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Think – a magazine about the world in year 2065

2015-09-04
Now a new edition of Umeå University’s magazine Think is here, this time spanning over an entire century. With the aim on 2065, several top-class scientist share their views about the future challenges in society. This edition also offers a historic ...

"Why look at cabin porn"?

2015-09-03
Historian of technology and environment, Finn Arne Jørgensen, Umeå University, writes in a new article at Public Culture about the rise of cabin porn—images of beautiful cabins in nature—as a visual genre reflects a growing international interest in ...

New issue of Education Inquiry (Vol 6, No 3, 2015)

2015-09-03
The third issue of Education Inquiry in 2015 is available to read and download. It is an international on-line, peer-reviewed journal with free access in the field of Educational Sciences and Teacher Education. It publishes original empirical and the...

Umeå University in 2015 Shanghai Ranking of top world universities

2015-08-27
Umeå University is ranked #314th in the 2015 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), also known as the Shanghai Ranking. It is a slight decline from last year’s placement of #297. Umeå is 8th among higher education institutions in Sweden.

New semester begins with nearly 23,000 admitted students

2015-08-26
Umeå University is placed third among universities in Sweden for the number of admitted students – 22,600 have accepted their offer to programmes and courses. When the autumn 2015 semester starts on 31 August, more are expected to begin studies in te...

IceLab organizes a creative camp for young scientists

2015-08-26
Now is the time to apply for IceLab Camp. It is a four-day communication and creativity camp for young scientists. It is based on the idea that young researchers during their undergraduate training have practiced answering questions, but that they mu...

Umeå researchers take on “ALS ice bucket challenge” - again!

2015-08-25
On Monday 24 August, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) researchers at Umeå University and the University Hospital of Umeå endured the 2015 “ALS Ice Bucket Challenge” by the campus pond to help raise awareness and funds to find treatments and a cure...

Feministiskt Perspektiv: Leading feminist economists critical towards Greek austerity

2015-08-23
Gudrun Schyman, stateswoman and leader of the Feminist Initative party, and Åsa Gunnarsson, professor in tax law at Umeå University writes about the EU's handling of the economic crisis in Greece: "History shows that measures which contain a combinat...

New leadership at Umeå Institute of Design

2015-08-21
Professor of design, Johan Redström, has been appointed the new Rector of Umeå Institute of Design (UID) at Umeå University. Starting September 1, he will lead the school together with a new rectors group.

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