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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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Three new WCMM Fellows at the Faculty of Medicine
Published: 29 Mar, 2019

New group leaders will conduct research on brain tumors, prostate cancer and antimicrobial resistance

Umeå researcher receives Prince Albert II of Monaco Award
Published: 28 Mar, 2019

Joacim Rocklöv has been awarded the 2019 Prince Albert II of Monaco – Institut Pasteur Award.

Judith Sarneel is hosting the university's research blogg
Published: 27 Mar, 2019

The grass is always greener... or is it?

Markus Schmid appointed as new Wallenberg Scholar
Published: 25 Mar, 2019

Professor Markus Schmid receives 18 MSEK Wallenberg Foundations for research without any restriction.

Ecologist receives Umeå municipality’s Scientific Prize 2019
Published: 14 Mar, 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?
Published: 13 Mar, 2019

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

International top ranking for gender equality at Umeå University
Published: 07 Mar, 2019

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
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.