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New book: "Visiting the Visitor"

2016-05-30
A new book raises how the study of visitors to museums has undergone a fundamental change. One of the two authors of the book "Visiting the Visitor - An Enquiry Into the Visitor Buisness the Museum" is Kerstin Smeds, Professor of Museology, Umeå University.

Telco Cloud: cloudy with a chance

2016-05-30
Mobile devices are ubiquitous in our lives. That means the cloud must be too. How will telecommunications companies adapt in order to support our networked society?

Björn Adlerborn has defended his licentiate thesis

2016-05-30
Björn Adlerborn has defended his licentiate thesis entitled ”Parallel Algorithms and Library Software for the Generalized Eigenvalue Problem on Distributed Memory Computer Systems”.

Take part in the photo competition: "Youth Vision: Becoming adult today"

2016-05-27
In order to better understand youths’ experience of becoming adult, EXCEPT Project launches a photo competition. The contest runs for 1 July.

Targeting metals to fight pathogenic bacteria

2016-05-26
Researchers at Laboratory for Molecular Infection Medicine Sweden (MIMS)/Umeå University in Sweden participated in the discovery of a unique system of acquisition of essential metals in the pathogenic bacterium Staphylococcus aureus. This research was led by scientists at the CEA in France, in colla...

UPSC-Professor appointed Forest Biotechnologist of the Year

2016-05-26
Stefan Jansson, a professor at Umeå University has been appointed 2015 Forest Biotechnologist of the Year by the Institute of Forest Biosciences (IFB). IFB is an international organisation working towards healthier and more productive forests.

Ecosystems with many and similar species can handle tougher environmental disturbances

2016-05-25
How sensitive an ecosystem is to unforeseen environmental stress can be determined, according to Daniel Bruno, previous visiting researcher at Umeå University. The approach is to study how many species there are in an ecosystem and what proportion of these can replace species that are hard hit by en...

Symposium about connections between social movements, memory, media and time

2016-05-24
DIGSUM is collaborating with the University of Westminster in London in organising a symposium entitled Times are a Changin’– Temporality, Memory and Social Movements in the Digital Age. The event will take place in London on 2nd and 3rd June 2016. The initiators of the event are Sam Merrill, DIGSUM...

Olumuyiwa Ibidunmoye has defended his licentiate thesis

2016-05-24
Olumuyiwa Ibidunmoye has defended his licentiate thesis entitled ”Performance Problem Diagnosis in Cloud Infrastructures”.

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