The PerForm Project

Last changed: 13 August 2019

SLU is a partner in this European cooperation network supported by the European Forest Institute. The project consists of an international team of social scientists investigating societal perceptions of the forest-based Bioeconomy.

Learn more on the project international web. 

Three students, all at the end of their respective programs are doing a master's thesis (2018-2019) as a part of the project:

Hanna BernöEmil Nagy and Carolina Berg Rustas.

Hanna Bernö won an award for best Uppsala poster at Thesis day, May 2019. Title: Educating for a sustainable future - Perceptions of bioeconomy among forestry students in Sweden.
Photo: Johan Wahlgren. Poster exhibition in Ultuna.
The students responses collected and analyses has begun, and with that the winners in the respondent-raffle chosen! They are: Gustav Hultén, Emilie Garefelt and Louise Nordström. Congratulations to you and an even bigger THANK YOU to all students that came by to respond to the poll! Now we eagerly await the results...
Hanna Bernö in the process of collecting data.
Hanna Bernö collecting data amongst students in forest oriented programs.
Hanna Bernö collecting data amongst students in forest oriented programs.
Carolina Berg Rustas and Emil Nagy. Photo: Roger Herbert.
The students collecting data for the project, December 16, 2018. Photo: Roger Herbert
Carolina Berg Rustas with respondents on December 16, 2018.
Students collecting data for the project, December 16, 2018.
Hanna Bernö, Emil Nagy and Carolina Berg Rustas. Photo: Carolina Berg Rustas, SLU and Ida Larsson.

What's happening in the project? 

Student Hanna Bernö wins an award for best Uppsala poster on Thesis day in May 2019. Above you find photos from the occation and find more information about Thesis day here

Do IKEA shoppers prefer wooden buildings? a status report from the students. 

Below: Photos from a workshop held March 14-15 where both researchers and students attended.  


Two researchers are also part of the project: Sara Holmgren, researcher and Cecilia Mark-Herbert researcher and thesis supervisor. 

If you want to know more about the project or participate in future research projects connected to consumers perceptions about forest bioeconomy, please make contact with one of us.


Tina Ericson

Educational Coordinator
Department of Economics, 018-67 26 00