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Architectural Master Student Project Published on KooZA/rch

2017-11-16
Mater student Maïté Biechy at UMA has been published on KooZA/rch with her project about the unsustainable situation on the Baltic Sea. The site publishes selected projects that explore and challenge the role of the architectural drawing in contempor...

No cardiovascular disease or mortality reduction with intensive blood pressure lowering treatment

2017-11-13
Blood pressure lowering treatment does not reduce death or cardiovascular disease in healthy individuals with a systolic blood pressure below 140. This is shown in a systematic review and meta-analysis from Umeå University. The results, published in ...

Celebrating 30 years of Erasmus

2017-11-10
This year, the Erasmus programme, now Erasmus+, is celebrating its 30th anniversary. To mark this occasion, Umeå University arranged a mingle event with sandwich layer cake on 9 November. Both students and staff were invited to the celebration in Var...

Dada is Dada – New Exhibition opens at Bildmuseet

2017-11-08
"Dada is Dada" presents paintings, drawings, documents, photography, collages, objects, sound recordings, and films from one of the most influential art movements of the 20th century. The exhibition opens at Bildmuseet on Friday evening 17 November.

Do Ho Suh’s first solo exhibition in Scandinavia

2017-11-08
On Friday 17 November, Bildmuseet will open a solo exhibition of the works of artist Do Ho Suh, his first in Scandinavia. The museum’s top floor will be taken up entirely by a large installation of his transparent fabric structures. The exhibition al...

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