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Research at Umeå University
– Innovative with an international impact

Research at Umeå University is innovative and extends over many disciplines and scientific fields. We carry out groundbreaking, top-level international research within such areas as ageing and population studies, infection biology, global health, and plant and forest biotechnology.

Many of our more than 2,000 researchers and teachers are among the elite in Sweden and throughout the world.

Research News

Yonas Woldemariam has defended his licentiate thesis

2018-06-12
Yonas Woldemariam has defended his licentiate thesis entitled: Natural Language Processing in Cross-Media Analysis.

Restoration project nominated for EU prize

2018-06-11
The restoration project ”Vindel River LIFE”, coordinated by Umeå University, is one of totally 28 EU LIFE-funded projects that has been nominated for the EU-prize ”The Life Award – Best of the Best Nature Projects”. ”It is a great honour for us to have been placed among the best projects in Europe...

Tvärmedicinskt möte i Kristianstad 2018

2018-06-01

USBE Scientific Awards

2018-05-30
USBE Scientific Award is awarded by the USBE Research Institute and the idea with the scientific awards is to celebrate scientific writing and distinguishes high-quality research in the field of Business Administration, Economics and Statistics. The recipients for 2018 are Associated Professor Herm...

New article

2018-05-22
Consumer motivations for sustainable consumption: The interaction of gain, normative and hedonic motivations on electric vehicle adoption

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TEDxUmeå 2018

Democracy in Crisis and How to Save it

Abrak Saati, researcher at the Department of Political Science, talked about the dismantling of liberal democracy, and the disrespect for democratic institutions.


How children plan their movements

Erik Domellöf, Senior Lecturer at the Department of Psychology and Wallenberg Academy Fellow, is using advanced digital technology to study how children plan their movements. His findings may form the basis for new diagnostic methods and training models for children with functional disabilities as for example autistic conditions.

Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation