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Practically no spread of infection on campus at the start of the semester
Practically no spread of infection on campus at the start of the semester

The results show a very low prevalence of COVID-19 at the start of the semester, and no increase.

“Thanks to everyone who participated!”
“Thanks to everyone who participated!”

Sweden's so far biggest COVID-19 study has now been completed. Thousands of students and staff participated.

Millions to Umeå University in European project about Covid-19
Millions to Umeå University in European project about Covid-19

The European Commission has granted 6.8 Million Euro to the project SHARE-Covid-19.

A step towards better understanding of bacterial diseases
A step towards better understanding of bacterial diseases

Chemists together with German researchers have captured and identified bacterial toxin target substrates.

Latest news

Attention to Umeå research on the World Tuberculosis Day
Published: 24 Mar, 2020

An international research group has investigated a strain of multi drug resistant tuberculosis from Ukraine.

Niclas Börlin receive the Talbert Abrams Award
Published: 23 Mar, 2020

Niclas Börlin awarded by ASPRS.

Insights into muscle function enhance our understanding of heart disease
Published: 23 Mar, 2020

Research reveales how regulate muscle relaxation protein undergoes structural change in a critical phase.

Umeå University partner in 50 million Euros AI research
Published: 19 Mar, 2020

Umeå University will be partner in EU AI research with the aim to shape future humane AI systems.

Our premises have been closed due to COVID-19
Published: 17 Mar, 2020

Umeå University’s premises, with some exception, will be locked until further notice.

The University is transitioning to online teaching
Published: 17 Mar, 2020

Umeå University is following the recommendations to suspend all teaching involving physical meetings.

Umeå professor on world list for book on AI
Published: 13 Mar, 2020

Professor Virginia Dignum's book on AI ranked as one of the best books in computer science 2019.

Lisbeth Lundahl, TUV, is appointed honorary doctor at the University of Turku
Published: 11 Mar, 2020

Lisbeth Lundahl, TUV, is appointed honorary doctor at the University of Turku

Global science team on red alert as Arctic lands grow greener
Published: 11 Mar, 2020

With remote analysis techniques, researchers gain better understanding of tundra regions becoming greener.

TropEd Network Chair/President elected from Umeå University
Published: 06 Mar, 2020

Marie Lindkvist, Associate Professor at EpiGh has been elected by International TropEd Network.

Sex differences in merits amongst newly appointed professors
Published: 05 Mar, 2020

Women constitute only 27 percent of academics with the rank of professor in Sweden.

Two Umeå researchers on IVA's 100 list 2020
Published: 02 Mar, 2020

Christiane Funk and Venkata Krishna Kumar Upadhyayula are on IVA's list over sustainable research.

Karantän på lyxkryssaren gav fler coronasmittade
Published: 28 Feb, 2020

More people were infected by coronavirus at the cruise ship in quarantine than if passengers could go ashore.

22 doctoral students to the Postgraduate School in the Educational Sciences
Published: 28 Feb, 2020

We are now recruiting new doctoral students!

Develops model for commercializing medical technology ideas
Published: 04 Apr, 2019

In May, Umeå researchers are launching an innovation model for product development in medical technology.