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Lisa travelled 1,300 km to spread awareness of ALS

Lisa travelled 1,300 km to spread awareness of ALS

FUNDRAISER After her uncle was diagnosed with ALS in 2015, Lisa Kriga commenced on a nine month campaign to raise awareness of ALS by running and biking 1,300 kilometres. The journey took place between the five Swedish cities and towns where ALS research is conducted and was concluded on Tuesday when Lisa delivered a cheque to the Swedish Hjärnfonden via Umeå-based ALS researcher Peter Andersen.


Student Virtual Reality project makes film

Student Virtual Reality project makes film

VIRTUAL REALITY In spring 2016, six students explored what Virtual Reality technology has to offer. Using a 360 degree camera, the students have made films and slideshows to inspire international students to apply to Umeå University.

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Refugees and integration – what is Umeå University's role?

Last year, around 160,000 people sought asylum in Sweden on the run from wars, conflicts and threats. Most of them have an academic background. Umeå University is working hard to support newly arrived academics in order to make the most of these individual's professional qualifications.Read more...

2016 Graduation Ceremony Highlights

The 2016 Graduation Ceremony for international master's degree recipients was held on 24 May at Aula Nordica.

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TEDxUmeå 2016

Nasim Sabouri is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics. She is also one of the Wallenberg Academy fellows in Medicine for 2015, a career program for Sweden’s most promising young scientists.Check out all our researchers who spoke at TEDxUmeå 2016