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Evolutionary legacy of a keystone tibetan conifer tree
Evolutionary legacy of a keystone tibetan conifer tree

The prestigious journal New Phytologist selects the study led by researcher Xiao-Ru Wang as its cover story.

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.

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AI’s impact on UN sustainable goals
Published: 14 Jan, 2020

AI can help – as well as hinder – sustainable development worldwide.

Exchange students take the train abroad - for sustainable travel
Published: 08 Jan, 2020

To stimulate sustainable travel students get interrail cards to get to their study destinations abroad.

Generous Scholarship from Erling-Persson Family Foundation
Published: 20 Dec, 2019

SEK 12 million for students from non-EU/EEA countries studying the Master's programmes in Public Health.

Students explore how AI can help sick children
Published: 20 Dec, 2019

Students explore if artificial intelligence can be a support for sick children.

Diego Calvanese honored as ACM Fellow
Published: 19 Dec, 2019

Diego Calvanese, visiting Professor at the Department of Computing Science, has been named ACM Fellow.

Award to Andreas Josefsson for research on prostate cancer
Published: 18 Dec, 2019

The 2019 Cutting Edge Award from Astellas is awarded to Andreas Josefsson.

Leading AI researcher to Umeå University
Published: 18 Dec, 2019

Diego Calvanese, Italy, is employed as a Wallenberg visiting Professor at the Department of Computing Science.

Rare animals and plants organize in ghettos to survive
Published: 17 Dec, 2019

The unexpected ecological pattern is the conclusion of a study about biodiversity in competitive environments.

AI Professor hits international reading list
Published: 15 Dec, 2019

AI Professor Virginia Dignum on international book list.

Doctoral thesis: Signal pathways crosstalks in progression of kidney cancer
Published: 11 Dec, 2019

Investigating signal pathways presents potential druggable targit to stop progression of tumor.

Porous polymers show remarkable stability at high pressure
Published: 10 Dec, 2019

Umeå physicists are the first to show high stability of the porous nanomaterial COF-1.

When Processes Collide
Published: 09 Dec, 2019

Philippa Barnes has studied the internal leadership of the Palestinian national liberation movement

Umeå researcher prolongued as Wallenberg Academy Fellow
Published: 06 Dec, 2019

Sjoerd Wanrooij gets another five-year period as Wallenberg Academy Fellow.

Sweden's first Exercise Physiology programme starts in Umeå
Published: 05 Dec, 2019

Exercise Physiologists have excellence within physical training.

New insights into regulation of root initiation
Published: 05 Dec, 2019

Abdellah Lakehal has studied how the initiation of adventitious roots is regulated at the molecular level.