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Umeå University highly rated by the Swedish Research Council

2015-05-05
The initiative for creating strategic research areas at Umeå University has been remarkably successful. That is shown in the evaluation presented by the Swedish Research Council (Vetenskapsrådet) about the research initiative that has been carried ou...

PNU student named winner in Korea scholarship competition

2015-05-04
Seoljong Kim from Pusan National University (PNU) has won a full-tuition waiver to study the two-year master's programme in Plant and Forest Biotechnology at Umeå University, as part of the Korea Talent Race 2014 competition.

Umeå University ranked among world’s best young universities

2015-05-04
Umeå University has been ranked #51 by the Times Higher Education 2015 ranking of the top 100 universities under 50 years old. The table highlights young institutions “that have shown they can match the ancient global elite.”

Umeå Academy of Fine Arts' Graduation Exhibition

2015-04-30
On Saturday 16 May at 14:00 this years exhibition by the graduate students from the masters programme at Umeå Academy of Fine Arts will open at Bildmuseet. Welcome to a press preview on Wednesday 13 May at 10:00.

Addis Standard: Health program improves pregnancy and delivery care in Ethiopia

2015-04-29
The established and comprehensive health program called Health Extension Program, HEP, aims to improve the access to health care for women and children in Ethiopia. According to Tesfay Gebrehiwot, Umeå University, Sweden, some of the results of the p...

Umeå University rises in international subjects ranking

2015-04-29
More subjects than last year are top-ranked at Umeå University when QS World University Rankings lists the world’s best universities by subject 2015. Six of Umeå University’s subjects made it to the list.

A minute’s silence for student victims in Kenya

2015-04-23
Umeå University supports the European University Association initiative to observe a minute’s silence on Monday 27 April at 12:00 in remembrance of the victims of the terrorist attack at Garissa University College in Kenya at the beginning of April. ...

Health programme improves pregnancy and delivery care in Ethiopia

2015-04-22
The established and comprehensive health programme Health Extension Programme, HEP, aims to improve the access to health care for women and children in Ethiopia. According to Tesfay Gebrehiwot, some of the results of the programme are clearly improve...

Whole Earth? – Future of the Arctic

2015-04-21
At the third seminar linked to climate change and global health as part of the Whole Earth? project, the Association of International Affairs at Umeå University invites the public to lectures and discussions under the theme “Future of the Arctic." ...

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