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Prestigious postdoctoral fellowships for malaria research in Umeå
Prestigious postdoctoral fellowships for malaria research in Umeå

Mirjam Hunziker will study how malaria parasites switch to sexual reproduction.

New frames added to the molecular movie on how plants make oxygen
New frames added to the molecular movie on how plants make oxygen

Scientists take steps towards capturing a molecular movie of how oxygen-oxygen bond formation occurs.

Hoping for clear directives to avoid heavy workload in preparation for autumn
Hoping for clear directives to avoid heavy workload in preparation for autumn

Vice-Chancellor Hans Adolfsson on the upcoming autumn 2020 term.

Siemens Financial Services Best Student Thesis Award
Siemens Financial Services Best Student Thesis Award

The prize is awarded to Lovisa Kjerstensson and Hanna Nygren, USBE.

RiseB thesis prize is awarded to students at Lund University
RiseB thesis prize is awarded to students at Lund University

This years thesis prize in Sustainability and Business Ethics is awarded to Djenane Liasse and Jana Tigges.

A new brick in the wall: bacterial cell wall intermediate found
A new brick in the wall: bacterial cell wall intermediate found

Intermediate of the peptidoglycan recycling pathway that can modulate synthesis and structure of cell wall.

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Researchers are listening to the breath of streams
Published: 19 Jun, 2019

Researchers have delevoped method using sound recordings to estimate gas exchange in waters.

Investing SEK 100 million in AI
Published: 12 Jun, 2019

The University is investing long-term on research in artificial intelligence (AI) and autonomous systems.

American PhD students study global climate problems at Umeå University
Published: 11 Jun, 2019

US PhD students visit CIRC this summer to research the role of arctic lakes and rivers in the carbon cycle.

Students from 32 Master’s Programmes honoured
Published: 11 Jun, 2019

Students of 32 International Master’s Programmes were honoured at the Graduation Ceremony.

Biological processes influence how Arctic rivers emit carbon dioxide
Published: 09 Jun, 2019

Arctic waters contributes largely to global carbon dioxide emissions and we need to better understand how.

Erasmus+ exchange and continued success at all levels
Published: 04 Jun, 2019

Funding from Erasmus continues for Thomas Boréns exchange program with a university in Ukraine.

Umeå University to lead prestigious AI program
Published: 04 Jun, 2019

Umeå University will host a SEK 660 million initiative by the Wallenberg Foundations for research in AI.

Problem-solving helps pupils to learn mathematics
Published: 03 Jun, 2019

Johan shows that the pupils’ knowledge would improve if larger emphasis was placed on problem solving.

Explaining the shape of a leaf with the help of systems biology
Published: 03 Jun, 2019

Barbara Terebieniec has in her thesis identified genes that control the leaf shape of the European aspen.

The green gold that cleans wastewater and produces biodiesel
Published: 03 Jun, 2019

Nordic microalgae can be used for simultaneous production of biomass and municipal sewage treatment.

Arctic lakes and rivers can lose the diversity of freshwater species
Published: 22 May, 2019

Climate change threatens the Arctic freshwater ecosystems according to a new report published in May.

Student at Umeå School of Business, Economics and Statistics is Global Swede 2019
Published: 22 May, 2019

Munashe Chivaura is Umeå University's Global Swede 2019

The Kempe Foundation issues major funding for integrated structural biology
Published: 17 May, 2019

A large grant from Kempe initiates a postdoctoral programme to stimulate bold structural biology research.

An additional 20 million on AI competence
Published: 13 May, 2019

An additional SEK 20 million is invested by the Government in AI competence.

PhD students with a focus on cloud computing
Published: 10 May, 2019

PhD students attended a two-day course in cloud computing.