The SOL organisation

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Below is a presentation of the department's organisation. Minutes from meetings in the SOL common work groups can be found on our Share Point (called Arbetsplatsen).

For a larger organisation plan

Delegetation orders

Groups at division level

VU: Executive committee consisting of the head of division, faculty professors, directors of studies and others that through their assignments are relevant. Employments at division level are to be discussed in this group. Meetings are held once a month. Agendas and minutes are sent to all staff at the division.

RES: Research committee consisting of the head of division, supervisors at postgraduate level and, if relevant for the division, those managing larger research project although not presently supervising. The committee handles recruitment, progression and supervision of postgraduate students, and research strategy issues. It is an advisory committee for the head of division. Agendas and minutes are sent to all staff at the division.

Sol common work groups

SOL’s External Collaboration group: A work group for external collaboration with representatives from all divisions. The working group is concerned with collaborative activities with the surrounding society that contribute to research development, development of the education at SLU and/or knowledge and democratic development.

SOL’s Research Collegium: Consisting of the faculty professors (and possible substitutes for those subjects where faculty professors’ positions are vacant) with the purpose of strengthening cooperation between divisions and taking responsibility for the comprehensive academic environment at the department. It is also an opportunity for the head of department to keep the faculty professors informed on issues concerning research. The head of department summons to meetings, appr. once a month.

SOL-FUN: Board for postgraduate studies with representatives from each division/subject led by the director of postgraduate studies. The board meets twice every semester, addressing and discussing issues common for all postgraduate students at the department. The director of postgraduate studies acts as representative of all postgraduate students in the management team.

SOL’s Education Collegium: Consists of directors of studies and of representatives in the programme committees. The director of undergraduate studies acts as convener. A few examples of assignments and issues:

• Pedagogical development at the department and define/formulate our pedagogical profile,
• Review of all the department’s courses (basic and advanced level) for identifying any
convergences between courses and find possibilities for co-reading,
• Arrange a yearly education day for the entire department.

SAM group – Health & Safety: Head of department (responsible for the work environment at the department) coordinates the systematical health & safety activities together with the health & safety representatives, the trade-union representatives and the equal opportunities representative. The group meets appr. 4 times a year.

Heads of department’s group: Consists of the head of department, vice head of department, director of undergraduate studies and administrative manager. They meet every Tuesday. The group is a committee that addresses routine matters and prepares issues for the management team.

Management team: Consists of the head of department, vice head of department, administrative manager, the heads of the divisions, research group leader for the future platform, the manager of the collaborative centre and the director of undergraduate studies. (The director of postgraduate studies is adjunct). The team is advisory to the head of department and decisions are made after discussions in the management team. Meetings are held once a month, on Wednesdays.

Minutes from meetings in all the SOL common work groups can be found on our Share Point (called Arbetsplatsen).

Divisions

AH - Agrarian History

LA - Landscape Architecture

LAG - Rural Development

MK - Environmental Communication

MI - Environmental Integration

TA - Technical & Administrative staff

Collaborative centres

CNV (SCNI)

Sida's Helpdesk for Environment and Climate Changes (part of MI - Environmental Integration)

SLU Future Food

SOL commons work groups

Management team

Heads of department group

SOL Research Collegium

SOL-FUN (Board for postgraduate studies)

SOL Education Collegium

SOL External Collaboration Group

SAM Group - Health & Security

 

 

Divisions


VU: Executive committee consisting of the head of division, faculty professors, directors of studies and others that through their assignments are relevant. Employments at division level are to be discussed in this group. Meetings are held once a month. Agendas and minutes are sent to all staff at the division.

RES: Research committee consisting of the head of division, supervisors at postgraduate level and, if relevant for the division, those managing  larger research project although not presently supervising. The committee handles recruitment, progression and supervision of postgraduate students, and research strategy issues. It is an advisory committee for the head of division. Agendas and minutes are sent to all staff at the division. 


 

 

AH - Agrarian History

Head of division: Jesper Larsson, Research Fellow at KVHAA/Associate Senior Lecturer

For a list of all staff at the division »

RES - Research committee

Jesper Larsson, Research Fellow at KVHAA/Associate Senior Lecturer

Cariin Martiin, Senior Lecturer

Eva-Lotta Päiviö Sjaunja, Lecturer

Patrick Svensson (convening), Professor

Johanna Widenberg, Associate Professor

 

LA - Landscape Architecture

Head of division: Bruno Santesson, Lecturer

Vice Head of division: 

For a list of all staff at the division »

  

VU - Executive committee

Helen Arvidsson, Director of undergraduate studies

Tomas Eriksson, Senior Lecturer/Director of studies (Landscape arch. prog.)

