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Faculty of Forest Sciences (S)

The Faculty of Forest Sciences has 13 departments and units, over 500 employees, approximately 700 students, and nearly 200 research students. Most of the departments and the faculty management are based in Umeå.

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The Wallenberg Initiative in Forestry Research (WIFORCE) is a comprehensive basic research initiative at the Faculty of Forest Sciences. We aim to generate knowledge for the future use and

Future Silviculture Research School

The Research School aims to provide doctoral students with the necessary basic scientific knowledge to be able to analyse, develop and actively contribute to research on the future sustainable use of

Open call Future Silviculture Research School: Five industrial and collaboration PhD students wanted

The last date to submit an application is August 19. Starting date is according to agreement. Apply for a doctoral education within: 1) drought resistance biology; 2) drought resistance breeding; 3)

Plant cell wall research opens up new opportunities for bioengineering

Secondary cell walls provide the plant with stability and protection against damage and pathogens. PhD student Félix Barbut from Ewa Mellerowicz’s group at UPSC and SLU has been studying the role of

Collaboration on the future use and conservation of forests - challenges for industry and authorities

Collaboration on the future use and conservation of forests – challenges for companies and authorities maria.nordstrom@slu.se The Research School in Future Silviculture invites you to an open

Forest Biology and Biotechnology Research Programme

Umeå Plant Science Centre is a centre for experimental plant research between Umeå University and SLU. At UPSC there is a WIFORCE Research Programme where basic plant research is taken all the way to


Here you will find publications published by the Department of Forest Resource Management. You can find more publications from the department at SLU's publication database, SLUpub.

Environmental monitoring

The environmental monitoring task means that SLU should follow changes in the environment’s condition, evaluate problems, and provide a basis of information for the sustainable use of natural


Research at the department is focused on multilateral cooperation combining expertise from our many research groups. This gives unique possibilities for creating holistic solutions for the

Undergraduate and Master's Studies

Our department provides courses in Remote Sensing and Geographical Information Technology (GIT), Forest Inventory, Forest Panning, Forest Mathematical Statistics and Organization and Leadership. You

About us

Our vision: We lead in the advancement of knowledge and in the development of effective processes for the sustainable development of natural resources, are the sector's natural choice for

Annual Report

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