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“Important to keep things going  and motivate the students"
“Important to keep things going and motivate the students"

Chemistry instructor William Siljebo thinks it's important to help the students with study techinques.

Technology to enable intelligent embedded systems
Technology to enable intelligent embedded systems

Tomas Nordström, professor of Intelligent Embedded Systems is studying advanced learning computer systems.

Socially intelligent systems in collaboration with humans
Socially intelligent systems in collaboration with humans

Helena Lindgren's research comprises basic research in AI and applications for increased health.

Chemistry that turns biomass into petrol
Chemistry that turns biomass into petrol

Jyri-Pekka Mikkola's research group have invented renewable petrol. Can they put the system into production?

Maps to explore the information space
Maps to explore the information space

Martin Rosvall is professor of theoretical physics with a specialization in computational science

"Ask others how things are going and take walks outside"
"Ask others how things are going and take walks outside"

Jakob Ljungkvist is enrolled in the media and communication studies programme and is studying remotely.

Full list of Profiles and Features

Genetically modified fish assisting in the fight against cancer
Marléne Landström's research could lead to better treatment and more effective drugs to treat prostate cancer.
Published: 10 Feb, 2020
The birth of sustainable development
Ulf Holmgren on the UN report "Our common future" which was crucial to viewpoints on sustainability.
Published: 24 Feb, 2020
Mixed forests are the future
Properly mixed forests are more valuable than the present-day monoculture, according to Micael Jonsson.
Published: 24 Feb, 2020
From filthy industry to eco-friendly company
Ann-Kristin Bergquist studies the development of climate transitions in trade and industry.
Published: 13 Feb, 2020
“Important to keep things going and motivate the students”
Chemistry instructor William Siljebo thinks it's important to help the students with study techinques.
Published: 21 Apr, 2020
Technology to enable intelligent embedded systems
Tomas Nordström, professor of Intelligent Embedded Systems is studying advanced learning computer systems.
Published: 22 Apr, 2020
Socially intelligent systems in collaboration with humans
Helena Lindgren's research comprises basic research in AI and applications for increased health.
Published: 22 Apr, 2020
So much more edible food can be saved
The gastronomy programme is collaborating with a waste company to change behaviours and reduce food wastage.
Published: 26 Feb, 2020
Serious health consequences
Peter Byass is one of the Umeå researchers that contribute to the Lancet Countdown global health report.
Published: 13 Feb, 2020
Chemistry that turns biomass into petrol
Jyri-Pekka Mikkola's research group have invented renewable petrol. Can they put the system into production?
Published: 31 Jan, 2020
Future people in our hands
The idea of sustainability takes future people into account. But who are they? Kalle Grill seeks answers.
Published: 20 Feb, 2020
Maps to explore the information space
Martin Rosvall is professor of theoretical physics with a specialization in computational science
Published: 14 Apr, 2020
"Ask others how things are going and take walks outside"
Jakob Ljungkvist is enrolled in the media and communication studies programme and is studying remotely.
Published: 08 Apr, 2020
When Umeå University completely transitioned to distance learning
Interview with Deputy Vice-Chancellor Heidi Hansson on the complete transition to distance education.
Published: 07 Apr, 2020
“Set many alarm clocks and return to a normal school day routine"
Raman Ali, Master’s programme in industrial engineering and management, on studying remotely.
Published: 07 Apr, 2020