Research at Umeå University

Innovative with an international impact

Research at Umeå University is innovative and extends over many disciplines and scientific fields. Many of our more than 2,000 researchers and teachers are among the elite in Sweden and throughout the world. Our strong research environments highlight our ambition to conduct high quality international research.

We carry out groundbreaking, top-level international research within such areas as ageing and population studies, infections, and plant and forest biotechnology.

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Industrial leaders meet academia at the 6th Cloud Control Workshop

2014-12-19
The 6th Cloud Control Workshop attracted over 70 participants when held at the 7th IEEE Conference on Cloud and Utility Computing (UCC 2014) in London, UK on December 8, 2014. For the first time in the workshop series, it was open to the public and to contributed papers, as opposed to previously bei...

Grants from FORTE

2014-12-18

Apocalyptic framing enable a discussion of Global Climate Change

2014-12-17
Man made emissions of climate threatening greenhouse gases are changing our living conditions around the globe. Martin Hultman, Technology and Environmental Historian, Umeå University and Jonas Anshelm researcher at the Department of Technology and Social Change, Linköping University, are the author...

Beyond the Classroom

2014-12-16
Anna Larsson, Associate Professor of the History of Science and Ideas and Björn Norlin, researcher in History, both at the Department of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies, Umea University are editors of a new book: "Beyond the Classroom: Studies on Pupils and Informal Schooling Process...

Join the struggle against neurodegenerative diseases

2014-12-16

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Johanna Björklund's research is within theoretical computer science with applications in language technology.

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