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2017 Erik Kempe Award

2017-10-17
Umeå University is host institution for the Erik Kempe Award, which is a biennial award for best published article in the area of environmental and resource economics.

Swedish e-Science Academy 2017

2017-10-13
The Swedish e-Science Academy 2017 was held at Umeå University on October 11 - 12, 2017.

Johan Tordsson on AI & data centers at OpenStack Nordic

2017-10-13
Johan Tordsson will be speaking at OpenStack Nordic about how to achieve self-driving data centers with OpenStack.

Scientific advisor to Komatsu Ltd

2017-10-13
Martin Servin has been appointed advisor to Komatsu Ltd International High-tech and Innovation board.

Researchers support a European financial transactions tax in FairTax Policy Brief no.2

2017-10-13
In a recent policy brief from the FairTax project, researchers Danuše Nerudová, Margit Schratzenstaller and Veronika Solilová identify several advantages of introducing a financial transactions tax in the EU.

“Tax systems must be redesigned to meet changing societal conditions”

2017-10-12
In their latest working paper, FairTax researchers Martin Eriksson and Åsa Gunnarsson investigate how national and international politics influence the design of a national tax system.

Protein restricts sap uptake by aphids

2017-10-10
Researchers at Umeå University and Wageningen University have discovered how plants can defend themselves against aphids. They recorded aphid behavior on video, and identified a plant protein that keeps aphids from feeding. The results have been published in the journal the Plant Cell.

Invite to seminar at Umeå University: Retrieval-Based Learning Strategies from the Laboratory to the Classroom, October 16 2017.

2017-10-10

Obamacare helps reverse the decline in U.S. trust

2017-10-10
Since the passing of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010, known as Obamacare, an estimated 20 million previously uninsured U.S. citizens have gained access to health insurance. Recent research from Umeå and Lund universities shows that Obamacare might be key to reversing the trend...

Swedish e-Science Academy 2017 in Umeå

2017-10-10
85 researchers will meet in Umeå for Swedish e-Science Academy, October 11-12, 2017.

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