Collaboration is carried out in many different ways within our activities, sometimes in more permanent constellations, sometimes more temporarily.
At our department there are various cross-cutting themes that link researchers and teachers from the different units at the department. We have an extensive network outside the university ranging from authorities and municipalities to NGOs and individual stakeholders within the fields of the department. We collaborate with these in matters where the purpose is to generate new knowledge and we share knowledge in the surrounding community.
External actors also have an important role in our education profile. Part of our research and teaching is carried out through external commission. Our research is often characterized by an interest in understanding and contributing to change processes that engage people. Based on the department’s experience and cutting-edge expertise in issues as well as processes and the networks of our coworkers within SLU and in other research environments in Sweden and internationally, our aim is to be an important part in collaboration.
At the department we also have well developed platforms for external collaboration: