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Faculty of Science and Technology

Our Faculty has 3 300 full-time students, 1 000 employees, and a strong research. The eleven departments of the faculty comprises research and education within architecture, biology, chemistry, computing science, industrial design, mathematics, physics, educational science, and technology.

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Latest news

The CBCS infrastructure selected to be part of EU research infrastructure

EU-OPENSCREEN integrates high-throughput screening platforms in chemical biology across Europe.

Mathematician and computer scientist receive pedagogical award

Lisa Hed and Lena Kallin Westin are awarded the Faculty of Science and Technology's Pedagogical Prize 2022.

Several Umeå researchers participated in the national space meeting in Lund

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

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

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

Collaboration award to research trio in energy engineering

They are awarded for the creation of a competence center for sustainable production of cement and quicklime.

Latest features

Swedish course for foreign scientists focuses on daring to speak

Questions and laughter abound when internationally recruited researchers meet for an intensive Swedish course.

New associate professors at Umeå School of Architecture

Newly recruited associate professors from four countries strengthen Umeå School of Architecture.

Visiting professor André de Roos shakes up established ideas in theoretical ecology

Mathematicians call him ecologist, ecologists a mathematician. André is a comfortable interdisciplinaire.

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Science outreach events

Umeå University researchers disseminate their research outside the University through various events.

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Our faculty works actively to develop its interaction with the surrounding community.