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Master of Fine Arts Graduation Exhibition at Bildmuseet

2014-04-22
Cultural Capital, this year's Master of Fine Arts graduation exhibition from Umeå Academy of Fine Arts, showcases the individual works of 14 new artists as well as collective interventions connected to the public sphere and the city of Umeå as the Eu...

Single motherhood does not make women unhappy

2014-04-22
Raising a child outside of marriage poses many challenges – but does not have a negative impact on women’s happiness, according to new research published in the Journal of Happiness Studies.

Göran Sandberg receives honorary doctorate in the Czech Republic

2014-04-15
Göran Sandberg, professor at Umeå Plant Science Centre and former vice-chancellor of Umeå University, was inaugurated as an honorary doctor at Palacký University in Olomouc, Czech Republic.

Pioneering findings on the dual role of carbon dioxide in photosynthesis

2014-04-13
Researchers at Umeå University have found that carbon dioxide, in its ionic form bicarbonate, has a regulating function in the splitting of water in photosynthesis. This means that carbon dioxide has an additional role to being reduced to sugar. The ...

Swedish researchers map the risks of new virus epidemic in Europe

2014-04-07
The risk of dengue fever beginning to spread in Europe is imminent. According to researchers from Umeå University, this is no longer just an issue for the scientific community but also for politicians and policy makers, who need to be prepared and de...

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