Dr. Sujith Nair holds a seminar on green business models titled Emergence of green business models: The case of algae biofuel for aviation based on a paper published in Energy Policy.
Professor Stefan Jansson has been named the Linné award recipient in botany at the annual meeting of the "Kunglig Fysiografiska Sällskapet" on 2 December. The prize committee honours Stefan Jansson as "undoubtedly one of Sweden's most prominent (and also most cited) plant physiologists.
For the first time, researchers at Umeå University have succeeded in showing how the DNA polymerase epsilon enzyme builds new genomes. The detailed image produced by these researchers shows how mutations that can contribute to the development of colorectal cancer and cervical cancer lead to changes ...
Jonathan Klaminder, Christian Hedberg and Sjoerd Wanrooij have been selected as Wallenberg Academy Fellows at Umeå University. They are awarded grants between SEK 5 and 9 million each spread over five years from the largest single private investment in supporting young researchers in Sweden.
In the future, the content of videos, pictures and audio will be searched similarly to text content on the internet. This is the objective of the new European research project Media in Context, in which researchers from the Department of Computer Science at Umeå University are included.
Professor Martin Karplus, one of the three 2013 Nobel Laureates in Chemistry, will visit Umeå University on Friday 13 December to give a lecture on his groundbreaking research. His visit to Umeå University is due to the fact that one of his former postdoctoral students now works in Umeå.
Two scientists associated with the UMIT Research Lab has been awarded a grant of 600 000 SEK from the Kempe foundation for researching real-world problems based on extended theory of tolerances.
At Umeå University’s Annual Autumn ceremony at the end of October, Malin Sund was inaugurated as Sweden’s first female professor of surgery. Her specialisation is in cancer surgery.
Three Researchers from UMIT was awarded grants from the Swedish Research Council, totaling almost 10 MSEK.
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