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World Water Day focusing on wastewater

2017-03-22
On 22 Wednesday 2017, Umeå and the rest of the World celebrate the World Water Day. This year’s theme is “Why waste water?”. Jerker Fick at the Department of Chemistry leads a research project on purifying wastewater from pharmaceutical residue.

WCMM researcher receives grant from the Human Frontier Science Program

2017-03-22
The Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP) has awarded a Career Development Award of 300,000 USD over three years to Lars-Anders Carlson to support the research in his new laboratory at Umeå University. Lars-Anders Carlson was recently recruited from UC Berkeley to the new Wallenberg Centre for Molec...

Margit Schratzenstaller participates in panel discussion on the post-2020 Multi-annual Financial Framework of the EU

2017-03-16
On March 27 2017, FairTax researcher Margit Schratzenstaller will participate in a panel discussion on the post-2020 Multi-annual Financial Framework of the EU arranged by WIIW (The Vienna Institute for International Economic Studies).

Recruitment in progress of 3 PhD students to RiseB

2017-03-15
Currently the recruitment of 3 PhD students is on the way. Two of these are linked to the Industrial Doctoral School and one is linked to a project financed by the Kamprad Family Foundation

3D visualisation of the pancreas – new tool in diabetes research

2017-03-14
Umeå researchers have created datasets that map the three-dimensional distribution and volume of the insulin-producing cells in the pancreas. The wealth of visual and quantitative information may serve as powerful reference resource for diabetes researchers.

Workshop on Mass spectrometry based Protein/Proteomic analysis in Umeå

2017-03-14
Welcome to the workshop on Mass spectrometry based Protein/Proteomic analysis in Umeå! The KBC Proteomics Core Facility invites to discuss about protein analysis and mass spectrometry.

Run Faster! Be Stronger! Can technology make you better?

2017-03-13
Technological growth is moving at a rate never seen before — and as it advances, it simultaneously shrinks, moving closer to our bodies, intertwining with the many facets of our lives and positions itself between our experiences of the physical environments around us. When utilizing these technologi...

Art and design most highly ranked

2017-03-10
Seven subjects at Umeå University are placed on the charts of the international QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017. Just like last year, the University’s art and design were ranked highest, in the top 100 even.

PH-sensitive binding mechanism key to virulence of H. pylori

2017-03-08
To thrive and establish chronic infection in the very acidic stomach, the gastric pathogen Helicobacter pylori uses a specific protein to attach to the protective pH-neutral mucous lining. New research shows how the BabA adhesin protein has a pH-responsive mechanism allowing H. pylori to rapidly det...

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