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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.

Expert lectures on antibiotic resistance in aquatic environments
Published: 2022-12-02

The collaboration with the researcher started through the South Africa - Sweden University Forum, SASUF.

Exchange of knowledge and mingling when KBC celebrated 15 years
Published: 2022-11-17

KBC celebrated its 15th anniversary with a scientific conference with many interactive opportunities

Scientists uncover widespread clearcutting of old Swedish forests
Published: 2022-11-14

Between 2003 and 2019 almost a fourth of Sweden's last old unprotected natural forests have disappeared.

Voices from KBC 2022
Published: 2022-11-03

Information flows, the research infrastructures are important and the “we-feeling” is growing stronger at KBC.

Sustainable campus: management important for gender equality
Published: 2022-11-02

Master’s students in environmental science have worked on how Umeå University can become more sustainable.

Discovery of exciting bacteria in underground caves in Africa
Published: 2022-10-14

Researchers from Umeå University, SLU and Algeria have found bacteria in previously unexplored caves.

Melting permafrost increases greenhouse gas from arctic lakes
Published: 2022-10-05

When permafrost melts greenhouse gas emission from arctic lakes increase, as quantified in a new study.

Arctic lakes act as “reactors” or “chimneys” for carbon dioxide
Published: 2022-09-27

The period of ice-cover and subsequent ice-melt is important for understanding CO2 emission from arctic lakes.

Several Umeå researchers participated in the national space meeting in Lund
Published: 2022-08-04

Maria Hamrin, docent in space plasma physics, is chair of the Swedish Space Scientists' Collaboration Group.

The Environmental Archaeological Lab takes over pollen measurements in Umeå
Published: 2022-08-03

The pollen trap is located on a roof on campus. Data is reported to the Swedish Museum of Natural History.

Environmental measures in regulated rivers with little loss in power production
Published: 2022-08-03

Researchers present 28 ecological regulation scenarios with environmental benefits on electricity production.

Monitoring staff with a license to dive
Published: 2022-06-30

Staff at Umeå Marine Sciences Centre have gained certificates for diving down to a depth of 30 meters.

Global changes affect algal production in northern lakes
Published: 2022-06-01

Global warming, acidification recovery and changes in land use caused warming and browning of northern lakes.

Climate Impacts Research Centre receives donation of SEK 2 million
Published: 2021-12-30

A private individual has chosen to bequeath two million kronor to climate research at Umeå University.

Master’s students suggest actions for a sustainable campus
Published: 2021-11-23

Social sustainability is in focus when students challenge the university’s sustainability measures.

MIMS highlights World Antimicrobial Awareness Week 2021
Published: 2021-11-18

Today, World Antimicrobial Awareness Week kicks off and MIMS launches a series of articles.

Millions to research on the role of forests in climate change
Published: 2021-11-01

Per Stenberg receives a grant of almost 16 million SEK for research on the role of forests in climate change.

Insects in focus for French students during internship in Umeå
Published: 2021-08-09

Honeybees and wood-living insects has been in focus during Erasmus practice.

Umeå University participates in the Gothenburg Science Festival
Published: 2021-08-02

In April, Gothenburg bursts with popular science activities. Natuschka Lee will give a lecture on pollinators

Prohibition of zero tapping in hydropower plants has benefits
Published: 2021-06-29

More environmentally friendly flows in regulated rivers only lead to small losses in hydropower production.

The Pollen Hunt starts and a week is dedicated to pollinators
Published: 2021-06-21

School pupils begin the Pollen Hunt and the Pollination week is dedicated to pollinating insects.

Forestry has little impact on the genetic diversity of the spruce
Published: 2021-06-18

Genetic variation in spruce does not differ significantly between cultivated and old forest in Västerbotten.

Guest professorship focuses on sustainable life along Vindelälven
Published: 2021-06-07

Guest professor Julian D. Olden will focus his research on sustainable life along Vindelälven.

Latest update: 2018-12-05