Department of Environmental Science and Analytical Chemistry | ACES

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

What causes the poor health of perch in the Baltic Sea?

August 2, 2018

Why does the amount of perch decrease in the Baltic Sea? Could it be because of compounds naturally produced by algae and cyanobacteria? Could it also explain the poor health of several other species in the Baltic Sea? That is something researchers at ACES are trying to find out during the summer. A porch on Nämdö is used as a …

Research expedition to the Arctic sets sail

July 31, 2018

The 1st of August sees the start of the Swedish-American research expedition Arctic Ocean 2018. Forty researchers from all over the world will be based and work on board the Swedish icebreaker Oden whilst moored to a moving ice floe. The overall theme of the expedition is the formation of clouds. Clouds play a very important role in the Arctic …

Diet is the main source of halogenated flame retardants

June 15, 2018

Dietary intake is the main route of exposure to halogenated flame retardants for a studied Norwegian group. That is one result from a research project that Joo Hui Tay, PhD at the Department of Environmental Science and Analytical Chemistry (ACES), Stockholm University, presents in a recently defended doctoral thesis. Flame retardants are chemicals added to various consumer products, such as …

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ACES offers education programmes at three different levels:

Master’s programmes
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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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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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