Department of Environmental Science and Analytical Chemistry | ACES

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Stockholm world’s 10th most desirable student city

February 15, 2017

The fifth edition of the QS Best Student Cities ranking lists Stockholm as the 10th most desirable city, and the 26th for most highly sought graduates in a top 100 ranking of world universities. The cities were ranked according to performance in six composite indicators: Desirability, Rankings, Student Mix, Employer Activity, Affordability, and, for the first time, Student View. During …

Ilona Riipinen is Stockholm University’s youngest appointed professor

February 13, 2017

ACES professor Ilona Riipinen is the youngest person ever appointed to professor at Stockholm University. In the middle of December 2016, Stockholm University’s Vice-Chancellor Astrid Söderbergh Widding promoted Associate Professor Ilona Riipinen to Professor of Atmospheric Science starting on 1 January 2017. A month later, in the beginning of February, Ilona turned 35 years old, which makes her the youngest person …

ACES received nearly 9 million euros in research grants

December 22, 2016

Researchers at ACES received 85.2 million SEK (€8.8 million) in research grants in fiscal year 2016. Nordic funding agencies awarded 45.1 million SEK (€4.6 million), or 53 percent of the total, led by The Swedish Research Council Formas with 18.7 million SEK (€1.9 million) and the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation with 13 million SEK (€1.3 million). EU funds amounted …

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We offer a range of courses in environmental science, environmental chemistry, and analytical chemistry. Our courses provide training that is tailored to your career aspirations, and offer pathways that can help you reach your potential

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Interdisciplinary research with impact

Cutting edge research on global issues: chemical contaminants, atmospheric aerosols, biogeochemical cycles of carbon and nutrients, and analytical chemistry

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At ACES, our ambition is to contribute to a sustainable society.
For that, we provide support and expert advice to government agencies, private companies, non-governmental organizations, schools and other groups on a variety of issues.

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On occasion and on a case-by-case basis, we engage in long-term strategic collaborations with external partners that share our commitment to sustainability.

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