Distinctions and financial funding
Here we present news about distinctions and large financial fundings awarded to SLU.
Medals for Distinguished Service to Gren, Magnusson and Lundqvist
SLU annually awards three Medals for Distinguished Service. This year, the Great Medal for Distinguished Service is awarded to Professor Ing-Marie Gren. The smaller gold medal is awarded to Professor
Five projects received funding from SLU Urban Futures open call
SLU Urban Futures is pleased to announce the projects that have been awarded a seed grant in the open call of spring 2021. The five awarded projects have roots in faculties from across SLU, are
Online lectures by 15 new professors in Uppsala and Umeå
On 28–29 April, 15 new SLU professors will give short, inspiring popular science presentations. The lectures will cover topics such as technology for safe nutrient recycling, sustainability,
Open Call: Apply for seed funding for transdisciplinary projects within sustainable urban development
Researchers, PhD students and teachers at SLU – no matter what faculty or department you belong to – have a new chance to apply for seed funding supporting multi-, inter- and transdisciplinary
SLU Aquaculture announces a new open call
To stimulate cross-faculty collaborations and further strengthen aquaculture research at SLU we announce a new call! Applications will be granted a maximum of 200 000 SEK. The last day to apply is 23
CBC innovation prize
"Small, smart and on nature's own terms" said the jury about the winning contribution which was about using nature's own small drones for pollination and for supplying beneficial microorganisms.
Five researchers at SLU among the most cited
Five researchers from the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences are on the 2020 list of highly cited researchers presented by Clarivate, the company behind Web of Science. In the list, more
How well can we identify carnivores from their individual markings?
SLU and Snow Leopard Trust will in detail study how well we can identify carnivores from their markings (e.g. spots and stripes) and what kind of errors that are common in camera trap-studies. A
48 MSEK to SLU for research on animals role in future food production
SLU has received MSEK 48 for a new collaborative centre that will strengthen Sweden's future food system. The centre will identify and develop the role of animals for increased food production,
Visiting professor Chris Evans awarded MBE
Chris Evans, professor at the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology and visiting professor at SLU since several years, has received an MBE (“Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire”) for
SLU researchers receive award for best article on nutrient leaching to water
A scientific article from SLU on how a climate phenomenon can be used to assess nutrient leakage from arable land to water has won the award for best article 2019-2020. The prize is awarded by the