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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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The green gold that cleans wastewater and produces biodiesel
Published: 03 Jun, 2019

Nordic microalgae can be used for simultaneous production of biomass and municipal sewage treatment.

Arctic lakes and rivers can lose the diversity of freshwater species
Published: 22 May, 2019

Climate change threatens the Arctic freshwater ecosystems according to a new report published in May.

Student at Umeå School of Business, Economics and Statistics is Global Swede 2019
Published: 22 May, 2019

Munashe Chivaura is Umeå University's Global Swede 2019

The Kempe Foundation issues major funding for integrated structural biology
Published: 17 May, 2019

A large grant from Kempe initiates a postdoctoral programme to stimulate bold structural biology research.

An additional 20 million on AI competence
Published: 13 May, 2019

An additional SEK 20 million is invested by the Government in AI competence.

PhD students with a focus on cloud computing
Published: 10 May, 2019

PhD students attended a two-day course in cloud computing.

New strategy may improve tuberculosis treatment
Published: 09 May, 2019

An American-Umeå team shows in PNAS a molecule that prevents resistance to antibiotic treating tuberculosis.

Just One-Third of the World’s Longest Rivers Remain Free-Flowing
Published: 08 May, 2019

A study in Nature shows new global assessment of the planet’s remaining free-flowing rivers.

Snoring causes injuries and prevention of healing in the upper airways
Published: 23 Apr, 2019

Vibrations caused by snoring can lead to injuries in the upper airways and swallowing dysfunction.

Skytteanska samfundet prize to Nils Skoglund
Published: 18 Apr, 2019

Kungl. Skytteanska Samfundet has chosen to give Nils Skoglund the organisation’s prize of SEK 40,000.

High Greenhouse gas emissions from Western Siberian lakes
Published: 11 Apr, 2019

A study by CIRC in Nature Communications shows that CO2-emissions from Western Siberia lakes are high.

Collaboration with industry generates funding for solar energy researchers
Published: 09 Apr, 2019

Kempe Foundations grants SEK 700,000 to world-class spectrophotometer for the Department of Physics.

Exciting projects presented at start-up of sixth intake of industrial doctoral students
Published: 09 Apr, 2019

A new batch of IDS students are getting together for a two-day workshop.

IDS celebrates 10-year jubilee and continues to strive upwards
Published: 09 Apr, 2019

Umeå University’s Industrial Doctoral School (IDS) is celebrating its first decade of successful activities.

Doctoral student selected for Nobel meeting in Germany
Published: 04 Apr, 2019

Together with other young scientists Casper de Lichtenberg will meet with Nobel laureates in Germany.