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Graphene produces more efficient transport of a semiconducting polymer film

2014-11-25
The new wonder material graphene has fantastic properties, for example flexibility, transparency and high charge carrier mobility. A study by an international team led by David Barbero, assistant professor and group leader at Umeå University, shows t...

Professor at Umeå University appointed Honorary Consul

2014-11-14
Peter Sköld, Professor of History and Director of the Arctic Centre at Umeå University (Arcum), has by the Latvian Foreign Ministry been appointed to be the first Latvian honorary consul in Västerbotten.

Positive relationships strengthen nurses’ performance in low-income countries

2014-11-12
When health workers develop positive, collaborative relationships with managers and local community leaders in rural Guatemala, their capacity to help vulnerable populations is increased, according to a dissertation from Umeå University.

Umeå researcher in international collaboration on higher education internationalisation and mobility

2014-11-07
Nafsika Alexiadou, Professor at the Department of Applied Educational Science, is part of an international team awarded a prestigious research grant from Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) Research and Innovation Staff Exchange (RISE).

Europe’s leading plant scientists call for urgent action to defend research

2014-10-30
More than twenty of Europe's most prominent plant scientists today signed a joint letter warning that Europe may lose its research lead unless plant science is adequately funded, GM (genetically modified) plant varieties that have been found safe are...

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