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Congratulations to the winners!

Published: 25 November 2020

SLU is proud to announce that two of our master students were awarded prizes for presenting their thesis at this year’s ELLS Scientific Student Conference 2020.

The conference encouraged students within the field of Life Sciences to engage with one another, exchange ideas and discuss their own research related to the topic ‘The World of Tomorrow – A Green and Sustainable Society.’ The conference was attended by 350 participants online from 10 universities across Europe, China, Israel and New Zeeland.

Congratulations to the following students:

Foto av Rebecca ter BorgMarkos Managos 1st prize awarded 500 euros, oral presentation within the subject
Innovation in life sciences.
Title of the thesis: Extrusion of grass silage and its effect on feed intake, milk production and ingestive behaviour of dairy cows.
Markos was a student in the Animal Science Master’s Programme at SLU and graduated June 2020.



Photo of Rebecca ter BorgRebecca ter Borg 3rd prize oral presentation within the subject
Rural and urban development for thriving communities.
Title of the thesis: Effects of afforestation and crop systems on the water balance in the Ethiopian Highland.
Rebecca was a student in the Soil, Water and Environment Master’s Programme at SLU and graduated in June 2020.


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