Thomas Oles, Professor

Bruno Santesson, Lecturer/Head of division (convening)

Mattias Qviström, Professor

Matthew Cashmore, Researcher/Vice Head of division

Petter Åkerblom, Senior Lecturer

Åsa Ahrland, Senior Lecturer

 

RES - Research committee

Per Berg, Professor

Andrew Butler, Post Doctor

Matthew Cashmore, Researcher

Madeleine Granvik, Researcher

Thomas Oles, Professor  (convening)

Bruno Santesson, Lecturer/Head of division

Zeinab Tag-Eldeen, Researcher

Antoienette Wärnbäck, Researcher

Petter Åkerblom, Senior Lecturer 

 

 

 

LAG - Rural Development

Head of division: Margarita Cuadra, Researcher

Vice Head of division: Patrik Oskarsson, Researcher

For a list of all staff at the division »

  

VU - Executive committee

Seema Arora-Jonsson, Professor

Andrea Nightingale, Professor

Flora Hajdu, Researcher

Katarina Pettersson, Researcher/Director of studies (agronomist prog.)

Thomas Norrby, Senior Extensions Specialist

Patrik Oskarsson, Researcher/Vice Head of division

Margarita Cuadra, Researcher/Head of division (convening)

 

RES - Research committee

Seema Arora-Jonsson, Professor (convening)

Linley Chiwona Karltun, Researcher

Flora Hajdu, Researcher

Kjell Hansen, Senior Lecturer

Andrea Nightingale, Professor

Adam Pain, Researcher

Katarina Pettersson, Researcher/Director of studies (agronomist prog.)

Patrik Oskarsson, Researcher

Margarita Cuadra, Researcher/Head of division

 

 

MK - Environmental Communication

Head of division: Cecilia Waldenström, Researcher

For a list of all staff at the division »

  

VU - Executive committee

Stina Powell (convening)

Lotten Westberg, Associate Professor, Researcher

Lars Hallgren, Senior Lecturer/Director of studies (master's prog.)

 

RES - Research committee

Hanna Bergeå, Researcher

Lars Hallgren, Senior Lecturer

Helena Nordström Källström, Researcher

Stina Powell, Resarcher

Kaisa Raitio, Researcher

Lotten Westberg, Associate Researcher, Researcher

 

MI - Environmental Integration
(incl. Sida's Helpdesk for Environment and Climate Changes)

Head of division: Eva Stephansson, Manager

Anja-Christina Beier, Project Leader

Göran Ek, Project Leader

Sara Gräslund, Coordinator

Lisa Matteses Åhrgren, Project Leader 

Susanne von Walter, Project Leader

Jaqueline Eneroth, Project Leader

Linda Engström, Project Leader 

 

 

TA - Technical and Administrative staff

Staff, financial & education administration

Head of division: Marithe Lindelöf

Helen Arvidsson, Education Officer/Director of undergrad. studies

Ann Djurberg, Departmental Administrator

Petra Fabel, Project Controller

Marithe Lindelöf, Administrative Manager/Head of division

Carina Lundgren, Financial Administrator

Thomas Plesner, Financial Administrator

Marlén Tälleklint, Education Administrator

Elena Vallin, Financial Administrator (Parental leave 2018)

Ulrika Wallin, Financial Administrator

 

IT, information & premises

Karen Gould-Ekström, Departmental Assistant

David Halim, Technical Coordinator

Anni Hoffrén, Communications Officer

 

 

Collaborative centres

SCNI - Swedish Centre for Nature Interpretation

Anders Arnell, Project Leader

Lena Malmström, Project Leader

Eva Sandberg, Manager

Per Sonnvik, Project Leader

 

SLU Future Food

Annsofie Wahlström, Research Group Leader

Gunilla Leffler, Communications Officer

Pernilla Johnsson, Programme Secretary

 

 

SOL common work groups

Management team


Consists of the head of department, vice deputy head of department, administrative manager, the heads of the divisions, the managers of for the collaborative centres and the director of undergraduate studies. (Tthe director of postgraduate studies is is adjunct co-opted). The manage¬ment team is advisory to the head of department and och all decisions are made after discussions in the management team. Meetings are held once a month, on Wednesdays. Minutes are available on our public server: P:/Sol-alla/Ledning/protokoll.


Head of department: Lars Johansson 

Vice Head of department: Flora Hajdu

Director of undergraduate studies: Helen Arvidsson

Director of postgraduate studies: Kristina Marquardt

Administrative Manager: Marithe Lindelöf

Head of division - AH: Jesper Larsson

Head of division - MI: Eva Stephansson

Head of division - LA: Bruno Santesson

Head of division - LAG: Margarita Cuadra

Head of division - MK: Cecilia Waldenström

Manager CNV(SCNI): Eva Sandberg

 

 

Heads of department group


Consists of the head of department, vice head of department, administrative manager and the assistant heads of department meet every Tuesday. The group is a committee that addresses routine matters and prepares issues for the management team.


