FESTIVITIES This year’s Annual Celebration kicks off on Friday 21 October with lots of exciting events. Listen to Nobel Peace Prize candidate Denis Mukwege on Friday and choose between an interesting Saturday programme of popular science lectures or go to the Celebration Ceremony. All is open to the public.
Robotics Social robots that adapt to older adults’ feelings and actions. This is what fifteen doctoral students from all over the world will focus on in an EU project led by the Department of Computing Science at Umeå University.
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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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Doctoral (PhD) Studies
We continously announce new doctoral studentships at Umeå University. Find available PhD and other positions on our employment page.