Research The nerve agent sarin causes a deadly overstimulation of the nervous system that can be stopped if treated with an antidote within minutes of poisoning. Today, a ground-breaking study has been published in PNAS, which in detail describes how such a drug works. Researchers at the Swedish Defence Research Agency, Umeå University and in Germany are behind the study.
Leadership The Hearing Assembly at Umeå University has unanimously decided to recommend Katrine Åhlström Riklund, Professor in Diagnostic Radiology, as new Pro-Vice-Chancellor of Umeå University for the upcoming six-year term. The final decision will be made by the Umeå University Board at their session on 2 June.
Refugees and integration – what is Umeå University's role?
Last year, around 160,000 people sought asylum in Sweden on the run from wars, conflicts and threats. A large proportion of these have academic educations. Umeå University is now working hard to support newly arrived academics in order to make the most of these individual's professional qualifications.Read more
Culture on Campus presents:
Thursday 12 May
Good Harvest is Hanna Enlöf and Ylva Eriksson with voices in silky harmony, brilliant guitar playing and phenomenal arrangements.