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Ecologist receives Umeå municipality’s Scientific Prize 2019
Ecologist receives Umeå municipality’s Scientific Prize 2019

David Seekell, CIRC, receives 2019 Umeå municipality scientific prize for young researchers.

Can smarter forest buffer strips along streams help to mitigate climate change?
Can smarter forest buffer strips along streams help to mitigate climate change?

Marcus Klaus studies how forestry greenhouse gas emissions is reduced by buffer strips along streams.

International top ranking for gender equality at Umeå University
International top ranking for gender equality at Umeå University

One of 14 organisations in the world to receive the highest rating for their gender equality efforts.

An epigenetic marker can predict  survival in childhood leukaemia
An epigenetic marker can predict survival in childhood leukaemia

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

Biochemist receives prestigious Göran Gustafsson Prize
Biochemist receives prestigious Göran Gustafsson Prize

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

Art and design step up in QS ranking
Art and design step up in QS ranking

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

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USBE now a part of SDSN
Published: 08 Jan, 2019

USBE´s membership in SDSN is a further proof of our commitment and the quality of our work.

Learning and Plasticity meeting, April 7-10 2019, Finland.
Published: 02 Jan, 2019

held in Äkäslompolo, Finland.

If a tree falls in a forest, can it lift itself up?
Published: 27 Dec, 2018

Bernard shows that trees that cannot perceive the ethylene signal have problems to lift themselves up.

If a leaf can do it – we can do it too!
Published: 27 Dec, 2018

Anurag Kawde shows that mimicking the leaf to harvest solar energy is possible in a cost effective way.

9 million to cancer research from the Sjöberg Foundation
Published: 21 Dec, 2018

Researchers Per Fransson and Daniel Öhlund receive 9 million SEK from for research in pancreatic cancer.

Expert Group presents draft ethics guidelines on AI
Published: 19 Dec, 2018

Professor Virginia Dignum is one of the experts behind the ethics guidelines for responsible AI.

Umeå researcher one of five to receive Starting Grant
Published: 18 Dec, 2018

Ronnie Berntsson is one of five researchers in Sweden to receive a Swedish Foundations Starting Grant 2018.

The Swedish Research Council grants 25.2 MSEK to flavivirus project
Published: 14 Dec, 2018

The Swedish Research Council has granted a flavivirus project in a call within infection och antibiotics

Ronnie Berntsson new WCMM Fellow
Published: 14 Dec, 2018

The Wallenberg Centre for Molecular Medicine (WCMM) has recruited a new group leader in infection biology.

Researcher from Umeå University in European project on digital forensic
Published: 13 Dec, 2018

Juan Carlos Nieves, Department of Computing Science, member of a European digital forensic project.

Sara Pudas at UFBI receives a 4-year VR-grant
Published: 13 Dec, 2018

Sara Pudas at UFBI receives a 4-year VR-grant

Mistra Digital Forest is paving the way for robotics in the woods
Published: 11 Dec, 2018

Joins forest industry with academy to create digital solutions for sustainable bioeconomy.

Workshop on philosophy and HCI
Published: 10 Dec, 2018

A workshop proposal submitted by researchers including Victor Kaptelinin has been accepted at CHI 2019.

Scholarships from the Jan Wallander and Tom Hedelius Foundation
Published: 05 Dec, 2018

Irina Alexeyeva and Tatbeeq Raza Ullah have received scholarships.

Umeå universitet friskast i Västerbotten
Published: 05 Dec, 2018

Being awarded as the healthiest organisation in Västerbotten is no coincidence. The national final now awaits.