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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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Effective data processing in the decentralised cloud infrastructure of the future
Published: 22 Nov, 2018

Amardeep Mehta developed methods to optimally allocate resources to "Mobile Edge Clouds".

Drug residues make bottom-dwelling animals walking pills
Published: 22 Nov, 2018

Annelie Lagesson shows that small bottom-dwelling organisms are the largest recipients of drug residues.

Developing molecules that disarm Listeria and Chlamydia bacteria
Published: 22 Nov, 2018

Martina Kulén develops new types of antibiotics that do not kill bacteria, but only disarm them.

Blockage of protein a possible way to obstruct injuries to radiation therapy
Published: 20 Nov, 2018

Injuries of radiation therapy against cancer can be orevented by blocking the activity of a plasma protein.

Is task-driven social media falling short in stimulating human relations?
Published: 15 Nov, 2018

Christoffel Kuenen suggests that the services provided by social media are not designed for being together.

Taking the pulse of AI in Sweden
Published: 08 Nov, 2018

A report that surveys AI and its use within various sectors in Sweden has now been published.

Large amounts of antimicrobial substances in Swedish sewage treatment plants
Published: 29 Oct, 2018

A new dissertation shows that new technology can reduce emissions from sewage treatment plants.

Abdominal obesity common among women in rural Indonesia
Published: 24 Oct, 2018

Abdominal obesity is seven times more common among women than among men in Indonesia's rural area.

New professor with focus on ethical and societal impact of AI
Published: 22 Oct, 2018

Virigina Dignum, Computing Science, is one of the new professors within the WASP project.

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.

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...