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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.

Information about the coronavirus

Information about the coronavirus for students, faculty and staff  (Updated: 19 October 2021).

Umeå University removes most of its COVID-19 measures from 30 September as national restrictions are lifted.

Latest news

New comprehensive ecosystem of qualified AI research

New decision from Vice-Chancellor about AI.

Heating system of a building help reduce carbon dioxide emissions and energy cost

Anjan Rao Puttige, Industrial Doctoral School, used the hospital as a case study in his dissertation.

Can AI Fight Cancer?

That issue, and others, were discussed by researchers at the Faculty of Medicine's AI Day.

IceLab and the Medical Faculty launch AI Hackathon Pitch

Collaboration between researchers in Life science and in AI and machine learning can lead to progress.

MIMS Spotlight Series: Nóra meets post doctor Barbara Forró

Barbaras goal was to work with bioinformatics, programing, sequence data analyses.

Latest features

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

Mathematicians call him ecologist, ecologists call him mathematician. André is comfortable interdisciplinair.

Chemistry students study molecules in a VR environment

Through VR glasses, students can twist and turn molecular models and see chemical reactions in 3D.

An arctic adventure

Icebreaker Oden is soon on its way northward. On board are researcher ready for new discoveries.

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Science outreach events

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

Collaborate with us

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