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Breakthrough Researcher from Umeå University on BBC World News

2014-11-21
A week ago, Emmanuelle Charpentier, Professor at Umeå University and Helmholtz Center for Infection Research, was honored with a very prestigious award in life sciences: The Breakthrough Prize. This weekend BBC World News will broadcast the award ceremony.

Resting-state workshop December 3rd in Stockholm.

2014-11-17

Professor at Umeå University appointed Honorary Consul

2014-11-14
Peter Sköld, Professor of History and Director of the Arctic Centre at Umeå University (Arcum), has by the Latvian Foreign Ministry been appointed to be the first Latvian honorary consul in Västerbotten.

Announcement of funding from Gösta Skoglund International Fund

2014-11-14
In connection with Gösta Skoglund's 80th birthday in 1983 a fund was created aimed to Umeå University to give scholarships to create the conditions for an international exchange of researchers. Scholarship applications must have an explicit connection to the regional scientific research field. One c...

CFP: Challenge the Past/ Diversify the Future

2014-11-14
March 19-21, 2015, Gothenburg, Sweden. A Critical Approach to Visual and Multi-Sensory Representations for History and Culture. Deadline: November 30.

Carola Wiklund Hörnqvist thesis defence

2014-11-14

Urban Ekman dissertation

2014-11-14

Semninar in test-enhanced learning

2014-11-14
Semninar in test-enhanced learning by Professor Jeffrey Karpicke.

Positive relationships strengthen nurses’ performance in low-income countries

2014-11-12
When health workers develop positive, collaborative relationships with managers and local community leaders in rural Guatemala, their capacity to help vulnerable populations is increased, according to a dissertation from Umeå University.

Emmanuelle Charpentier honored with Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences

2014-11-10
Emmanuelle Charpentier, Umeå Univesity, is one of the awardees of the Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences 2015. The award recognizes "excellence in research aimed at finding cures for intractable diseases and extending human life".

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