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Streams and rivers emit more carbon dioxide at night than day
Streams and rivers emit more carbon dioxide at night than day

A study by Gerard Rocher Ros shows that the flux may be greater than previously thought.

Great interest in Sujata Patel's installation lecture
Great interest in Sujata Patel's installation lecture

The lecture was entitled "Colonialism and Its Knowledges" and is now available for viewing online.

Two UPSC postdocs are awarded with an Indian fellowship
Two UPSC postdocs are awarded with an Indian fellowship

Vikash Kumar and Jay Prakash Maurya receive the Ramalingaswami Fellowship from the Indian Government.

In memoriam: Nemam Ghafouri
In memoriam: Nemam Ghafouri

Collegues at the Department of Epidemiologi and Global Health writes about Neman.

Metal contamination of aquatic environments also threatens birds on land
Metal contamination of aquatic environments also threatens birds on land

Johan Lidman shows in his dissertation that metals in water have negative effects on insect-eating birds.

A bacterial toxin that acts as a mediator rather than a killer
A bacterial toxin that acts as a mediator rather than a killer

Umeå researchers have discovered that bacterial toxins can act as modulators of the host immune response.

Latest news

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.