Department of Environmental Science and Analytical Chemistry | ACES

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

Mission: To manage the cocktail effect

May 25, 2018

What happens when we are exposed to many chemicals in a complex mix? Who is responsible for the mixture? And how does it affect people, animals and the environment? As the Swedish government’s special investigator, Christina Rudén, Professor of Regulatory Toxicology and Ecotoxicology at the Department of Environmental Sciences and Analytical Chemistry (ACES), Stockholm University, will propose strategies for taking …

Students negotiated about the climate

May 24, 2018

What is climate change and what can we do about it? That was the main question when the annual Climate Festival took place in Geohuset at Frescati in May. The festival is aimed primarily at young people in elementary school and high school and during three days they could meet climate researchers at Stockholm University to learn more about climate …

Atmospheric research at the top

May 18, 2018

A team of atmospheric scientists from the Department of Environmental Science and Analytical Chemistry (ACES), Stockholm University, is currently taking part in a two month project to measure the composition of the atmosphere at the highest atmospheric research station in the world. The station is situated in the Bolivian Andes at 5 240 meters above sea level. “We have assembled …

Education of high quality

We offer a range of courses in environmental science 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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ACES offers education programmes at three different levels:

Master’s programmes
PhD studies


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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