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From Ai to plant science and protein chemistry. Our scientists work in wide range of areas from chemistry, biology and computing science to mathematics, physics and design.

Latest research news

Changing Things - Designing for Transparency in a Digital World
Changing Things - Designing for Transparency in a Digital World

In Changing Things: Future of Objects in a Digital World, design of digital products are analysed .

More research news

8 million SEK to expertise network for sample preparation
Published: 29 Jan, 2019

Researcher Linda Sandblad receives a grant for improving the accessibility of national infrastructures.

Aesthetic experiences in the gallery of mathematics
Published: 23 Oct, 2014

Manya Raman-Sundström and Lars-Daniel Öhman are tackling beauty in mathematics with great enthusiasm.

American PhD students study global climate problems at Umeå University
Published: 11 Jun, 2019

US PhD students visit CIRC this summer to research the role of arctic lakes and rivers in the carbon cycle.

Arctic lakes and rivers can lose the diversity of freshwater species
Published: 22 May, 2019

Climate change threatens the Arctic freshwater ecosystems according to a new report published in May.

Films about research

Film: To be or not be GMO
To be or not be GMO

Stefan Jansson, professor of plant physiology, in a TED-talk about GMO.

Film: Tea time for scientists
Tea time for scientists

Scientists from all over the world using tea bags to measure soil decomposition gathered at Umeå University.

New professors and honorary doctors

Government missions

We are researching the Baltic Sea and energy on the government's mission.

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