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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

The interest in people led to the medical profession
We have met Malin Sjöström and talked about the new medical school and her new exciting research idea!
Published: 2022-05-30
"Unequal conditions risk becoming normalised"
An Umeå-based analysis has been conducted on sexual harassment and gender-based vulnerability in academia.
Published: 2022-05-20
Umeå University takes a holistic approach to open science
The university-wide project for how to manage research data throughout their lifecycle.
Published: 2022-05-17
Towards a new reward system for open science
We met Gustav Nilsonne, to talk about reward systems and the present conditions for doing research.
Published: 2022-05-06
The professor who feels that anything is possible!
Per Lindqvist is the professor who is driven by his curiosity to understand everything a little better
Published: 2022-04-22
ROBUST portrait: Elin Nilsson
On antibiotic resistance, the future of milk, and the challenge of making the right choice as a consumer.
Published: 2022-03-28
It's OK to have heart palpitations and get short of breath
Reproductive and sexual health in women and men with congenital heart disease is a fairly unexplored area.
Published: 2022-03-18
AI-teknologi – på frammarsch inom medicinen
Professor Jenny Persson sees great opportunities for AI in the field of medicine.
Published: 2022-03-09
Who benefits from gender equality
Maria Carbin, Professor of Gender Studies, investigates what underlying norms shape policy reforms.
Published: 2022-02-24
ROBUST portrait: Lucas Haskell
On social innovations for ecological crises, and ups and downs of doing a PhD.
Published: 2022-02-22
Designing the tax system in the best possible way
Thomas Aronsson, Professor of Economics, examines issues that all the world's politicians are grappling with.
Published: 2022-02-17
Women's hearts in focus for research
She is researching heart rate variability in women.
Published: 2022-02-01
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: 2022-01-17
About hard to find topics in the library system
Can library search tools affect how we view research?
Published: 2022-01-16
Meet the only neuro/anestesiolog in Sweden
Magnetic camera as a research tool
Published: 2022-01-14