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Exchange student biked from Germany to Umeå
Exchange student biked from Germany to Umeå

Student Philipp Schraufstetter biked all the way from Germany to Umeå - it took him 19 days.

Umeå researchers discover molecule for cancer diagnostics
Umeå researchers discover molecule for cancer diagnostics

Four-stranded DNA associated with the onset of cancer can be detected with a fluorescent molecule.

Students have little opportunity to work with mathematical problems
Students have little opportunity to work with mathematical problems

Jonas Jäder has in his thesis studied some of the components that are valuable for students' problem solving.

Plant organ growth is not so different from animals
Plant organ growth is not so different from animals

UPSC Researchers demonstrate that death of certain cells in the root facilitate growth of lateral roots

Studies factors that ensure cellular protein production
Studies factors that ensure cellular protein production

In his thesis, Fu Xu contributes to new knowledge about the factors that modulate tRNA-biogenesis.

AI’s impact on UN sustainable goals
AI’s impact on UN sustainable goals

AI can help – as well as hinder – sustainable development worldwide.

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Distinguished Disability Scholar is Guest Professor at Umeå University
Published: 14 Nov, 2019

Guest Professor Catherine J. Kudlick is Professor of History at San Francisco State University, USA.

The need for long time series
Published: 08 Nov, 2019

The UN report on oceans and climate is based on long time data series. Umeå University contributes to these.

Nordeuropa - mer europeiskt än arktiskt
Published: 08 Nov, 2019

"The Arctic" is often portrayed as polar bears and white wastelands. New research diversifies this image.

Targeted Gene Modification in Animal Pathogenic Chlamydia
Published: 07 Nov, 2019

MIMS researchers for the first time performed targeted gene mutation in the zoonotic pathogen Chlamydia.

How can data analytics be used for digital innovation?
Published: 04 Nov, 2019

New research explores the possibilities for firms to use data collected via online communities.

Design Matters at Bildmuseet
Published: 25 Oct, 2019

Bildmuseet's upcoming exhibition challenges our expectations of consumer products, furniture and services.

Ann Edholm / Tongue on the Tip
Published: 25 Oct, 2019

Paintings, sketches and collages; Bildmuseet opens a solo exhibition by Swedish artist Ann Edholm.

Umeå Institute of Design takes top spot in Red Dot Ranking
Published: 22 Oct, 2019

For the fourth year in a row, Umeå Institute of Design occupies top position on the Red Dot Design Ranking.

The UN trains weapons inspectors in Umeå
Published: 03 Oct, 2019

The European CBRNE Center hosts leadership course for UN weapons inspectors

Visit by distinguished alumni
Published: 02 Oct, 2019

October 4th, Helena Helmersson, COO at H&M group, will visit USBE.

Peter Sköld aims to contribute to EU’s Arctic policy
Published: 01 Oct, 2019

His hope is that the EU Arctic Forum results in greater aspirations in Arctic-related issues.

Umeå School of Education enters new Nordic cooperation on doctoral training and research on teacher education
Published: 30 Sep, 2019

A newly started cooperation between nine universities

AI project on digital companions
Published: 26 Sep, 2019

SEK 6 million for AI project on digital companions.

Opening at Bildmuseet: Grada Kilomba / A World of Illusions
Published: 23 Sep, 2019

Poetic film installations that use antique dramas to highlight issues of racism, oppression and violence.

New Book on Art and Physics
Published: 16 Sep, 2019

Entangle: Physics and the Artistic Imagination, a new book from Bildmuseet.