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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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New Director and steering group at WCMM
Published: 13 Sep, 2019

New leadership at WCMM as of 1st of July 2019.

Western Siberian rivers and lakes emit greenhouse gases into the atmosphere
Published: 11 Sep, 2019

Thesis shows warmer climate and permafrost thawing increase greenhouse gas emissions from Siberian waters.

Why smartphones aren’t as green as we think
Published: 05 Sep, 2019

Toby Miller is a visiting professor lecturing about how green our smartphones are.

New leadership at Umeå School of Architecture
Published: 04 Sep, 2019

Mikael Henningsson, Sara Thor, Michael Gruber and Amalia Katapodis will lead Umeå School of Architecture.

Power-hungry Clouds: How to (Res)train Your Dragon
Published: 03 Sep, 2019

Jakub Krzywda develops models to control cloud power infrastructures consumption and hosted applications.

Bacteria in pneumonia attack using bleaching agent
Published: 30 Aug, 2019

Bacteria use the bleaching agent hydrogen peroxide to weaken the immune system and cause pneumonia.

Research programme examines social media, social network, digital technology and behavioural change
Published: 28 Aug, 2019

STAR-C will use innovative digital technology to promote healthier behaviours in the population.

Hundreds of international students are welcomed at the university
Published: 27 Aug, 2019

An Orientation is organised for all new international students.

Tromso next stop for Arctic seminars tour
Published: 23 Aug, 2019

Live lectures about how people, ecosystems and communities are affected by climate change.

Brain takes a beating as arteries age
Published: 20 Aug, 2019

When arteries stiffen with age, the brain receives more load from the heart's beating that can cause damage.

Plant professor awarded Umeå University Medal of Merit
Published: 01 Mar, 2019

Marianne Sommarin receives Umeå University's Medal of Merit 2019.

Prestigefull medalj till molekylärbiolog vid Umeå universitet
Published: 15 Mar, 2019

Anders Nordström, Department of Molecular Biology, receive the silver medal to Berzelius's memory.

Scientists call for new European regulations for GMO
Published: 25 Jul, 2019

In an open letter scientists call for changed European legislation on genetically modified organisms.

Energiforskare samlas och provkör vätgasbil
Published: 25 Jul, 2019

Scientists meet at Umeå University to discuss renewable energy and to test drive a hydrogen car.

Erik Elmroth ny ledamot i Kungl. Ingenjörsvetenskapsakademien
Published: 24 Jul, 2019

Eric Elmroth, professor of Computing Science is appointed member of the Royal Academy of Engineering Sciences.