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Profiles and Features

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

Rector Sofia Lundberg leaves USBE

At the end of this year, she will hand the reigns over and return to being a professor of economics.

Full list of Profiles and Features

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: 2021-06-24
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: 2021-06-16
VR glasses help students visualize molecules
Through VR glasses, students can twist and turn molecular models and see chemical reactions in 3D.
Published: 2021-06-10
Strategies for self-management crucial for COPD patients
Several strategies for physical exercise have been studied at Umeå University.
Published: 2021-06-07
An arctic adventure
Icebreaker Oden is soon on its way northward. On board are researcher ready for new discoveries.
Published: 2021-06-03
Guiding students through unknown terrains
Catherine Lions is awarded for her educational skills and strong commitment to her students.
Published: 2021-06-03
Developing accurate statistical methods
Award-winning researcher Tetiana Gorbach develops methods to analyse longitudinal data.
Published: 2021-06-03
Climate change impacts on infectious disease epidemiology
Research coordinator Junwen Guo studies climate change impacts on infectious disease epidemiology
Published: 2021-06-03
Driven by passion and curiosity
Oscar Stålnacke has been awarded the 2021 USBE Scientific Award in Business Administration.
Published: 2021-06-03
ROBUST portrait: Siarhei Manzhynski
On studying coopetition, taking a second PhD degree, and doing things with mindfulness.
Published: 2021-05-24
Symposium on Covid-19 showed the complexity of the pandemic
Highlighting the importance of a multidisciplinary approach to pandemics.
Published: 2021-05-24
ROBUST portrait: Alice Annelin
On passion for sustainability education and new ways to think about accounting.
Published: 2021-04-27
Ready to take on environmental and globalisation issues
Dohee Kim left Sweden as an independent entrepreneur.
Published: 2021-04-16
Why should you study at Umeå University?
2020 was a record year for the total number of students. Three students explain why they chose Umeå.
Published: 2021-04-13
ROBUST portrait: Johan Jansson
On climate transitions in the transportation system, opportunities and risks of circular economy.
Published: 2021-04-06