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Indian rural women late in seeking breast cancer care

Women in rural India are waiting long before seeking medical care for breast cancer. Most of the Indian women do not know the possibility of inspecting their own body and many of them have not even heard of breast cancer. This is shown in a new disse...

2nd place in Europe for international student experience

Social activities, teaching and sports facilities are highly ranked categories when international students respond to the International Student Barometer – a survey measuring how satisfied they are with studies at the university and living in Umeå.

Exhibition at Bildmuseet top 20 in Europe

It's the British newspaper The Guardian who has placed Bildmuseet's Dada is Dada on a list of the top 20 art exhibitions to visit on a European city break in 2018.

Picture Book of the Year Exhibition Opens at Bildmuseet

During Art Friday with Littfest 16 March, Bildmuseet opens the exhibition Swedish Picture Book of the Year / Fågeln i mig flyger vart den vill [The Bird Within Flies Wherever It Wants]. Author and artist Sara Lundberg will be present at the opening.

Sustainability in the cold at Ruggedised conference 

This week, a delegation from the European Ruggedised project, a project for sustainable solutions, has visited Umeå and not least Campus Umeå. Lisa Redin at the Building Office is leading the Umeå University side of the project.

Blood samples can soon reveal your lifestyle

People who use moist snuff ‘snus’ have significantly higher levels of the protein cornulin in their blood than non-snusers. This previously unknown relationship was found in a new study from Umeå University, Sweden. Whether higher levels per se incre...

Nerve damage in type 2 diabetes can be detected in the eye

By examining the cornea of the eye with a special microscope it may be possible within ten minutes to diagnose if a person with type 2 diabetes has nerve damage. This according to a study among diabetics in Skellefteå, north Sweden.

Japanese Week on Campus

Sweden and Japan celebrate 150 years of diplomatic relations. To mark this occasion, activities are organised on campus for students and staff. The week includes lectures, film screenings and try it out activities. The university will also receive a ...

Umeå University and USBE earns AACSB International Accreditation

Tampa, Fla., USA (February 20, 2018)—AACSB International—The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) announces that Umeå University has earned accreditation for its Umeå School of Business, Economics and Statistics (USBE). Found...

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