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researcher , Agricultural studies educator

Thomas Rolf Palo, Swedish agricultural studies educator, researcher. Achievements include research in biochemistry and ecology. Recipient Young Scientist Travel award, British Ecological Society, 1981; Research grant, Kempe Foundation, 1979, Travel grant, Wallenberg Foundation, 1982, 1984, Postdoctoral fellowship, Swedish Institute, 1988. Member of European Science, Oikos, Ecological Society of America, British Ecological Society.

Background

Palo, Thomas Rolf was born on November 15, 1954 in Kiruna, Sweden. Son of Rolf Sigurd and Viola Gunborg Palo.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Biology, Uppsala University, 1979. Doctor of Philosophy in Animal Physiology and Anatomy, Swedish University Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, 1987. Docent (honorary), Swedish University Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, 1992.

Career

Research technician Swedish University Agricultural Sciences, 1977—1978, researcher, 1981—1987, assistant professor, 1988—1992, associate professor and reader, 1992—1997. Field assistant Swedish Sportsmen Association, 1979—1980. Assistant director International Seminar Chemistry, Uppsala University, 1987—1988.

Director Environment and Space Research Institute, Kiruna, Sweden, 1997—1999, Umeå School Environment, Sweden, 1999—2003. Adjunct professor Kempe Foundation, 1998—2001. Professor Mid-Sweden University, Sundsvall, since 2003.

Chairman Environmental Forum, Umeå, 1999—2002.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in biochemistry and ecology.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: (book) Plant defences against mammalian herbivory. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member of European Science, Oikos, Ecological Society of America, British Ecological Society.

Connections

Married Margareta Gudrun Green, August 10, 1990. Children: Johan Karl Green, Matilda Anna Green-Runesson, Gustav Rolf Green.

father:
Rolf Sigurd

mother:
Viola Gunborg Palo

spouse:
Margareta Gudrun Green

child:
Matilda Anna Green-Runesson Palo

child:
Gustav Rolf Green Palo

child:
Johan Karl Green Palo