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Practically no spread of infection on campus at the start of the semester
Practically no spread of infection on campus at the start of the semester

The results show a very low prevalence of COVID-19 at the start of the semester, and no increase.

“Thanks to everyone who participated!”
“Thanks to everyone who participated!”

Sweden's so far biggest COVID-19 study has now been completed. Thousands of students and staff participated.

Millions to Umeå University in European project about Covid-19
Millions to Umeå University in European project about Covid-19

The European Commission has granted 6.8 Million Euro to the project SHARE-Covid-19.

A step towards better understanding of bacterial diseases
A step towards better understanding of bacterial diseases

Chemists together with German researchers have captured and identified bacterial toxin target substrates.

Latest news

50 million to hydrogen research for sustainable energy production
Published: 18 Jun, 2020

SSF supports a hydrogen research centre led by KTH and including Umeå researchers.

Umeå researchers take up the fight against covid-19 with SciLifeLab support
Published: 13 May, 2020

SciLifeLab and Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation funds 6 projects focusing on combating the corona.

Collaboration award to pharmaceutical chemist
Published: 13 Mar, 2020

Professor Anna Linusson Jonsson receives the Faculty of Science and Technology's Collaboration award.

Researchers try new method to clean contaminated sediments
Published: 20 Feb, 2020

Researchers have been awarded SEK 4 million to test a new method for cleaning contaminated sediments.

Unique collaboration on IT and artificial intelligence
Published: 25 Jun, 2020

The initiative Digital Impact North is based on strong growth in AI, autonomous systems and software

Climate researcher receives Umeå Municipality Scientific Award
Published: 17 Mar, 2020

Dominic Vachon receives the award for his research on greenhouse gases in inland waters.

The more the better – but few samples have their advantages
Published: 13 May, 2020

Frida Torell has studied how metabolite samples can be interpreted when there are only a few available.

Spin-off awarded for industry grade physics in Unreal Engine
Published: 24 Jun, 2020

Algoryx has been awarded for implementation of industry grade physics simulation in Unreal Engine.

To count on all students
Published: 01 Apr, 2020

Helena increases knowledge about preschool teacher's ability to follow pupils' mathematics learning.

New outdoor exercise gym coming to Campus Umeå
Published: 23 Jun, 2020

The gym will be open year-round for students, staff and the general public, and is free of charge.

Microalgae high potential for lipid production and water cleaning
Published: 23 Jun, 2020

Jean Claude Nzayisenga validates method to analyse lipid, carbohydrate and protein content of microalgae.

Transgenic trees perform well in a Swedish field trial
Published: 22 Jun, 2020

UPSC study show that genetically modified wood have a higher energy yield for the production of biofuels.

Helping biologists to understand their complex data
Published: 11 Jun, 2020

Chanaka Mannapperuma has developed user-friendly bioinformatics tools for plant biologists.

USBE Pedagogical Prize 2020
Published: 08 Jun, 2020

Professor Giovanni Forchini, Department of Economics is awarded the USBE Pedagogical Prize of 2020.

USBE Graduation 2020
Published: 05 Jun, 2020

This spring everything is different but definitely not without a celebration of your graduation.