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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...

Major Viking Hall Identified in Sweden

2014-12-11
A Viking feasting hall measuring almost 50 metres in length has been identified near Vadstena in Sweden. Archaeologists from Stockholm University and Umeå University used ground-penetrating radar, a non-invasive geophysical method, to locate and map ...

New issue of Education Inquiry (Vol 5, No 4, 2014)

2014-12-11
The fourth issue of Education Inquiry in 2014 is available to read and download. It is an international on-line, peer-reviewed journal with free access in the field of Educational Sciences and Teacher Education. It publishes original empirical and th...

Graphene produces more efficient transport of a semiconducting polymer film

2014-11-25
The new wonder material graphene has fantastic properties, for example flexibility, transparency and high charge carrier mobility. A study by an international team led by David Barbero, assistant professor and group leader at Umeå University, shows t...

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