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Stefan Björklund talks about the KBC DAYS 2020
Stefan Björklund talks about the KBC DAYS 2020

Stefan Björklund talks about the KBC DAYS 2020 and why they chose this year’s main topics

New Director to lead HPC2N
New Director to lead HPC2N

Professor Paolo Bientinesi appointed as new Director of HPC2N, as professor Bo Kågström steps down.

Virginia Dignum joins the Global Partnership on AI
Virginia Dignum joins the Global Partnership on AI

Professor Virginia Dignum new member of global initiative on AI.

The Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation invests in infection medicine
The Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation invests in infection medicine

The financial support is included in a national investment into Life Science.

Top-listed AI startups in Sweden based on research at Umeå University
Top-listed AI startups in Sweden based on research at Umeå University

Algoryx, Infobaleen, Prediktera and Shimmercat are all among the brightest startups within AI in Sweden.

Four questions to researcher Ellen Bushell - new Swedish Young Academy member
Four questions to researcher Ellen Bushell - new Swedish Young Academy member

Ellen tells us about how one becomes a member of the Swedish Young Academy and how she plans to use her time.

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Stefan Björklund talks about the KBC DAYS 2020
Published: 27 Oct, 2020

Stefan Björklund talks about the KBC DAYS 2020 and why they chose this year’s main topics

New Director to lead HPC2N
Published: 27 Oct, 2020

Professor Paolo Bientinesi appointed as new Director of HPC2N, as professor Bo Kågström steps down.

Virginia Dignum joins the Global Partnership on AI
Published: 25 Oct, 2020

Professor Virginia Dignum new member of global initiative on AI.

The Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation invests in infection medicine
Published: 22 Oct, 2020

The financial support is included in a national investment into Life Science.

Top-listed AI startups in Sweden based on research at Umeå University
Published: 21 Oct, 2020

Algoryx, Infobaleen, Prediktera and Shimmercat are all among the brightest startups within AI in Sweden.

Four questions to researcher Ellen Bushell - new Swedish Young Academy member
Published: 21 Oct, 2020

Ellen tells us about how one becomes a member of the Swedish Young Academy and how she plans to use her time.

Spring semester with continued COVID adaptations ahead
Published: 20 Oct, 2020

COVID-19 will affect early spring 2021 for students and staff in similar ways as this autumn has.

Mammography screening saves lives also in older age
Published: 20 Oct, 2020

For women invited to mammography screening over the age of 70,reduction in mortality was significant.

Privacy: an important concept of our time
Published: 15 Oct, 2020

Vu studies the need for only privacy-guarantee and privacy concern analysis in machine learning with big data.

28 MSEK for new research program at Umeå University
Published: 14 Oct, 2020

The programme focuses on digital innovation and is led by Professor Jonny Holmström.

“This will shine a light on Umeå University”
Published: 08 Oct, 2020

The Nobel Prize will help Umeå to attract new young research fellows with exciting ideas.

Discovery at Umeå University awarded 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry
Published: 07 Oct, 2020

Emmanuelle Charpentier has been awarded the 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.

Liquid gel in COVID patients’ lungs makes way for new treatment
Published: 06 Oct, 2020

A finding of the active agent in jelly in covid patients lungs can be key for effective treatment.

MIRAI 2.0 - a collaboration between Swedish and Japanese universities
Published: 06 Oct, 2020

MIRAI 2.0 is now starting - a collaborative project between eight Japanese and eleven Swedish universities.

Umeå virologist rejoice at Nobel Prize for discovery of Hepatitis C virus
Published: 06 Oct, 2020

Gisa Gerold has researched with one of this year´s Nobel laureates in Physiology or Medicine.