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Dolly Jørgensen new blogger for Curie research magazine

2015-01-22
Dolly Jørgensen, historian and researcher at the Department of Ecology and Environmental Sciences, is guest blogging for Curie, a Swedish web magazine devoted to the world of research. She is going to take readers on ”An Expedition into the Heart of ...

What does a Capital of Culture year mean?

2015-01-19
How has the Swedish cultural policy changed over time? How are cultural and democratic issues united? What future awaits the local cultural policy in a globalized world? The public is welcome to attend a panel discussion on Wednesday 21 January.

New Exhibition: "The Future is Dark"

2015-01-15
On the 100th anniversary of Virginia Woolf's diary entry from 1915, "The future is dark and That is the best thing the future can be, I think ." 13 artists from the Art Academy at Umeå University, open an exhibition with the same name.

Engaging with Educational Space

2015-01-15
Björn Norlin, researcher at the Department of historical, philosophical and religious studies, Umeå University, are together with Ian Grosvenor, University of Birmingham and Catherine Burke, University of Cambridge, editor of a new book in the field ...

Nearly 1,000 international students to arrive at Umeå University

2015-01-15
On Monday 19 January, Umeå University will welcome its new international students from across the globe. 254 exchange students from 36 countries are arriving for the start of the spring 2015 academic term. In addition, 732 students outside of exchang...

Snus is a gateway to smoking among adolescents

2015-01-12
The use of snus (moist snuff), a less negative attitude towards smoking and low self-esteem increase the risk of adolescents becoming smokers before they complete upper secondary school. Researchers at Umeå University, Center for Clinical Research Da...

TheLocal.se: 'Sweden can't avoid immigration debate'

2014-12-29
"If we had ended up with snap elections, we would have talked a lot about immigration and it would have been on the Sweden Democrats' terms," said Camilla Sandström, Senior lecturer at the Department of Political Science, Umeå University, regarding t...

New interactive environment coming to MIT Building

2014-12-17
The open atrium area of Umeå University’s MIT Building is going to be transformed into a new interactive environment. The university board of directors approved this long-term investment in December. The environment will focus on mathematics and IT, ...

Apocalyptic framing enable a discussion of Global Climate Change

2014-12-17
Man made emissions of climate threatening greenhouse gases are changing our living conditions around the globe. Martin Hultman, Technology and Environmental Historian, Umeå University and Jonas Anshelm researcher at the Department of Technology and S...

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