The Faculty of Science and Technology employs teaching assistants at more departments than before.
The AI-council works in order to strengthen the faculty before a future when AI will play a crucial role.
Physics researchers have developed and published an open web tool for the identification of green solvents.
Using cryoelectron microscopy, Umeå researchers succeed to produce a high-resolution image of photosystem II.
Honeybees and wood-living insects has been in focus during Erasmus practice.
Research shows that small-scale melting of ice near the ground surface causes landslides.
In April, Gothenburg bursts with popular science activities. Natuschka Lee will give a lecture on pollinators
The award-winning researcher Naser Tavajohi has worked at the Department of Chemistry for just over two years.
Emil Johansson makes molecules that bind to viruses and block them from infecting cells and causing disease.
Nanosized molecules of a particular chemical element can inhibit the formation of plaque in brain tissues.
With increased use of automatic systems, it is important to understand limitations in the whole chain.
Includes two life cycle tools and takes into account the effect of the city's services in water-waste-energy.
More environmentally friendly flows in regulated rivers only lead to small losses in hydropower production.
Fredrik Almqvist's research group assists with design and synthesis of new antibacterial substances.
The aim of the society is to attain an attractive environment for postdocs, both socially and academically.
School pupils begin the Pollen Hunt and the Pollination week is dedicated to pollinating insects.
The gene SLI1 protects arabidopsis and makes aphids spit 20 times before absorbing sugar juice from the plant.
Genetic variation in spruce does not differ significantly between cultivated and old forest in Västerbotten.
The leaking substances that Sofie Björklund studied, PFAS, are very stable and do not break down in nature.
Jessica Gard Timmerfors, alumni from the Industrial Doctoral School, receives the Young Researcher´s Award.
Guest professor Julian D. Olden will focus his research on sustainable life along Vindelälven.
With genomes of trees mapped, one can study initiation of adventitious roots from an evolutionary perspective.
15 PhD students have honed their messages during the course Science Communication.
A correct assessment of risks with chemicals that replace those that are banned is hampered by lack of data.
The neutron reflexometry method gives scientists atomic-level insight into the behaviour of the protein Bcl-2.
A study by Gerard Rocher Ros shows that the flux may be greater than previously thought.
Vikash Kumar and Jay Prakash Maurya receive the Ramalingaswami Fellowship from the Indian Government.
Johan Lidman shows in his dissertation that metals in water have negative effects on insect-eating birds.
Global warming can be even bigger since capacity of vegetation to absorb carbon dioxide is likely to decline.
Not all major faunal transitions are related to abrupt global perturbations that triggered mass extinctions.
Physicist László Veisz, significantly reduces the divergence of laser-driven X-ray radiation
Two new studies emphasize the variability of soil organic carbon in the Arctic permafrost region.
Umeå researchers establish climate regions based on vertebrates' distribution in a new study in eLife.
Dean, Deputy Dean and one Associate Dean appointed at the Faculty of Medicine, for the next term of office.
Umeå researchers show that carbon emissions from rivers and lakes exceed coal exports to the Arctic Ocean.
Reindeer herders are forced to support feeding when weather and little food make it difficult for reindeer.
Maria Myrstener shows that this has the potential to decrease primary productivity of these ecosystems.
Professor André M de Roos, University of Amsterdam, has been appointed the professorship 2021–22.
This has been shown by researchers in a new study published in “Environmental Research Letters”.
Mapping a virus that causes mortal diarrhea can provide opportunity for new ways of treating COVID-19.
29-30 August, the University launches exciting activities linked to "Pollinating Insects in Västerbotten".
Yan Ji has studied the complex first developmental steps when a cell turns green, in Arabidopsis thaliana.
The research focuses on accurate data of highly excited energy levels of important molecules in astrophysics.
The evergreen Christmas tree is our economically most important plant and continuously researched.
A short-cut in the photosynthesis apparatus means that pine needles can survive the winter.
Dan Adolfsson has manufactured synthetic molecules that bind to so-called amyloid plaques.
The first steps can be important to increase the yield from forest raw material, says Jessica Gard Timmerfors.
Arcum affiliate Natuschka Lee is the editor and author of a new book about life in extreme environments
Bernadette Sztojka has identified three new regulators involved in this process.
Lecture, broadcasts, articles. There is a lot of digital to take part in before the Nobel Prize ceremony.