Head of department: Lars Johansson 

Vice Head of department: Flora Hajdu

Administrative Manager: Marithe Lindelöf

Director of undergraduate studies: Helen Arvidsson

 

 

SOL's Research Collegium


Consisting of the faculty professors (and possible substitutes for those subjects where faculty professors’ po¬sitions are vacant) and with the purpose of strengthening cooperation between divisions and taking responsibility for the comprehensive academic environment at the department. It is also an opportunity for the head of department to keep the faculty professors informed on issues concerning research. The head of department summons to meetings, appr. twice a month. Minutes are available on our public server: P:/Sol-alla/Ledning/protokoll.


Flora Hajdu, Researcher/Vice Head of dept./Acting subject responsible Rural Development Global South - LAG

Seema Arora-Jonsson, Professor Rural Development Sweden and Europe - LAG

Lotten Westberg, Researcher/Acting Subject Responsible Environmental Communication - MK

Patrick Svensson, Professor - AH

Thomas Oles, Professor Design Theory- LA

Mattias Qviström, Professor Spatial Planning - LA

Åsa Ahrland, Interim Chair Landscape Design - LA

Lars Johansson, Head of department 

 

 

SOL-FUN - Board of Doctoral studies


Board for postgraduate studies with representatives from each every division/subject led by the director of postgraduate studies. The board meets twice every semester, addressing and discussing issues common for all postgraduate students at the department. The director of postgraduate studies acts as representative of all postgraduate student in the management team. Minutes are saved on the public server P:/Sol-alla/Ledning/protokoll.


Johanna Widenberg, Associate Professor

Kani Abu-Bakr, Postgraduate Student - LA

Elinor Carlbrand, Education Coordinator - LAG

Linda Engström, Postgraduate Student - LAG

Madeleine Granvik, Researcher - LA

Flora Hajdu, Researcher - LAG (deputy)

Kristina Marquardt, Director of postgrad. studies (convening)

 

Deputies

 

LA – Per Berg

LAG - Linley Chiwona-Karltun

MK - Helena Nordström Källström

 

 

SOL's Education Collegium


Consists of teachers and directors of studies and representatives in the programme committees. The director of undergraduate studies acts as convenorconvener. A few examples of assignments and issues:
• pursue pedagogical development at the department and define/formulate our pedagogical profile,
• review of all the department’s courses (basic and advanced level) for identifying any convergences between courses and find possibilities for co-reading,
• arrange a yearly education day for the entire department.


Helen Arvidsson, Education Officer/Director of undergrad. studies (convening)

Tomas Eriksson, Senior Lecturer/Director of studies (Landscape arch. prog.)

Örjan Bartholdsson, Senior Lecturer/Director of studies (master's prog.)

Katarina Pettersson, Researcher/Director of studies (agronomist prog.)

Lars Hallgren, Senior Lecturer/Director of studies (master's prog.)

Co-opted

 

 

 

SOL's External Collaboration Group


A work group for external collaboration with representatives from all divisions and led by Hanna Bergeå (member of the NL Faculty External Collaboration group). The working group is concerned with collaborative activities with the surrounding society that contributes to research development, development of the education at SLU and/or knowledge and democratic development. 


Hanna Bergeå, Researcher/Vice Dean, External Collaboration - MK

Daniel Bergquist, Researcher - LA

Kristina Nordéus, Postdoctor - AH

Thomas Norrby, Senior Extension Specialist- LAG

Eva Sandberg, Manager - CNV / Management team

Per Sonnvik, Project Leader - CNV (convening)

Linda Engström, Project Leader - MI

Annsofie Wahlström, Research Group Leader - SLU Future Food

 

 

 

 

SAM-group - Health & security


Head of department (responsible for the working environment at the department) coordinates the systematical work environment health and safety activities work together with the department’s health and safety representatives, the trade-union representatives and the equal opportunities representative. The group meets approx. 4 times a year. The minutes are available on our public server: P:/Sol-alla/Ledning/protokoll.


Anja-Christina Beier, Advisor, SACO Trade-Union Representative

Göran Ek, Advisor, Health and Safety Representative/SACO Trade-Union Representative

Marina Queiroz, Equal Opportunities Representative

David Halim, Technical Coordinator, ST Trade-Union Representative

Per-Arne Klasson, Health and Safety Representative/SEKO Trade-Union Representative

Lars Johansson, Senior Lecturer/Head of department

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