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New book about bodies and souls

A new book about bodies and souls, or medicine and religion in the Middle Ages, has newly been released by Virginia Langum, Pro Futura Fellow at the Swedish Collegium for Advanced Study at Uppsala University and associate professor in English literature at Umeå University.

Umeå Leads Consortium to Fight Zika and Build Latin American Response Capacity

Umeå University is among the 25 leading research and public health organizations from Latin America, North America, Africa, Asia, and Europe gathered in Recife, Brazil, for the launch of ZikaPLAN (Zika Preparedness Latin American Network). The global initiative, created in response to a Horizon 2020...

Wants to find out how plants time their flowering

The onset of flowering is a central event in the life cycle of a plant and ensures reproduction. From an agricultural perspective, it is important that flowering takes place at the right time to optimise harvests. Professor Markus Schmid is leading a project to find out how flowering time is regulat...

Elin Nilsson - first prize for Best Dissertation

Elin Nilsson, Department of Business Administration, is the first prize winner of Retail Award by Kellerhals Foundation at THI Business School 2016 in the category ”Best Dissertation”. The award ceremony will be November 18th in Germany.

UCMR Mini-symposium "Structural dynamics of biological membranes", 27th October 2016, KBC

Welcome to the UCMR Mini-symposium "Structural dynamics of biological membranes" 27th October 14:00-16:00, Lilla hörsalen, KBC-building

Grants Office information - autumn 2016

During the autumn, Grants Office will offer five information meetings for researchers and administrative staff who want to know more about international research funding systems and to find new ways of financing research.

New book: "Encyclopedia of the Barents Region"

The Encyclopedia of the Barents Region contains comprehensive knowledge about the history, economy, and culture of the Barents Region. The Encyclopedia is an outcome of an international academic project with participants mainly from Norway, Sweden, Finland, and Russia. With Foreword by Thorvald Stol...

Call for UCMR Linnaeus Program Gender Policy Support Grants

The UCMR Linnaeus program actively attempts to reinforce and increase the role of women in science. The objective of this policy is to achieve a gender equal distribution within each of the principal investigator categories, i.e. for research professors/teachers with tenure and junior research group...

Highlights at the Umeå University Annual Celebration

This year’s Annual Celebration kicks off on Friday 21 October with lots of exciting events. Listen to Nobel Peace Prize candidate Denis Mukwege on Friday and choose between an interesting Saturday programme of popular science lectures. Festivities continue with the Annual Celebration Ceremony that s...

Inspiring students on their individual journeys into architecture

“Teaching for me is a joint act, where the student as a person is at the centre. I find it just as important to build students’ self-confidence and identity in the profession as giving them guidance and practical tips on how to advance in their projects,” says Amalia Katopodis, architect and lecture...

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