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Many visitors got inspired by the plant’s world
Published: 21 May, 2019

On Saturday, 18th of May, the 5th Fascination of Plants Day was celebrated in Umeå with a public event.

The Kempe Foundation issues major funding for integrated structural biology
Published: 17 May, 2019

A large grant from Kempe initiates a postdoctoral programme to stimulate bold structural biology research.

New strategy may improve tuberculosis treatment
Published: 09 May, 2019

An American-Umeå team shows in PNAS a molecule that prevents resistance to antibiotic treating tuberculosis.

Just One-Third of the World’s Longest Rivers Remain Free-Flowing
Published: 08 May, 2019

A study in Nature shows new global assessment of the planet’s remaining free-flowing rivers.

High Greenhouse gas emissions from Western Siberian lakes
Published: 11 Apr, 2019

A study by CIRC in Nature Communications shows that CO2-emissions from Western Siberia lakes are high.

Collaboration with industry generates funding for solar energy researchers
Published: 09 Apr, 2019

Kempe Foundations grants SEK 700,000 to world-class spectrophotometer for the Department of Physics.

Three new WCMM Fellows at the Faculty of Medicine
Published: 29 Mar, 2019

New group leaders will conduct research on brain tumors, prostate cancer and antimicrobial resistance

Judith Sarneel is hosting the university's research blogg
Published: 27 Mar, 2019

The grass is always greener... or is it?

Ecologist receives Umeå municipality’s Scientific Prize 2019
Published: 14 Mar, 2019

David Seekell, CIRC, receives 2019 Umeå municipality scientific prize for young researchers.

Can smarter forest buffer strips along streams help to mitigate climate change?
Published: 13 Mar, 2019

Marcus Klaus studies how forestry greenhouse gas emissions is reduced by buffer strips along streams.

Yaowen Wu is awarded the Göran Gustafsson Prize in molecular biology
Published: 04 Mar, 2019

Yaowen Wu, professor of biochemistry, has been awarded the Göran Gustafsson Prize in molecular biology.

“Fast like an electron”: the best team in the KBC Stafetten 2019
Published: 27 Feb, 2019

Sixteen teams participated in the KBC Skidstafetten 2019, annual cross-country skiing relay arranged by KBC.

Elegant generation of multiple beams for filming electron motion
Published: 26 Feb, 2019

Physicist shows laser generated twin-electron and x-ray beams for filming electron motion in matter.

Plant communities do not take the same route from A to B as from B to A
Published: 25 Feb, 2019

Ecologists present experimental evidence to date for alternative transient states of plant societys.

New possibilities for light-emitting plastics with patterned light
Published: 12 Feb, 2019

Mattias Lindh shows that the thickness of ultra-thin light-emitting plastics is important for brightness.

Motor enzyme protects genome through several mechanisms
Published: 08 Feb, 2019

A helicase, Pfh1, can protect the genome from DNA obstacles and damages associated with cancer.

Umeå researcher on the top list of future biochemists
Published: 31 Jan, 2019

American Chemical Society's journal Biochemistry appoints Yaowen Wu as future top biochemistry researcher.

8 million SEK to expertise network for sample preparation
Published: 29 Jan, 2019

Researcher Linda Sandblad receives a grant for improving the accessibility of national infrastructures.

Mixed forests deliver more – but only if mixed correctly!
Published: 22 Jan, 2019

New study gives advice on how to mix the right tree species for tree production and other ecosystem services.

Design-Build-Test course - future engineers solve future problems
Published: 17 Jan, 2019

The engineering students from the Design-Build-Test course presented the innovative outcome of their projects

Umeå researcher one of five to receive Starting Grant
Published: 18 Dec, 2018

Ronnie Berntsson is one of five researchers in Sweden to receive a Swedish Foundations Starting Grant 2018.

The Swedish Research Council grants 25.2 MSEK to flavivirus project
Published: 14 Dec, 2018

The Swedish Research Council has granted a flavivirus project in a call within infection och antibiotics

Ronnie Berntsson new WCMM Fellow
Published: 14 Dec, 2018

The Wallenberg Centre for Molecular Medicine (WCMM) has recruited a new group leader in infection biology.

Climate change challenges Norway spruce and its set of symbiotic microorganisms
Published: 27 Nov, 2018

Climate change will affect Norway spruce and also bacteria and fungi that live in symbiosis with the tree.

Developing molecules that disarm Listeria and Chlamydia bacteria
Published: 22 Nov, 2018

Martina Kulén develops new types of antibiotics that do not kill bacteria, but only disarm them.

All genes of the Aspen tree mapped (at last)
Published: 30 Oct, 2018

A team of researchers publish the genomes of two species of aspen trees.

Large amounts of antimicrobial substances in Swedish sewage treatment plants
Published: 29 Oct, 2018

A new dissertation shows that new technology can reduce emissions from sewage treatment plants.

Good news for fishermen: “Browning” impacts fish less than expected
Published: 15 Aug, 2018

Water color is getting darker in lakes across the planet. This phenomenon, known as “browning,” w...