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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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Guest lecture by Charles Ess
Published: 21 Nov, 2018

Charles Ess visits DIGSUM's and HUMlab's PhD course "Digital Research"

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.

All genes of the Aspen tree mapped (at last)
Published: 30 Oct, 2018

A team of researchers publish the genomes of two species of aspen trees.

Ageing, materials science and sustainability on the agenda in Tokyo
Published: 29 Oct, 2018

Common research interests and challenges were discussed in Tokyo.

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.

International prominence at the Annual Celebration
Published: 17 Oct, 2018

Open lectures, installment of new professors and recognition of honorary doctors and award recipients.

New guest Professor at the Department of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies
Published: 17 Oct, 2018

Professor Mette Buchardt, Aalborg University, is a guest at the Department from 15 October to 9 November.

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.

Honorary doctor Denis Mukwege wins the Nobel Peace Prize
Published: 05 Oct, 2018

For his efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war and armed conflict.

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...