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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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Climate issues must be on the agenda

2014-12-17
Man made emissions of climate threatening greenhouse gases are changing our living conditions around the globe. Martin Hultman, Technology and Environmental Historian, Umeå University and Jonas Anshelm researcher at the Department of Technology and S...

Beyond the Classroom

2014-12-16
Anna Larsson, Associate Professor of the History of Science and Ideas and Björn Norlin, researcher in History, both at the Department of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies, Umea University are editors of a new book: "Beyond the Classroom...

New position with focus on Database Systems

2014-12-16
Umeå University is investing in research and expertise in the area of database systems as part of the establishment of an infrastructure for federated research databases, meeting in particular the privacy and security needs for sensitive data.

Piotr Matyba appointed Gunnar Öquist Fellow

2014-12-12
Physicist Piotr Matyba, Umeå University, is appointed Gunnar Öquist Fellow by the Kempe Foundations. The appointment entails SEK 3 million for his research and a personal award of SEK 50,000. Furthermore he will have the internationally renowned rese...

The Danish Research Foundation honours Gunnar Öquist

2014-12-12
Gunnar Öquist, Professor Emeritus in Plant Physiology at Umeå University, was honoured by the Danish National Research Foundation with the Royal Order of the Danneborg.

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