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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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SLU will lead a major investment in the development of bio-based adhesives

In the manufacture of furniture, glued laminated timber, and packaging, huge amounts of adhesives are used, which today are almost exclusively fossil-based. Now a consortium consisting of three

Geoffrey Daniel, Lotta Berg and Jonas Hentati Sundberg to receive Medals for Distinguished Service

Each year, SLU awards three Medals for Distinguished Service. The first medals were awarded in 2010 following a decision taken by the SLU Board in April 2009. The recipients for 2023 are Professor

ERC Starting Grant to microbial ecologist

A microbial ecologist at SLU has been awarded one of the most prestigious research grants in Europe, a Starting Grant from the European Research Council (ERC). Maliheh Mehrshad will use the grant to

Kunglig miljöprofessur till SLU

Professor Keith Paustian from the Department of Soil and Crop Sciences, Colorado State University, has been awarded the King Carl XVI Gustaf Professorship in Environmental Science for 2022–23. The

Thomas Wieloch wants to release the brakes on photosynthesis

Formas, the Swedish governmental research council for sustainable development, awarded Thomas Wieloch, postdoc at Umeå Plant Science Centre and SLU, a mobility grant for early-career researchers. He

The SLU Honorary Doctors 2023

The Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences has awarded six honorary doctorates this year. There are three international recipients – Professor Anne Sverdrup-Thygeson, Norway, Research Director

Award for data assimilation of remote sensing data

At a ceremony in Canada on 21 June, Nils Lindgren (in the centre) received the award for the second best paper in the Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing in 2022. On the left Gordon Staples and on the

Horse research aimed at preventing diabetes in children is supported by the Max Stenbeck Charitable Trust

Increased knowledge of insulin regulation in horses can be used to better understand how type 2 diabetes in children and adolescents can be prevented and treated. This is the background of a new

Royal grant for research into unknown environmental toxins in water

Alberto Celma Tirado has been awarded a scholarship from the King Carl XVI Gustaf Foundation's 50-year fund for science, technology and the environment. He receives the scholarship to develop new

SLU's breeding of perennial barley receives major support from Innovation Fund Denmark

For five years, researchers at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences in Uppsala have been working to domesticate and breed the plant Hordeum bulbosum into a new perennial and climate-smart

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,