Professor Stefan Jansson has been named the Linné award recipient in botany at the annual meeting of the "Kunglig Fysiografiska Sällskapet" on 2 December. The prize committee honours Stefan Jansson as "undoubtedly one of Sweden's most prominent (and ...
For the first time, researchers at Umeå University have succeeded in showing how the DNA polymerase epsilon enzyme builds new genomes. The detailed image produced by these researchers shows how mutations that can contribute to the development of colo...
Anna Valtonen, Rector at Umeå Institute of Design, has been appointed Dean of Aalto University’s School of Arts, Design and Architecture in Helsinki, Finland. She begins her new assignment on 1 March 2014.
Jonathan Klaminder, Christian Hedberg and Sjoerd Wanrooij have been selected as Wallenberg Academy Fellows at Umeå University. They are awarded grants between SEK 5 and 9 million each spread over five years from the largest single private investment ...
Jury motivation: "Bildmuseet in Umeå ... provides an excellent model of how to use a very dynamic artistic exchange with other parts of Europe to raise contemporary existential, philosophical and political debates”. The winner will be selected on 3 D...
In the future, the content of videos, pictures and audio will be searched similarly to text content on the internet. This is the objective of the new European research project Media in Context, in which researchers from the Department of Computer Sci...
Professor Martin Karplus, one of the three 2013 Nobel Laureates in Chemistry, will visit Umeå University on Friday 13 December to give a lecture on his groundbreaking research. His visit to Umeå University is due to the fact that one of his former p...
At Umeå University’s Annual Autumn ceremony at the end of October, Malin Sund was inaugurated as Sweden’s first female professor of surgery. Her specialisation is in cancer surgery.
Most children who undergo screening to detect gluten intolerance, celiac disease, can handle it well. However, many people feel that the discovery of the disease and the treatment they receive does not provide a better quality of life. Katrina Nordyk...
Head of Communication
Ulrika Frick Lang
Phone: +46 (0)90-786 64 99
Mobile: +46 (0)70-615 64 90
Press information officer
Phone: +46 (0)90-786 50 89
Mobile: +46 (0)70-610 08 05
Web Editor - English site
Web Editor - Swedish site
Phone: +46(0)90-786 58 71
Mobile: +46 (0)70-666 83 14