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UPSC celebrates 50 years of Plant Science in Umeå

2017-08-14
The Department of Plant Physiology started its work at Umeå University in 1967. It is now part of the Umeå Plant Science Centre (UPSC), a world leading plant research institute. UPSC celebrates the 50 years anniversary with a three-day lasting sympos...

Climatic stability resulted in the evolution of more bird species

2017-07-17
More species of birds have accumulated in genera inhabiting climatically stable areas. This is shown by a new study from Umeå University.

Technology widens our senses

2017-07-05
Improved safety aspects, and also enhanced experiences are at the focal point of Rouien Zarin’s research. He designs prototypes for situations that require concentration and coordination, for instance when practising various forms of extreme sports.

The artistic creation is not on summer holiday

2017-07-05
Administrative secretary Robert Djärv has worked at Umeå Academy of Fine Arts for over two decades. Just as long as they have offered summer courses. If you ask him, choosing the selection of courses is all about current interest and being familiar w...

Hassan passed the test

2017-07-04
31-year-old Hassan Baqer was one of the first doctors of medicine educated outside the EU and EEA to pass a new Swedish proficiency test for medical doctors. He has now started his practical service at the Gullviksborg Health Care Centre in Malmö. ...

Nordic countries start new Master’s in social work

2017-07-04
An international two-year Master in Social Work and Welfare within a Nordic Perspective will start this autumn. Umeå will be one of three Nordic universities hosting the degree programme.

Leading experts in infection research celebrated Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation's 100 year anniversary

2017-07-03
More than 300 people participated in the Symposium "Infection Research to Meet Current and Future Challenges", which was held at Aula Nordica on 19 June.

One day at Umeå School of Architecture

2017-07-03
An exterior that attracts at a distance, and an interior that greatly differs from most educational spaces. But how is life at Umeå School of Architecture for staff and students? Let’s spends a day in the building by the river with students and teach...

Nasim Sabouri is awarded the 2017 Fernström Prize

2017-06-29
A prize committee at Umeå University’s Faculty of Medicine recently awarded the 2017 Erik K. Fernström Prize to Nasim Sabouri, Group Leader at the Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics.

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