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SWEAH open for new PhD student affiliation

SWEAH open for new PhD student affiliation. Apply before September 30, 2022!


MIRAI 2.0 is now starting - a collaborative project between eight Japanese and eleven Swedish universities.

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.


Research that strengthens quality of life of older people

Annika Toots have focused on the promotion of health and well-being in older people.

High-intensity interval training helps patients with COPD

Andre Nyberg wants to see if high-intensity exercise improve quality of life for people with lungdisease COPD.

Research infrastructures

Biomedical Engineering – Research and Development (R&D)
The Department of Biomedical Engineering-R&D at University Hospital of Umeå is an important partner in e.g, developing equipment or as a technical...
Umeå center for functional brain imaging (UFBI)
(UFBI) is an inter-disciplinary research center where imaging techniques are used to examine brain structure and function in relation to both basic...

Research groups

UMEå university ACtivities in later life
UME-ACT focuses on developing knowledge about occupations (meaningful activities) and its impact on health and well-being among seniors. Among othe...

Research projects

Musculoskeletal complaints in the elders - are chiropractors an untapped resource?
Duration 1 July 2021 until 30 June 2024
Type of project Research project
Exploring occupation
Duration 1 January 2017 until 31 December 2021
Type of project Research project
Implementation of the Liverpool Care Pathway (LCP) in residential care-homes
Duration 21 January 2013 until 10 January 2017
Type of project Research project
Evidence based clinical guidelines for acute care of older people with cognitive impairment
Duration 5 October 2010 until 31 December 2012
Type of project Research project
Stress of conscience and burnout among healthcare personnel in elderly care
Duration 4 October 2010 until 31 December 2015
Type of project Research project
Effects of an individualized care model on aggressive behaviour among people with dementia
Duration 1 January 2008 until 31 December 2012
Type of project Research project