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Investing SEK 100 million in AI
Investing SEK 100 million in AI

The University is investing long-term on research in artificial intelligence (AI) and autonomous systems.

American PhD students study global climate problems at Umeå University
American PhD students study global climate problems at Umeå University

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

Graduation Ceremony 2019
Graduation Ceremony 2019

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

Biological processes influence how Arctic rivers emit carbon dioxide
Biological processes influence how Arctic rivers emit carbon dioxide

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

Erasmus+ exchange and continued success at all levels
Erasmus+ exchange and continued success at all levels

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

Umeå University to lead prestigious AI program
Umeå University to lead prestigious AI program

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

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Fernström Prize for research on bacterial cell walls
Published: 14 Sep, 2018

Felipe Cava has been awarded the 2018 Fernström Prize at Umeå University. His research group...

SEK 24 million to research on tuberculosis and antibiotic resistance
Published: 10 Sep, 2018

Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection causes approximately nine million new cases of tuberculosis each year.

ALS disease mechanism discovered
Published: 04 Sep, 2018

The discovery can open up for novel pharmaceutical developments in the future.

Greenhouse emissions from Siberian rivers peak as permafrost thaws
Published: 04 Sep, 2018

Thawing permafrost makes greenhouse emissions from rivers peak, a recent study from Umeå University shows.

Major European grant to newly recruited Umeå researcher
Published: 30 Aug, 2018

The European Research Council grants an ERC Starting Grant of 1.5 million euro to the group leade...

Umeå University is first in Europe with 5G technology
Published: 24 Aug, 2018

Umeå University will be the first 5G university in Europe in an initiative to put Umeå in the forefront.

Wide variety of nationalities among students
Published: 23 Aug, 2018

Multicultural peak when new international students arrive at campus from all corners of the world.

School of Education jointly starts Arctic teacher training
Published: 23 Aug, 2018

Umeå School of Education starts Arctic teacher training for social justice and equality in joint project.

School of Education honoured with national assignment
Published: 15 Aug, 2018

Will lead a national project of creating effective and purposeful ways into teaching and pre-school teaching.

Good news for fishermen: “Browning” impacts fish less than expected
Published: 15 Aug, 2018

Water color is getting darker in lakes across the planet. This phenomenon, known as “browning,” w...

Third in Sweden on number of applicants per place
Published: 15 Aug, 2018

Umeå University is top three in Sweden on the number of qualified first choice applicants to this...

Expert in chemistry education becomes honorary doctor
Published: 19 Jun, 2018

Ilka Parchmann, Professor and Vice President at Kiel University, has been appointed the 2018...

His dissertation is followed by the important establishment years
Published: 29 May, 2018

Nils Skoglund starts to see the light at the end of the tunnel and a more stable life as a researcher.

Spaceships and Recycling Tips at UID18 – Umeå Institute of Design’s Degree Exhibition
Published: 24 May, 2018

Imagine a future where food waste has become a key source of energy instead of adding to our carb...

Industrial Doctoral School: useful and collaborative
Published: 12 Apr, 2018

The Industrial Doctoral School is now kicking off 12 new doctoral projects with 10 new industrial partners.