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Profiles and Features

Johan RedströmProfessor vid Designhögskolan vid Umeå universitet
Sustainable design for the future goes beyond individual needs

Researcher Johan Redström challenges the traditional view of design and who it is really for.

Åsa Strand,  professor vid Institutionen för fysiologisk botanik
Understanding plant signaling systems for more resilient crops

Åsa Strand wants to develop robust crops to ensure food security for the world's population.

Del av jordklotet. Europa sett från rymden med atmosfär och moln.
Building Bridges Through Erasmus+

Umeå University's Erasmus+ Collaboration with Ukrainian and Moldovan Higher Education Institutions.

Man framför filmduk som visar en matematisk matris. Han bär ljusblå skjorta och han har en mikrofonmygga kring örat.
From a techy childhood to a multinational tech company

Thomas Nilsson, former computing science student and PhD student, talks about his career path in an interview.

Nicolò Maccaferri
Physics meets magic as Nicolò Maccaferri tames the light

His research lays the foundation for the light-operated and energy-efficient computers of the future.

Elsa Karlsson Gustafsson
Winner of the Parliaments essay Award 2023

A day at work of Elsa Karlsson Gustafsson

Full list of Profiles and Features

How the body is affected by sleep deprivation and darkness
Maria Nordin, associate professor of psychology, explains why sleep is so important for our health.
Published: 2022-11-09
I believe in team thinking and collaboration
The interest in science led into a world where collaboration is the key to success.
Published: 2022-10-19
The 11th IceLab Camp exceeded the participants’ expectations
18 researchers at different career stages met for a creative camp in Granö.
Published: 2022-10-12
The walls of the cell - vital in the fight against many diseases
Viruses create small spaces of their own in cells membrane, where they secretly can do great harm.
Published: 2022-09-28
Four-stranded DNA in a new type of cancer therapy
Nasim Sabouris research findings are forming the basis for efforts to develop new cancer therapeutics.
Published: 2022-09-27
“If we continue to eat like we do today we will destroy the planet”
To tackle climate change, we must eat less meat. But what really makes people change their diets?
Published: 2022-09-21
Anders wants to reduce debris and interference in MRI
Anders Garpebring wants to get sharper and clearer results from images of cancerous tumors, with help of AI.
Published: 2022-09-02
Independent, knowledge-seeking students are the goal
Oskar Hemmingsson on taking a docentship, teaching and the challenges of the autumn.
Published: 2022-08-23
I want to show that their own wings carry
Maria Sandström, who was awarded the rose of the semester last spring, makes the students feel welcome.
Published: 2022-08-15
Psychiatric drugs may cause adverse cardiac event in young people
ADHD drugs has not been tested in combination with other drugs or in children with different conditions.
Published: 2022-08-15
Research strengthens the quality of life of older people
Annika Toots have focused on the promotion of health and well-being in older people.
Published: 2022-06-21
High-intensity interval training helps patients with COPD
Andre Nyberg wants to see if high-intensity exercise improve quality of life for people with lungdisease COPD.
Published: 2022-06-21
VR - The future of teaching
Is VR the new classroom technology?
Published: 2022-06-16
Swedish course for foreign scientists focuses on daring to speak
Questions and laughter abound when internationally recruited researchers meet for an intensive Swedish course.
Published: 2022-06-16
Genetics, environment and health
What particularly interests Sophia Harlid is how the environment affects us during sensitive time periods.
Published: 2022-06-01