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New Master’s in peace and conflict studies at Umeå University

New Master’s in peace and conflict studies at Umeå University

education Umeå University continues to strengthen its profile in security research, crisis readiness and peacebuilding. Since May 2015, Umeå University has a professor of peace and conflict studies and from autumn 2016, a Master’s programme in the subject will be available.

Computers can perceive image curves like artists

Research Imagine computers being able to understand paintings or paint abstract images much like humans. Bo Li demonstrates a breakthrough concept in the field of computer vision using curves and lines to represent image shapes and furthermore to recognise objects. He defends his dissertation on 27 November at Umeå University.

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International Scholarship Recipient

Alexis Nielsen - Master's in Geoecology student and Umeå University Scholarship Recipient Alexis Nielsen, from the United States, earned a master's degree in geoecology in 2015 and was a Umeå University Scholarship recipient.
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