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.
Consumer motivations for sustainable consumption: The interaction of gain, normative and hedonic motivations on electric vehicle adoption
Presence 2018, the 18th conference of the International Society for Presence Research in Prague will be held May 21-23 and John Waterworth will be there to represent the department of Informatics.
An international and crossdisciplinary conference, on the topic of biobased additivies and 3D printing, will be arranged on the 30th and 31th of May, at Sliperiet in Umea. RiseB and the business school participate by sharing experiences from a competence development program.
On 25–26 April, the university is hosting a Nordic council meeting and a seminar on the theme The Nordic Universities role in the new Arctic. The invited participants are from universities in the Nordic centre's five member countries: Finland, Norway, Iceland, Sweden and Denmark.
Three researchers at Umeå University have been awarded EU fellowships and grants for research projects in cryo-electron microscopy, energy storage and European popular culture.