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Visit by distinguished alumni
Visit by distinguished alumni

October 4th, Helena Helmersson, COO at H&M group, will visit USBE.

Peter Sköld aims to contribute to EU’s Arctic policy at high-level meeting in Umeå
Peter Sköld aims to contribute to EU’s Arctic policy at high-level meeting in Umeå

His hope is that the EU Arctic Forum results in greater aspirations in Arctic-related issues.

AI project on digital companions
AI project on digital companions

SEK 6 million for AI project on digital companions.

New Book on Art and Physics
New Book on Art and Physics

Entangle: Physics and the Artistic Imagination, a new book from Bildmuseet.

New Director and steering group at WCMM
New Director and steering group at WCMM

New leadership at WCMM as of 1st of July 2019.

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Swedish Picture Book of the Year at Bildmuseet
Published: 21 Feb, 2019

During Art Friday on 15 March, Bildmuseet will open the Swedish Picture Book of the Year exhibition.

New possibilities for light-emitting plastics with patterned light
Published: 12 Feb, 2019

Mattias Lindh shows that the thickness of ultra-thin light-emitting plastics is important for brightness.

Motor enzyme protects genome through several mechanisms
Published: 11 Feb, 2019

A helicase, Pfh1, can protect the genome from DNA obstacles and damages associated with cancer.

WCMM grants postdoctoral Fellowships at the Faculty of Medicine
Published: 07 Feb, 2019

Four collaborative pairs receive funding from WCMM for joint postdoctoral Fellowships.

Nasdaq chooses Umeå and its university
Published: 04 Feb, 2019

As Cinnober becomes part of Nasdaq, Umeå will have a new global brand in town.

Umeå researcher on the top list of future biochemists
Published: 31 Jan, 2019

American Chemical Society's journal Biochemistry appoints Yaowen Wu as future top biochemistry researcher.

Umeå mathematics duo with article that tops philosophy research
Published: 30 Jan, 2019

Mathematicians' article on mathematical aesthetics in well-respected philosophy journal chosen as top article.

8 million SEK to expertise network for sample preparation
Published: 29 Jan, 2019

Researcher Linda Sandblad receives a grant for improving the accessibility of national infrastructures.

Aamer changed lifestyle in sports-oriented Umeå
Published: 25 Jan, 2019

Aamer Barood introduces the newly arrived exchange students to Sweden

New research charts an alternative imaginative path for design
Published: 25 Jan, 2019

Could a more experimental and imaginative way of doing design help make us better equipped today's challenges?

Swedish Tumor Microenvironment Meeting in Umeå 2019
Published: 24 Jan, 2019

During three days, April 9-11, the Swedish Tumor Microenvironment Meeting is held at Umeå Folkets Hus.

Mixed forests deliver more – but only if mixed correctly!
Published: 22 Jan, 2019

New study gives advice on how to mix the right tree species for tree production and other ecosystem services.

New formal methods for natural language processing
Published: 17 Jan, 2019

Computers represents the semantic meaning of a sentence by graphs. These graphs can be made more explicit.

Moon Eclipse -time!
Published: 15 Jan, 2019

If you would like to see the moon eclipse through a telescope, come visit us at Umevatoriet Monday morning!

A molecular switch for stopping inflammation
Published: 11 Jan, 2019

A component has been identified as a novel regulator that can deactivate the immune system.