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Ecologist receives Umeå municipality’s Scientific Prize 2019
Ecologist receives Umeå municipality’s Scientific Prize 2019

David Seekell, CIRC, receives 2019 Umeå municipality scientific prize for young researchers.

Can smarter forest buffer strips along streams help to mitigate climate change?
Can smarter forest buffer strips along streams help to mitigate climate change?

Marcus Klaus studies how forestry greenhouse gas emissions is reduced by buffer strips along streams.

International top ranking for gender equality at Umeå University
International top ranking for gender equality at Umeå University

One of 14 organisations in the world to receive the highest rating for their gender equality efforts.

An epigenetic marker can predict  survival in childhood leukaemia
An epigenetic marker can predict survival in childhood leukaemia

Risk of relapse in childhood leukemia can be predicted which will make tailoring treatment possible.

Biochemist receives prestigious Göran Gustafsson Prize
Biochemist receives prestigious Göran Gustafsson Prize

Yaowen Wu, professor of biochemistry, has been awarded the Göran Gustafsson Prize in molecular biology.

Art and design step up in QS ranking
Art and design step up in QS ranking

Umeå University climbs to 26th place on the global QS ranking in the category Art & Design.

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Good news for fishermen: “Browning” impacts fish less than expected
Published: 15 Aug, 2018

Water color is getting darker in lakes across the planet. This phenomenon, known as “browning,” w...

Third in Sweden on number of applicants per place
Published: 15 Aug, 2018

Umeå University is top three in Sweden on the number of qualified first choice applicants to this...

Umevatoriet and Sliperiet gets new, joint director
Published: 02 Jul, 2018

Madelen Bodin has been named the new director of the new Science Centre at Umeå University.

Expert in chemistry education becomes honorary doctor
Published: 19 Jun, 2018

Ilka Parchmann, Professor and Vice President at Kiel University, has been appointed the 2018...

Yonas Woldemariam has defended his licentiate thesis
Published: 12 Jun, 2018

Yonas Woldemariam has defended his licentiate thesis entitled: Natural Language Processing in...

WCMM symposium: New frontiers in neuroscience and imaging
Published: 12 Jun, 2018

On June 7 the Wallenberg Centre for Molecular Medicine arranged a symposium on neuroscience and...

Restoration project nominated for EU prize
Published: 11 Jun, 2018

The restoration project ”Vindel River LIFE”, coordinated by Umeå University, is one of totally 28...

'Golden Age' ranking keeps Umeå in top 50
Published: 08 Jun, 2018

Ranked #46 in the world among universities established between 1945 and 1967.

USBE Alumni foundation scholarship 2018
Published: 04 Jun, 2018

Receiver of the 2018 USBE Alumni foundation scholarship is André Netzén Örn, student at the Maste...

How to 3D-Print a Wooden Home
Published: 04 Jun, 2018

During 30 and 31st of May, the International Conference of “How to 3D-Print a Wooden Home” was he...

Umeå School of Business, Economics and Statistics Graduation Ceremony 2018
Published: 01 Jun, 2018

On June 1st at 16:30 it's time for the Umeå School of Business, Economics and Statistics annual...

Record number of students at Graduation Ceremony
Published: 01 Jun, 2018

On Tuesday 29 May, graduating students of International Master’s Programmes were honoured at the...

Eco-Visionaries
Published: 31 May, 2018

Summer exhibition opening at Bildmuseet on Friday 15 June! Two new exhibitions are to be...

Jochen Lempert / Sudden Spring
Published: 31 May, 2018

Summer exhibition opening at Bildmuseet on Friday 15 June!