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Prestigious postdoctoral fellowships for malaria research in Umeå
Prestigious postdoctoral fellowships for malaria research in Umeå

Mirjam Hunziker will study how malaria parasites switch to sexual reproduction.

New frames added to the molecular movie on how plants make oxygen
New frames added to the molecular movie on how plants make oxygen

Scientists take steps towards capturing a molecular movie of how oxygen-oxygen bond formation occurs.

Hoping for clear directives to avoid heavy workload in preparation for autumn
Hoping for clear directives to avoid heavy workload in preparation for autumn

Vice-Chancellor Hans Adolfsson on the upcoming autumn 2020 term.

Siemens Financial Services Best Student Thesis Award
Siemens Financial Services Best Student Thesis Award

The prize is awarded to Lovisa Kjerstensson and Hanna Nygren, USBE.

RiseB thesis prize is awarded to students at Lund University
RiseB thesis prize is awarded to students at Lund University

This years thesis prize in Sustainability and Business Ethics is awarded to Djenane Liasse and Jana Tigges.

A new brick in the wall: bacterial cell wall intermediate found
A new brick in the wall: bacterial cell wall intermediate found

Intermediate of the peptidoglycan recycling pathway that can modulate synthesis and structure of cell wall.

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Distinguished Disability Scholar is Guest Professor at Umeå University
Published: 14 Nov, 2019

Guest Professor Catherine J. Kudlick is Professor of History at San Francisco State University, USA.

The need for long time series
Published: 08 Nov, 2019

The UN report on oceans and climate is based on long time data series. Umeå University contributes to these.

Nordeuropa - mer europeiskt än arktiskt
Published: 08 Nov, 2019

"The Arctic" is often portrayed as polar bears and white wastelands. New research diversifies this image.

Targeted Gene Modification in Animal Pathogenic Chlamydia
Published: 07 Nov, 2019

MIMS researchers for the first time performed targeted gene mutation in the zoonotic pathogen Chlamydia.

How can data analytics be used for digital innovation?
Published: 04 Nov, 2019

New research explores the possibilities for firms to use data collected via online communities.

Design Matters at Bildmuseet
Published: 25 Oct, 2019

Bildmuseet's upcoming exhibition challenges our expectations of consumer products, furniture and services.

Ann Edholm / Tongue on the Tip
Published: 25 Oct, 2019

Paintings, sketches and collages; Bildmuseet opens a solo exhibition by Swedish artist Ann Edholm.

Umeå Institute of Design takes top spot in Red Dot Ranking
Published: 22 Oct, 2019

For the fourth year in a row, Umeå Institute of Design occupies top position on the Red Dot Design Ranking.

The UN trains weapons inspectors in Umeå
Published: 03 Oct, 2019

The European CBRNE Center hosts leadership course for UN weapons inspectors

Visit by distinguished alumni
Published: 02 Oct, 2019

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

Peter Sköld aims to contribute to EU’s Arctic policy
Published: 01 Oct, 2019

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

Umeå School of Education enters new Nordic cooperation on doctoral training and research on teacher education
Published: 30 Sep, 2019

A newly started cooperation between nine universities

AI project on digital companions
Published: 26 Sep, 2019

SEK 6 million for AI project on digital companions.

Opening at Bildmuseet: Grada Kilomba / A World of Illusions
Published: 23 Sep, 2019

Poetic film installations that use antique dramas to highlight issues of racism, oppression and violence.

New Book on Art and Physics
Published: 16 Sep, 2019

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