The decision has now been made. The Swedish Government has appointed Hans Adolfsson, professor in Organometallic Chemistry and currently Pro-Vice-Chancellor of Stockholm University, as new Vice-Chancellor of Umeå University from 1 July 2016.
The scientific journal Nature has published a lengthy feature article on Professor Emmanuelle Charpentier, titled "The quiet revolutionary: How the co-discovery of CRISPR explosively changed Emmanuelle Charpentier’s life."
Umeå University has been commissioned by the Swedish National Board of Health and Welfare to perform a new national programme of aptitude tests to validate the theoretical and practical competence in medical doctors trained outside the EU and EEA. Th...
A unique study published in The Lancet provides evidence of poorer health and social outcomes for Indigenous and tribal peoples around the world. The study is partly based on research led by Per Axelsson, associate professor in History at Umeå Univer...
Saturday May 7th, Bildmuseet opens the exhibition Digging for Fire by this year’s graduating students of the Master’s programme at Umeå Academy of Fine Arts.
After the final master programme application date, Umeå Forum for Studies on Law and Society and Umeå Centre for Gender Studies, both at Umeå University, can happily conclude that the interest in their new Master Programme in Law, Gender and Society ...
Significant ecological variables of outbreaks of Risk Valley fever (RVF) in Kenya can be used to map risk zones of infectious disease both on a local and global scale as well as predict future outbreaks of the disease. This according to researchers a...
Most stream-resident fish stay throughout winter despite the ice. This has been shown by Christine Weber, previous researcher at Umeå University, by tagging trout and sculpins with transponders to follow fish migration. Fish’s general state of health...
In a chronicle published in Nature, researcher Joacim Rocklöv at Umeå University reasons around the findings of a new research study showing that American’s scepticism towards climate issues are partly due to the improved weather. The cognitive disso...
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