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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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USBE Pedagogical prize 2018
Published: 31 May, 2018

The USBE pedagogical prize in 2018 is awarded to Galina Biedenbach, Business Administration.

USBE Scientific Awards
Published: 30 May, 2018

USBE Scientific Award is awarded by the USBE Research Institute and the idea with the scientific...

His dissertation is followed by the important establishment years
Published: 29 May, 2018

Nils Skoglund starts to see the light at the end of the tunnel and a more stable life as a researcher.

Spaceships and Recycling Tips at UID18 – Umeå Institute of Design’s Degree Exhibition
Published: 24 May, 2018

Imagine a future where food waste has become a key source of energy instead of adding to our carb...

Genes of different importance for brain cancer
Published: 24 May, 2018

Two genes play important roles for the formation of malignant cancer in the brain. One gene...

New article
Published: 22 May, 2018

Consumer motivations for sustainable consumption: The interaction of gain, normative and hedonic...

John Waterworth will be representing the department at Presence 2018
Published: 17 May, 2018

Presence 2018, the 18th conference of the International Society for Presence Research in Prague...

Snorers suffer from nerve and muscle damage in the palate
Published: 14 May, 2018

People who snore may have extensive tissue damage in the nerves and muscles of the soft palate....

RiseB thesis prize in sustainability and business ethics 2018
Published: 09 May, 2018

RiseB:s annual thesis price in Sustainability and Business Ethics is awarded to Matilda Bergman,...

International conference and expo: How to 3D print a wooden house
Published: 08 May, 2018

An international and crossdisciplinary conference, on the topic of biobased additivies and 3D...

All-round improved work environment at the University
Published: 03 May, 2018

The University's work environment is moving in the right direction in almost every area. This is...

TEDxUmeå – 8 May – at Norrlandsoperan and live
Published: 03 May, 2018

On Tuesday May 8, TEDxUmeå will be held for the fifth consecutive year. The list of speakers...

Focus on those closest affected
Published: 30 Apr, 2018

Due to the recent murder suspected by the police to have taken place in a student room in Ålidhem...

Jörg Richter and Carina Bergfeldt new honorary doctors in Umeå
Published: 26 Apr, 2018

Jörg Richter, professor in psychology, and the journalist Carina Bergfeldt, have been appointed...

WHO Director-General named Honorary Doctor in Umeå
Published: 25 Apr, 2018

Two African scientists become new honorary doctors at the Faculty of Medicine at Umeå University,...