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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

New director wants to broaden the network between industry and academia
Published: 07 Sep, 2020

Patrik Rydén is interested in cooperation and thinks that the Industrial Doctoral school can act as catalyst.

New drug against nerve agents in sight
Published: 03 May, 2016

The nerve agent sarin causes a deadly overstimulation of the nervous system that can be stopped i...

New evaluation model for more sustainable cities
Published: 30 Jun, 2021

Includes two life cycle tools and takes into account the effect of the city's services in water-waste-energy.

New findings on the water-splitting reaction in photosystem II
Published: 17 Sep, 2020

Casper discusses in his thesis which water molecules that are the active ones and how this reaction proceeds.

New formal methods for natural language processing
Published: 17 Jan, 2019

Computers represents the semantic meaning of a sentence by graphs. These graphs can be made more explicit.

New frames added to the molecular movie on how plants make oxygen
Published: 25 May, 2020

Scientists take steps towards capturing a molecular movie of how oxygen-oxygen bond formation occurs.

New initiative in research in the growing field of Media AI
Published: 30 Jun, 2021

Automatic analysis of combined media in text, image and sound is becoming increasingly important.

New insights into regulation of root initiation
Published: 05 Dec, 2019

Abdellah Lakehal has studied how the initiation of adventitious roots is regulated at the molecular level.

New knowledge about food can improve the overall health of children
Published: 28 Sep, 2020

Nutritionist and gastronome Ulrica Johansson studies optimised supplementary food intake for young children.

New knowledge on how climate affects pendulous lichens in northern forests
Published: 17 Nov, 2020

Research from Umeå University explains how traits in pale lichens allow them to thrive in wet climates.

New leadership at Umeå School of Architecture
Published: 04 Sep, 2019

Mikael Henningsson, Sara Thor, Michael Gruber and Amalia Katapodis will lead Umeå School of Architecture.

New opportunities to study ions in space
Published: 24 Nov, 2021

Sofia Bergman's thesis gives scientists new possibilities to study low-energy ions in space.

New possibilities for light-emitting plastics with patterned light
Published: 12 Feb, 2019

Mattias Lindh shows that the thickness of ultra-thin light-emitting plastics is important for brightness.

New professor in AI and privacy
Published: 08 May, 2020

Vicenç Torra is a new professor at the department of Computing Science.

New Professor in Software Engineering and Security
Published: 16 Nov, 2021

Meet Alexandre Bartel, new professor in Software Engineering and Security at Umeå University.