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Teaching assistants help in education

The Faculty of Science and Technology employs teaching assistants at more departments than before.

New method enables 3D microscopy of human organs

Specific cell types in human organs can be studied with micrometer precision thanks to a new method.

Drop-in vaccination on Campus Umeå

On 9 September, Region Västerbotten opens a drop-in centre for vaccination against COVID-19 on Campus Umeå.

CPR kit made of cardboard wins prestigious award

Umeå Institute of Design alumnus Shuai Li's project is the national winner of the James Dyson Award.

Antibiotics increase the risk of colon cancer

A clear link between taking antibiotics and increased risk of colon cancer has been found by researchers.

International students arriving in Umeå

Many of the new international students have arrived in Umeå. We've interviewed some of them.

New tool for finding green solvents for printed electronics

Physics researchers have developed and published an open web tool for the identification of green solvents.

Outstanding interest in a new independent course on infectious disease epidemiology and One Health

A new interactive course on infectious disease epidemiology and One health response has attracted many.

Unique insight into the interior of the Arabidopsis photosynthesis machine

Using cryoelectron microscopy, Umeå researchers succeed to produce a high-resolution image of photosystem II.

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A challenge to find the solution to pancreatic cancer

Pancreatic cancer can resist most existing treatments and the five-year survival rate is low.

What does zero tolerance mean in practice?

How are suspected cases actually handled in the organisation and what conditions are in place to take action?

Chemistry students study molecules in a VR environment

Through VR glasses, students can twist and turn molecular models and see chemical reactions in 3D.