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New Vice-Chancellor Hans Adolfsson: All cards on the table

New Vice-Chancellor  Hans Adolfsson: All cards on the table

management Today, Hans Adolfsson takes over as Vice-Chancellor of Umeå University. To him, openness and collaboration is just as much a philosophy of life as part of a scientific method.


Gene amplification – the fast track to infection

Gene amplification – the fast track to infection

Science Researchers at Umeå University are first to discover that bacteria can multiply disease-inducing genes which are needed to rapidly cause infection. The results were published in Science on 30 June 2016.

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Former exchange student returns as 2016 keynote alumni speaker

Shaf Mansour.

Shaf Mansour attended Umeå University as an Erasmus exchange student during the 2007-2008 academic year where he studied law. Today, he works as Head of Digital Content and Communities at Barnardo’s, the largest children’s charity in the UK with over 960 services, 8,500 members of staff and 17,000 volunteers.

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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

Kalle Grill is an associate professor of philosophy at Umeå university. He has discussed philosophy, in a professional capacity, with children to middle-aged adults who are considering a change of career or life partner. Check out all our researchers who spoke at TEDxUmeå 2016