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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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Research from Umeå creates more gender equal taxes in Europe
Published: 31 Jan, 2019

The European Parliament recently adopted a new policy urging Member States to reform their taxation systems.

Umeå researcher on the top list of future biochemists
Published: 31 Jan, 2019

American Chemical Society's journal Biochemistry appoints Yaowen Wu as future top biochemistry researcher.

Umeå mathematics duo with article that tops philosophy research
Published: 30 Jan, 2019

Mathematicians' article on mathematical aesthetics in well-respected philosophy journal chosen as top article.

1.5 MSEK for research from the Swedish Childhood Cancer Fund
Published: 29 Jan, 2019

Sofie Degerman along with her colleagues has been granted 1.5 Million SEK for their project.

8 million SEK to expertise network for sample preparation
Published: 29 Jan, 2019

Researcher Linda Sandblad receives a grant for improving the accessibility of national infrastructures.

Aamer changed lifestyle in sports-oriented Umeå
Published: 25 Jan, 2019

Aamer Barood introduces the newly arrived exchange students to Sweden

New research charts an alternative imaginative path for design
Published: 25 Jan, 2019

Could a more experimental and imaginative way of doing design help make us better equipped today's challenges?

Swedish Tumor Microenvironment Meeting in Umeå 2019
Published: 24 Jan, 2019

During three days, April 9-11, the Swedish Tumor Microenvironment Meeting is held at Umeå Folkets Hus.

Mixed forests deliver more – but only if mixed correctly!
Published: 22 Jan, 2019

New study gives advice on how to mix the right tree species for tree production and other ecosystem services.

Design-Build-Test course - future engineers solve future problems
Published: 17 Jan, 2019

The engineering students from the Design-Build-Test course presented the innovative outcome of their projects

New formal methods for natural language processing
Published: 17 Jan, 2019

Computers represents the semantic meaning of a sentence by graphs. These graphs can be made more explicit.

Moon Eclipse -time!
Published: 15 Jan, 2019

If you would like to see the moon eclipse through a telescope, come visit us at Umevatoriet Monday morning!

Lectures by Corinna Cortés, Head of Google Research
Published: 14 Jan, 2019

Corinna Cortés, Head of Google Research, will be one of the lecturers at the Winter Conference in Statistics.

Responsible AI will take lead in Europe
Published: 13 Jan, 2019

"We will integrate ethical and societal concerns into the design of AI systems."

A molecular switch for stopping inflammation
Published: 11 Jan, 2019

A component has been identified as a novel regulator that can deactivate the immune system.