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The Bordeaux Neurocampus Conference, Aging of memory functions: Where are we now?, September 26-28 2018 in Bordeaux, France


Battling antibiotic resistance - New movie by Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation

Scientists from KBC, The Laboratory for Molecular Infection Medicine Sweden (MIMS) and Umeå Centre for Microbial Research (UCMR) contributed to the new film on antibiotic resistance.

Best paper award

Maxim Vlasov, Business Administration, has received ”the best paper award” for his article ”Ecological embedding of entrepreneurship for resilience – An empirical study of regenerative agriculture” at the Conference Sustainability, Ethics, Entrepreneurship (SEE 2018), Washington DC, USA.

Symposium on Head trauma in sports and risk for dementia, May 24-25 2018 at Nobel Forum at Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm.


Award to granular bulk vision in innovation idea competition

MBV Systems was awarded at SIP STRIM and EIT RawMaterials annual innovation idea competition. The winning pitch, awarded with 600.000 SEK, describe a new technique for granular bulk vision based on state-of-art measurement system and mathematical models for granular flow that was developed recently ...

Electronics, batteries and icy conditions

On the frozen sea outside the facility of UMF, french scientists are testing instruments intended for autonomous water measurements in cold conditions.

Mahmoud Eljammaly has defended his licentiate thesis

Mahmoud Eljammaly has defended his licentiate thesis entitled: Identification and Tuning of Algorithmic Parameters in Parallel Matrix Computations: Hessenberg Reduction and Tensor Storage Format Conversion.

The 13th Nordic meeting in neuropsychology, August 22-24 2018, Stockholm Sweden


Blood samples can soon reveal your lifestyle

People who use moist snuff ‘snus’ have significantly higher levels of the protein cornulin in their blood than non-snusers. This previously unknown relationship was found in a new study from Umeå University, Sweden. Whether higher levels per se increase the risk of disease has, however, not yet been...

Nerve damage in type 2 diabetes can be detected in the eye

By examining the cornea of the eye with a special microscope it may be possible within ten minutes to diagnose if a person with type 2 diabetes has nerve damage. This according to a study among diabetics in Skellefteå, north Sweden.

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