Exkursion, Uppsala

Life after your PhD?

11 May 2010 Excursion to the public (SGU Uppsala) & private sector (URS Stockholm-Solna)

Background information: URS (United Research Services) is a leading global supplier of multidisciplinary environmental and engineering consulting services, which improve both the built and natural environment. URS consists of over 45,000 professionals, working in more than 400 offices across more than 30 countries. From the offices in Sweden and Finland the Nordic team of over 50 professionals is uniquely positioned to deliver a wide range of technical expertise across the Nordic Region. Our host at URS is Patrik Nilsson. The Geological Survey of Sweden (SGU) is the national authority responsible to the Ministry of Enterprise, Energy and Communications for matters relating to Sweden’s geological characteristics and mineral resources management. SGU’s main task is to meet the national need of geological information, for example with respect to sustainable supplies of natural resources, spatial planning, the environment, and the total defence and national vulnerability. Our host at URS is Göran Risberg.


Time: 2010-05-11 08:00 - 17:00
City: Uppsala
Location: Exkursion
Organiser: Focus on Soils and Water
Last signup date: 30 April 2010
Additional info:
Excursion schedule: 8:00 Start at Uppsala Central Station. Travel to URS, Stockholm-Solna. 10:00-12:00: Visit of URS (United Research Services) 12:00-12:45: URS invites us for lunch 13:00-14:30: Travel back to Uppsala 14:30-16:30: Visit of SGU (Geological Survey of Sweden)

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