Researchers at Umeå University are first to discover that bacteria can multiply disease-inducing genes which are needed to rapidly cause infection. The results were published in Science on 30 June 2016.
Today, Hans Adolfsson takes over as Vice-Chancellor of Umeå University. To him, openness and collaboration is just as much a philosophy of life as part of a scientific method.
A European study led by Umeå University Professor Lars Nyberg, has shown that the dopamine D2 receptor is linked to the long-term episodic memory, which function often reduces with age and due to dementia. This new insight can contribute to the under...
Umeå University is first in Sweden to set up an associate lectureship combined with specialist training among other things, all within academic caring professions. It provides physicians with the opportunity to conduct research parallel with their po...
In the northern parts of the Baltic Sea both precipitation and river discharge are expected to increase as a result of climate changes. The increased river discharge will lead to a higher inflow of river-borne dissolved organic matter to the coastal ...
In spring 2016, six students explored what Virtual Reality technology has to offer. Using a 360 degree camera, the students have made films and slideshows to inspire international students to apply to Umeå University.
After her uncle was diagnosed with ALS in 2015, Lisa Kriga commenced on a nine month campaign to raise awareness of ALS by running and biking 1,300 kilometres. The journey took place between the five Swedish cities and towns where ALS research is con...
The second issue of Education Inquiry in 2016 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 th...
By applying multi-platform metabolomics, wide range of metabolites were detected and quantified in both human plasma and lung lavage fluid. Metabolites showed different trends in response to interventions such as different meal and biodiesel exhaust ...
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