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Yonas Woldemariam has defended his licentiate thesis

2018-06-12
Yonas Woldemariam has defended his licentiate thesis entitled: Natural Language Processing in Cross-Media Analysis.

Restoration project nominated for EU prize

2018-06-11
The restoration project ”Vindel River LIFE”, coordinated by Umeå University, is one of totally 28 EU LIFE-funded projects that has been nominated for the EU-prize ”The Life Award – Best of the Best Nature Projects”. ”It is a great honour for us to have been placed among the best projects in Europe...

Tvärmedicinskt möte i Kristianstad 2018

2018-06-01

USBE Scientific Awards

2018-05-30
USBE Scientific Award is awarded by the USBE Research Institute and the idea with the scientific awards is to celebrate scientific writing and distinguishes high-quality research in the field of Business Administration, Economics and Statistics. The recipients for 2018 are Associated Professor Herm...

New article

2018-05-22
Consumer motivations for sustainable consumption: The interaction of gain, normative and hedonic motivations on electric vehicle adoption

John Waterworth will be representing the department at Presence 2018

2018-05-17
Presence 2018, the 18th conference of the International Society for Presence Research in Prague will be held May 21-23 and John Waterworth will be there to represent the department of Informatics.

International conference and expo: How to 3D print a wooden house

2018-05-08
An international and crossdisciplinary conference, on the topic of biobased additivies and 3D printing, will be arranged on the 30th and 31th of May, at Sliperiet in Umea. RiseB and the business school participate by sharing experiences from a competence development program.

Hosting ‘the Nordic universities role in the new Arctic’ seminar

2018-04-23
On 25–26 April, the university is hosting a Nordic council meeting and a seminar on the theme The Nordic Universities role in the new Arctic. The invited participants are from universities in the Nordic centre's five member countries: Finland, Norway, Iceland, Sweden and Denmark.

EU grants awarded to three Umeå researchers

2018-04-19
Three researchers at Umeå University have been awarded EU fellowships and grants for research projects in cryo-electron microscopy, energy storage and European popular culture.

Energy-efficient Cloud Computing

2018-04-17
Selome Kostentinos Tesfatsion has defended her PhD thesis with the title "Energy-efficient Cloud Computing: Autonomic Resource Provisioning for Datacenters".

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