Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and Ukraine – three Central Asian countries – are collaborating in a project for the introduction of English teaching from grade 1, supported by the British Council regional team. The first meeting will be hosted by Uzbekistan Ministry of Education in Tashkent next week.
In an article in The Lancet, Peter Byass, professor at Umeå University and colleagues call for greater worldwide commitment to global health. The starting point is The Stockholm Declaration on Global Health that will be a beacon for further concrete efforts to improve human health conditions in an i...
The workshop Advances in Numerical Analysis and Computational Sciences was held at Umeå University, May 15–16, 2013.
The risk of heart attack or serious heart disease is less for people with Alzheimer's disease who eat a certain type of antiretroviral drugs, called cholinesterase inhibitors. Even the risk of death is lower for these patients, according to a recent study led by Professor Peter Nordström published i...
Swedish scientists have mapped the gene sequence of Norway spruce (the Christmas tree) – a species with huge economic and ecological importance - and that is the largest genome to have ever been mapped. The genome is complex and seven times larger than that of humans. The results have been published...
The spruce, giant of the forests, outlived the dinosaurs and is today Sweden’s most important plant from an economical aspect. Its genome is also huge, seven times larger than the human genome. For that reason until now a full mapping of the spruce genome has been impossible. But scientists at Umeå ...
Thursday the 26th of april was the first workshop in the project Simovate. The overall theme was the availability of advanced simulation techniques for non-simulation professionals.
Every 20 seconds, a limb is lost as a consequence of diabetic foot ulcer that does not heal. To date, medical solutions that can change this situation are very limited. In his doctoral thesis Yue Shen from the Industrial Doctoral School and the Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics at Um...
Men often suffer from more severe cases of psoriasis than women, which may explain why the cost of care for men is higher. This is the conclusion of researchers at Umeå University in a new study.
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