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Prestigious postdoctoral fellowships for malaria research in Umeå
Prestigious postdoctoral fellowships for malaria research in Umeå

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

New frames added to the molecular movie on how plants make oxygen
New frames added to the molecular movie on how plants make oxygen

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

Hoping for clear directives to avoid heavy workload in preparation for autumn
Hoping for clear directives to avoid heavy workload in preparation for autumn

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

Siemens Financial Services Best Student Thesis Award
Siemens Financial Services Best Student Thesis Award

The prize is awarded to Lovisa Kjerstensson and Hanna Nygren, USBE.

RiseB thesis prize is awarded to students at Lund University
RiseB thesis prize is awarded to students at Lund University

This years thesis prize in Sustainability and Business Ethics is awarded to Djenane Liasse and Jana Tigges.

A new brick in the wall: bacterial cell wall intermediate found
A new brick in the wall: bacterial cell wall intermediate found

Intermediate of the peptidoglycan recycling pathway that can modulate synthesis and structure of cell wall.

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Exchange student biked from Germany to Umeå
Published: 24 Jan, 2020

Student Philipp Schraufstetter biked all the way from Germany to Umeå - it took him 19 days.

Umeå researchers discover molecule for cancer diagnostics
Published: 22 Jan, 2020

Four-stranded DNA associated with the onset of cancer can be detected with a fluorescent molecule.

Students have little opportunity to work with mathematical problems
Published: 20 Jan, 2020

Jonas Jäder has in his thesis studied some of the components that are valuable for students' problem solving.

Plant organ growth is not so different from animals
Published: 16 Jan, 2020

UPSC Researchers demonstrate that death of certain cells in the root facilitate growth of lateral roots

Studies factors that ensure cellular protein production
Published: 16 Jan, 2020

In his thesis, Fu Xu contributes to new knowledge about the factors that modulate tRNA-biogenesis.

AI’s impact on UN sustainable goals
Published: 14 Jan, 2020

AI can help – as well as hinder – sustainable development worldwide.

Exchange students take the train abroad - for sustainable travel
Published: 08 Jan, 2020

To stimulate sustainable travel students get interrail cards to get to their study destinations abroad.

Generous Scholarship from Erling-Persson Family Foundation
Published: 20 Dec, 2019

SEK 12 million for students from non-EU/EEA countries studying the Master's programmes in Public Health.

Students explore how AI can help sick children
Published: 20 Dec, 2019

Students explore if artificial intelligence can be a support for sick children.

Diego Calvanese honored as ACM Fellow
Published: 19 Dec, 2019

Diego Calvanese, visiting Professor at the Department of Computing Science, has been named ACM Fellow.

Award to Andreas Josefsson for research on prostate cancer
Published: 18 Dec, 2019

The 2019 Cutting Edge Award from Astellas is awarded to Andreas Josefsson.

Leading AI researcher to Umeå University
Published: 18 Dec, 2019

Diego Calvanese, Italy, is employed as a Wallenberg visiting Professor at the Department of Computing Science.

Rare animals and plants organize in ghettos to survive
Published: 17 Dec, 2019

The unexpected ecological pattern is the conclusion of a study about biodiversity in competitive environments.

AI Professor hits international reading list
Published: 15 Dec, 2019

AI Professor Virginia Dignum on international book list.

Doctoral thesis: Signal pathways crosstalks in progression of kidney cancer
Published: 11 Dec, 2019

Investigating signal pathways presents potential druggable targit to stop progression of tumor.