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Addis Standard: Health program improves pregnancy and delivery care in Ethiopia

The established and comprehensive health program called Health Extension Program, HEP, aims to improve the access to health care for women and children in Ethiopia. According to Tesfay Gebrehiwot, Umeå University, Sweden, some of the results of the p...

Umeå University rises in international subjects ranking

More subjects than last year are top-ranked at Umeå University when QS World University Rankings lists the world’s best universities by subject 2015. Six of Umeå University’s subjects made it to the list.

A minute’s silence for student victims in Kenya

Umeå University supports the European University Association initiative to observe a minute’s silence on Monday 27 April at 12:00 in remembrance of the victims of the terrorist attack at Garissa University College in Kenya at the beginning of April. ...

Health programme improves pregnancy and delivery care in Ethiopia

The established and comprehensive health programme Health Extension Programme, HEP, aims to improve the access to health care for women and children in Ethiopia. According to Tesfay Gebrehiwot, some of the results of the programme are clearly improve...

Whole Earth? – Future of the Arctic

At the third seminar linked to climate change and global health as part of the Whole Earth? project, the Association of International Affairs at Umeå University invites the public to lectures and discussions under the theme “Future of the Arctic." ...

34 Brazilian students to Umeå University in 2015/16

During the 2015-2016 academic year, 34 students from Brazil will be attending Umeå University as part of the Science without Borders programme (Ciência sem Fronteiras). The number of students who have chosen Umeå University has increased significantl...

Top speakers to TEDx Umeå on 23 April

Next week TEDxUmeå is organised at Sliperiet, Umeå Arts Campus. Talks will be given by Rochelle King from Spotify and Peter Bardenfleth-Hansen from Tesla Motors, as well as by several researchers and teachers from Umeå University. The event will be b...

Umeå University 2015/16 scholarship recipients announced

A total of 42 new international master's progamme candidates have been offered full scholarships for the 2015/16 academic year from the Swedish Council of Higher Education (UHR), Erling-Persson Scholarship Fund, Balticgruppen's Donation Trust Fund an...

Emmanuelle Charpentier named in Time magazine’s ‘100 most influential people in world' list

Emmanuelle Charpentier, professor at Umeå University, has been selected by Time magazine as one of its 100 most influential people in the world list for 2015.

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