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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

A viral History of the World
Published: 04 Jun, 2020

International talk about pandemics in the past and now, including historians Janet McCalman and Per Axelsson.

Digital ecosystems require distinct leadership approaches
Published: 04 Jun, 2020

New dissertation at Umeå University.

Psoriasis patients’ mental health is more than skin-deep
Published: 04 Jun, 2020

Other physical diseases more often than the skin cause mental problems for people with psoriasis.

Gradual return to campus this autumn
Published: 03 Jun, 2020

The Government go-ahead to return to campus-based education means several things for students and staff.

USBE Alumni Foundation Prize 2020
Published: 02 Jun, 2020

This year's recipient is Javier Jo Mai, student at the Master´s Program in Finance.

App for activists and biotech wearable for the grieving at UID20
Published: 02 Jun, 2020

This year Umeå Institute of Design students will present their degree projects in a digital exhibition.

Virginia Dignum one of 50 top AI ethics influencers
Published: 31 May, 2020

Virginia Dignum on the French digital web agency IPFC list of top 50 AI Ethics influencers.

Approval for campus-based teaching this autumn
Published: 29 May, 2020

Campus-based teaching will be possible from the autumn semester, according to the authorities.

Finance student appointed Global Swede
Published: 28 May, 2020

Javier Jo Mai, was honoured at a digital ceremony and received a diploma for the award.

Licentiate thesis on socially intelligent systems
Published: 27 May, 2020

Timotheus Kampik has defended his Licentiate Thesis.

The landscape determines how streams should be restored
Published: 27 May, 2020

Stream restauration projects planned at the landscape scale leads to the best results.

USBE Scientific Awards 2020
Published: 27 May, 2020

This year's recipients are Medhanie Gaim, Sonal Yadav and Anita Lindmark.

Prestigious postdoctoral fellowships for malaria research in Umeå
Published: 27 May, 2020

Mirjam Hunziker will study how malaria parasites switch to sexual reproduction.

New frames added to the molecular movie on how plants make oxygen
Published: 25 May, 2020

Scientists take steps towards capturing a molecular movie of how oxygen-oxygen bond formation occurs.

Hoping for clear directives to avoid heavy workload for autumn 2020
Published: 20 May, 2020

Vice-Chancellor Hans Adolfsson on the upcoming autumn 2020 term.