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Researchers hopeful they can improve techniques for joint defect treatment

2017-09-22
Different surface topographies and materials provide interesting ways to study cell behaviour and potentially provide novel solutions for treating joint defects. Tissue engineering methods that simulate native cartilage could prove useful to create c...

Increased funding proposed for certain programmes in new budget

2017-09-21
The Medical Programme at Umeå University is proposed to get eight additional study places (FTEs), the engineering science programmes to get the equivalent of 15 additional places, and educations aimed at community building to get nine additional plac...

10,000 year-old DNA proves when fish colonialized our lakes

2017-09-20
DNA in lake sediment forms a natural archive displaying when various fish species colonized lakes after the glacial period. This according to researchers at the Department of Ecology and Environmental Science at Umeå University in a study published i...

New book: Early Language Learning Complexity and Mixed Methods

2017-09-18
This is the first collection of research studies to explore the potential for mixed methods to shed light on foreign or second language learning by young learners in instructed contexts. Editors are Janet Enever and Eva Lindgren, both language resear...

The Telegraph: Bildmuseet – one of the worlds most incredible museums

2017-09-18
The Telegraph names Bildmuseet one of 42 incredible museums to visit in your lifetime. Only two Nordic museums are on the list, except Bildmuseet also Louisiana Museum of Art outside of Köpenhamn. Among the listed museums are also MoMA and Guggenheim...

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