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Investing SEK 100 million in AI
Investing SEK 100 million in AI

The University is investing long-term on research in artificial intelligence (AI) and autonomous systems.

American PhD students study global climate problems at Umeå University
American PhD students study global climate problems at Umeå University

US PhD students visit CIRC this summer to research the role of arctic lakes and rivers in the carbon cycle.

Graduation Ceremony 2019
Graduation Ceremony 2019

Students of 32 International Master’s Programmes were honoured at the Graduation Ceremony.

Biological processes influence how Arctic rivers emit carbon dioxide
Biological processes influence how Arctic rivers emit carbon dioxide

Arctic waters contributes largely to global carbon dioxide emissions and we need to better understand how.

Erasmus+ exchange and continued success at all levels
Erasmus+ exchange and continued success at all levels

Funding from Erasmus continues for Thomas Boréns exchange program with a university in Ukraine.

Umeå University to lead prestigious AI program
Umeå University to lead prestigious AI program

Umeå University will host a SEK 660 million initiative by the Wallenberg Foundations for research in AI.

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Aamer changed lifestyle in sports-oriented Umeå
Published: 25 Jan, 2019

Aamer Barood introduces the newly arrived exchange students to Sweden

New research charts an alternative imaginative path for design
Published: 25 Jan, 2019

Could a more experimental and imaginative way of doing design help make us better equipped today's challenges?

Swedish Tumor Microenvironment Meeting in Umeå 2019
Published: 24 Jan, 2019

During three days, April 9-11, the Swedish Tumor Microenvironment Meeting is held at Umeå Folkets Hus.

Mixed forests deliver more – but only if mixed correctly!
Published: 22 Jan, 2019

New study gives advice on how to mix the right tree species for tree production and other ecosystem services.

New formal methods for natural language processing
Published: 17 Jan, 2019

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

Moon Eclipse -time!
Published: 15 Jan, 2019

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

A molecular switch for stopping inflammation
Published: 11 Jan, 2019

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

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.

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.

Climate change challenges Norway spruce and its set of symbiotic microorganisms
Published: 27 Nov, 2018

Climate change will affect Norway spruce and also bacteria and fungi that live in symbiosis with the tree.

Peace prize laureate Mukwege lectures in Umeå
Published: 23 Nov, 2018

On Saturday 15 December, Nobel laureate Denis Mukwege will hold a special lecture in Aula Nordica.

More knowledge about respiration to understand oxygen-free seabeds
Published: 22 Nov, 2018

Kevin Vikström shows that a decrease in nutrient salts, and growth, does not reduce oxygen consumption.

Computer systems help healthcare staff make the right diagnosis
Published: 22 Nov, 2018

Chunli Yan is designing systems to how clinical decision support systems can be developed.