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The end of the television - Will the digital wall revolutionize our homes?
The end of the television - Will the digital wall revolutionize our homes?

Morteza Abdipour has studied how the digital wall might influence how we arrange our future households.

Adolescent perspectives on AI
Adolescent perspectives on AI

Students from a local school and Umeå researchers contributed to a global study led by UNICEF.

Advantageous preparation of movement via independent control of muscle sensors
Advantageous preparation of movement via independent control of muscle sensors

A novel function of the preparatory neural activity, highlights another mechanism the nervous system use.

Small-scale X-rays challenge the large electron accelerators
Small-scale X-rays challenge the large electron accelerators

Physicist László Veisz, significantly reduces the divergence of laser-driven X-ray radiation

A better understanding of how soil carbon is distributed in the Arctic
A better understanding of how soil carbon is distributed in the Arctic

Two new studies emphasize the variability of soil organic carbon in the Arctic permafrost region.

A new way to uncover targets for future antibiotics
A new way to uncover targets for future antibiotics

Maria Fällman and Kemal Avican made their idea into a interdisciplinary project together with Icelab.

Latest news

Practically no spread of infection on campus at the start of the semester
Published: 17 Sep, 2020

The results show a very low prevalence of COVID-19 at the start of the semester, and no increase.

AI in higher education funded by EU
Published: 15 Sep, 2020

Researchers funded trustworthy AI project in higher education.

Millions to Umeå University in European project about Covid-19
Published: 15 Sep, 2020

The European Commission has granted 6.8 Million Euro to the project SHARE-Covid-19.

“Thanks to everyone who participated!”
Published: 15 Sep, 2020

Sweden's so far biggest COVID-19 study has now been completed. Thousands of students and staff participated.

A step towards better understanding of bacterial diseases
Published: 10 Sep, 2020

Chemists together with German researchers have captured and identified bacterial toxin target substrates.

Enters the assignment with great commitment
Published: 08 Sep, 2020

Many projects and contribute to a good environment for the PhD students are important tasks for Charlotta.

Continued career as a postdoc in nursing with a special focus on implementation
Published: 07 Sep, 2020

Susanna Pusa has been employed at Ersta Sköndal Bräcke University in Stockholm.

New director wants to broaden the network between industry and academia
Published: 07 Sep, 2020

Patrik Rydén is interested in cooperation and thinks that the Industrial Doctoral school can act as catalyst.

Goal of participants not yet reached in COVID-19 study
Published: 07 Sep, 2020

This week, more people have the opportunity to participate in the large study of current COVID-19 infection.

Back to the future - design histories tackle tomorrow
Published: 04 Sep, 2020

Maria explores whether forgotten episodes in design history can open new perspectives on design today.

Novel insights of how prostate cancer causes secondary tumors
Published: 03 Sep, 2020

Awareness of how prostate cancer cells become mobile and spread may provide opportunities for treatment.

Anxiolytics in lakes gives calming news
Published: 31 Aug, 2020

Johan's thesis shows that pharmaceuticals can be surprisingly persistent in northern environments.

Mosquito immune system mapped to help fight malaria
Published: 27 Aug, 2020

The results give possibilities to find ways to prevent mosquitoes from spreading malaria parasite to humans.

Take the chance to get tested for COVID-19 on Campus Umeå
Published: 25 Aug, 2020

The aim is to perform up to 20,000 tests on students and staff between 31 August and 10 September.

Seismic signals allow researchers to see under river ice
Published: 18 Aug, 2020

River scientists report detailed measurements of sediment movement and water level in an ice-covered river.