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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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inauguration of new professors Umea

On May 6, five new professors were inaugurated at SLU in Umea. The professors' inauguration lectures were pre-recorded and broadcast on the morning of 6 May. On the evening of the same day, the

Mudassir Iqbal receives royal award for research on biocontrol

Researcher Mudassir Iqbal has received an award for research on biological pesticides from King Carl XVI Gustaf 50th Anniversary Fund for Science, Technology and Environment. The scholarship will be

Professorsinstallation Uppsala

On April 8, ten new professors were inaugurated in a ceremony that took place at SLU’s Uppsala Campus. The ceremony was followed by a banquet and dancing at Uppsala Castle. Four of the professors

Interdisciplinary projects receive internal funding

Four projects have been granted funding as part of the investments being made by the Faculty of Landscape Architecture, Horticulture and Crop Production Science (LTV) into collaborations between


Annika Bergman received her Higher Education Diploma in Agricultural and Rural Management (Lantmästare) from SLU in 1992. Today, Annika is Managing Director at Hushållningssällskapet Halland, with a

Matfiskodlarna supports research on fish farming in freshwater

There is a great need for more knowledge within Swedish fish farming. As a result, the industry organization Matfiskodlarna chooses to support research on farmed salmonids at the Swedish University

New call for funding within One Health

If you are interested in interdisciplinary research with a future perspective, you can apply for funding from SLU Future One Health. The aim of the call is to support SLU researchers in

Two ERC starting grants to SLU

This year, two SLU researchers are awarded one of the most prestigious research grants in Europe, a starting grant from the European Research Council (ERC): Petra Marhava, for studies of how plants

Six projects receive funding from SLU Aquacultures open call

SLU Aquaculture are pleased to announce that six projects have been awarded a seed grant in the open call of spring 2021. The projects aim to stimulate research collaborations at SLU and cover

Over 42 million for development research

Thirteen different research projects at SLU were granted more than SEK 42 million when the Swedish Research Council (VR) distributed funds for development research. In total, VR granted more than SEK

Two Wallenberg Academy Fellows to SLU

The Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation's investment in young researchers continues with 27 new Wallenberg Academy Fellows. In the category natural sciences, two of the researchers will work at SLU:

Är insekter bra mat på långa rymdresor?

There is a challenge to supply astronauts with enough nutritious food, especially during prolonged spaceflight or future planetary missions. Using insects to produce human food from waste is an