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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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Launch trailer for the book Theory for Social Work Practice
Published: 27 Feb, 2019

Launch trailer for the book Theory for Social Work Practice

Elegant generation of multiple beams for filming electron motion
Published: 26 Feb, 2019

Physicist shows laser generated twin-electron and x-ray beams for filming electron motion in matter.

Tularemia bacterium hibernates but can be traced in terror attacks
Published: 25 Feb, 2019

The bacterium that causes tularemia can be traced with a new method if its used as a biological weapon.

EU-PolarNet White Papers released
Published: 25 Feb, 2019

Peter Sköld and Birgitta Evengård at UmU are part of a group behind the EU-PolarNet White Papers

Plant communities do not take the same route from A to B as from B to A
Published: 25 Feb, 2019

Ecologists present experimental evidence to date for alternative transient states of plant societys.

Swedish Picture Book of the Year at Bildmuseet
Published: 21 Feb, 2019

During Art Friday on 15 March, Bildmuseet will open the Swedish Picture Book of the Year exhibition.

Call for applications for funding of pedagogical development projects
Published: 21 Feb, 2019

Umeå University invites applications for project funding for the pedagogical development of education.

International design award to an USBE alumni
Published: 15 Feb, 2019

Atlasbalans, the company where USBE alumni Hans Bohlin is CEO, has received the Good Design Award.

New possibilities for light-emitting plastics with patterned light
Published: 12 Feb, 2019

Mattias Lindh shows that the thickness of ultra-thin light-emitting plastics is important for brightness.

English edition of book on Theory of Social Work Practice
Published: 08 Feb, 2019

The book Theory for social work practice by Björn Blom and Stefan Morén.

Motor enzyme protects genome through several mechanisms
Published: 08 Feb, 2019

A helicase, Pfh1, can protect the genome from DNA obstacles and damages associated with cancer.

WCMM grants postdoctoral Fellowships at the Faculty of Medicine
Published: 07 Feb, 2019

Four collaborative pairs receive funding from WCMM for joint postdoctoral Fellowships.

USBE Alumn Honored as AACSB Influential Leader
Published: 05 Feb, 2019

USBE announces that alumn Helena Helmersson is one of 33 business school graduates honored by AACSB.

Nasdaq chooses Umeå and its university
Published: 04 Feb, 2019

As Cinnober becomes part of Nasdaq, Umeå will have a new global brand in town.

USBE nominated to SDG Action Award
Published: 01 Feb, 2019

USBE's initiative #17goals17weeks has been nominated to SDG Action Award