About the Environmental Science Colloquium Series (ECo-Series)

The ECo-Series provides a forum for discussing scientific issues of societal relevance, sharing new and innovative techniques, and for interacting with other scientists, stakeholders and policy makers. Our aim is to provide entertaining, educational, and provocative events which foster discussion and creativity both within and outside of the Department.

The Precautionary Principle – Dead or Alive?

The Precautionary Principle – Dead or Alive? October 28th, 2020 15:00 – 16:15 Zoom link for the event (no pre-registration necessary): https://stockholmuniversity.zoom.us/j/65482161964 Trying to find someone who has heard about the precautionary principle is very easy. Much more difficult is finding a consistent definition of what it is, and how it should be implemented. This workshop is aimed at exploring …

Exploring the ecotoxicity of microparticle debris

Zandra Gerdes will publically defend her PhD thesis “Exploring the ecotoxicity of microplarticle debris.” The event will take place at Stockholm University and on Zoom: https://stockholmuniversity.zoom.us/j/68304772954

Research and Team Building Days

Frescati i vinterskrud 2021. Photograph: Ingmarie Andersson ACES Research Day will occur in Aula Magna on November 11th and aims to bring together members of the entire Department along with external stakeholders, collaborators, and past colleagues. In addition to reconnecting in-person for the first time in nearly 2 years, Research Day is an opportunity to share novel research findings, encourage …

Research Day Keynote Lecture

The Roots and History of the Department of Environmental Science In 1962, Rachel Carson’s book Silent Spring documented widespread detrimental effects on wildlife from organochlorine pesticides such as DDT. In response to this, Sweden created the National Envi­ronmental Protection Board (now the Swedish EPA) in 1967, including establishing several research laboratories to measure and study environmental pollutants and their effects. …

Meet us at Stockholm University Virtual Master’s Fair

Stockholm University’s Virtual Masters Fair is a unique opportunity to meet online with central admissions representatives, study and career counsellors and current students.   Stockholm University’s Virtual Master’s Fair: What’s on 12.00 noon – 1.00 pm: Student panel Find out what it’s really like to live and study in Stockholm directly from our current students during our student panel. Read more …

Contact information

Visiting addresses:

Geovetenskapens Hus,
Svante Arrhenius väg 8, Stockholm

Arrheniuslaboratoriet, Svante Arrhenius väg 16, Stockholm (Unit for Toxicological Chemistry)

Mailing address:
Department of Environmental Science
Stockholm University
106 91 Stockholm

Press enquiries should be directed to:

Stella Papadopoulou
Science Communicator
Phone +46 (0)8 674 70 11