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New Exhibition: "The Future is Dark"

2015-01-15
On the 100th anniversary of Virginia Woolf's diary entry from 1915, "The future is dark and That is the best thing the future can be, I think ." 13 artists from the Art Academy at Umeå University, open an exhibition with the same name.

Snus is a gateway to smoking among adolescents

2015-01-12
The use of snus (moist snuff), a less negative attitude towards smoking and low self-esteem increase the risk of adolescents becoming smokers before they complete upper secondary school. Researchers at Umeå University, Center for Clinical Research Da...

New interactive environment coming to MIT Building

2014-12-17
The open atrium area of Umeå University’s MIT Building is going to be transformed into a new interactive environment. The university board of directors approved this long-term investment in December. The environment will focus on mathematics and IT, ...

Apocalyptic framing enable a discussion of Global Climate Change

2014-12-17
Man made emissions of climate threatening greenhouse gases are changing our living conditions around the globe. Martin Hultman, Technology and Environmental Historian, Umeå University and Jonas Anshelm researcher at the Department of Technology and S...

Piotr Matyba appointed Gunnar Öquist Fellow

2014-12-12
Physicist Piotr Matyba, Umeå University, is appointed Gunnar Öquist Fellow by the Kempe Foundations. The appointment entails SEK 3 million for his research and a personal award of SEK 50,000. Furthermore he will have the internationally renowned rese...

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