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Here you can find the most recent news and press releases from Umeå University, events, dissertation defences, open lectures, conferences and other current information, all available in English.

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New issue of Education Inquiry (Vol 6, No 1, 2015)

2015-03-04
The first issue of Education Inquiry in 2015 is available to read and download. It is an international on-line, peer-reviewed journal with free access in the field of Educational Sciences and Teacher Education. It publishes original empirical and the...

Umeå School of Business and Economics Environmentally Certified

2015-03-03
Umeå School of Business and Economics (USBE) has become Umeå University’s first ISO 14001–certified unit. This results in students better prepared for a more environmentally friendly way of working.

Fewer grants a threat to international profile programme at Umeå University

2015-03-02
The number of aid-funded grants will substantially decrease, starting autumn 2015. This cutback will lead to less non-European students at Umeå University. One of the university’s international flagships – the Master programme in Public Health – is d...

Using snus doubles the risk of alcohol dependency

2015-02-25
People who use snus run twice the risk of developing alcohol dependency compared with non-users, and the more one uses snus, the higher the risk. This has been found in a study from Umeå University which was published in the journal Drug and Alcohol ...

Future vehicles will be virtually tested before the first prototype is built

2015-02-25
Future cars and trucks will be tested in a virtual environment long before the first vehicle prototype is built. UMIT Research Lab at Umeå University plays a key part when the vehicle manufacturers Scania and Volvo Cars and the simulation companies A...

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