Projects and assignments

Last changed: 01 September 2016

Here you will find listings of our research, collaborative projects and assignments.

Research projects, collaborative projects and assignments

Claws and Laws

An interdisciplinary research project in large carnivore ecology and environmental law. Maria Forsberg at CBM is responsible for coordinating the comparative studies to be carried out in Poland, Slovakia, Germany and France as well as to follow-up conferences held.

More information:

Project website 


Maria Forsberg, external resource at CBM from Department of Law, Uppsala University

Lawn as ecological and cultural phenomenon

Lawn as ecological and cultural phenomenon: Search for sustainable lawns in Sweden.

The Swedish Biodiversity Centre is participating in the Lawn project. Lawn is an interdisciplinarity project researching the cultural and ecological phenomenon of lawns in order to understand their roles in sustainable urban planning, design and management. The project is led by the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) in Uppsala.

Financing: The Swedish Research Council Formas, from 2013 until 2016.

Contact at CBM

Jörgen Wissman, researcher, coordinator Lawn

Project webpage


Triekol is a research programme on the impact of transport infrastructure on biodiversity and landscape ecology.

Financing: The Swedish Transport Administration.

Contact at CBM:

Tommy Lennartsson

More information about Triekol at project websites

Urban ponds

The goal of this project is to show how socio- economic factors can be used to predict biodiversity in urban ponds. A survey of ponds in the city area of Stockholm is used as our study system.


Frank Johansson, External resource person at CBM and professor at Department of Ecology and Genetics, Animal Ecology, Uppsala University

PhD projects 

Managing a Magnificent Mountain landscape – can traditional and local knowledge of Sami reindeer herders and Swedish summer farmers contribute to sustainable conservation management?

Contact: Weronika Axelsson Linkowski, PhD Student
More information: Project website


More information about projects at CBM

On the Swedish webpage you can find more information about projects at CBM in Swedish