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Discovery at Umeå University awarded 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry
Discovery at Umeå University awarded 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Emmanuelle Charpentier has been awarded the 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.

The Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation invests in infection medicine
The Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation invests in infection medicine

The financial support is included in a national investment into Life Science.

Research news

50 million to hydrogen research for sustainable energy production
Published: 18 Jun, 2020

SSF supports a hydrogen research centre led by KTH and including Umeå researchers.

8 million SEK to expertise network for sample preparation
Published: 29 Jan, 2019

Researcher Linda Sandblad receives a grant for improving the accessibility of national infrastructures.

9 million to cancer research from the Sjöberg Foundation
Published: 21 Dec, 2018

Researchers Per Fransson and Daniel Öhlund receive 9 million SEK from for research in pancreatic cancer.

A step towards better understanding of bacterial diseases
Published: 10 Sep, 2020

Chemists together with German researchers have captured and identified bacterial toxin target substrates.

Action to save bees and other insects in Northern Sweden!
Published: 23 Jul, 2019

The University draws attention to the crisis situation and starts research on insects in Northern Sweden.

Aesthetic experiences in the gallery of mathematics
Published: 23 Oct, 2014

Manya Raman-Sundström and Lars-Daniel Öhman are tackling beauty in mathematics with great enthusiasm.

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

AI Professor Virginia Dignum on international book list.

AI professor keynote speaker at world conference in Umeå
Published: 23 Jul, 2019

Virginia Dignum,expert in ethical AI, is one of the main lecturers at the WFE conference in Umeå.

AI research gets lot of media coverage
Published: 25 Feb, 2020

Lately, there has been lots of coverage in media, related to Computing Science and AI. Here are some examples.

ALS disease mechanism discovered
Published: 04 Sep, 2018

The discovery can open up for novel pharmaceutical developments in the future.

American PhD students study global climate problems at Umeå University
Published: 11 Jun, 2019

US PhD students visit CIRC this summer to research the role of arctic lakes and rivers in the carbon cycle.

Anxiolytics in lakes gives calming news
Published: 31 Aug, 2020

Johan's thesis shows that pharmaceuticals can be surprisingly persistent in northern environments.

Apply for funds from the Arctic Research Centre
Published: 14 Mar, 2019

Arcum's strategic resources for affiliate researchers at Umeå University open to the application

Arctic knowledge and research platform presented in NyTeknik
Published: 09 Oct, 2020

The magazine presents a collaboration that aims to understand the challenges in Arctic climate

Arctic lakes and rivers can lose the diversity of freshwater species
Published: 22 May, 2019

Climate change threatens the Arctic freshwater ecosystems according to a new report published in May.