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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.

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Heating system of a building help reduce carbon dioxide emissions and energy cost
Published: 2021-10-11

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

Helping biologists to understand their complex data
Published: 2020-06-11

Chanaka Mannapperuma has developed user-friendly bioinformatics tools for plant biologists.

High greenhouse gas emissions from Siberian Inland Waters
Published: 2021-02-05

Umeå researchers show that carbon emissions from rivers and lakes exceed coal exports to the Arctic Ocean.

High Greenhouse gas emissions from Western Siberian lakes
Published: 2019-04-11

A study by CIRC in Nature Communications shows that CO2-emissions from Western Siberia lakes are high.

Highly fluorinated chemicals can enter the environment via our household waste
Published: 2021-06-17

The leaking substances that Sofie Björklund studied, PFAS, are very stable and do not break down in nature.

His dissertation is followed by the important establishment years
Published: 2018-05-29

Nils Skoglund starts to see the light at the end of the tunnel and a more stable life as a researcher.

Honorary doctor Denis Mukwege wins the Nobel Peace Prize
Published: 2018-10-05

For his efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war and armed conflict.

Honorary doctors at the Faculty of Science and Technology
Published: 2019-07-23

Professor John Anderson and designer Anne Asensio are honorary doctors at Faculty of Science and Technology.

How antibiotic-resistant bacteria gain their ability to adhere
Published: 2022-07-28

Infection researchers show in Nature structure and mechanism of bacterium A. baumannii attaching pilis.

How can competitors collaborate for sustainability?
Published: 2021-12-06

What results are achieved when competing companies work together to achieve sustainability goals?

How do Swedish industry respond to improved energy efficiency?
Published: 2020-11-24

New thesis studies how energy efficiency and environmental regulation affect the Swedish industrial sector.

How plants protect themselves from strong light
Published: 2022-09-14

A new study uncovers a new mechanism for how plants protect themselves from strong illumination.

How to combine economic growth with climate sustainability
Published: 2020-12-17

New project searches for policies that will reduce emissions without harming the economy.

How to maintain gender equality through the sex chromosomes
Published: 2021-12-08

Marie-Line Faucillion's research can be useful to better understand how sex chromosomes are regulated

IceLab and the Medical Faculty launch AI Hackathon Pitch
Published: 2021-10-06

Collaboration between researchers in Life science and in AI and machine learning can lead to progress.