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Equine Science Unit

The Equine Science Unit is responsible for the Equine Science Programme. It is the only Swedish university programme specialised in equine science.

There are 13 pages tagged with Department of Equine Studies:

Equine Cultures in Transition 2021 - Past, Present and Future Challenges

Equine Cultures in Transition 2021 - Past, Present and Future Challenges Equine Cultures in Transition Conference - Past, Present and Future Challenges equine studies, equine conference, equine

Report from VH's Faculty Board meeting on 9th of June

This spring's last faculty board meeting is over. After some decisions, information points and discussions, a well-deserved summer now awaits all participants. Decisions taken The board decided to

Open trial lecture for the position as professor in ruminant nutrition

The Department of Animal Nutrition and Management is in the process of recruiting a professor in ruminant nutrition and invites one candidate for trial lecture. The theme of the lectures is "

VH faculty board, May 2021

May 5th was a chilly day and absolutely no day when someone in the faculty board felt like "Maja". We all sat safely behind our screens and discussed today's points. Intervju with Rauni The board

VH:s fakultetsnämndsmöte 24 mars

Notes from VH's faculty board on 24th of March Raunis och Dirk-Jans report from the meeting Decisions The board decided to start recruiting a senior lecturer in bioinformatics. The need has been

VH faculty board meeting on 8 February 2021

As usual, chair Rauni Niskanen offered a solid agenda at the first meeting of the year. The annual report with the 2020 figures was presented to the faculty. SLU and the faculty have new strategies

Faculty board 16 december

With a confident hand, Kristina Jungnelius guided the committee's participants dressed in Santa hats through the program. There were many and important points to address during the last faculty board

Meeting with VHs faculty board

The meeting with VHs faculty board took once again place in the spirit of ZOOM with participants behind cameras and with headsets, at a proper distance from each other. Only a few participants were

Faculty Board meeting on 15 September 2020

The Faculty Board has now had its first meeting after the summer. Rauni initially stated that this autumn has a number of important topics. The work of developing the faculty's strategy for the next

Science in the saddle

A group of 28 international postgraduate students, veterinarians and professional horse trainers gathered at the Swedish Equestrian Centre Strömsholm for an intensive course week to learn more about


The research on equine arena surfaces, led by Professor Lars Roepstorff, SLU, has been appointed "project of the year" by the Swedish-Norwegian Foundation for Equine Research. This research includes