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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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Large grant to Umeå Institute of Design for research on how we are affected by our digital things
Published: 29 Jan, 2018

Since we can’t exactly ‘look under the hood’ anymore on all the digital things we use in everyday...

Methods to handle troublesome operator functions
Published: 15 Jan, 2018

Operator functions are used to describe many important processes in science. When things like...

New Professors at the Faculty inaugurated in 2017
Published: 27 Nov, 2017

Five new professors were inaugurated in 2017.

Suna develops the language of robots
Published: 23 Nov, 2017

Researcher Suna Bensch comes from Germany and investigates talking social robots.

Biochemist and metabolomics researcher take honorary roles at Umeå University
Published: 12 Jun, 2017

Björn O. Nilsson, biochemist and CEO of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences (IVA),...

Architecture students take on community project
Published: 03 Mar, 2017

A festival in the Norwegian island municipality of Træna kicks off a project on rural and communi...

New professor with a passion for architecture in areas of political change and social deprivation
Published: 20 Sep, 2016

Professor Robert Mull, with a background as an architect, teacher, activist, and former Dean of t...

Umeå Institute of Design ranked best in the world
Published: 12 Sep, 2016

Both the prestigious Red Dot and iF rank Umeå Institute of Design (UID) at Umeå University as the...

She wants to explore the mysteries of life
Published: 11 Aug, 2016

Natuscha Lee is looking for the for the origins of life and trying to understand how life has developed

Breakthrough research in environmental chemistry is celebrated after 27 years
Published: 12 Feb, 2015

Terry Bidleman, Visiting Professor at the Department of Chemistry, was one of the first...

Aesthetic experiences in the gallery of mathematics
Published: 23 Oct, 2014

Manya Raman-Sundström and Lars-Daniel Öhman are tackling beauty in mathematics with great enthusiasm.

Med upptäckande som drivkraft
Published: 30 Jun, 2014

Anna Linusson Jonsson has a passion for collaboration and wants her research to make a difference.

Honorary doctors in the fields of ecology and physics
Published: 20 Jun, 2011

The Faculty of Science and Technology has appointed two honorary doctors for 2011: Professor...