Research at Umeå University
Our research is innovative and makes 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.
The conference Transitional green entrepreneurs: Re-thinking ecopreneurship for the 21st century welcomes scholars across all diciplines to submit theoretically innovative and empirically strong papers concerning ecopreneurship. Papers in areas of transport, clothing, housing, renewables, food, and ...
Professor Martin Karplus, one of the three Nobel Laureates in Chemistry 2013, will visit Umeå University on Friday December 13 to give a lecture on his groundbreaking research. Thanks to the methods he started developing in the 1970s together with Michael Levitt and Arieh Warshel, today’s chemists ...
Researchers in Umeå and Uppsala have found that residues of the influenza drug Tamiflu in our environment can make the influenza virus in birds resistant. This can have serious consequences in the event of an influenza pandemic. With more than 14 million SEK from the Swedish Research Councils Formas...
Dr. Sujith Nair holds a seminar on green business models titled Emergence of green business models: The case of algae biofuel for aviation based on a paper published in Energy Policy.
Professor Stefan Jansson has been named the Linné award recipient in botany at the annual meeting of the "Kunglig Fysiografiska Sällskapet" on 2 December. The prize committee honours Stefan Jansson as "undoubtedly one of Sweden's most prominent (and also most cited) plant physiologists.