Department of Environmental Science and Analytical Chemistry | ACES

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

Origins of European Arctic soot revealed

September 16, 2016

The chemical make-up of soot passing through northern Sweden on the way to the European Arctic reveals fossil fuel combustion in the continent as the main source of soot in the winter, and forest fires in Russia as the main source in the summer. This is shown in a new study published in Nature Communications. For a little more than …

Stockholm University ranks among top 30 in the world in environmental studies

September 14, 2016

Stockholm University was ranked 28th in the world in environmental studies, according to QS World University Rankings by Subject 2016, published on 7 September. “The high ranking is a reflection of the excellent work being done by many faculty, students and staff within our faculty. I find it particularly encouraging in view of our efforts to create a strong research and …

ACES professor receives prestigious award

August 25, 2016

Professor Margareta Törnqvist received the Fritz Sobels Award for her lifetime accomplishment in the field of environmental mutagenesis during the 45th Annual meeting of the European Environmental Mutagenesis and Genomics Society (EEMGS) in Copenhagen, Denmark. Margareta Törnqvist’s work has focused on the development of advanced analytical methods, based on mass spectrometry, for the analysis of genotoxic compounds that form adducts …

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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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