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Virunga-bergen in Uganda. Photo: Achim Prill / Mostphotos.

Phosphorus deficit may disrupt regional food supply chains

New study shows shortage of global phosphorus, a key ingredient in fertilizers, by 2045.

Vinnarna av Sigge Thernwalls pris 2020. Joakim Jeppsson, Georgia Destouni och Thomas Blanksvärd. Fot

Gia Destouni receives the Sigge Thernwall’s prize 2020

Sigge Thernwall’s prize is given to dedicated persons with innovative solutions when bringing their own and others’ research from theory to practical application in society.

Forskningsstationen NEO i Grekland. Foto Erik Skytt Holmlund.

Courses spring term 2021

October 15 - Last date to apply for for courses starting in the spring. Application is made via


Information for students and staff about the coronavirus

Information on the coronavirus in relation to Stockholm University's activities is updated continuously.



ChangeMakers aims to develop sustainable thinking and innovative competence on environmental sector of Finnish (inc. Åland), Estonian, Latvian and Swedish 15-17-year-old students.