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Industrial leaders meet academia at the 6th Cloud Control Workshop

2014-12-19
The 6th Cloud Control Workshop attracted over 70 participants when held at the 7th IEEE Conference on Cloud and Utility Computing (UCC 2014) in London, UK on December 8, 2014. For the first time in the workshop series, it was open to the public and to contributed papers, as opposed to previously bei...

Grants from FORTE

2014-12-18

Apocalyptic framing enable a discussion of Global Climate Change

2014-12-17
Man made emissions of climate threatening greenhouse gases are changing our living conditions around the globe. Martin Hultman, Technology and Environmental Historian, Umeå University and Jonas Anshelm researcher at the Department of Technology and Social Change, Linköping University, are the author...

Beyond the Classroom

2014-12-16
Anna Larsson, Associate Professor of the History of Science and Ideas and Björn Norlin, researcher in History, both at the Department of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies, Umea University are editors of a new book: "Beyond the Classroom: Studies on Pupils and Informal Schooling Process...

Join the struggle against neurodegenerative diseases

2014-12-16

New position with focus on Database Systems

2014-12-16
Umeå University is investing in research and expertise in the area of database systems as part of the establishment of an infrastructure for federated research databases, meeting in particular the privacy and security needs for sensitive data.

Johan Tordsson appointed Associate Professor

2014-12-15
Congratulations to Johan Tordsson who has been appointed Associate Professor of Computing Science at Umeå University.

Piotr Matyba appointed Gunnar Öquist Fellow

2014-12-12
Physicist Piotr Matyba, Umeå University, is appointed Gunnar Öquist Fellow by the Kempe Foundations. The appointment entails SEK 3 million for his research and a personal award of SEK 50,000. Furthermore he will have the internationally renowned researcher Gunnar Öquist as his mentor.

The Danish Research Foundation honours Gunnar Öquist

2014-12-12
Gunnar Öquist, Professor Emeritus in Plant Physiology at Umeå University, was honoured by the Danish National Research Foundation with the Royal Order of the Danneborg.

Major Viking Hall Identified in Sweden

2014-12-11
A Viking feasting hall measuring almost 50 metres in length has been identified near Vadstena in Sweden. Archaeologists from Stockholm University and Umeå University used ground-penetrating radar, a non-invasive geophysical method, to locate and map the house foundation. The study was published in t...

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