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Skogsungdomarna learn about the history of the northern forest
Published: 2024-05-16

On April 27, 2024, Skogsungdomarna organised a forest history excursion in Kulbäcksliden for their members.

Finalist for prestigious climate research prize
Published: 2024-04-23

For the second year in a row, a Umeå University researcher is a finalist for the Frontiers Planet Prize.

Unique field study on fire-impacted forests
Published: 2024-04-19

During the unusually dry year of 2018, Sweden was hit by numerous forest fires.

Understanding climate warming impacts on carbon release from the tundra
Published: 2024-04-17

A new major study shows that the effects of climate change could be stronger than previously thought.

Keith Larson Awarded the Iwan Bolin Prize
Published: 2024-04-16

Keith Larson at the Arctic Centre is the 2024 recipient of the Iwan Bolin Prize.

IceLab opens project call for shared postdoctoral fellows
Published: 2024-04-10

Project proposals can be submitted until May 27th and an information session is available April 29th.

Pär Byström new director of Climate Impacts Research Centre
Published: 2024-04-10

Pär Byström wants to develop one of the world's leading centers for climate research in the Arctic.

Hitchhikers on plastic particles
Published: 2024-04-04

Freshwater microbes hitchhike with plastic particles to the sea. Does it affect microbes in seawater?

New course on humanity's impact on the planet
Published: 2024-03-12

Deepen your knowledge on how human activity has changed the Earth through the course Global Change Science.

New faculty for Stress Response Modeling excellence center
Published: 2024-03-08

IceLab seeks faculty for Stress Response Modeling excellence center.

Cemal Erdem and Elin Chorell seek collaborators at a Lunch Pitch
Published: 2024-03-01

The pitches covered cancer and disease modeling and the role of sphingolipids in metabolic diseases.

Picturesque, but not pristine: mining-impacted lakes in Northern Sweden
Published: 2024-02-16

Doctoral student Maria Camila Urrea went on a scouting trip to sample several Northern mine-impacted lakes.

Clues from the ice age can help us restore Swedish streams
Published: 2024-02-06

Sweden's last unmodified rivers and streams provide important information for restoring destroyed habitats.

Fun, career, and rights – for postdocs by postdocs
Published: 2023-12-20

Umeå Postdoc Society with 220 postdocs at campus works successfully to improve the postdoc experience.

Environmental monitoring of bacteria strengthens community preparedness against diseases
Published: 2023-12-06

A new thesis reveals how climate change can promote potentially dangerous bacteria in the Baltic Sea.

Major grant will put Umeå at the forefront of tropical climate research
Published: 2023-10-23

Daniel Metcalfe tries to understand the impacts of climate change on the unique biodiversity of cloud forests.

Young Investigators Symposium achieves remarkable success
Published: 2023-10-11

The great interest highlights the need for meeting platforms focusing specifically on postdocs and PhDs.

Exotic tree species in the forest mean loss of grazing land for reindeer
Published: 2023-09-21

Semi-domesticated reindeer avoid winter habitats with exotic lodgepole pine.

Sparkling celebration day for SciLifeLab Site Umeå
Published: 2023-09-20

A celebration of the official opening of the most northern SciLifelab’s national site - in Umeå.

World’s longest lichen declines in a national park
Published: 2023-09-01

Long term study shows 42 percent decline of pendent lichen in national park.

High methane emissions from northern rivers and streams
Published: 2023-08-17

Northern freshwaters release more methane than expected, a study published in Nature shows.

Worrying heat wave in the northern Baltic Sea
Published: 2023-08-15

The heat wave in the northern Baltic Sea in recent weeks is the longest ever recorded.

IceLab receives large grant for interdisciplinary research
Published: 2023-06-27

The Swedish Research Council investigates millions in ground-breaking research environments.

Microbial communities tell us about changes
Published: 2023-05-24

Li Zhao has studied marine microorganisms to find out how they react to climate change.

Sea water is measured every minute
Published: 2023-05-16

A Ferrybox enables water measurements every minute on research vessel KBV 181.

Discover nature with guided excursions on campus
Published: 2023-04-26

Learn more about the flora and fauna around you with guided excursions on campus.

Digitalisation – a threat to climate change or a solution?
Published: 2023-03-24

Symposium gathered researchers from different fields to talk about digitalisation and clime change.

A novel successful way of organising a scientific meeting
Published: 2023-02-16

"CU4 a Life Science Shake-Up" meeting took place on 7-8 February 2023 in Sollefteå

Caroline Blomquist receives pedagogical award
Published: 2023-02-07

Caroline Blomquist receives the Faculty of Science and Technology's pedagogical prize.

UCMR Day gathers infection researchers in Umeå
Published: 2023-01-17

The conference encourages researchers to network and initiate interdisciplinary collaborations.

Latest update: 2018-12-05