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Laleh and her team

Magnetic camera as a research tool

“All life is problem solving”

In his research Frank Figge tackles sustainability issues crucial for the future of mankind.

Is ‘Lagom’ part of degrowth?

Fika Pitch on how the concept of 'lagom' in a Swedish context can be seen from a degrowth perspective.

From subject teacher to professor

Maria Rönnlund, new professor of educational work, has studied pupils’ participation and influence at school.

How sport is organised affects society

How do sport organisations distribute power and resources? Read interview with professor Josef Fahlén.

New associate professors at Umeå School of Architecture

Newly recruited associate professors from four countries strengthen Umeå School of Architecture.

Full list of Profiles and Features

CARE: Indigenous rights and open data
Indigenous peoples see open science both as progress and as a source of worry. One suggested solution is CARE.
Published: 17 Jan, 2022
About hard to find topics in the library system
Can library search tools affect how we view research?
Published: 16 Jan, 2022
Meet the only neuro/anestesiolog in Sweden
Magnetic camera as a research tool
Published: 14 Jan, 2022
RiseB portrait: Karl Johan Bonnedahl
On strong sustainability, social innovation and the existential dimension of research work.
Published: 01 Dec, 2021
“All life is problem solving”
In his research Frank Figge tackles sustainability issues crucial for the future of mankind.
Published: 15 Nov, 2021
Is ‘Lagom’ part of degrowth?
Fika Pitch on how the concept of 'lagom' in a Swedish context can be seen from a degrowth perspective.
Published: 15 Nov, 2021
I saw the need for public health intervention
Cartrine Anyango, PhD student at the Department of epidemiology and global health, want to make difference.
Published: 04 Nov, 2021
From subject teacher to professor
Maria Rönnlund, new professor of educational work, has studied pupils’ participation and influence at school.
Published: 28 Oct, 2021
How sport is organised affects society
How do sport organisations distribute power and resources? Read interview with professor Josef Fahlén.
Published: 25 Oct, 2021
They strengthen the academic environment with new perspectives
Newly recruited associate professors from four countries strengthen Umeå School of Architecture.
Published: 20 Oct, 2021
RiseB portrait: Quang Evansluong
On societal challenges in Sweden and Vietnam and being a researcher with a multicultural background.
Published: 13 Oct, 2021
“We need to stop telling women to step up”
If you ask Ann Öhman, the uneven gender distribution in academia is no insoluble problem.
Published: 12 Oct, 2021
Fearless and ground-breaking environmental economist
Runar Brännlund, one of Umeå University’s most outspoken voices is preparing to draw back.
Published: 06 Oct, 2021
Studying the interplay between host cell and pathogen
Barbara Sixt wants to know how human cells can fight pathogenic bacteria.
Published: 04 Oct, 2021
Head of the Arctic Research School
Arcum welcomes our new colleague Linda Lundmark
Published: 01 Oct, 2021