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Esteban Guerrero has defended his Lic Thesis

2014-09-30
Esteban Guerrero has defended his Lic Thesis entitled “Supporting Human Activity Performance Using Argumentation-Based Technology".

Jayalakshmi Baskar has defended her Lic Thesis

2014-09-30
Jayalakshmi Baskar has defended her Lic Thesis entitled “Adaptive Human-Agent Dialogues for Reasoning about Health".

Nano-engineering enhances charge transport and promises more efficient future solar cells

2014-09-30
Solar cells based on semiconducting composite plastics and carbon nanotubes is one of the most promising novel technology for producing inexpensive printed solar cells. Physicists at Umeå University have discovered that one can reduce the number of carbon nanotubes in the device by more than 100 tim...

Patrik Svensson coopted as a member of DIGIHUMLAB’s Advisory Board

2014-09-29
Patrik Svensson, professor in the Humanities and information technology at HUMlab, has been invited to participate as a member of DIGIHUMLAB's Advisory Board.

Umeå University again #1 in Sweden and the Nordic region in young universities ranking

2014-09-25
Umeå University is ranked 24th in the world in the 2014/15 ‘QS Top 50 under 50’ league table. This represents a top ranking among higher education institutions in Sweden and the Nordic countries. The ranking list focuses on the highest performing young institutions established in the past 50 years.

Environmental archaeologist appointed to the Steering Committee of the Swedish National Data Service (SND)

2014-09-23
Philip Buckland, Senior Lecturer in Environmental Archaeology and Deputy Head at the Department of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies at Umeå University, has been appointed as a member of the steering committee of the Swedish National Data Service (SND).

Awarded for safe cloud overbooking without crashes

2014-09-23
Four researchers at Computing Science, Umeå University, has been awarded Best Paper for an article on techniques to enable data centers to be overbooked without risk for application crashes.

Umeå University climbs in world ranking list

2014-09-17
Umeå University jumped 22 places – to 267th – in the latest QS World University Ranking 2014/2015. This is the university’s best result ever in this ranking, which also represents a placement of 124th in Europe and 7th in Sweden.

Smokers with high salt intake are at 'double the risk' of rheumatoid arthritis

2014-09-11
Smokers who also have a high sodium intake may be at double the risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis (RA), according to a new study published in the journal Rheumatology.

Accepted COBRA Article

2014-09-04
The first article concerning the COBRA project has been accepted in Brain Research.

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