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Brain takes a beating as arteries age
Brain takes a beating as arteries age

When arteries stiffen with age, the brain receives more load from the heart's beating that can cause damage.

Medal of Merit to plant professor
Medal of Merit to plant professor

Marianne Sommarin receives Umeå University's Medal of Merit 2019.

Prestigious medal to molecular biologist
Prestigious medal to molecular biologist

Anders Nordström, Department of Molecular Biology, receive the silver medal to Berzelius's memory.

Scientists call for new regulations for GMO
Scientists call for new regulations for GMO

In an open letter scientists call for changed European legislation on genetically modified organisms.

Energy researchers gather
Energy researchers gather

Scientists meet at Umeå University to discuss renewable energy and to test drive a hydrogen car.

New member of Royal Academy of Engineering Sciences
New member of Royal Academy of Engineering Sciences

Eric Elmroth, professor of Computing Science is appointed member of the Royal Academy of Engineering Sciences.

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First students graduating from International Master's Programme in Constitutional Law and Human Rights
Published: 03 Jul, 2019

In June, the first students graduated from DInternational Master's Programme.

The implementation of a family-centred approach in home health care
Published: 25 Jun, 2019

Susanna Pusa has studied training of district nurses and nurses in family-centred conversations.

Gaining new experience through a doctoral student exchange in South Korea
Published: 24 Jun, 2019

Helena, PhD at IDS, experiences life in South Korea through an exchange with Hanyang University.

Testing designed carbon materials to purify wastewater
Published: 24 Jun, 2019

Mirva shows that the capacity of the tested carbon materials to separate organic water pollution was low.

Seed money sows seeds for new doctoral students at the Industrial Doctoral School for Research and Innovation
Published: 24 Jun, 2019

Seed money are granted by the IDS with the goal that the researchers applies for a new doctoral student.

Space physicists sends instrument to target comets
Published: 24 Jun, 2019

Space physicists at Umeå University develop measuring instruments for the spaceship Comet Interceptor.

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.