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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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Umeå researcher a finalist for prestigious climate research prize

Researcher Gerard Rocher-Ros in Umeå receives the Swedish nomination for the prestigious Frontiers Planet Prize as one of 23 top sustainability researchers from around the world. This is the second

SLU at top four in international ranking by QS

The QS World University Rankings by Subject 2024 has recently been released, revealing the top universities for 55 different subjects across five broad subject areas. The Swedish University of

Food & Cities Seed Funding Call 2024

Researchers at SLU can now apply for seed funding from Food & Cities. The seed funding call aims to support cross-disciplinary research that explores the systemic relations of food systems and urban

Jesper Larsson receives a consolidation grant from the European Research Council

Jesper Larsson, researcher in agricultural history at the Swedish University of Agriculture (SLU), has been awarded one of the most prestigious research grants in Europe, a consolidation grant from

SIANI-SLU global 2024

The aim of this call is to support SLU researchers or other staffs to engage with SIANI-SLU Global and to communicate your research to broad audiences of academia and non-academia. The funding is for

Unique landscape experiment for sustainable food production and biodiversity

The Kamprad family's foundation finances a new project at the Swedish University of Agriculture's research facility,Lövsta outside Uppsala. The project focuses on the reintegration of crop production

Granted projects in the seed funding calls for critical living labs

SLU Urban Futures has granted funding to three interdisciplinary projects for 50,000 SEK each. The projects explore living labs or take a critical living lab approach to research. Living labs refer

Seed money to research on Vietnam coffee production

SLU researcher Thi Thanh Mai Ha has received seed money from Future Forests for a research project on intercropping adoption among Vietnamese coffee farmers. Thi Thanh Mai Ha ’s project focuses on

New European project: ARCADIA

The UGPplus project focuses on Urban Greening Plans as a forward-looking, systemic, integrated, and inclusive planning framework capable of realising lasting impacts in bending the curve on

New European project: ARCADIA(2)

ARCADIA-projektet syftar till att stimulera transformativ anpassning med hjälp av naturbaserade lösningar över europeiska regioner och ge stöd vid utformning av konsekventa regionala blågröna


On December 13th the student teams from 5 Nordic and Baltic universities pitched their food and biotechnology related business ideas to an international jury at the NOBALIS Demo Day. The teams have

Interview with Järvi Järveoja

The research project ‘A multi-disciplinary research framework for assessing peatland rewetting effects on ecosystem functioning and societal values’ has secured funding through the SLU Future Forests