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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.

Ekaterina Zmyvalova
Sámi children's right to learn their language in Russia

New dissertation by Ekaterina Zmyvalova stems from the need of Sámi childrens right to language education.

Discolampa i guld, mikrofon i olika färger. Blå bakgrund med ljuseffekter. Illustration.
Linguistics and the Eurovision Song Contest

Building Bridges Eurovision Podcast highlights summer course at the Department of Language Studies.

Porträttbild på Kajsa Törmä
Kajsa Törmä presents at NYU Space Talks

"The lecture explores how the language we use when talking about outer space is shaped by three key factors"

Will writing ever be the same?

On the impact of AI on writing processes and practises in lower secondary education

Duration 31 January 2024 until 31 December 2027
Type of project Research project
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