In the study in Nature Geoscience, nearly 40 per cent increase in carbon dioxide emissions was observed.
Majid studies the electro-peroxone process by which increased removal of pollutants in wastewater is achieved.
The Sweden-Korea Nobel Memorial Program 2020 will take place on 1 December.
Congratulations to Lill Eilersten and Lena Lassinantti for winning the Best PhD Student Presentation Awards!
Research from Umeå University explains how traits in pale lichens allow them to thrive in wet climates.
FOI Industrial Doctoral School researchers solve a riddle that has eluded researchers for over 50 years.
Stefan Björklund talks about the KBC DAYS 2020 and why they chose this year’s main topics
Algoryx, Infobaleen, Prediktera and Shimmercat are all among the brightest startups within AI in Sweden.
Gisa Gerold has researched with one of this year´s Nobel laureates in Physiology or Medicine.
A three-month internship is included in the Industrial Doctoral School. Johan thinks it has been rewarding.
The prestigious journal New Phytologist selects the study led by researcher Xiao-Ru Wang as its cover story.
Casper discusses in his thesis which water molecules that are the active ones and how this reaction proceeds.
Chemists together with German researchers have captured and identified bacterial toxin target substrates.
Johan's thesis shows that pharmaceuticals can be surprisingly persistent in northern environments.
On August 25, the English newspaper reported on earthworms in Arctic and Jonatan Klaminder's research
River scientists report detailed measurements of sediment movement and water level in an ice-covered river.
Permafrost thaw due to anthropogenic climate warming may convert peatlands into a net source of warming.
Researchers redefine how the binding effect works at the nano level.
Plant roots stimulate microbial decomposition and increases greenhouse gas emission from thawing permafrost.
A research team has provided the mechanistic insight into protein co-aggregation in Alzheimer’s disease.
150,000 diligently working bees and their queens Vilhelmina, Dorotea and Fredrika make up Campus Bigården.
Bastian Schiffthaler has improved the genome information from aspen and developed bioinformatic tools.
Researchers have mapped environmental factors leading to whitefish dividing into different "sibling species".
SSF supports a hydrogen research centre led by KTH and including Umeå researchers.
Professor Anna Linusson Jonsson receives the Faculty of Science and Technology's Collaboration award.
Researchers have been awarded SEK 4 million to test a new method for cleaning contaminated sediments.
Dominic Vachon receives the award for his research on greenhouse gases in inland waters.
Frida Torell has studied how metabolite samples can be interpreted when there are only a few available.
Algoryx has been awarded for implementation of industry grade physics simulation in Unreal Engine.
Jean Claude Nzayisenga validates method to analyse lipid, carbohydrate and protein content of microalgae.
UPSC study show that genetically modified wood have a higher energy yield for the production of biofuels.
Chanaka Mannapperuma has developed user-friendly bioinformatics tools for plant biologists.
Stream restauration projects planned at the landscape scale leads to the best results.
Scientists take steps towards capturing a molecular movie of how oxygen-oxygen bond formation occurs.
After graduation, Mar Edo keeps working on the waste management industry.
A regulatory system of toxin and antitoxin proteins in bacteria can be a defense system against viral attack.
Nature Communcations: Absence of earthworms can explain why Arctic plants are starving for nitrogen.
The key agent is graphene oxide. The authors have applied for patent for the method to prepare dispersions.
An international research group has investigated a strain of multi drug resistant tuberculosis from Ukraine.
Research reveales how regulate muscle relaxation protein undergoes structural change in a critical phase.
With remote analysis techniques, researchers gain better understanding of tundra regions becoming greener.
Christiane Funk and Venkata Krishna Kumar Upadhyayula are on IVA's list over sustainable research.
The Graduate School of Gender Studies is recruiting five PhD students.
In the summer, doctoral students Johan Leander and Sven Norman go into an intense period out in the field.
Four-stranded DNA associated with the onset of cancer can be detected with a fluorescent molecule.
UPSC Researchers demonstrate that death of certain cells in the root facilitate growth of lateral roots
The unexpected ecological pattern is the conclusion of a study about biodiversity in competitive environments.
Umeå physicists are the first to show high stability of the porous nanomaterial COF-1.
Sjoerd Wanrooij gets another five-year period as Wallenberg Academy Fellow.
Abdellah Lakehal has studied how the initiation of adventitious roots is regulated at the molecular level.