Distinctions and financial funding
Here we present news about distinctions and large financial fundings awarded to SLU.
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
Fundings from VR
26 different research projects were granted over SEK 100 million and another three were recommended when the Swedish Research Council distributed funds for development research and research in the
Water researcher is awarded for the best PhD thesis
Alberto Celma, who did his dissertation in Spain in 2021, has been awarded a prise for his PhD thesis on improving screening techniques that are used to detect known and unknown substances in water.
Large Wallenberg grant to Stéphanie Robert for studies on how plant cells get their "identity"
Professor Stéphanie Robert of SLU will lead a research project awarded over SEK 32 million by the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation. The aim is to explore how plant cells get their "identity", how
For many years, there has been a steady growth in consumer concerns about the environmental sustainability of the global food supply, animal welfare issues, and ethics concerns about meat eating
Lectures by SLU´s new honorary doctors, 2022
SLU warmly welcomes everyone interested to attend the lectures held by SLU´s latest honorary doctors on Friday 7 October in Uppsala. The lectures will provide exciting insights into topics ranging
Medals for Distinguished Service to Blokhuis, Garcia-Gil and Bertram
SLU annually awards three Medals for Distinguished Service. This year the Great Medal is awarded to Professor Harry Blokhuis. The smaller Gold Medal is awarded to Associate Professor Rosario
EU project HealthFerm
In September, Prof Maud Langton, Prof Volkmar Passoth, and Assoc Prof Galia Zamaratskaia from the Department of Molecular Sciences visited KU Leuven in Belgium, where an interdisciplinary consortium