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New Book on Art and Physics
New Book on Art and Physics

Entangle: Physics and the Artistic Imagination, a new book from Bildmuseet.

New Director and steering group at WCMM
New Director and steering group at WCMM

New leadership at WCMM as of 1st of July 2019.

Western Siberian rivers and lakes emit greenhouse gases into the atmosphere
Western Siberian rivers and lakes emit greenhouse gases into the atmosphere

Thesis shows warmer climate and permafrost thawing increase greenhouse gas emissions from Siberian waters.

New leadership at Umeå School of Architecture
New leadership at Umeå School of Architecture

Mikael Henningsson, Sara Thor, Michael Gruber and Amalia Katapodis will lead Umeå School of Architecture.

Power-hungry Clouds: How to (Res)train Your Dragon
Power-hungry Clouds: How to (Res)train Your Dragon

Jakub Krzywda develops models to control cloud power infrastructures consumption and hosted applications.

Bacteria in pneumonia attack using bleaching agent
Bacteria in pneumonia attack using bleaching agent

Bacteria use the bleaching agent hydrogen peroxide to weaken the immune system and cause pneumonia.

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School of Education honoured with national assignment
Published: 15 Aug, 2018

Will lead a national project of creating effective and purposeful ways into teaching and pre-school teaching.

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...

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...

Honorary doctors in the fields of ecology and physics
Published: 20 Jun, 2011

The Faculty of Science and Technology has appointed two honorary doctors for 2011: Professor...

Breakthrough research in environmental chemistry is celebrated after 27 years
Published: 12 Feb, 2015

Terry Bidleman, Visiting Professor at the Department of Chemistry, was one of the first...

Umeå Institute of Design ranked best in the world
Published: 12 Sep, 2016

Both the prestigious Red Dot and iF rank Umeå Institute of Design (UID) at Umeå University as the...

New professor with a passion for architecture in areas of political change and social deprivation
Published: 20 Sep, 2016

Professor Robert Mull, with a background as an architect, teacher, activist, and former Dean of t...

Architecture students take on community project
Published: 03 Mar, 2017

A festival in the Norwegian island municipality of Træna kicks off a project on rural and communi...

Biochemist and metabolomics researcher take honorary roles at Umeå University
Published: 12 Jun, 2017

Björn O. Nilsson, biochemist and CEO of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences (IVA),...

New Professors at the Faculty inaugurated in 2017
Published: 27 Nov, 2017

Five new professors were inaugurated in 2017.

Methods to handle troublesome operator functions
Published: 15 Jan, 2018

Operator functions are used to describe many important processes in science. When things like...

Large grant to Umeå Institute of Design for research on how we are affected by our digital things
Published: 29 Jan, 2018

Since we can’t exactly ‘look under the hood’ anymore on all the digital things we use in everyday...

Industrial Doctoral School: useful and collaborative
Published: 12 Apr, 2018

The Industrial Doctoral School is now kicking off 12 new doctoral projects with 10 new industrial partners.

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

On May 31– June 1, graduates present their degree projects at Umeå Institute of Design’s yearly exhibition