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The faculty's research spans over a wide field and is world leading in several areas. A highly current theme that we raise in various ways at our faculty is Artificial Intelligence. Sustainability is a general theme at Umeå University in 2020.



Government missions

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

Read more about the research at our Faculty

Which projects are run? How are the researchers grouped? What technology do our researchers have access to?

New professors and honorary doctors

Meet our scientists

Our scientist are keen to share their science in many ways: interviews, lectures, features and science outreach events.

Films about research

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

Stefan Jansson, Professor at the Department 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.


Contact me if you have questions

Ingrid Söderbergh
Communications officer