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USBE Alumni Foundation Prize 2021
Published: 12 May, 2021

This year´s recipient is Mathias Särkimukka, student at The Supply Chain Management Programme.

Open letter to students due to worrying spread of infection
Published: 07 May, 2021

The spread of COVID-19 is now serious. Socialise with few people and stay at home if you get symptoms.

Decarbonisation of the health sector
Published: 05 May, 2021

Climate targets for reduced CO2 emissions set by the European Union call for integrated action in all sectors

Getting your research story right
Published: 04 May, 2021

15 PhD students have honed their messages during the course Science Communication.

Umeå University invests 315 million in research and education
Published: 29 Apr, 2021

The initiative covers eight overall areas between 2021–2025 and is based on the Vision for Umeå University.

New approaches to identifying substitutes for hazardous chemicals
Published: 29 Apr, 2021

A correct assessment of risks with chemicals that replace those that are banned is hampered by lack of data.

New simulation tool for covid-19 beats epidemiological models
Published: 29 Apr, 2021

The simulation tool that is being developed at Umeå University now shows excellent results.

Breakthrough in the understanding of a protein with a key role in cancer
Published: 27 Apr, 2021

The neutron reflexometry method gives scientists atomic-level insight into the behaviour of the protein Bcl-2.

Autumn studies – gradual return to campus
Published: 27 Apr, 2021

A plan for this autumn’s studies has been decided. The semester will start with online teaching for most.

AI that benefit us all – researchers prepare for the future
Published: 23 Apr, 2021

A video on the research programs WASP and WASP-HS.

Umeå School of Educatins international journal celebrates 10 years
Published: 22 Apr, 2021

Read a selection of previously published articles online!

“Covid-19 puts global sustainability efforts on the forefront”
Published: 21 Apr, 2021

At a symposium on 5 May researchers take on a broad perspective on the pandemic and its consequences.

Streams and rivers emit more carbon dioxide at night than day
Published: 16 Apr, 2021

A study by Gerard Rocher Ros shows that the flux may be greater than previously thought.

Sujata Patel’s inaugural lecture
Published: 14 Apr, 2021

The lecture was entitled "Colonialism and Its Knowledges" and is now available for viewing online.

Two UPSC postdocs are awarded with an Indian fellowship
Published: 12 Apr, 2021

Vikash Kumar and Jay Prakash Maurya receive the Ramalingaswami Fellowship from the Indian Government.