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Streams and rivers emit more carbon dioxide at night than day
Streams and rivers emit more carbon dioxide at night than day

A study by Gerard Rocher Ros shows that the flux may be greater than previously thought.

Great interest in Sujata Patel's installation lecture
Great interest in Sujata Patel's installation lecture

The lecture was entitled "Colonialism and Its Knowledges" and is now available for viewing online.

Two UPSC postdocs are awarded with an Indian fellowship
Two UPSC postdocs are awarded with an Indian fellowship

Vikash Kumar and Jay Prakash Maurya receive the Ramalingaswami Fellowship from the Indian Government.

In memoriam: Nemam Ghafouri
In memoriam: Nemam Ghafouri

Collegues at the Department of Epidemiologi and Global Health writes about Neman.

Metal contamination of aquatic environments also threatens birds on land
Metal contamination of aquatic environments also threatens birds on land

Johan Lidman shows in his dissertation that metals in water have negative effects on insect-eating birds.

A bacterial toxin that acts as a mediator rather than a killer
A bacterial toxin that acts as a mediator rather than a killer

Umeå researchers have discovered that bacterial toxins can act as modulators of the host immune response.

Latest news

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”.

The many different values of a forest increase with the age of the forest
Published: 12 Jan, 2021

This has been shown by researchers in a new study published in “Environmental Research Letters”.

Nordic Universities launch new monthly global health webinar series
Published: 11 Jan, 2021

Nordic Global Health Talks: a monthly webinar series about global health from the Nordic universities.