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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

Miniaturized version of ribosome found in microsporidia
Published: 2019-07-22

Near atomic details of the smallest known eukaryotic cytoplasmic protein synthesis machine provided.

Mistra Digital Forest is paving the way for robotics in the woods
Published: 2018-12-11

Joins forest industry with academy to create digital solutions for sustainable bioeconomy.

Mistra funding programme
Published: 2022-12-21

A new research program has been granted SEK 50 million by Mistra to develop processes for co-creation.

Mixed forests deliver more – but only if mixed correctly!
Published: 2019-01-22

New study gives advice on how to mix the right tree species for tree production and other ecosystem services.

Molecules produced that trick viruses into attaching
Published: 2021-07-01

Emil Johansson makes molecules that bind to viruses and block them from infecting cells and causing disease.

Monitoring staff with a license to dive
Published: 2022-06-30

Staff at Umeå Marine Sciences Centre have gained certificates for diving down to a depth of 30 meters.

Moon Eclipse -time!
Published: 2019-01-15

If you would like to see the moon eclipse through a telescope, come visit us at Umevatoriet Monday morning!

Mosquito immune system mapped to help fight malaria
Published: 2020-08-27

The results give possibilities to find ways to prevent mosquitoes from spreading malaria parasite to humans.

Multicultural school context – a buffer against potential parental prejudice
Published: 2019-12-02

New research shows that multicultural school context can offset the negative effects of parental bias.

Multimedia content to be more searchable
Published: 2013-11-22

In the future, the content of videos, pictures and audio will be searched similarly to text conte...

Nasdaq chooses Umeå and its university
Published: 2019-02-04

As Cinnober becomes part of Nasdaq, Umeå will have a new global brand in town.

New advanced treatment technology improves wastewater quality
Published: 2020-11-26

Majid studies the electro-peroxone process by which increased removal of pollutants in wastewater is achieved.

New approaches to identifying substitutes for hazardous chemicals
Published: 2021-04-29

A correct assessment of risks with chemicals that replace those that are banned is hampered by lack of data.

New book about the history of field research institutions
Published: 2018-08-15

Thirteen researchers study the history of field research institutions, from the 17th century and onward.

New book analyses American advice books for mothers
Published: 2023-02-06

The books have a common theme: convincing the reader that mothers cannot raise boys to men.