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Vinnova grant for research on urban farming

Architects Cornelia Redeker and Sara Thor are granted SEK 3,5 million for research on urban farming.

Emmanuelle Charpentier mentor for research venture in Umeå

Umeå University stimulates cutting-edge research with a new program which has Nobel Prize laureate as mentor.

High effectiveness of mix-and-match COVID-19 vaccines

A combination of types of vaccine really gives better protection than if the second dose is a vector vaccine.

Nationwide study shows link between COVID vaccination and reduced household transmission

Risk of getting infected or seriously ill in COVID-19 is considerably lower if family members are vaccinated.

Heating system of a building help reduce carbon dioxide emissions and energy cost

Anjan Rao Puttige, Industrial Doctoral School, used the hospital as a case study in his dissertation.

Large infrastructure grants to the Faculty of Arts & Humanities

The Swedish Research Council has awarded large infrastructure grants to the Faculty of Arts and Humanities.

Recent feature articles

New associate professors at Umeå School of Architecture

Newly recruited associate professors from four countries strengthen Umeå School of Architecture.

RiseB portrait: Quang Evansluong

On societal challenges in Sweden and Vietnam and being a researcher with a multicultural background.

“We need to stop telling women to step up”

If you ask Ann Öhman, the uneven gender distribution in academia is no insoluble problem.

Fearless and ground-breaking environmental economist

Runar Brännlund, one of Umeå University’s most outspoken voices is preparing to draw back.

Studying the interplay between host cell and pathogen

Barbara Sixt wants to know how human cells can fight pathogenic bacteria.

Head of the Arctic Research School

Arcum welcomes our new colleague Linda Lundmark