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A glimpse of life at Umeå University

For nearly 60 years, Umeå University has been the premier destination of higher education in northern Sweden.

Featured stories

Health linked to climate change as theme of conference

Connecting Health and Climate Change brings together participants from around the world.

Climate research uncovers potential Arctic futures

Jan Karlsson: “We possess knowledge that needs to be shared. Textbooks still contain many inaccuracies."

He lays the foundation for new light sources with the patience of an elite athlete

Ludvig Edman was the first in the world to print a light source and describes himself as extremely stubborn.

Upcoming Events

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Nature on campus: What lives in the campus stream?
Time 12:00 - 13:00
Place KBC Building, outside main entrance
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Does Explainable AI Need Cognitive Models?
Time 12:15 - 13:00
Place Zoom
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Family activity: Discover the fascinating world of science at Curiosum
Time 10:00 - 17:00
Place Curiosum, Östra strandgatan 32, Arts campus

In focus: breast cancer

Blood test can detect risk of metastatic breast cancer

High levels of a specific protein in the blood may be an indicator of metastatic breast cancer.

Targeting cancer cells without affecting healthy cells

Francesca Aguilos work lies at the cutting edge of biomedical research and cancer.

AI technology - on the rise in medicine

Professor Jenny Persson sees great opportunities for AI in the field of medicine.

Research and Innovation

The revolutionary CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing tool

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

Open climate for groundbreaking research

Many testify that Umeå University has an ideal environment for interdisciplinary and innovative research.

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.

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