Department of Environmental Science and Analytical Chemistry | ACES

Interdisciplinary research with impact. Problem-oriented education of high quality.

Uppdrag: Att utbilda nya miljö- och hälsoskyddsinspektörer

February 13, 2018

Minska gapet mellan universitet och samhälle. Få studenterna att sätta in miljökunskaperna i ett större sammanhang. Fokusera på lösningar och inte bara på problem. Det är några av målen när ACES startar ett nytt masterprogram i miljö- och hälsoskydd hösten 2018. – Vi har märkt att det finns en stor efterfrågan på utbildade miljö- och hälsoinspektörer ute bland kommunerna i …

Outstanding environmental chemist Visiting Professor at ACES

February 8, 2018

Derek Muir, senior research scientist at Environment and Climate Change Canada, has been appointed as the holder of King Carl XVI Gustaf’s Visiting Professor in Environmental Science. His host institution is the Department of Environmental Science and Analytical Chemistry, ACES. Derek Muir’s research area is environmental chemistry with a focus on organic and inorganic environmental contaminants. He is considered to …

Hazards of microplastic exposure to animals uncertain

January 15, 2018

Microplastic and natural particles affect animals in similar ways, which makes evaluating the hazards of microplastics difficult, shows a new study by researchers from ACES and AquaBiota Water Research. These findings imply that unless we identify how and why microplastics differ from natural particles in their interaction with animals, we cannot be certain of how harmful they are. The study …

Education of high quality

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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Application will open March 15th for the Master programmes in Analytical Chemistry, Environmental Science and Environment and Health Protection (this course only given in Swedish)


ACES offers education programmes at three different levels:


Our courses provide training that is tailored to your career aspirations, and offer pathways that can help you reach your potential

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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External Relations

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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Expert advice

Our researchers offer expert advice to media, government agencies, industry, schools and non-governmental organisations.

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Commissioned research

We help government agencies and the private sector with laboratory and field investigations, data reviews and knowledge syntheses.

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Strategic collaborations

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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