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

Research news

“The industry also needs academia”
Published: 12 Feb, 2021

CHECK brings together Umeå researchers and the largest Swedish industries in cement and quick lime production.

17 research projects receive funding from the Swedish Cancer Society
Published: 20 Jun, 2018

The Swedish Cancer Society (Cancerfonden) has announced that will grant more than SEK 27 million ...

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 bacterial toxin that acts as a mediator rather than a killer
Published: 06 Apr, 2021

Umeå researchers have discovered that bacterial toxins can act as modulators of the host immune response.

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.

Adolescent perspectives on artificial intelligence
Published: 02 Mar, 2021

Students from a local school and Umeå researchers contributed to a global study led by UNICEF.

Aesthetic experiences in the gallery of mathematics
Published: 11 Dec, 2018

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.

AI that benefit us all – researchers prepare for the future
Published: 23 Apr, 2021

A video on the research programs WASP and WASP-HS.

ALS disease mechanism discovered
Published: 04 Sep, 2018

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