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The end of the television - Will the digital wall revolutionize our homes?
The end of the television - Will the digital wall revolutionize our homes?

Morteza Abdipour has studied how the digital wall might influence how we arrange our future households.

Adolescent perspectives on AI
Adolescent perspectives on AI

Students from a local school and Umeå researchers contributed to a global study led by UNICEF.

Advantageous preparation of movement via independent control of muscle sensors
Advantageous preparation of movement via independent control of muscle sensors

A novel function of the preparatory neural activity, highlights another mechanism the nervous system use.

Small-scale X-rays challenge the large electron accelerators
Small-scale X-rays challenge the large electron accelerators

Physicist László Veisz, significantly reduces the divergence of laser-driven X-ray radiation

A better understanding of how soil carbon is distributed in the Arctic
A better understanding of how soil carbon is distributed in the Arctic

Two new studies emphasize the variability of soil organic carbon in the Arctic permafrost region.

A new way to uncover targets for future antibiotics
A new way to uncover targets for future antibiotics

Maria Fällman and Kemal Avican made their idea into a interdisciplinary project together with Icelab.

Latest news

RAI thinks strategically about AI
Published: 08 Feb, 2021

Pro-Vice-Chancellor Katrine Riklund is chair of RAI that strengthens the development of AI at the university.

Umeå researcher appointed French knight
Published: 05 Feb, 2021

The Order of Academic Palms has been awarded Lena Maria Nilsson

High greenhouse gas emissions from Siberian Inland Waters
Published: 05 Feb, 2021

Umeå researchers show that carbon emissions from rivers and lakes exceed coal exports to the Arctic Ocean.

Nordic knowledge on challenges with supplementary feeding of reindeer
Published: 03 Feb, 2021

Reindeer herders are forced to support feeding when weather and little food make it difficult for reindeer.

Increased risk of dying from COVID for people with severe mental disorder
Published: 03 Feb, 2021

People with severe mental disorders have a significantly increased risk of dying from COVID-19.

Social networks important for ageing in rural Indonesia
Published: 02 Feb, 2021

Social networks go under the skin for ageing women in rural Indonesia, is shown in a new doctoral thesis.

Law, ethics and AI in focus at digital forensic conference
Published: 27 Jan, 2021

Researchers discuss how digital crime can be combated by digital forensics and artificial intelligence.

Nutrients affect Arctic freshwater responses to global warming
Published: 20 Jan, 2021

Maria Myrstener shows that this has the potential to decrease primary productivity of these ecosystems.

WASP-HS to host a major conference on AI, Humanity and Society
Published: 16 Nov, 2020

This conference will bring together prominent researchers and experts in companies and organisations.

Art curator returns to Umeå as director of UmArts
Published: 18 Jan, 2021

Ele Carpenter will be overall responsible to develop, lead and coordinate the university’s art activities.

What effect does the new pandemic legislation have on Umeå University?
Published: 14 Jan, 2021

The Swedish Government has brought in new legislation due to COVID-19 that took effect on 10 January.

SEK nine million for research into popular science visualisation of the atmosphere
Published: 12 Jan, 2021

Madelen Bodin's project will contribute to young people's education and create interest in science.

SEK 12 million for two AI projects at Umeå University
Published: 12 Jan, 2021

Johanna Björklund and Simon Lindgren investigate how digital communication and political bots affect society.

Prestigious royal environmental professorship to Umeå University
Published: 12 Jan, 2021

Professor André M de Roos, University of Amsterdam, has been appointed the professorship 2021–22.

Stormy, gloomy and hopeful when researchers exhibit their work
Published: 12 Jan, 2021

Manya Sundström and Mattias Marklund have published a poem with photographs in “Mathematical Intelligencer”.