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.
A new book about bodies and souls, or medicine and religion in the Middle Ages, has newly been released by Virginia Langum, Pro Futura Fellow at the Swedish Collegium for Advanced Study at Uppsala University and associate professor in English literature at Umeå University.
Umeå University is among the 25 leading research and public health organizations from Latin America, North America, Africa, Asia, and Europe gathered in Recife, Brazil, for the launch of ZikaPLAN (Zika Preparedness Latin American Network). The global initiative, created in response to a Horizon 2020...
The onset of flowering is a central event in the life cycle of a plant and ensures reproduction. From an agricultural perspective, it is important that flowering takes place at the right time to optimise harvests. Professor Markus Schmid is leading a project to find out how flowering time is regulat...
Elin Nilsson, Department of Business Administration, is the first prize winner of Retail Award by Kellerhals Foundation at THI Business School 2016 in the category ”Best Dissertation”. The award ceremony will be November 18th in Germany.
Welcome to the UCMR Mini-symposium "Structural dynamics of biological membranes"
27th October 14:00-16:00, Lilla hörsalen, KBC-building