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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.

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Small-scale X-rays challenge the large electron accelerators
Small-scale X-rays challenge the large electron accelerators

Physicist László Veisz, significantly reduces the divergence of laser-driven X-ray radiation

A better understanding of how soil carbon is distributed in the Arctic
A better understanding of how soil carbon is distributed in the Arctic

Two new studies emphasize the variability of soil organic carbon in the Arctic permafrost region.

A new way to uncover targets for future antibiotics
A new way to uncover targets for future antibiotics

Maria Fällman and Kemal Avican made their idea into a interdisciplinary project together with Icelab.

The distribution of vertebrate animals redefines temperate and cold climate regions
The distribution of vertebrate animals redefines temperate and cold climate regions

Umeå researchers establish climate regions based on vertebrates' distribution in a new study in eLife.

Robots in a group that can be trusted and understood
Robots in a group that can be trusted and understood

Umeå researchers study groups of robots that interact with each other and groups of people.

The Swedish Research Council asks researchers about research data management
The Swedish Research Council asks researchers about research data management

The Swedish Research Council invite researchers to participate in a survey about research data management.

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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.