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.

PERFORCE3 Webinar: Professor Jennifer Field

Curious Incidences of PFAS at Environmental Interfaces Impacted by Aqueous Film Forming Foams  Dorin Bodgan, Emerson Christie, Konstantinos Kostarelos, Charles Schaefer, Trever Schwichtenberg, and Jennifer A. Field Many per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are surface-active-agents, designed to impart properties of oil and water repellency to surfaces of consumer products and to lower the surface tension of aqueous commercial solutions. Given their …

Droning on about UAVs & Innovative applications

Droning on about UAVs & Innovative applications January 18th, 2021 15:00 – 16:00 View the full seminar below: https://vimeo.com/502152727 Unmanned aerial vehicles (a.k.a drones), allow researchers to investigate new and challenging problems that are otherwise difficult or impossible to address by conventional means. The use of integrated systems (e.g. UAVs LiDAR) and advanced technology ensures highly accurate data collection, provides …

Global Biogeochemical Cycling of Mercury

Anne Sorensen will hold her 45-minute Docent/Associate Professor lecture entitled “Global Biogeochemical Cycling of Mercury.” The lecture is aimed as an introduction to our understanding of current problems related to mercury at global-, regional- and local scale. The lecture will be streamed online.      

Building a Modern European University – What’s Up With CIVIS?

We’ve seen some unwelcome developments in the last few years, both domestically and internationally. Some of these unwelcome developments – like an increase in exclusionary nationalist tendencies, growing animosity towards immigrants and immigration, the “Make [place your country name here] Great Again!” mentality – not only affect society, but even higher education. The ideals of openness, collaboration and solidarity that allowed the European Union to be created and develop are being challenged.

Bolin Days

The Bolin Days will take place in a COVID-19- adjusted format, meaning live stream from Aula Magna for participants and with the possibility to participate in person at Aula Magna for speakers. The Bolin Days is the annual conference of the Bolin Centre for Climate Research where new climate science results are presented and we meet each other to exchange …

Stockholm University Master’s Fair

Thinking about studying a master’s programme in Stockholm? Join us at Stockholm University Virtual Master’s Fair. The Stockholm University Virtual Master’s Fair is a unique opportunity to meet online with admissions representatives, students and alumni to learn more about our programmes, application process, and get your questions answered. Join us from wherever you are to learn more about our Master’s …

“Is there a conflict between the clean air goals of the European Green Deal and climate neutrality?”

We are delighted to invite you to a panel discussion celebrating the release of the first FORCeS policy brief.  “Is there a conflict between the clean air goals of the European Green Deal and climate neutrality?” The brief addresses the following questions: Why is there a potential conflict between the climate and clean air goals? What is known about the …

Panel discussion on PFAS and the Essential Use concept

https://vimeo.com/459260842 Click and download the Audience Q&A from PFAS/Essential Use Webinar. PFAS and the Essential Use Concept Per and polyfluorinated alkyl substances (PFAS) are a group of more than 4700 anthropogenic organic chemicals that are widely used in many industrial applications and consumer products. They are persistent and ubiquitous in the environment and it is known that the exposure to …

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