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, infection biology, global health, and plant and forest biotechnology.
A new book raises how the study of visitors to museums has undergone a fundamental change. One of the two authors of the book "Visiting the Visitor - An Enquiry Into the Visitor Buisness the Museum" is Kerstin Smeds, Professor of Museology, Umeå University.