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Distinctions and financial funding

Here we present news about distinctions and large financial fundings awarded to SLU.

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UF seed funding -- Urban Forestscapes

SLU Urban Futures' hub in Umeå issues seed funding grants that support efforts to strengthen SLU’s interdisciplinary expertise on urban forestscapes. This call is open to all researchers at SLU, and

UF seed funding - Urban Healthscapes

SLU Urban Futures' hub in Alnarp issues seed funding grants that support efforts to strengthen SLU’s interdisciplinary expertise on urban healthscapes. This call is open to all researchers at SLU,

Eight new professors formally inaugurated

On 17 March, eight new professors were inaugurated in a ceremony that took place at SLU’s Campus Uppsala. The ceremony was followed by a banquet and dancing at Uppsala Castle. Five of the professors

Calls for funding

SLU Future One Health opens two calls. Two new post doc projects within One Health and Seed funding for activities such as pilot studies, feasibility studies, literature reviews, consortium meetings

Grafting scientist continues as Wallenberg Academy Fellow

Grafting is a well-known technique used in horticulture, dating back to antiquity. Five years ago Charles Melnyk came to SLU from the University of Cambridge as a “Wallenberg Academy Fellow” to

Wallenberg Professorship in Fish Health to SLU

Øystein Evensen, part-time visiting professor at SLU in the field of fish health, has been awarded a KSLA Wallenberg Professorship. He will thus strengthen SLU's expertise in diseases of farmed and

Strengthened research and teaching about water

During 2022, the Department of Aquatic Sciences and Assessment at SLU, Swedish University of Agriculture, got four new docents. Consequently, the research and teaching at SLU in the freshwater area

81 SLU projects receive close to 400 million in research grants from Formas

When the research council Formas decided last week which projects would receive funding within a number of calls for proposals, almost SEK 400 million went to researchers at SLU. Close to one hundred

New funding for water research

During the autumn 2022, the Department of Aquatic Sciences and Assessment, SLU has been delighted to receive news on the approval of several research grants that can increase our knowledge of water

Herd immunity in food crops for increased food safety

Can heard immunity in food crops be achieved through speckled use of resistant cultivars, biocontrol and chemical fungicides? This will be investigated in a new research project at SLU financed by

Record year for grants for research on broadleaves and alternative silviculture

Climate change, environmental factors and multiple goals increase the demands on the Swedish forests. Several of the department's researchers now have received a record sum of research funding to


Vahideh Rafiei and Malin Elfstrand have been awarded research grants from Formas' open call for research on fungi that cause diseases on cereals and spruce breeding. Formas’ research council finances