Last changed: 29 February 2024

The post graduate school ”Ecology: basics and applications” aims at providing courses and activites that give PhDs insights and tools to perform research at the front in applied and basic ecology and work with applied questions and tasks of interest to and requested by society and stakeholders.


Steering committee

Members of the steering group

  • Astrid Carlsen, PhD student, Dept. of Aquatic Resources
  • Magnus Huss, Docent, Dept. of Aquatic Resources
  • Brendan McKie, Docent, Dept. of Aquatic Sciences and Assessment,
  • Ellinor Ramberg, PhD student, Dept. of Ecology.
  • Rafaelle Remaux, PhD student, Dept. of Crop Production Ecology
  • René Van Der Wal, Professor, Dept. of Ecology
  • Giulia Vico, Docent, Dept. of Crop Production Ecology
  • Erik Öckinger, Docent, Dept. of Ecology

Deputy members of the steering group

  • Henrik Andrén, Professor, Dept. of Ecology
  • Robert Glinwood, Docent, Dept. of Crop Production Ecology
  • Maartje Klapwijk, Docent, Dept. of Ecology
  • Carl Lehto, PhD student, Dept. of Ecology
  • Örjan Östman, Docent, Dept. of Aquatic Resources


Ecology - basics and applications is a research school for PhD students with an interest in basic and applied ecological research.


Åsa Berggren, professor
Department of Ecology, SLU
asa.berggren@slu.se +46 (0)18-672344