The Department of Physics belongs to the Faculty of Science and Technology at Umeå University.
At present about 100 people work at the new Department of Physics, professors, lecturers, researchers, guest professors, postdocs, doctoral students, and technical and administrative staff.
We carry out research and research education in various fields, for example in optical physics, nonlinear physics, plasma physics, general relativity, condensed matter physics and nanotechnology, photonics, biological physics, complex networks, space physics and physics education.
Umeå researchers establish climate regions based on vertebrates' distribution in a new study in eLife.
The research focuses on accurate data of highly excited energy levels of important molecules in astrophysics.
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