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Ecologist receives Umeå municipality’s Scientific Prize 2019
Ecologist receives Umeå municipality’s Scientific Prize 2019

David Seekell, CIRC, receives 2019 Umeå municipality scientific prize for young researchers.

Can smarter forest buffer strips along streams help to mitigate climate change?
Can smarter forest buffer strips along streams help to mitigate climate change?

Marcus Klaus studies how forestry greenhouse gas emissions is reduced by buffer strips along streams.

International top ranking for gender equality at Umeå University
International top ranking for gender equality at Umeå University

One of 14 organisations in the world to receive the highest rating for their gender equality efforts.

An epigenetic marker can predict  survival in childhood leukaemia
An epigenetic marker can predict survival in childhood leukaemia

Risk of relapse in childhood leukemia can be predicted which will make tailoring treatment possible.

Biochemist receives prestigious Göran Gustafsson Prize
Biochemist receives prestigious Göran Gustafsson Prize

Yaowen Wu, professor of biochemistry, has been awarded the Göran Gustafsson Prize in molecular biology.

Art and design step up in QS ranking
Art and design step up in QS ranking

Umeå University climbs to 26th place on the global QS ranking in the category Art & Design.

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Umeå universitet friskast i Västerbotten
Published: 05 Dec, 2018

Being awarded as the healthiest organisation in Västerbotten is no coincidence. The national final now awaits.

Funds from the Kamprad Family Foundation to CEDAR
Published: 03 Dec, 2018

Funds from Kamprad Family Foundation for the studie of physical activity and cognitive training of elderly.

DIGSUM representatives present research
Published: 03 Dec, 2018

Simon Lindgren, Sam Merrill and Mathilda Åkerlund presented at the Nordic Conference on Violent Extremism

Extreme heat threatens to overwhelm hospitals around the world
Published: 29 Nov, 2018

New report shows that rising temperatures are exposing people to unacceptably high health risks.

Students present ideas about solutions to UN’s SD Goals
Published: 27 Nov, 2018

Lindellhallen turns into a fair - the course Social & Environmental Entrepreneurship presents their projects.

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.

New research on terror attacks and social media
Published: 23 Nov, 2018

New study on social media use in the aftermath of terror attacks.

USBE at SACO student fair in Stockholm
Published: 23 Nov, 2018

On 28-30 November, USBE is represented at the SACO student fair in Stockholm.

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.

Nordic retail and wholesale conference at USBE in Umeå
Published: 22 Nov, 2018

The next conference will be arranged by USBE in Umeå in 2020.

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.

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.