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Increased funding proposed for certain programmes in new budget

2017-09-21
The Medical Programme at Umeå University is proposed to get eight additional study places (FTEs), the engineering science programmes to get the equivalent of 15 additional places, and educations aimed at community building to get nine additional places. These are proposals in the new Government Budg...

10,000 year-old DNA proves when fish colonialized our lakes

2017-09-20
DNA in lake sediment forms a natural archive displaying when various fish species colonized lakes after the glacial period. This according to researchers at the Department of Ecology and Environmental Science at Umeå University in a study published in the journal Methods in Ecology and Evolution.

Can technology help achieve fair taxation? The case of tax technology in Kenya

2017-09-18
By PhD Candidate Nimmo O.Elmi, FairTax and Linköping University.

New book: Early Language Learning Complexity and Mixed Methods

2017-09-18
This is the first collection of research studies to explore the potential for mixed methods to shed light on foreign or second language learning by young learners in instructed contexts. Editors are Janet Enever and Eva Lindgren, both language researchers at Umeå University.

FairTax research presented at the European Forum Alpbach

2017-09-14
At a Breakout session at the European Forum Alpbach, FairTax researcher Margit Schratzenstaller argued for an EU-wide harmonisation of corporate taxation, effective minimum energy tax rates, and sustainability-oriented tax-based own resources for the EU budget.

Lunch seminar: Science shop for university-civil society collaboration

2017-09-12

Dissertation: Aerobic fitness and healthy brain aging: cognition, brain structure, and dopamine

2017-09-12

Spin-off company provide solutions for world’s premiere robotics competition

2017-09-11
The spin-off company Algoryx Simulation has been contracted to provide solutions for physics simulation to the world’s premiere robotics competition, World Robot Challenge held at the World Robot Summit, Japan.

Elastisys at the forefront of Fog Computing

2017-09-11 (from 2017-09-10)
Spin-off company Elastisys in big industrial doctoral programme which aims to train the next generation of European Fog computing experts.

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