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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Faculty of Arts Doctoral Conference 2014

This year’s doctoral conference focuses on presenting to mixed academic audiences. In the final discussion we will reflect on the day’s presentations. For each presentation attendees are requested to imagine three things they would have done differently.

Rotman 2015 conference

March 9-11, 2015.

Överaktiv hjärna gör gamla glömska


Celebrating 20 Years

The Department of Computing Science celebrates this week its 20 year anniversary.

Breakthrough Researcher from Umeå University on BBC World News

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.

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Ranked 24th in the world of universities under 50 years old. 1st in the Nordic countries.