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

Latest research news

Drug residues make bottom-dwelling animals walking pills
Drug residues make bottom-dwelling animals walking pills

Annelie Lagesson shows that small bottom-dwelling organisms are the largest recipients of drug residues.

Films about research

Film: Methyl mercury in zooplankton increases
Methyl mercury in zooplankton increases

Global warming increases oisonous methylmercury in zooplankton research by Erik Björn shows.

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.

New professors and honorary doctors are installed every year

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New professors

New professors are presented in articles and films.

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Honorary doctors

The faculty has appointed honorary doctors yearly since 1972.

Government missions

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

Ecochange is about marine environmental research commissioned by the government.

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Bio4Energy

Bio4Energy is about energy research on the government's mission.

Read more about our research in engineering and natural sciences

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

Read more about research projects in science and technology.

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Research groups

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Infrastructure

Read more about the tools helping our scientists conduct research of the highest quality.

Meet our scientists

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

Our researchers disseminate their knowledge and their research through various events and public lectures.

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Meet our scientists

Discover more about our scientists through feature articles.

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Expert list

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Research news

Developing molecules that disarm Listeria and Chlamydia bacteria
Published: 22 Nov, 2018

Martina Kulén develops new types of antibiotics that do not kill bacteria, but only disarm them.

Drug residues make bottom-dwelling animals walking pills
Published: 22 Nov, 2018

Annelie Lagesson shows that small bottom-dwelling organisms are the largest recipients of drug residues.

Good news for fishermen: “Browning” impacts fish less than expected
Published: 15 Aug, 2018

Water color is getting darker in lakes across the planet. This phenomenon, known as “browning,” w...

Greenhouse emissions from Siberian rivers peak as permafrost thaws
Published: 04 Sep, 2018

Thawing permafrost makes greenhouse emissions from rivers peak, a recent study from Umeå University shows.

His dissertation is followed by the important establishment years
Published: 29 May, 2018

Nils Skoglund starts to see the light at the end of the tunnel and a more stable life as a researcher.

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