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USBE Alumni Foundation Prize 2020
USBE Alumni Foundation Prize 2020

This year's recipient is Javier Jo Mai, student at the Master´s Program in Finance.

UID20 goes digital
UID20 goes digital

This year Umeå Institute of Design students will present their degree projects in a digital exhibition.

Virginia Dignum one of 50 top AI ethics influencers
Virginia Dignum one of 50 top AI ethics influencers

Virginia Dignum on the French digital web agency IPFC list of top 50 AI Ethics influencers.

Approval for campus-based teaching this autumn
Approval for campus-based teaching this autumn

Campus-based teaching will be possible from the autumn semester, according to the authorities.

Finance student appointed Umeå University
Finance student appointed Umeå University's Global Swede 2020

Javier Jo Mai, was honoured at a digital ceremony and received a diploma for the award.

The landscape determines how streams should be restored
The landscape determines how streams should be restored

Stream restauration projects planned at the landscape scale leads to the best results.

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Tromso next stop for Arctic seminars tour
Published: 23 Aug, 2019

Live lectures about how people, ecosystems and communities are affected by climate change.

Brain takes a beating as arteries age
Published: 20 Aug, 2019

When arteries stiffen with age, the brain receives more load from the heart's beating that can cause damage.

Plant professor awarded Umeå University Medal of Merit
Published: 01 Mar, 2019

Marianne Sommarin receives Umeå University's Medal of Merit 2019.

Prestigefull medalj till molekylärbiolog vid Umeå universitet
Published: 15 Mar, 2019

Anders Nordström, Department of Molecular Biology, receive the silver medal to Berzelius's memory.

Scientists call for new European regulations for GMO
Published: 25 Jul, 2019

In an open letter scientists call for changed European legislation on genetically modified organisms.

Energiforskare samlas och provkör vätgasbil
Published: 25 Jul, 2019

Scientists meet at Umeå University to discuss renewable energy and to test drive a hydrogen car.

Erik Elmroth ny ledamot i Kungl. Ingenjörsvetenskapsakademien
Published: 24 Jul, 2019

Eric Elmroth, professor of Computing Science is appointed member of the Royal Academy of Engineering Sciences.

Preparedness in focus in central Umeå
Published: 24 Jul, 2019

Visit Umeå together with the CBRNE centre invite the public to Emergency Preparedness Day in central Umeå.

Chemists celebrate 150 years with the periodic system
Published: 24 Jul, 2019

The introductory day at the conference in Inorganic Chemistry in Umeå, focuses on the periodic system.

Honorary doctors at the Faculty of Science and Technology
Published: 23 Jul, 2019

Professor John Anderson and designer Anne Asensio are honorary doctors at Faculty of Science and Technology.

Can Earth Life Survive on Mars?
Published: 23 Jul, 2019

The BIOMEX research team, including Natuschka Lee, has made biological experiments under space conditions.

The head of department and deputy head of Umeå School of Architecture resign
Published: 23 Jul, 2019

Two out of three in the management of Umeå School of Architecture leave their management assignments.

AI professor keynote speaker at world conference in Umeå
Published: 23 Jul, 2019

Virginia Dignum,expert in ethical AI, is one of the main lecturers at the WFE conference in Umeå.

Action to save bees and other insects in Northern Sweden!
Published: 23 Jul, 2019

The University draws attention to the crisis situation and starts research on insects in Northern Sweden.

Miniaturized version of ribosome found in microsporidia
Published: 22 Jul, 2019

Near atomic details of the smallest known eukaryotic cytoplasmic protein synthesis machine provided.