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Enabling research - research for future use

Professor Per Ambrosiani and Sanna Isabel Ulfsparre, librarian in a talk about research data.

Three perspectives on doctoral student life

Read about the challenging journey from being a student to a researcher.

"Everyone has the right to understand their rights"

Plain language means writing clearly, concisely, organised, and appropriate for the intended audience.

Newly appointed head of research leader for Litum

"Teaching about writing that gives students a voice needs more space"

Bilingual students read and write better in Swedish

In a new dissertation Baran Johansson has studied children who read and write in two languages.

English education for newly arrived immigrants in Sweden
Duration 1 August 2020
Type of project Research project
Writing as nutrition for democracies
Duration 1 January 2019 until 31 December 2021
Type of project Research project
CogLing UmU
CogLing UmU is a cluster of researchers who study language as an integrated cognitive phenomenon. Our research areas include lexical semantics,...
Research area: Language studies
FemHum is a group of humour researchers who take a feminist approach. Much of our research examines humour from different perspectives of power...
Litum – Literacy research with an educational sciences orientation at Umeå University
Reading and writing takes place during a large part of people's waking hours in a variety of contexts and languages for different purposes. In rece...
Northern Linguistic Landscapes
Northern Linguistic Landscapes. Visual(izing) languages in the North.
The Syntax Network
The Syntax Network is a research group with researchers from Lund University, Gothenburg University, Linköping University and Umeå University. With...
Research area: Language studies