Gunnar Öquist#


Gunnar Öquist
Email:gunnar.oquist 'at' plantphys.umu.se
Membership Number:2266
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:SWEDEN
Section:ORGANISMIC & EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY
Username:goquist
Homepage:http://www.umu.se/sok/english/staff-directory/view-person?uid=guoq0001&guise=employee146204






Present and Previous Positions
  • since 2003 Secretary General of theRoyal Swedish Academy of Sciences
  • 1993-1999 Secretary General of the Swedish Natural Science Research Council (NFR)
  • 1981-2003 Professor in Plant Physiology, University of Umeå
  • 1976-1981 Docent (Associate Professor) in Plant Physiology, University of Umeå
  • 1974-1975 Docent (Associate Professor) in Plant Physiology, University of Lund
  • 1967-1976 Assistent, Department of Plant Physiology, University of Umeå
  • 1965-1966 Amanuens, Department of Plant Physiology, University of Uppsala

Fields of Scholarship
  • Stress and adaptation mechanisms in photosynthesis
  • Elucidating the physiological responses of photosynthesis under the combined conditions of low temperature and high light

Honours and Awards
  • The Royal Swedish Academy of Science, 1986
  • Kungl. Skytteanska Samfundet, 1991 (President 1998--2003)
  • Kungl. Fysiografiska Sällskapet, 1995
  • The Royal Society of Canada, 1998
  • The Australian Academy of Sciences, 2004
  • Academia Europaea, 2004
  • Kung. Fysiografiska Sällskapets Linnémedalj i guld, 1998
  • The Meritourious Medal of Umeå University in gould, 2003
  • Corresponding member of the Australian Society of Plant Physiology
  • Scandinavian Society of Plant Physiology
  • American Society of Plant Physiologists


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