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Honorary doctor with an ethical perspective on healthcare

The 2024 Honorary Doctor of Medicine is Anders Lindseth, Professor Emeritus of Practical Philosophy.

Tält placerade på gräset framför dammen på Campus Umeå.
Students demonstrate for Palestine on campus

On May 15, the group “Umeå Students in Solidarity with Palestine” started a demonstration on Campus Umeå.

Korallrev i Egypten.
Overlooked coastal marine ecosystems capture carbon dioxide

There are many coastal areas whose carbon storage function has been overlooked. These areas must be protected.

Astmasjukt barn inhalerar astmamedicin.
Childhood asthma compared to adult-onset asthma

A thesis shows that factors in early childhood play a significant role in the long-term prognosis of asthma.

Stiliserad bild av hjärta med frekvenskurva
Ultrasound can lead to longer and healthier lives

Knowledge from a thesis can contribute to better care for a rheumatic disease that can effect the heart.

En robot som är kvinnligt kodad håller i en bebis. AI-genererad.
AI and Kinship – can a robot be family?

Research project analyses how artificial intelligence is a part of family formations in speculative fiction.

Flammor från intensiv skogsbrand med mänskliga silhuetter i förgrunden
Urgent need to stop climate change

If it’s not done, extreme weather and diseases could hit Europe, states a report from the Lancet Countdown.

Närbild på underarm, som vårdpersonal lindar om.
Individual treatment of wrist fractures

A thesis can hopefully help doctors choose the appropriate treatment for each individual patient.

Shuang Li, Anastasia Knyazeva och Yaowen Wu.
Novel chemical tool for understanding membrane remodelling in the cell

PNAS study makes a good "case" for using small molecules as chemical tools to understand complex biology.