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My interest in nature started early, and so did my interest in research. Over the years, this has involved forestry, forest ecology, wetland ecology, species-rich grasslands, arable land, general plant ecology and especially seed ecology. A common theme is my strive for doing something useful beyond the narrow community of researchers. Along this line, I am an advocate of evidence-based conservation. I have enjoyed travelling, in search for interesting plants and birds, was a postdoc in Western Australia, and have supervised PhD students working in Ethiopia and Nicaragua. 

  • BSc in 1987 (biology, chemistry, quaternary geology & forestry; Lund, Uppsala, Umeå, Stockholm)
  • PhD in 1993 (Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala)
  • Docent (associate professor) in 1996, in crop production science
  • Postdoc, School of Environmental Biology, Curtin University in Perth, Australia
  • Professor of ecology since 2005
  • Adjunct professor sinece 2016

Over the years, I have taught mainly in the following areas: botany, ecology, evolution, conservation biology; I was responsible for the two-year MSc programme in "Ecology & the Environment".

I am one of the subject editors of  Nordic Journal of Botany. For many years, I was a member of the editorial board of  Seed Science Research and acted as a subject editor of  Weed Research.

Check out my profile on ResearchGate and Google Scholar.

My ORCID id is 0000-0001-6128-1051, and my ResearcherId G-6153-2012.

Contact me via permi@ifm.liu.se


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Last updated: 06/22/16