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Progress and Hygiene

2014-11-24
Magnus Wallin, guest teacher at the Umeå Academy of Fine Arts at Umeå University, is participating in the exhibition Progress and Hygiene at Zacheta National Gallery of Art in Warsaw, Poland.

Kirunatpoia – Art on Landscapes and Resources in Northern Sweden and Lusatia

2014-11-21
Florian Zeyfang, Professor, Academy of Fine Arts at Umeå University, will participate in an exhibition at the Kunsthaus Dresden in Germany.

Breakthrough Researcher from Umeå University on BBC World News

2014-11-21
A week ago, Emmanuelle Charpentier, Professor at Umeå University and Helmholtz Center for Infection Research, was honored with a very prestigious award in life sciences: The Breakthrough Prize. This weekend BBC World News will broadcast the award cer...

Professor at Umeå University appointed Honorary Consul

2014-11-14
Peter Sköld, Professor of History and Director of the Arctic Centre at Umeå University (Arcum), has by the Latvian Foreign Ministry been appointed to be the first Latvian honorary consul in Västerbotten.

CFP: Challenge the Past/ Diversify the Future

2014-11-14
March 19-21, 2015, Gothenburg, Sweden. A Critical Approach to Visual and Multi-Sensory Representations for History and Culture. Deadline: November 30.

Positive relationships strengthen nurses’ performance in low-income countries

2014-11-12
When health workers develop positive, collaborative relationships with managers and local community leaders in rural Guatemala, their capacity to help vulnerable populations is increased, according to a dissertation from Umeå University.

Emmanuelle Charpentier honored with Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences

2014-11-10
Emmanuelle Charpentier, Umeå Univesity, is one of the awardees of the Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences 2015. The award recognizes "excellence in research aimed at finding cures for intractable diseases and extending human life".

Erla Hulda Halldórsdóttir – exploring early 19th century letter writing

2014-11-07
Erla Hulda Halldórsdóttir is a researcher at the Institute of History, University of Iceland. She is also a guest researcher at the Department of Language Studies for eight weeks, and will among other lead a seminar about her research on literacy, ma...

Umeå researcher in international collaboration on higher education internationalisation and mobility

2014-11-07
Nafsika Alexiadou, Professor at the Department of Applied Educational Science, is part of an international team awarded a prestigious research grant from Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) Research and Innovation Staff Exchange (RISE).

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