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Research at Umeå University
– Innovative with an international impact

Research at Umeå University is innovative and extends over many disciplines and scientific fields. We carry out groundbreaking, top-level international research within such areas as ageing and population studies, infection biology, global health, and plant and forest biotechnology.

Many of our more than 2,000 researchers and teachers are among the elite in Sweden and throughout the world.

Research News

Time for more sustainability-oriented EU funding - FairTax researchers comment on the recent HLGOR report

2017-01-20
Margit Schratzenstaller and Danuše Nerudová comment on "Future Financing of the EU - Final report and recommendations of the High Level Group on Own Resources, December 2016":

37 countries are represented at Molecular Biology

2017-01-20

Combined symposium and workshop event "Source localization methods in EEG and MEG", June 15-16, 2017 at Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm.

2017-01-19

International conference on Cognitive Neuroscience of Executive functions in Padova, Italy, September 28-30 2017.

2017-01-19

Research leader offers pointers on how to gain EU funding

2017-01-18
On Monday 23 January, Professor Annelies Wilder-Smith, visiting professor at Umeå University and leader of the research consortium ZikaPLAN, will talk about how to create a successful application for an EU-funded research project.

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2016-10-13

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Advancement of Research Leaders

Anna Överby Wernstedt is one of the researchers that have been awarded an individual grant for the Advancement of Research Leaders (FFL) by the Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research.

Her research studies Flavivirus, in particular tick-borne encephalitis virus (TBEV).

The video has English subtitles.


TEDxUmeå 2016

Kalle Grill is an associate professor of philosophy at Umeå university. He has discussed philosophy, in a professional capacity, with children to middle-aged adults who are considering a change of career or life partner. Check out all our researchers who spoke at TEDxUmeå 2016