research that examines the systemic relationships between food systems and urban development and how these relationships affect the transformation to sustainable communities.

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Funded projects and activities

See the list of projects and activities that have received funding from SLU Urban Futures, and click on them to read more! (25+ projects.)

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Published: 22 March 2023 - Page editor: hanna.weiber.post@slu.se