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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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Porous polymers show remarkable stability at high pressure
Published: 10 Dec, 2019

Umeå physicists are the first to show high stability of the porous nanomaterial COF-1.

When Processes Collide
Published: 09 Dec, 2019

Philippa Barnes has studied the internal leadership of the Palestinian national liberation movement

Umeå researcher prolongued as Wallenberg Academy Fellow
Published: 06 Dec, 2019

Sjoerd Wanrooij gets another five-year period as Wallenberg Academy Fellow.

Sweden's first Exercise Physiology programme starts in Umeå
Published: 05 Dec, 2019

Exercise Physiologists have excellence within physical training.

New insights into regulation of root initiation
Published: 05 Dec, 2019

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

Ellen will find targets for a malaria vaccine
Published: 03 Dec, 2019

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

USBE at Master and More student fair in Hamburg
Published: 03 Dec, 2019

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

Autonomous forestry and farming: how close we are?
Published: 02 Dec, 2019

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

Multicultural school context – a buffer against potential parental prejudice
Published: 02 Dec, 2019

New research shows that multicultural school context can offset the negative effects of parental bias.

Kempe funds 10 postdocs in AI and software for international leadership
Published: 02 Dec, 2019

The Kempe Foundations have issued a grant for 10 postdoctoral fellows in AI and software.

Doctoral thesis: Growth factor signaling cross-talk contribute to cancer progression
Published: 26 Nov, 2019

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

Political distrust a major barrier to climate action
Published: 26 Nov, 2019

Distrust in politicians is preventing people from supporting increased taxes on fossil fuels.

Hans Wiklund new University Director
Published: 25 Nov, 2019

The Umeå University alumnus will begin his new position on 1 March 2020.

Bright and efficient light without rare metals
Published: 25 Nov, 2019

Umeå Physicists show environmental friendy alternatives for efficient light-emitting electrochemical cells.

Umeå researchers in scientific breakthrough for malaria research
Published: 14 Nov, 2019

Research team publishes in Cell seven metabolic pathsways that the malaria parasite to infect the liver.