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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.

Featured Stories

High effectiveness of mix-and-match COVID-19 vaccines

A combination of types of vaccine really gives better protection than if the second dose is a vector vaccine.

No COVID measures when the spring semester starts

From 17 January 2022 regular regulations will apply. Until then, only a few COVID measures remain.

Nationwide study shows link between COVID vaccination and reduced household transmission

Risk of getting infected or seriously ill in COVID-19 is considerably lower if family members are vaccinated.

Upcoming events

Support for EU-financed Life Science projects . Logo Support Office for Life Science and Health. Logo European Regional Development Fund
Wed
20
Oct
Support for EU-financed Life Science projects 
Time Today 09:00 - 12:00
Place Zoom
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Sat
23
Oct
Meet Umeå University – virtual study fair
Time 13:00 - 17:00
Place Online
Sujata Patel, holder of Kerstin Hesselgren Visiting Professorship, Umeå University and Distinguished Professor of Sociology, Savitribai Phule Pune University.
Tue
26
Oct
Gandhi on Women
Time 13:15 - 15:00
Place Zoom
Climate and sustainability

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

Open climate for groundbreaking research

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