Worth knowing - lecture series in Umeå
SLU Umeå arranges a series of lunch lectures under the name of Worth Knowing. The lectures are open to everyone.
The lectures last around 30 minutes and we offer vegetarian soup and bread on a first come, first served basis.
Location: SLU University Library.
Most of the lectures in this series is only available in Swedish, see the Swedish web page (switch language in the top menu of this page).
Previous lectures have been filmed and are available on this page.
Worth Knowing spring 2020
February 26 The role of mixed forest in a changing climate Speaker: Jorge Aldea, SLU
The lecture is live broadcasted at 12:10 on February 26.
May 27 Lecture with Honorary Hoctor Eleanor J Milner-Gulland, University of Oxford
Watch the lectures, autumn 2019 (in English)
9 October: Delicious mushrooms pre-process wood for bioethanol production. Speaker: Shaojun Xiong, SLU
23 October: M&M: Can money and management reduce tropical forest degradation? Speaker: Francisco X Aguilar Cabezas, SLU
6 November: Leftovers or a buffet – What nitrogen is plant available in forest soil? Speaker: Sandra Jämtgård, SLU
20 November: Citizen Science. Speakers: René Van Der Wal och Tim Hofmeester, SLU
4 December: Global biomass mapping through NASA's GEDI mission. Speaker: Svetlana Saarela, SLU
Watch the lectures, autumn 2018 (in English)
3 October: Next generation forest maps provide more information for sustainable forest management Speaker: Eva Lindberg, SLU
17 October: CANCELLED
31 October: Genomic Selection: New Tool in Tree Breeding? Speaker: Harry Wu, SLU
14 November: The land-atmosphere exchange of green-house gases of boreal ecosystems under climate change Speaker: Mats Nilsson, SLU
28 November: Varför biologisk mångfald är bra för vår hälsa Speaker: Frauke Ecke, SLU (in Swedish)
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