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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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Developing AI-robots for healthcare
Published: 02 May, 2020

AI robots that talk to humans are developed at Umeå University and the University Hospital of Umeå.

Bacteria use small molecules to slam the brakes on their own growth
Published: 29 Apr, 2020

A regulatory system of toxin and antitoxin proteins in bacteria can be a defense system against viral attack.

New Volume on Social Movements, Cultural Memory and Digital Media
Published: 27 Apr, 2020

Dep of Sociology Research Fellow and DIGSUM Member, Sam Merrill is happy to announce the recent publication.

Umeå children in worldwide school project on AI
Published: 27 Apr, 2020

Tegs Centralskola is one of few schools in the world chosen for unique UNICEF AI and children rights project.

Summer courses will be taught online
Published: 23 Apr, 2020

The Vice-Chancellor has now decided that 2020 summer courses will be held online as well.

The SCDI AI Business Lab funded by a grant from the Kempe Foundation
Published: 23 Apr, 2020

Swedish Center for Digital Innovation and the Kempe Foundation have joined to establish a unique AI Lab

Increase in study places expected at Umeå University
Published: 16 Apr, 2020

A majority of the increase in 2020 and 2021 will likely be for summer courses and foundation year studies.

Not only temperature controls the nutrient cycle in the Arctic
Published: 14 Apr, 2020

Nature Communcations: Absence of earthworms can explain why Arctic plants are starving for nitrogen.

Scientists says Corona-apps can be a risk
Published: 14 Apr, 2020

Researchers warn that Corona-apps that track people's movements and behaviors can pose great risks.

Umeå researchers' corona simulation receive international attention
Published: 09 Apr, 2020

The simulation tool supports decision makers by testing effects of measures against the corona epidemic.

Physicists produce stable water-based graphene dispersions
Published: 07 Apr, 2020

The key agent is graphene oxide. The authors have applied for patent for the method to prepare dispersions.

Protective visors for health care made quickly at Curiosum
Published: 03 Apr, 2020

The lack of protective equipment in health care has led to the machines running hot at Curiosum.

Department of Computing Science is expanding rapidly
Published: 31 Mar, 2020

One of the reasons is the ongoing large investment in AI, autonomous systems and software.

New tool exploring different paths the corona pandemic may take
Published: 30 Mar, 2020

The framework support decision makers to evaluate interventions and effects in a simulated world.

New software for solving eigenvalue problems
Published: 30 Mar, 2020

StarNEig has been developed at the Department of Computing Science.