Research at Umeå University

Innovative with an international impact

Research at Umeå University is innovative and extends over many disciplines and scientific fields. Many of our more than 2,000 researchers and teachers are among the elite in Sweden and throughout the world. Our strong research environments highlight our ambition to conduct high quality international research.

We carry out groundbreaking, top-level international research within such areas as ageing and population studies, infections, and plant and forest biotechnology.

Research News

Common genetic variants influence human subcortical brain structures

2015-01-23

Conference on neural oscillations and next-generation MEG sensors

2015-01-23
A joint NatMEG and Chalmers conference, Gothenburg March 11-12, 2015.

Dolly Jørgensen new blogger for Curie research magazine

2015-01-22
Dolly Jørgensen, historian and researcher at the Department of Ecology and Environmental Sciences, is guest blogging for Curie, a Swedish web magazine devoted to the world of research. She is going to take readers on ”An Expedition into the Heart of the Humanities."

Lars Larsson has defended his Lic Thesis

2015-01-21
Lars Larsson has defended his Lic Thesis entitled ”Placement and Monitoring of Orchestrated Cloud Services”.

Engaging with Educational Space

2015-01-15
Björn Norlin, researcher at the Department of historical, philosophical and religious studies, Umeå University, are together with Ian Grosvenor, University of Birmingham and Catherine Burke, University of Cambridge, editor of a new book in the field of educational sciences.

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Page Editor: Karin Wikman
2015-01-19

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Researcher Blog: Johanna Björklund

Johanna Björklund's research is within theoretical computer science with applications in language technology.

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