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Major grant to establish new molecular medicine centre at Umeå University

2015-04-10
Wallenberg Centre of Molecular Medicine at Umeå University – a new research centre at Umeå University – is part of a national plan on how Sweden will regain its world-leading position in medical research. Behind the centre stands Knut and Alice Walle...

Strokes can double the likelihood of attempted suicide

2015-04-08
Stroke patients can be up to twice as likely to commit suicide compared with the rest of the population, and the risk of attempted suicide is highest within the first two years after a stroke. These are the findings of a study from Umeå University pu...

Umeå University first in Sweden for international student satisfaction

2015-04-02
Umeå University placed first in Sweden and fourth in Europe for international student satisfaction according to the latest International Student Barometer (ISB) survey. The questionnaire was responded by international students from 209 universities i...

An efficient path from carbon to renewable fuel production

2015-03-31
Earth-abundant materials based primarily on carbon, nitrogen and transition metal oxides can be combined into highly efficient energy conversion devices. These devices can be used in fuel cells as well as in electrolysis. This is shown experimentally...

Prominent ALS researcher at Umeå University named Wallenberg Clinical Scholar

2015-03-25
Peter Andersen, Professor of Neurology at the Faculty of Medicine and senior clinical neurologist at the University hospital of Umeå, has received SEK 15 million in funding from the Wallenberg Clinical Scholars program to find a treatment that inhibi...

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