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ALS researchers take on ice cold challenge

2014-08-27
On Friday 29 August at 15:00, the ALS research group at Umeå University will take on the “ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.” Over 20 researchers will dump buckets of ice water over their heads by the campus pond. A large audience is anticipated.

International conference at MIMS opens

2014-08-26
On Tuesday 26 August, scientists at MIMS, Umeå University, opened an international conference with representatives present from all nodes of the Nordic EMBL Partnership for Molecular Medicine. The keynote speaker is Emmanuelle Charpentier, professor ...

Blog about upcoming national election started by Umeå political scientists

2014-08-19
Four researchers and two PhD students, all political scientists who perform research on coalition politics and governments in parliamentary democracies, started a blog last week about power and politics, in which they analyse aspects of the Swedish e...

Umeå University ranked among the world's top 300

2014-08-19
In this year's Shanghai Jiaotong Academic Ranking of World Universities, Umeå University is again placed among the world's top 300 instiutions. In addition, Umeå is ranked among the top 150 in the field of life and agricultural sciences and top 200 i...

Water-polluting anxiety drug reduces fish mortality

2014-08-08
A drug that is commonly used to treat anxiety in humans and which regularly finds its way into surface waters through wastewater effluence has been shown to reduce mortality rates in fish.

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