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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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Climate Impacts Research Centre welcomes new director

Pär Byström wants to develop one of the world's leading centers for climate research in the Arctic.

Kary Främling, professor vid institutionen för datavetenskap, sitter vid skrivbord med en dator och en skärm på väggen
The mysterious "black box" of AI has been opened by Umeå professor

Professor Kary Främling can explain results, actions or recommendations made by the majority of AI systems.

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Prejudices favour neither students nor the IT industry

Getting more women and non-binary people to understand the opportunities in IT is a priority.

Microbes hitchhike to the sea

Freshwater microbes hitchhike with plastic particles to the sea. Does it affect microbes in seawater?

EU project develops technology for the green transition of the cement industry

Umeå University is paving the way for a sustainable future by electrifying the cement and lime industry.

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Environmental awareness – the key to successful reef restoration

More consideration to current and future environmental conditions may improve coral reef restoration success.

Latest features

Man framför filmduk som visar en matematisk matris. Han bär ljusblå skjorta och han har en mikrofonmygga kring örat.
From a techy childhood to a multinational tech company

Thomas Nilsson, former computing science student and PhD student, talks about his career path in an interview.

Nicolò Maccaferri
Physics meets magic as Nicolò Maccaferri tames the light

His research lays the foundation for the light-operated and energy-efficient computers of the future.

“I was often the only female physicist among the men”

As a young woman in Poland, Aleksandra Foltynowicz broke the norms when she followed her passion for physics.

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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.