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Proposals for master’s degree projects in biology

Interested in carrying out a degree project? If you don't find any of the projects below to your liking, please contact any of the research groups at our department.

Latest proposals in Biology

Read the full descriptions of the proposals below at our blog Biology Education, where you also find all current proposals. In Lund University Student Paper database you will find completed master degree projects.

How can insects smell humidity?

15 June 2018
Insects sense fluctuations in humidity. They use this sense to guide them in behaviors such as finding sites to lay eggs or to protect them …

Plant species diversity in permanent grassland production systems

17 May 2018
A project from SLU, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, in Alnarp Permanent grassland ecosystems account for a large part (34%; 58 …

The impacts of reindeer grazing on tundra landscapes and carbon dynamics

26 April 2018
Reindeer are known to control the composition of vegetation across tundra landscapes and even shift the vegetation type to another state. Th…

Post-harvest phenotyping in potato

29 March 2018
A project from SLU, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, in Alnarp Project description (30-45 ECTS) Start: September/October 2018 Th…

Urban vs rural bumblebees – which are doing better?

27 March 2018
Background: More than half the world’s population currently lives in urban areas, and urbanisation continues. Urban growth currently leads t…

Birds in the urban landscape

27 March 2018
Background: More than half the world’s population currently lives in urban areas, and urbanisation continues. Urban growth currently leads t…

Spatial variation in dissolved organic carbon (DOC) of arctic tundra soils

19 March 2018
–  A project offered by the Dept. of Physical Geography and Ecosystem Science, Lund University Arctic tundra soils harbour one of the …

Round goby thesis projects (Bachelor/Master, 15-45 ECTS)

15 March 2018
Thesis proposal from SLU, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences Invasive species pose a serious threat to biodiversity in aquatic ecos…
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Coordinators

Main coordinator

Jan-Åke Nilsson, room E-C223
Jan-Ake [dot] Nilsson [at] biol [dot] lu [dot] se
046-222 45 69

Specialization in Biology general

Caroline Isaksson, room E-C220
Caroline [dot] Isaksson [at] biol [dot] lu [dot] se
046-222 17 80

Specialization in Animal Ecology

Dennis Hasselquist, room E-222
Dennis [dot] Hasselquist [at] biol [dot] lu [dot] se
046-222 37 08

Specialization Aquatic Ecology

Per Carlsson, room E-C112
Per [dot] Carlsson [at] biol [dot] lu [dot] se
046-222 84 35

Specialization in Conservation Biology

Ola Olsson, room E-C354
Ola [dot] Olsson [at] biol [dot] lu [dot] se
046-222 37 74

Specialization in Plant Science

Stefan Andersson, room E-A322
Stefan [dot] Andersson [at] biol [dot] lu [dot] se
046-222 44 08

Nordic Master's Programme in Biodiversity and Systematics (NABIS)

Nils Cronberg
Associate Professor
Biodiversity

Telephone: +46 46-222 89 74
E-mail: Nils [dot] Cronberg [at] biol [dot] lu [dot] se