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Nobel brain researcher at Campus Umeå

Nobel brain researcher at Campus Umeå

Nobel laureate The Norwegian Professor Edvard Moser was together with May-Britt Moser awarded the 2014 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for their breakthrough on the human brain positioning system. On Thursday, Edvard Moser visited Campus Umeå to make new contacts and share experiences.


Happy salmon swim better

Happy salmon swim better

Ecology What makes young salmon decide to leave their rivers and head out to Sea has been a hot topic for decades now. Current research from Umeå University shows that the young salmon’s desire to migrate can partly be limited by anxiety. The complete study can be found in the journal Nature Communications.

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Brexit: Out in the Cold

At the same time as the message from the authorities still suggests it is ‘business as usual’, there are apparent uncertainties about future university collaborations between the UK and the EU after Brexit. Negotiations this spring are expected to be tough.

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Umeå Institute of Design ranked #1

Both the prestigious Red Dot and iF rank Umeå Institute of Design (UID) at Umeå University as the best design school in Europe and the world.

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2016 International Master's Reception

Highlights from the 2016 Welcome Reception for International Master’s Students held on the 5th of October.

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