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The end of the television - Will the digital wall revolutionize our homes?
The end of the television - Will the digital wall revolutionize our homes?

Morteza Abdipour has studied how the digital wall might influence how we arrange our future households.

Adolescent perspectives on AI
Adolescent perspectives on AI

Students from a local school and Umeå researchers contributed to a global study led by UNICEF.

Advantageous preparation of movement via independent control of muscle sensors
Advantageous preparation of movement via independent control of muscle sensors

A novel function of the preparatory neural activity, highlights another mechanism the nervous system use.

Small-scale X-rays challenge the large electron accelerators
Small-scale X-rays challenge the large electron accelerators

Physicist László Veisz, significantly reduces the divergence of laser-driven X-ray radiation

A better understanding of how soil carbon is distributed in the Arctic
A better understanding of how soil carbon is distributed in the Arctic

Two new studies emphasize the variability of soil organic carbon in the Arctic permafrost region.

A new way to uncover targets for future antibiotics
A new way to uncover targets for future antibiotics

Maria Fällman and Kemal Avican made their idea into a interdisciplinary project together with Icelab.

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Awarded 4 million SEK for developing new Deep Learning methods
Published: 05 Nov, 2020

Johanna Björklund receives funding for research on semantic parsing of multimodal data.

Researchers will study how AI affects human well-being
Published: 05 Nov, 2020

Ingeborg Nilsson is one of the responsible for the initiative.

Virginia Dignum finalist for the AI Swede of the year
Published: 02 Nov, 2020

Professor Virginia Dignum, one of the 5 finalists for the AI Swede of the year.

EU award rendered by good working conditions for researchers
Published: 29 Oct, 2020

The Human Resources in Excellence Award is a quality mark granted by the EU to academic institutions.

First aid provision of road traffic injured people by police officers
Published: 28 Oct, 2020

Hierarchical structure in the police hinders junior officers to apply first aid skills in Tanzania.

Stefan Björklund talks about the KBC DAYS 2020
Published: 27 Oct, 2020

Stefan Björklund talks about the KBC DAYS 2020 and why they chose this year’s main topics

New Director to lead HPC2N
Published: 27 Oct, 2020

Professor Paolo Bientinesi appointed as new Director of HPC2N, as professor Bo Kågström steps down.

Virginia Dignum joins the Global Partnership on AI
Published: 25 Oct, 2020

Professor Virginia Dignum new member of global initiative on AI.

The Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation invests in infection medicine
Published: 22 Oct, 2020

The financial support is included in a national investment into Life Science.

Top-listed AI startups in Sweden based on research at Umeå University
Published: 21 Oct, 2020

Algoryx, Infobaleen, Prediktera and Shimmercat are all among the brightest startups within AI in Sweden.

Four questions to researcher Ellen Bushell - new Swedish Young Academy member
Published: 21 Oct, 2020

Ellen tells us about how one becomes a member of the Swedish Young Academy and how she plans to use her time.

Spring semester with continued COVID adaptations ahead
Published: 20 Oct, 2020

COVID-19 will affect early spring 2021 for students and staff in similar ways as this autumn has.

Mammography screening saves lives also in older age
Published: 20 Oct, 2020

For women invited to mammography screening over the age of 70,reduction in mortality was significant.

Privacy: an important concept of our time
Published: 15 Oct, 2020

Vu studies the need for only privacy-guarantee and privacy concern analysis in machine learning with big data.

28 MSEK for new research program at Umeå University
Published: 14 Oct, 2020

The programme focuses on digital innovation and is led by Professor Jonny Holmström.