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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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Jens ZamanianUniversitetslektor vid Institutionen för fysikRoll: Studierektor
Physicist receives pedagogical award

Jens Zamanian is awarded the Faculty of Science and Technology's pedagogical prize 2024.

Marie Curie
Curie millions for postdoctoral research in Umeå

Several postdoc projects receive funding from EU within the ´Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions programme.

Bild på Klara Leffler som justerar PET-maskinen.
New methods for safer examination of cancer patients

Improved data collection in PET scans increases patient safety and comfort.

Javad Forough’s findings could lead to better healthcare

Since 2020, Javad has researched and studied algorithms to improve healthcare, for example.

Alexandr Talyzin
New non-toxic method for producing high-quality graphene oxide

Produces significantly fewer defects compared to the most commonly used method today.

Four people, two seated and two standing, have a meeting with a smiling man on a screen
Microbial eco-evolutionary research collaboration with Korea

STINT-funded research collaboration with Inha University researchers begins with a visit to Incheon, Korea

Latest features

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.

David Wardle: “Through knowledge we can save and restore ecosystems”

He researches how ecosystems are affected by environmental changes and how the effects can be mitigated.

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Science outreach events

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

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