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Athena Institute

How can science and technology development contribute to the improvement of health and well-being in a sustainable and equitable way?

Department of Earth Sciences

Our main goal is to improve our understanding of the processes (including anthropogenic) that ultimately shape our planet and affect our daily lives.

Department of Ecological Science

Focus is on all aspects of terrestrial ecology, from molecular to ecosystems ecology in which both plants, animals and micro-organisms are studied.

Department of Health Sciences

Prevent disease, prolong life and promote health through the organized efforts and informed choices of society, communities and individuals is our central mission.

Institute for Environmental Studies

IVM aims to contribute to sustainable development and the rehabilitation and preservation of the environment through academic research and training.

Department of Molecular Cell Biology

Our research strives to elucidate how the integration of molecular structure, function, and behavior can lead to a functional living cell.

Center for Neurogenomics and Cognitive Research

We focus on the biological mechanisms underlying common mental health and neurological brain diseases, applying the latest technology.
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