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Faculty of Science and Technology

Our Faculty has 3 300 full-time students, around 200 doctoral students and a strong research. The eleven departments of the faculty comprises research and education within architecture, biology, chemistry, computing science, industrial design, mathematics, physics, teaching, and technology.

Information about the coronavirus

Information about the coronavirus for students, faculty and staff  (Updated: 4 May 2021).

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Doctoral students learn how to tell science stories
Doctoral students learn how to tell science stories

15 PhD students have honed their messages during the course Science Communication.

New approaches to identifying substitutes for hazardous chemicals
New approaches to identifying substitutes for hazardous chemicals

A correct assessment of risks with chemicals that replace those that are banned is hampered by lack of data.

New simulation tool for covid-19 beats epidemiological models
New simulation tool for covid-19 beats epidemiological models

The simulation tool that is being developed at Umeå University now shows excellent results.

Breakthrough in the understanding of a protein with a key role in cancer
Breakthrough in the understanding of a protein with a key role in cancer

The neutron reflexometry method gives scientists atomic-level insight into the behaviour of the protein Bcl-2.

AI that benefit us all
AI that benefit us all

A video on the research programs WASP and WASP-HS.

Streams and rivers emit more carbon dioxide at night than day
Streams and rivers emit more carbon dioxide at night than day

A study by Gerard Rocher Ros shows that the flux may be greater than previously thought.

Latest features

Sweden's new Arctic strategy lacking local input
Sweden's new Arctic strategy lacking local input

The Minister of Foreign Affairs presented Sweden's new Arctic strategy at Umeå Arctic Forum.

Open climate for groundbreaking research
Open climate for groundbreaking research

Many testify that Umeå University has a special climate for research.

Sustainability and transformation require an interdisciplinary approach
Sustainability and transformation require an interdisciplinary approach

Jon Moen is professor at EMG and steering group member in Umeå Transformation Research Initiative.

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Science outreach events
Science outreach events

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

Collaborate with us
Collaborate with us

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