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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 drop-in vaccination against COVID-19 on Campus Umeå for everyone in society.

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Emails containing attachments do not always reach the recipient. If you have an important matter that contains an attachment, contact the person in a separate message to be certain that your email has arrived. We are working to solve the problem, but are uncertain at the present time when it will be resolved.

Featured Stories

New findings about ions around comets

Sofia Bergman's thesis gives scientists new possibilities to study low-energy ions in space.

Master’s students suggest actions for a sustainable campus

Social sustainability is in focus when students challenge the university’s sustainability measures.

New group of antibacterial molecules identified

The molecule properties can easily be altered chemically, and hope is to develop new, effective antibiotics.

Upcoming events

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Wed
1
Dec
Study at Umeå University webinar
Time 16:00 - 17:30
Place Online
Kitchen Jam
Mon
6
Dec
Home Participatory – Kitchen Jam Sessions
Time 19:00 - 20:30
Place Online
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.