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Designing acoustic devices using thin materials

2016-05-27
Acoustic devices like mufflers and loudspeakers are all around us. In the design of such devices, computer simulations and numerical optimisation algorithms are becoming increasingly useful in order to shorten the product development time and decreas...

Two New Exhibitions Open at Bildmuseet

2016-05-27
New exhibitions open at Bildmuseet on Sunday 12 June, presenting two international artists in solo exhibitions: Fouad Elkoury and Saara Ekström. Press preview on Thursday 9 June at 10:00. Welcome!

Targeting metals to fight pathogenic bacteria

2016-05-26
Researchers at Laboratory for Molecular Infection Medicine Sweden (MIMS)/Umeå University in Sweden participated in the discovery of a unique system of acquisition of essential metals in the pathogenic bacterium Staphylococcus aureus. This research wa...

UPSC-Professor appointed Forest Biotechnologist of the Year

2016-05-26
Stefan Jansson, a professor at Umeå University has been appointed 2015 Forest Biotechnologist of the Year by the Institute of Forest Biosciences (IFB). IFB is an international organisation working towards healthier and more productive forests.

Ecosystems with many and similar species can handle tougher environmental disturbances

2016-05-25
How sensitive an ecosystem is to unforeseen environmental stress can be determined, according to Daniel Bruno, previous visiting researcher at Umeå University. The approach is to study how many species there are in an ecosystem and what proportion of...

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