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Research review on sexual harassment in academia

back The Swedish Research Council has commissioned a research review on sexual harassment in academia.

Lund University invests in graduate research school about Agenda 2030

New research school on Agenda 2030 Lund University invests SEK 64 millions in a graduate research school focusing on societal challenges and Agenda 2030. The graduate research school, which will fully expanded include around 20 PhD students, is the first of its kind in Sweden. Sustainability Forum and Centre for Environmental and Climate Research have received the mission to administer the graduate research school.

Organic farming methods favors pollinators

bumblebee Pollinating insects are endangered globally, with a particularly steep decline over the last 40 years. An extensive 3-year study from the CEC has found that organic farming methods can contribute to halting the pollinator decline. This beneficial effect is due to both the absence of insecticides and a higher provision of flower resources.

Eye-opening discussions for PhD-students

ClimBEco summer meeting ClimBEco is a two-year graduate research school that promotes young scientists to engage in interdisciplinary research on climate, earth system and society in a changing world. The annual summer meeting was held August 29-30 in Höllviken, with the theme ‘Land use and ecosystem-based climate adaptation’.

Field study of biodiversity

Field study The COST-project has been studying if there is any difference in biodiversity found at organic and conventional farms.

Lovisa Nilsson awarded for outstanding student poster

Lovisa Nilsson While attending the 5th European Congress of Conservation Biology organized by the Society for Conservation Biology last week in Jyväskylä, Finland, CECs Lovisa Nilsson was awarded First Place for her outstanding student poster.

Catalysing a switch to a circular economy through plastic waste prevention

plastic bottles The CEC and Lund University is part of the core team for Climate-KICs latest Flagship programme, eCircular, aiming to crack down on plastic waste and radically reduce the use of plastic materials.

CEC in Swedish national radio

dandelion in sunset Researchers from the CEC comments climate change and risk management in Swedish national radio.

EU agrees on a ban on the use of neonicotinoids

Bee The European Union will ban the world’s most widely used insecticides from all fields due to the serious danger they pose to bees.

Farm2Forest – on sustainable agriculture in a biobased future

Yann Clough Research and society in close cooperation: that is the basis for Farm2Forest, a project aiming to produce evidence guiding Swedish and European agricultural and forestry policymaking. The idea is to combine economic and ecological data and models to evaluate different future scenarios for marginal agriculture in forest-dominated landscapes which, in terms of surface area, accounts for a significant proportion of Swedish agriculture.

Centre for Environmental and Climate Research, CEC

Sölvegatan 37
223 62 Lund, Sweden

Visiting address
The Ecology building, Sölvegatan 37, Lund