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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

AI research gets lot of media coverage
Published: 25 Feb, 2020

Lately, there has been lots of coverage in media, related to Computing Science and AI. Here are some examples.

Differences in interpretation affect the implementation of health programs
Published: 21 Feb, 2020

To increase involvement in health systems, decision-makers must be aware of differences in interpretation.

International design award to an USBE alumni
Published: 17 Feb, 2020

Innovative treatment of low back pain & frozen shoulder winner of German Design Award 2020.

USBE PRME report 2020
Published: 17 Feb, 2020

Bi-annual report on USBE:s work on sustainability.

WHO underestimates the spread of the Coronavirus
Published: 13 Feb, 2020

The coronavirus probably has a stronger ability to spread than the World Health Organization has estimated.

Business school alumnus new CEO of Inter IKEA Group
Published: 11 Feb, 2020

Jon Abrahamsson Ring, USBE alumnus, named CEO at group that controls the IKEA furniture brand.

UCGS advertise PhD positions
Published: 10 Feb, 2020

The Graduate School of Gender Studies is recruiting five PhD students.

Professional European collaboration project started in Umeå
Published: 07 Feb, 2020

E.I.D.S - a european platform for doctoral education with external partner was initiated eight years ago.

Alumna becomes new CEO of H&M
Published: 31 Jan, 2020

Helena Helmersson, alumni of Umeå School of Business, Economics and Statistics, becomes new CEO of H&M.

Want to have trout, char and salmon to thrive as fish in the water
Published: 29 Jan, 2020

In the summer, doctoral students Johan Leander and Sven Norman go into an intense period out in the field.

Get prepared! Ten new doctoral student positions in 2020
Published: 29 Jan, 2020

The call opens in May. The projects are financed jointly by University and an external party.

Awarded for best research plan
Published: 29 Jan, 2020

Lucas Haskell receives an award for his research plan on social innovations and environmental sustainability.

Exchange student biked from Germany to Umeå
Published: 24 Jan, 2020

Student Philipp Schraufstetter biked all the way from Germany to Umeå - it took him 19 days.

Umeå researchers discover molecule for cancer diagnostics
Published: 22 Jan, 2020

Four-stranded DNA associated with the onset of cancer can be detected with a fluorescent molecule.

Students have little opportunity to work with mathematical problems
Published: 20 Jan, 2020

Jonas Jäder has in his thesis studied some of the components that are valuable for students' problem solving.