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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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New simulation tool for covid-19 beats epidemiological models
Published: 29 Apr, 2021

The simulation tool that is being developed at Umeå University now shows excellent results.

New software for solving eigenvalue problems
Published: 30 Mar, 2020

StarNEig has been developed at the Department of Computing Science.

New strategy may improve tuberculosis treatment
Published: 09 May, 2019

An American-Umeå team shows in PNAS a molecule that prevents resistance to antibiotic treating tuberculosis.

New tool exploring different paths the corona pandemic may take
Published: 30 Mar, 2020

The framework support decision makers to evaluate interventions and effects in a simulated world.

New tool for finding green solvents for printed electronics
Published: 19 Aug, 2021

Physics researchers have developed and published an open web tool for the identification of green solvents.

Niclas Börlin receive the Talbert Abrams Award
Published: 23 Mar, 2020

Niclas Börlin awarded by ASPRS.

Nordic knowledge on challenges with supplementary feeding of reindeer
Published: 03 Feb, 2021

Reindeer herders are forced to support feeding when weather and little food make it difficult for reindeer.

Not only temperature controls the nutrient cycle in the Arctic
Published: 14 Apr, 2020

Nature Communcations: Absence of earthworms can explain why Arctic plants are starving for nitrogen.

Novel strategy to analyse biomarkers in exhaled breath
Published: 15 Oct, 2018

In his dissertation, Ramin Ghorbani presents a novel methodology for the analysis of real-time breath data.

Nutrients affect Arctic freshwater responses to global warming
Published: 20 Jan, 2021

Maria Myrstener shows that this has the potential to decrease primary productivity of these ecosystems.

Old lessons in chemometry can improve modern AI - and vice versa
Published: 30 Jun, 2021

With increased use of automatic systems, it is important to understand limitations in the whole chain.

Online ceremony celebrating the Nobel Prize in Chemistry
Published: 03 Dec, 2020

Lecture, broadcasts, articles. There is a lot of digital to take part in before the Nobel Prize ceremony.

PhD students with a focus on cloud computing
Published: 10 May, 2019

PhD students attended a two-day course in cloud computing.

Physicists produce stable water-based graphene dispersions
Published: 07 Apr, 2020

The key agent is graphene oxide. The authors have applied for patent for the method to prepare dispersions.

Pike cause speciation in northern lakes
Published: 19 May, 2020

Researchers have mapped environmental factors leading to whitefish dividing into different "sibling species".