plant physiology The onset of flowering is a central event in the life cycle of a plant and ensures reproduction. From an agricultural perspective, it is important that flowering takes place at the right time to optimise harvests. Professor Markus Schmid is leading a project to find out how flowering time is regulated on cell level.
Global health Umeå University is among the 25 leading research and public health organizations from Latin America, North America, Africa, Asia, and Europe gathered in Recife, Brazil, for the launch of ZikaPLAN (Zika Preparedness Latin American Network).
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The Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation has granted over SEK 94 million to three research projects in medicine and natural sciences at Umeå University. The projects are led by researchers Maria Fällman, Jan Karlsson and Markus Schmid.
In addition, several Umeå researchers are co-applicants to a large joint project at Umeå Plant Science Center, led by Ove Nilsson at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU).
Umeå Campus top ten of Swedish designer parks
Umeå University Campus Park with its outdoor seatings in different levels, a floating jetty and rolling hills around the central pond is one of Sweden’s most successful landscaping projects.
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We continously announce new doctoral studentships at Umeå University. Find available PhD and other positions on our employment page.