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Research

Humlab is a technical and intellectual infrastructure for humanistic issues in relation to information technology and the digital. The unique environment makes it possible to approach research issues in new ways.

Focus Areas

Our researchers and technical specialists develop new tools and methods within a wide range of projects. Research at Humlab is often carried out in collaboration with other actors both within and outside Umeå University. 
Digital methods

From visualizing data, creating text models, to using AI for object recognition in visual material.

Digital practice

What we do with, and through, digital media but also how we relate to digital technology.

Pedagogical development

We contribute with technical expertise and method development in digital pedagogical development projects.

Arts

Art is about visualization of research data and artistic expressions that concern digitization.

Huminfra

Huminfra will work as amake it easier for researchers to find digital resources and expertise in Sweden.

Huminfra

Swe-Clarin

Swe-Clarin is aimed at researchers in the Humanities and Social Sciences who work with speech or text-based materials.

Swe-Clarin

InfraVis

Infravis supports researchers in visualising data, by offering access to expertise and competence development at nine universities.

InfraVis

Projects and affiliated researchers

Research projects

We lead research projects and participate in projects at other departments and higher education institutions.

Affiliation

Our affiliated researchers and doctoral students are an important part of Humlab's research environment.

Research data clinic

Are you a doctoral student or researcher and need help with your research data?

Visit Humlab (below the University Library) on Tuesday, even weeks, at 13–15.