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Sweden's first Exercise Physiology programme at Umeå

Exercise Physiologists have excellence within physical training.

New insights into regulation of root initiation
New insights into regulation of root initiation

Abdellah Lakehal has studied how the initiation of adventitious roots is regulated at the molecular level.

Ellen will find targets for a malaria vaccine
Ellen will find targets for a malaria vaccine

Wallenberg Academy Fellow Ellen Bushell will map the ways a variant of the malaria infects.

 USBE at Master and More student fair in Hamburg
USBE at Master and More student fair in Hamburg

On December 6th USBE will be attending a student recruitment fair called MASTER AND MORE in Hamburg, Germany.

Autonomous forestry and farming
Autonomous forestry and farming

Ahmad Ostovar has developed methods and algorithms for automatic detection and recognition of objects.

Doctoral thesis: Growth factor signaling cross-talk contribute to cancer progression
Doctoral thesis: Growth factor signaling cross-talk contribute to cancer progression

In cancer the synergistic cross-talk between the proteins contributes to cancer progression.

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American PhD students study global climate problems at Umeå University
Published: 11 Jun, 2019

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

Students from 32 Master’s Programmes honoured
Published: 11 Jun, 2019

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

Biological processes influence how Arctic rivers emit carbon dioxide
Published: 09 Jun, 2019

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

Erasmus+ exchange and continued success at all levels
Published: 04 Jun, 2019

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

Umeå University to lead prestigious AI program
Published: 04 Jun, 2019

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

Problem-solving helps pupils to learn mathematics
Published: 03 Jun, 2019

Johan shows that the pupils’ knowledge would improve if larger emphasis was placed on problem solving.

Explaining the shape of a leaf with the help of systems biology
Published: 03 Jun, 2019

Barbara Terebieniec has in her thesis identified genes that control the leaf shape of the European aspen.

The green gold that cleans wastewater and produces biodiesel
Published: 03 Jun, 2019

Nordic microalgae can be used for simultaneous production of biomass and municipal sewage treatment.

Arctic lakes and rivers can lose the diversity of freshwater species
Published: 22 May, 2019

Climate change threatens the Arctic freshwater ecosystems according to a new report published in May.

Student at Umeå School of Business, Economics and Statistics is Global Swede 2019
Published: 22 May, 2019

Munashe Chivaura is Umeå University's Global Swede 2019

The Kempe Foundation issues major funding for integrated structural biology
Published: 17 May, 2019

A large grant from Kempe initiates a postdoctoral programme to stimulate bold structural biology research.

An additional 20 million on AI competence
Published: 13 May, 2019

An additional SEK 20 million is invested by the Government in AI competence.

PhD students with a focus on cloud computing
Published: 10 May, 2019

PhD students attended a two-day course in cloud computing.

New strategy may improve tuberculosis treatment
Published: 09 May, 2019

An American-Umeå team shows in PNAS a molecule that prevents resistance to antibiotic treating tuberculosis.

Just One-Third of the World’s Longest Rivers Remain Free-Flowing
Published: 08 May, 2019

A study in Nature shows new global assessment of the planet’s remaining free-flowing rivers.