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Ecologist receives Umeå municipality’s Scientific Prize 2019
Ecologist receives Umeå municipality’s Scientific Prize 2019

David Seekell, CIRC, receives 2019 Umeå municipality scientific prize for young researchers.

Can smarter forest buffer strips along streams help to mitigate climate change?
Can smarter forest buffer strips along streams help to mitigate climate change?

Marcus Klaus studies how forestry greenhouse gas emissions is reduced by buffer strips along streams.

International top ranking for gender equality at Umeå University
International top ranking for gender equality at Umeå University

One of 14 organisations in the world to receive the highest rating for their gender equality efforts.

An epigenetic marker can predict  survival in childhood leukaemia
An epigenetic marker can predict survival in childhood leukaemia

Risk of relapse in childhood leukemia can be predicted which will make tailoring treatment possible.

Biochemist receives prestigious Göran Gustafsson Prize
Biochemist receives prestigious Göran Gustafsson Prize

Yaowen Wu, professor of biochemistry, has been awarded the Göran Gustafsson Prize in molecular biology.

Art and design step up in QS ranking
Art and design step up in QS ranking

Umeå University climbs to 26th place on the global QS ranking in the category Art & Design.

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Hosting ‘the Nordic universities role in the new Arctic’ seminar
Published: 23 Apr, 2018

On 25–26 April, the university is hosting a Nordic council meeting and a seminar on the theme The...

C.R.E.A.M. / Umeå Academy of Fine Arts
Published: 23 Apr, 2018

Bildmuseet opens the annual graduate exhibition by master’s students at the Umeå Academy of Fine Arts.

EU grants awarded to three Umeå researchers
Published: 19 Apr, 2018

Three researchers at Umeå University have been awarded EU fellowships and grants for research...

Energy-efficient Cloud Computing
Published: 17 Apr, 2018

Selome Kostentinos Tesfatsion has defended her PhD thesis with the title "Energy-efficient Cloud...

Master’s student in Public Health is Global Swede 2018
Published: 17 Apr, 2018

Nora Nindi Arista, from Palembang Indonesia and a final term student of Master’s in Public Health...

Research on sex in malaria parasites granted prestigious EU grant
Published: 16 Apr, 2018

ERC Advanced Grants – the European Union’s most prestigious research funding programme – is...

Industrial Doctoral School: useful and collaborative
Published: 12 Apr, 2018

The successful Industrial Doctoral School for Research and Innovation at Umeå University is now...

The living situation for young refugees – Democracy and Architecture at Umeå School of Architecture
Published: 11 Apr, 2018

The living situation for young refugees was discussed at Umeå School of Architecture when a semin...

Tree rings provide vital information for improved climate predictions
Published: 09 Apr, 2018

Due to their worldwide distribution, trees have an extraordinary role in removing excessive amoun...

Nutrient limitation constrains arctic stream responses to climate warming
Published: 05 Apr, 2018

Many current climate studies focus solely on increases in temperature, and in doing so, the...

John Akomfrah / Purple
Published: 31 Mar, 2018

Bildmuseet presents a new work by British artist and filmmaker John Akomfrah.

Swedish Minister Damberg visits Umeå Institute of Design
Published: 28 Mar, 2018

On 28 March, Mikael Damberg, the Swedish government minister for enterprise and innovation, paid ...

More teachers with pedagogical qualification
Published: 28 Mar, 2018

Last week, 14 teachers were appointed qualified teachers and four were appointed excellent teache...