The number of international students that have been admitted for master’s degree programmes starting in autumn 2013 has risen dramatically in comparison with the prior year. Some of the most popular programmes are in the areas of public health, finan...
Swedish scientists have mapped the gene sequence of Norway spruce (the Christmas tree) – a species with huge economic and ecological importance - and that is the largest genome to have ever been mapped. The genome is complex and seven times larger th...
The spruce, giant of the forests, outlived the dinosaurs and is today Sweden’s most important plant from an economical aspect. Its genome is also huge, seven times larger than the human genome. For that reason until now a full mapping of the spruce g...
A vivid mixture of English, Swedish and Chinese filled restaurant Hjortron on Campus Umeå on Monday when the Alumni Office held a Chinese Afternoon. All Chinese speaking students and staff were invited to mingle and learn more about Umeå University’s...
Every 20 seconds, a limb is lost as a consequence of diabetic foot ulcer that does not heal. To date, medical solutions that can change this situation are very limited. In his doctoral thesis Yue Shen from the Industrial Doctoral School and the Depar...
Jonny Holmström and Johan Sandberg at Umeå University have received a national educational award for developing the master's programme in IT Management.
Men often suffer from more severe cases of psoriasis than women, which may explain why the cost of care for men is higher. This is the conclusion of researchers at Umeå University in a new study.
How cells regulate their own function by “accelerating and braking” is important basic knowledge when new intelligent medicines are being developed, or when plant cells are tweaked to produce more bioenergy. In a study published by Nature Communicati...
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