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The Nobel Prize in Chemistry

CRISPR-Cas9 was discovered here by Emmanuelle Charpentier, recipient of the 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.

Vaccination on Campus Umeå

Region Västerbotten offers vaccination against COVID-19 on Campus Umeå for everyone aged 12 or older.

Featured Stories

Data science can contribute to a more sustainable world

Dong Wang has explored how data science can be used to gain better environmental process control strategies.

Quality of health care requires higher quality in clinical laboratories

Laboratory services are key factors in the delivery of quality care, shows a doctoral thesis.

Rising atmospheric CO2 concentrations globally affect photosynthesis of peat-forming mosses

Mosses ability to absorb carbon from the atmosphere is highly dependent on water conditons, shows a study.

Upcoming events

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Open house at the Academy of Fine Arts
Time 00:01 - 23:59
Covid-test, held by a person.
Responsible AI and Corona
Time 12:15 - 13:00
Place Online via Zoom
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Ethical & Effective Human-Robot Interaction
Time 12:15 - 13:00
Place Online via Zoom
Climate and sustainability

Umeå University's ambition is to actively contribute to the sustainable transition of society.

Vision and strategies

The vision and basic values form the basis for how students and staff should treat each other and the planet.

Open climate for groundbreaking research

Many testify that Umeå University has a special climate for research.