Mortality in prostate cancer is lower in areas with frequent use of PSA testing compared with areas with little testing shows a study published online today in Journal of the National Cancer Institute by researchers from Umeå University, Sweden and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York,...
They hitchhike with us under the soles of our shoes and muddy car tires. Harsh and cold climates don´t seem to stop alien plants from establishing themselves in high altitudes, where they now successfully penetrate the alpine vegetation, a study at Umeå University and University of Antwerp shows.
Are mathematical beauty and mathematical explanation related in any way? This question is posed to philosophers, mathematicians and mathematics educators from across the globe when they meet at Umeå University during 10 to 12 March.
Four subject areas at Umeå University are listed among the top 200 universities in the world according to the newly published QS World University Rankings by Subject 2014. The individual subjects include environmental studies, geography, psychology and sociology.
Peter Byass, Professor of Global Health and Director of the Umeå Centre for Global Health Research, is guest blogging about verbal autopsy at BioMed Central, an STM (Science, Technology and Medicine) publisher of 257 peer-reviewed open access journals.
The biggest potential for innovation occurs in the very early stages of development where new ideas and concepts are shaped. Solutions for increased use of simulation in these stages was on the topic of workshop in the Simovate project held at UMIT Research Lab on January 23.
Ongoing global climate changes are likely to increase the problems of malaria in highland areas of Africa, Asia and South America. However, it is not clear that the total spread will lead to more people being affected. This according to a study from Umeå University that was published in the PNAS jou...
Professor Mats G Larson at UMIT Research Lab was awarded 21 MSEK from the Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research for working with 'Cut Finite Elements, geometries and design optimization'
The opening weekend of the 2014 European Capital of Culture year, during 31 January and 2 February, offered tremendous delight. Umeå University welcomed over 160 guests on Saturday at Umeå Arts Campus. Among the guests were Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel.
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