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Investing SEK 100 million in AI
Investing SEK 100 million in AI

The University is investing long-term on research in artificial intelligence (AI) and autonomous systems.

American PhD students study global climate problems at Umeå University
American PhD students study global climate problems at Umeå University

US PhD students visit CIRC this summer to research the role of arctic lakes and rivers in the carbon cycle.

Graduation Ceremony 2019
Graduation Ceremony 2019

Students of 32 International Master’s Programmes were honoured at the Graduation Ceremony.

Biological processes influence how Arctic rivers emit carbon dioxide
Biological processes influence how Arctic rivers emit carbon dioxide

Arctic waters contributes largely to global carbon dioxide emissions and we need to better understand how.

Erasmus+ exchange and continued success at all levels
Erasmus+ exchange and continued success at all levels

Funding from Erasmus continues for Thomas Boréns exchange program with a university in Ukraine.

Umeå University to lead prestigious AI program
Umeå University to lead prestigious AI program

Umeå University will host a SEK 660 million initiative by the Wallenberg Foundations for research in AI.

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An epigenetic marker can predict survival in childhood leukaemia
Published: 06 Mar, 2019

Risk of relapse in childhood leukemia can be predicted which will make tailoring treatment possible.

Yaowen Wu is awarded the Göran Gustafsson Prize in molecular biology
Published: 04 Mar, 2019

Yaowen Wu, professor of biochemistry, has been awarded the Göran Gustafsson Prize in molecular biology.

Umeå University climbs on global university rankings in art and design
Published: 01 Mar, 2019

Umeå University climbs to 26th place on the global QS ranking in the category Art & Design.

“Fast like an electron”: the best team in the KBC Stafetten 2019
Published: 27 Feb, 2019

Sixteen teams participated in the KBC Skidstafetten 2019, annual cross-country skiing relay arranged by KBC.

Elegant generation of multiple beams for filming electron motion
Published: 26 Feb, 2019

Physicist shows laser generated twin-electron and x-ray beams for filming electron motion in matter.

Tularemia bacterium hibernates but can be traced in terror attacks
Published: 25 Feb, 2019

The bacterium that causes tularemia can be traced with a new method if its used as a biological weapon.

Plant communities do not take the same route from A to B as from B to A
Published: 25 Feb, 2019

Ecologists present experimental evidence to date for alternative transient states of plant societys.

Swedish Picture Book of the Year at Bildmuseet
Published: 21 Feb, 2019

During Art Friday on 15 March, Bildmuseet will open the Swedish Picture Book of the Year exhibition.

New possibilities for light-emitting plastics with patterned light
Published: 12 Feb, 2019

Mattias Lindh shows that the thickness of ultra-thin light-emitting plastics is important for brightness.

Motor enzyme protects genome through several mechanisms
Published: 08 Feb, 2019

A helicase, Pfh1, can protect the genome from DNA obstacles and damages associated with cancer.

WCMM grants postdoctoral Fellowships at the Faculty of Medicine
Published: 07 Feb, 2019

Four collaborative pairs receive funding from WCMM for joint postdoctoral Fellowships.

Nasdaq chooses Umeå and its university
Published: 04 Feb, 2019

As Cinnober becomes part of Nasdaq, Umeå will have a new global brand in town.

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.

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.