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Visit by distinguished alumni
Visit by distinguished alumni

October 4th, Helena Helmersson, COO at H&M group, will visit USBE.

Peter Sköld aims to contribute to EU’s Arctic policy at high-level meeting in Umeå
Peter Sköld aims to contribute to EU’s Arctic policy at high-level meeting in Umeå

His hope is that the EU Arctic Forum results in greater aspirations in Arctic-related issues.

AI project on digital companions
AI project on digital companions

SEK 6 million for AI project on digital companions.

New Book on Art and Physics
New Book on Art and Physics

Entangle: Physics and the Artistic Imagination, a new book from Bildmuseet.

New Director and steering group at WCMM
New Director and steering group at WCMM

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

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Explaining the shape of a leaf with the help of systems biology
Published: 03 Jun, 2019

Barbara Terebieniec has in her thesis identified genes that control the leaf shape of the European aspen.

The green gold that cleans wastewater and produces biodiesel
Published: 03 Jun, 2019

Nordic microalgae can be used for simultaneous production of biomass and municipal sewage treatment.

Arctic lakes and rivers can lose the diversity of freshwater species
Published: 22 May, 2019

Climate change threatens the Arctic freshwater ecosystems according to a new report published in May.

Student at Umeå School of Business, Economics and Statistics is Global Swede 2019
Published: 22 May, 2019

Munashe Chivaura is Umeå University's Global Swede 2019

The Kempe Foundation issues major funding for integrated structural biology
Published: 17 May, 2019

A large grant from Kempe initiates a postdoctoral programme to stimulate bold structural biology research.

An additional 20 million on AI competence
Published: 13 May, 2019

An additional SEK 20 million is invested by the Government in AI competence.

PhD students with a focus on cloud computing
Published: 10 May, 2019

PhD students attended a two-day course in cloud computing.

New strategy may improve tuberculosis treatment
Published: 09 May, 2019

An American-Umeå team shows in PNAS a molecule that prevents resistance to antibiotic treating tuberculosis.

Just One-Third of the World’s Longest Rivers Remain Free-Flowing
Published: 08 May, 2019

A study in Nature shows new global assessment of the planet’s remaining free-flowing rivers.

Snoring causes injuries and prevention of healing in the upper airways
Published: 23 Apr, 2019

Vibrations caused by snoring can lead to injuries in the upper airways and swallowing dysfunction.

Skytteanska samfundet prize to Nils Skoglund
Published: 18 Apr, 2019

Kungl. Skytteanska Samfundet has chosen to give Nils Skoglund the organisation’s prize of SEK 40,000.

High Greenhouse gas emissions from Western Siberian lakes
Published: 11 Apr, 2019

A study by CIRC in Nature Communications shows that CO2-emissions from Western Siberia lakes are high.

Collaboration with industry generates funding for solar energy researchers
Published: 09 Apr, 2019

Kempe Foundations grants SEK 700,000 to world-class spectrophotometer for the Department of Physics.

Exciting projects presented at start-up of sixth intake of industrial doctoral students
Published: 09 Apr, 2019

A new batch of IDS students are getting together for a two-day workshop.

IDS celebrates 10-year jubilee and continues to strive upwards
Published: 14 Jan, 2019

Umeå University’s Industrial Doctoral School (IDS) is celebrating its first decade of successful activities.