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Postdocs in Umeå stick together in Umeå Postdoc Society
Postdocs in Umeå stick together in Umeå Postdoc Society

The aim of the society is to attain an attractive environment for postdocs, both socially and academically.

Aphids don’t spit in the glass, but in plant sap
Aphids don’t spit in the glass, but in plant sap

The gene SLI1 protects arabidopsis and makes aphids spit 20 times before absorbing sugar juice from the plant.

Uncanny soundscapes of gothic nineteenth-century short stories reverberate across centuries
Uncanny soundscapes of gothic nineteenth-century short stories reverberate across centuries

Chilling sounds that crowd Gothic short stories are investigated in a new thesis by Elena Glotova.

New guest professorship focuses on sustainability
New guest professorship focuses on sustainability

Guest professor Julian D. Olden will focus his research on sustainable life along Vindelälven.

No change of plans for the autumn semester at Umeå University
No change of plans for the autumn semester at Umeå University

Higher education may now conduct on-campus education. Read how this affects Umeå University.

 Hundreds gather for a sustainable future in developing countries
Hundreds gather for a sustainable future in developing countries

Umeå University hosts DevRes2021, which brings together hundreds of stakeholders in development research.

Exploring thriving for older people living in nursing homes
Exploring thriving for older people living in nursing homes

Exploration of thriving gives opportunities to understand and support positive experiences for older people.

Rooting regulators are evolutionary conserved
Rooting regulators are evolutionary conserved

With genomes of trees mapped, one can study initiation of adventitious roots from an evolutionary perspective.

Public Health student is Umeå University’s Global Swede 2021
Public Health student is Umeå University’s Global Swede 2021

Sergio Flores was honoured at a digital ceremony and received a diploma for the prestigious award.

Features and profiles

Strategies for self-management crucial for COPD patients
Strategies for self-management crucial for COPD patients

Several strategies for physical exercise have been studied at Umeå University.

An arctic adventure
An arctic adventure

Icebreaker Oden is soon on its way northward. On board are researcher ready for new discoveries.

COVID-19 symposium highlights the complexity of the pandemic and the importance of collaboration
COVID-19 symposium highlights the complexity of the pandemic and the importance of collaboration

Highlighting the importance of a multidisciplinary approach to pandemics.