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World-class laboratory in laser optics being built at campus

2016-09-26
An enthusiastic László Veisz shows his laser lab in the basement of the Natural Sciences Building at Umeå University. His research on ultrafast processes is now reaching the incredible time scale that describes electron movements in atoms, molecules and ionised plasma.

First call for the 3rd Learning and Plasticity-meeting, April 2-5, 2017, Äkäslompolo, Finland.

2016-09-23

When, where and how is ice formed in northern streams?

2016-09-21
Ice formation is important in northern streams with long winters as it affects plants and animals in various ways. But knowledge on variations in ice formation processes has been inadequate. Former doctoral student, Lovisa Lind, at Umeå University, has created a model for ice formation that can be o...

Researchers invited to Nordic Book Fair

2016-09-21
Görel Granström, Therese Enarsson and Karin Åström, senior lecturers at the Department of Law, will participate at the annual Göteborg Book Fair this fall and discuss their research regarding victims of crime, academic freedom of speech and harassment and threats online.

New professor with a passion for architecture in areas of political change and social deprivation

2016-09-20
Professor Robert Mull, with a background as an architect, teacher, activist, and former Dean of the Cass Faculty of Art, Architecture and Design in London, is the newest addition to the Umeå School of Architecture. He brings new ideas about the social dimensions of architectural practice to the tabl...

September 19, last day to register for the Development of the Human Brain Connectome symposium at Nobel Forum (September 22 2016)

2016-09-19

“Every researcher has his or her own obsession. Mine is social justice”

2016-09-18
Hello Ambra Trotto! We address five questions for Ambra Trotto, senior lecturer at the Umeå School of Architecture and director of the Interactive Institute.

The future of cranes are digital

2016-09-16
Digitalization affects even the future of cranes. That much was clear when around 60 scientists and corporate representantives gathered in Umeå for a theme day on the future of cranes.

EM Symposium at KBC, 22 September 2016

2016-09-16
Welcome to the cryo-EM Symposium at KBC, to highlight new methods at UCEM and the Umeå SciLifeLab nod Cryo-EM facility!

Art in the Nuclear Anthropocene at Bildmuseet

2016-09-16
Perpetual Uncertainty brings together artists from Europe, Japan, the USA and Australia to investigate experiences of nuclear technology, radiation and the complex relationship between knowledge and the deep time. The exhibition is opened by Hans Adolfsson, Vice-Chancellor of Umeå University, on Sun...

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