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...
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 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...
Older patients are more likely to die following a short hospital stay for a hip fracture, finds research published in the British Medical Journal today.
Environmental lawyer Polly Higgins talks about the fight against life-pollution, Wendsday March 18 at 3 pm at Lindellhallen, audiotorium A, Umeå University.
Regional climate change models predict an increased freshwater runoff into the Baltic Sea. This will result in increased inflow of terrestrial dissolved organic carbon. According to Matyas Ripszam, Umeå University, this change will have high impact o...
For the first time scientists from Umeå University show the importance of DNA damage in fine tuning of our innate immune system and hence the ability to mount the optimal inflammatory response to infections and other biological dangers. The study is ...
In her thesis, Lovisa Lind shows that ice and winter floods are important natural disturbances for maintaining species-rich riparian zones along northern watercourses. If the climate becomes warmer this disturbance might be lost. This could potential...
According to Fariba Karimi, network scientist at Umeå University, analysis of massive online data can reveal what information matters to us and with whom we have most in common. For example, networks can be used to study how information travels from ...
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