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New associate professors at Umeå School of Architecture

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

“We need to stop telling women to step up”

If you ask Ann Öhman, the uneven gender distribution in academia is no insoluble problem.

Fearless and ground-breaking environmental economist

Runar Brännlund, one of Umeå University’s most outspoken voices is preparing to draw back.

Studying the interplay between host cell and pathogen

Barbara Sixt wants to know how human cells can fight pathogenic bacteria.

Visiting professor André de Roos shakes up established ideas in theoretical ecology

Mathematicians call him ecologist, ecologists call him mathematician. André is comfortable interdisciplinair.

Wants to get closer to a solution to Parkinson’s disease

Sara af Bjerkén is determined to figure out what role noradrenaline has in this context.

Full list of Profiles and Features

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
Visiting professor André de Roos shakes up established ideas in theoretical ecology
Mathematicians call him ecologist, ecologists call him mathematician. André is comfortable interdisciplinair.
Published: 29 Sep, 2021
Sustainable for Arctic forest owners
Biodiversity has become more important for forest owners in the north, but the reason is still unknown.
Published: 27 Sep, 2021
International collaboration leads to a firm foundation
International collaboration leads to strong research of high quality within the research programme EcoChange.
Published: 24 Sep, 2021
Wants to get closer to a solution to Parkinson’s disease
Sara af Bjerkén is determined to figure out what role noradrenaline has in this context.
Published: 22 Sep, 2021
A challenge to find the solution to pancreatic cancer
Pancreatic cancer can resist most existing treatments and the five-year survival rate is low.
Published: 24 Jun, 2021
What does zero tolerance mean in practice?
How are suspected cases actually handled in the organisation and what conditions are in place to take action?
Published: 16 Jun, 2021
VR glasses help students visualize molecules
Through VR glasses, students can twist and turn molecular models and see chemical reactions in 3D.
Published: 10 Jun, 2021
Strategies for self-management crucial for COPD patients
Several strategies for physical exercise have been studied at Umeå University.
Published: 07 Jun, 2021
An arctic adventure
Icebreaker Oden is soon on its way northward. On board are researcher ready for new discoveries.
Published: 03 Jun, 2021