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Umeå Institute of Design top ranked again
Umeå Institute of Design top ranked again

Red Dot Design Ranking puts Umeå Institute of Design in the top position for the fifth year in a row.

Exotic microbes stimulate carbon emissions from permafrost soil
Exotic microbes stimulate carbon emissions from permafrost soil

In the study in Nature Geoscience, nearly 40 per cent increase in carbon dioxide emissions was observed.

Umeå University calls for Djalali to be released
Umeå University calls for Djalali to be released

The University fully supports the efforts to halt the execution of the Swedish-Iranian researcher.

New advanced treatment technology improves wastewater quality
New advanced treatment technology improves wastewater quality

Majid studies the electro-peroxone process by which increased removal of pollutants in wastewater is achieved.

Unique Nobel program with Swedish and Korean researchers
Unique Nobel program with Swedish and Korean researchers

The Sweden-Korea Nobel Memorial Program 2020 will take place on 1 December.

New book about prehistoric Ukraine
New book about prehistoric Ukraine

The book is the first comprehensive compilation of Ukrainian prehistory.

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Umeå Institute of Design at the top of Red Dot Ranking again
Published: 01 Dec, 2020

Red Dot Design Ranking puts Umeå Institute of Design in the top position for the fifth year in a row.

Exotic microbes stimulate carbon emissions from permafrost soil
Published: 30 Nov, 2020

In the study in Nature Geoscience, nearly 40 per cent increase in carbon dioxide emissions was observed.

Umeå University calls for Djalali to be released
Published: 27 Nov, 2020

The University fully supports the efforts to halt the execution of the Swedish-Iranian researcher.

New advanced treatment technology improves wastewater quality
Published: 26 Nov, 2020

Majid studies the electro-peroxone process by which increased removal of pollutants in wastewater is achieved.

New book about prehistoric Ukraine
Published: 25 Nov, 2020

The book is the first comprehensive compilation of Ukrainian prehistory.

Unique Nobel program with Swedish and Korean researchers
Published: 24 Nov, 2020

The Sweden-Korea Nobel Memorial Program 2020 will take place on 1 December.

How do Swedish industry respond to improved energy efficiency?
Published: 24 Nov, 2020

New thesis studies how energy efficiency and environmental regulation affect the Swedish industrial sector.

KBC awards the Best Video Research Pitch presentations from the KBC DAYS 2020
Published: 20 Nov, 2020

Congratulations to Lill Eilersten and Lena Lassinantti for winning the Best PhD Student Presentation Awards!

Four questions to Joacim on Icelab and the way to a new covid-19 project
Published: 19 Nov, 2020

How does an idea sparked in a casual discussion move to a funded project?

Continues to limit contacts between people
Published: 19 Nov, 2020

Due to the spread of COVID-19 in the region, the university last week introduced stricter measures.

Seven spin-of companies from Umeå university on international AI map
Published: 19 Nov, 2020

Seven spin-off companies from Umeå university on the first European AI Startup Landscape Map.

UTRI makes Umeå University lead by example
Published: 18 Nov, 2020

A few words with WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, keynote speaker at the UTRI kick-off.

New knowledge on how climate affects pendulous lichens in northern forests
Published: 17 Nov, 2020

Research from Umeå University explains how traits in pale lichens allow them to thrive in wet climates.

Do we have the right incentives to promote a more circular economy?
Published: 16 Nov, 2020

A new thesis analyzes the effects of incentives aiming to create a more circular economy.

New project will analyse human and artificial decision making
Published: 13 Nov, 2020

The project HYDE was recently granted 5,8 million SEK from the Swedish Research Council.