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Research at Faculty of Science and Technology

The faculty's research spans a wide field and is worldleading in several areas. Highly current topics are AI, infection research, and research related to the genetic scissor due to the Nobel Prize in Chemistry to Emmanuelle Charpentier. Lifelong learning is an overall theme at the university during 2021. Through the formation of Umeå Center for Architecture, Design and Art, UmArts, Architecture and Industrial Design been given increased opportunities to strengthen its research environments.


The revolutionary CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing tool

CRISPR-Cas9 was discovered here by Emmanuelle Charpentier, recipient of the 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.

Cancer research saving lives

Oncology is the study of tumour diseases and their treatment.

Infection biology

Umeå University is at the international forefront in the research area of infection biology.

Campus Bigården apiary

Campus Umeå is a pollinator friendly place that contributes to biodiversity.

Umeå Centre for Architecture, Design and the Arts

UmArts is the Research Centre for Architecture, Design and the Arts at Umeå University.

Meet our scientists

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

Professors who have been installed since 2016 are presented here.

Honorary doctors

The faculty has appointed honorary doctors since 1972.

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?
Research News

Read about all the exciting research results at the Faculty of Science and Technology.

Films about research

To be or not be GMO

Stefan Jansson, Professor at the Department of plant physiology, in a TED-talk about GMO.

Contact me if you have questions about the faulty´s research:

Robert Johansson
Other position, associate professor
Latest update: 2022-11-03