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The end of the television - Will the digital wall revolutionize our homes?
The end of the television - Will the digital wall revolutionize our homes?

Morteza Abdipour has studied how the digital wall might influence how we arrange our future households.

Adolescent perspectives on AI
Adolescent perspectives on AI

Students from a local school and Umeå researchers contributed to a global study led by UNICEF.

Advantageous preparation of movement via independent control of muscle sensors
Advantageous preparation of movement via independent control of muscle sensors

A novel function of the preparatory neural activity, highlights another mechanism the nervous system use.

Small-scale X-rays challenge the large electron accelerators
Small-scale X-rays challenge the large electron accelerators

Physicist László Veisz, significantly reduces the divergence of laser-driven X-ray radiation

A better understanding of how soil carbon is distributed in the Arctic
A better understanding of how soil carbon is distributed in the Arctic

Two new studies emphasize the variability of soil organic carbon in the Arctic permafrost region.

A new way to uncover targets for future antibiotics
A new way to uncover targets for future antibiotics

Maria Fällman and Kemal Avican made their idea into a interdisciplinary project together with Icelab.

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New book about prehistoric Ukraine
Published: 25 Nov, 2020

The book is the first comprehensive compilation of Ukrainian prehistory.

Unique Nobel program with Swedish and Korean researchers
Published: 24 Nov, 2020

The Sweden-Korea Nobel Memorial Program 2020 will take place on 1 December.

KBC awards the Best Video Research Pitch presentations from the KBC DAYS 2020
Published: 20 Nov, 2020

Congratulations to Lill Eilersten and Lena Lassinantti for winning the Best PhD Student Presentation Awards!

Four questions to Joacim on Icelab and the way to a new covid-19 project
Published: 19 Nov, 2020

How does an idea sparked in a casual discussion move to a funded project?

Continue to limit physical contact between people
Published: 19 Nov, 2020

Due to the spread of COVID-19 in the region, the university last week introduced stricter measures.

Seven spin-of companies from Umeå university on international AI map
Published: 19 Nov, 2020

Seven spin-off companies from Umeå university on the first European AI Startup Landscape Map.

UTRI makes Umeå University lead by example
Published: 18 Nov, 2020

A few words with WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, keynote speaker at the UTRI kick-off.

New knowledge on how climate affects pendulous lichens in northern forests
Published: 17 Nov, 2020

Research from Umeå University explains how traits in pale lichens allow them to thrive in wet climates.

Do we have the right incentives to promote a more circular economy?
Published: 16 Nov, 2020

A new thesis analyzes the effects of incentives aiming to create a more circular economy.

Digital kick-off for the new sustainability investment UTRI
Published: 12 Nov, 2020

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, World Health Organization, is one of the keynote speakers at the kick-off.

Philip Buckland elected to expert group for research infrastructure
Published: 12 Nov, 2020

They will strengthen the findability, accessibility, interoperability, and reuse of research data.

New measures necessary as COVID-19 spreads locally
Published: 11 Nov, 2020

Umeå University takes further measures to limit the number of individuals on our campuses.

Several spin-off companies take part in international AI conference
Published: 11 Nov, 2020

Research companies based on technology for AI at Sweden Innovation Days.

The Industrial Doctoral School gets a new steering group
Published: 10 Nov, 2020

A new steering group for the Industrial Doctoral School was appointed on 1 July 2019.

Research breakthrough can save lives after nerve gas poisoning
Published: 05 Nov, 2020

FOI Industrial Doctoral School researchers solve a riddle that has eluded researchers for over 50 years.