Climate research Projected global warming will likely decrease the extent of temperate drylands by a third over the remainder of the 21st century coupled with an increase in dry deep soil conditions during agricultural growing season. These results have been presented in Nature Communications by an international collaboration led by the US Geological Survey and members from seven countries, including Scott Wilson at the Climate Impacts Research Centre (CIRC) at Umeå University.
Psychology Good timing is vital in many situations of daily life, but is rarely something we consider. In a new dissertation from Umeå University, Olympia Karampela shows that our ability for timing is something that can be trained and it seems to be connected with our cognitive capacity.
Highly satisfied students
International students give Umeå University top marks in the 2016 International Student Barometer.
Overall placement is #3 in Sweden and #5 in Europe.
Arctic research at Umeå University
The Arctic is at the focal point at the moment. At Umeå University, research is conducted on climate and the environment, but also on what life in the North involves – and how it is likely to change in the future. This film shows a selection of our researchers and our wide range of Arctic research.