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Design-Build-Test course - future engineers solve future problems
Design-Build-Test course - future engineers solve future problems

The engineering students from the Design-Build-Test course presented the innovative outcome of their projects

New formal methods for natural language processing
New formal methods for natural language processing

Computers represents the semantic meaning of a sentence by graphs. These graphs can be made more explicit.

 Moon Eclipse -time!
Moon Eclipse -time!

If you would like to see the moon eclipse through a telescope, come visit us at Umevatoriet Monday morning!

Lectures by Corinna Cortés, Head of Google Research
Lectures by Corinna Cortés, Head of Google Research

Corinna Cortés, Head of Google Research, will be one of the lecturers at the Winter Conference in Statistics.

Responsible AI take lead in Europe
Responsible AI take lead in Europe

"We will integrate ethical and societal concerns into the design of AI systems."

A molecular switch for stopping inflammation
A molecular switch for stopping inflammation

A component has been identified as a novel regulator that can deactivate the immune system.

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International prominence at the Annual Celebration
Published: 17 Oct, 2018

Open lectures, installment of new professors and recognition of honorary doctors and award recipients.

New guest Professor at the Department of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies
Published: 17 Oct, 2018

Professor Mette Buchardt, Aalborg University, is a guest at the Department from 15 October to 9 November.

Novel strategy to analyse biomarkers in exhaled breath
Published: 15 Oct, 2018

In his dissertation, Ramin Ghorbani presents a novel methodology for the analysis of real-time breath data.

New book about the history of field research institutions
Published: 10 Oct, 2018

Thirteen researchers study the history of field research institutions, from the 17th century and onward.

Honorary doctor Denis Mukwege wins the Nobel Peace Prize
Published: 05 Oct, 2018

For his efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war and armed conflict.

SEK 30 million grant for malaria parasite research
Published: 04 Oct, 2018

Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation grants Oliver Billker, professor and newly appointed directo...

Privatised education did not lead to more doctors in Tanzania
Published: 03 Oct, 2018

Press release about Nathanael Sirili's dissertation

Umeå Institute of Design ranked first by Red Dot
Published: 01 Oct, 2018

For the third year in a row, Umeå Institute of Design was ranked number one in the Red Dot Design Ranking.

William Kentridge / The Refusal of Time
Published: 26 Sep, 2018

Can we ever truly understand the passing of time in a world in a state of constant flux? As the...

Fernström Prize for research on bacterial cell walls
Published: 14 Sep, 2018

Felipe Cava has been awarded the 2018 Fernström Prize at Umeå University. His research group...

SEK 24 million to research on tuberculosis and antibiotic resistance
Published: 10 Sep, 2018

Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection causes approximately nine million new cases of tuberculosis each year.

ALS disease mechanism discovered
Published: 04 Sep, 2018

The discovery can open up for novel pharmaceutical developments in the future.

Greenhouse emissions from Siberian rivers peak as permafrost thaws
Published: 04 Sep, 2018

Thawing permafrost makes greenhouse emissions from rivers peak, a recent study from Umeå University shows.

Major European grant to newly recruited Umeå researcher
Published: 30 Aug, 2018

The European Research Council grants an ERC Starting Grant of 1.5 million euro to the group leade...

EU grant to young sociology researcher
Published: 29 Aug, 2018

Researcher Anna Baranowska-Rataj has been granted EUR 1.5 million from the ERC for her frontier research.