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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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Vital that researchers participate in the public debate
Published: 27 Mar, 2020

Hans Adolfsson clarifies the important role researchers have in communicating their research to the public.

Research project on digital twins on IVA's 100 list
Published: 26 Mar, 2020

The project is on digital twins for decision support and resource optimization in business models.

Information to our candidates, supervisors and external partners
Published: 25 Mar, 2020

All planned spring semester Industrial Doctoral School activities are cancelled due to the coronavirus.

Attention to Umeå research on the World Tuberculosis Day
Published: 24 Mar, 2020

An international research group has investigated a strain of multi drug resistant tuberculosis from Ukraine.

Niclas Börlin receive the Talbert Abrams Award
Published: 23 Mar, 2020

Niclas Börlin awarded by ASPRS.

Insights into muscle function enhance our understanding of heart disease
Published: 23 Mar, 2020

Research reveales how regulate muscle relaxation protein undergoes structural change in a critical phase.

Umeå University partner in 50 million Euros AI research
Published: 19 Mar, 2020

Umeå University will be partner in EU AI research with the aim to shape future humane AI systems.

Our premises have been closed due to COVID-19
Published: 17 Mar, 2020

Umeå University’s premises, with some exception, will be locked until further notice.

The University is transitioning to online teaching
Published: 17 Mar, 2020

Umeå University is following the recommendations to suspend all teaching involving physical meetings.

Umeå professor on world list for book on AI
Published: 13 Mar, 2020

Professor Virginia Dignum's book on AI ranked as one of the best books in computer science 2019.

Lisbeth Lundahl, TUV, is appointed honorary doctor at the University of Turku
Published: 11 Mar, 2020

Lisbeth Lundahl, TUV, is appointed honorary doctor at the University of Turku

Global science team on red alert as Arctic lands grow greener
Published: 11 Mar, 2020

With remote analysis techniques, researchers gain better understanding of tundra regions becoming greener.

TropEd Network Chair/President elected from Umeå University
Published: 06 Mar, 2020

Marie Lindkvist, Associate Professor at EpiGh has been elected by International TropEd Network.

Sex differences in merits amongst newly appointed professors
Published: 05 Mar, 2020

Women constitute only 27 percent of academics with the rank of professor in Sweden.

Two Umeå researchers on IVA's 100 list 2020
Published: 02 Mar, 2020

Christiane Funk and Venkata Krishna Kumar Upadhyayula are on IVA's list over sustainable research.