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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

ALS disease mechanism discovered
Published: 04 Sep, 2018

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

American PhD students study global climate problems at Umeå University
Published: 11 Jun, 2019

US PhD students visit CIRC this summer to research the role of arctic lakes and rivers in the carbon cycle.

An astronomical VR grant for laser physics research
Published: 23 Dec, 2020

The research focuses on accurate data of highly excited energy levels of important molecules in astrophysics.

Anxiolytics in lakes gives calming news
Published: 31 Aug, 2020

Johan's thesis shows that pharmaceuticals can be surprisingly persistent in northern environments.

Aphids don’t spit in the glass, but preferably in plant sap
Published: 18 Jun, 2021

The gene SLI1 protects arabidopsis and makes aphids spit 20 times before absorbing sugar juice from the plant.

Apply for funds from the Arctic Research Centre
Published: 14 Mar, 2019

Arcum's strategic resources for affiliate researchers at Umeå University open to the application

Architect students make a difference for refugees in Izmir and Lesvos
Published: 22 Dec, 2020

The project engaged 40 highly dedicated master's students to making a difference for the displaced people.

Arctic knowledge and research platform presented in NyTeknik
Published: 09 Oct, 2020

The magazine presents a collaboration that aims to understand the challenges in Arctic climate

Arctic lakes and rivers can lose the diversity of freshwater species
Published: 22 May, 2019

Climate change threatens the Arctic freshwater ecosystems according to a new report published in May.

Arcum joins the European Polar Board
Published: 27 Aug, 2018

The organisation focuses on major European strategic priorities in both the Arctic and Antarctic regions.

Arcum's announcement of funding, spring 2021
Published: 26 Mar, 2021

Call for spring 2021 open

Art curator returns to Umeå as director of UmArts
Published: 18 Jan, 2021

Ele Carpenter will be overall responsible to develop, lead and coordinate the university’s art activities.

Attention to Umeå research on the World Tuberculosis Day
Published: 24 Mar, 2020

An international research group has investigated a strain of multi drug resistant tuberculosis from Ukraine.

Autonomous forestry and farming: how close we are?
Published: 02 Dec, 2019

Ahmad Ostovar has developed methods and algorithms for automatic detection and recognition of objects.

Autonomous tools for high performance in large datacentres
Published: 04 May, 2020

Abel Souza has developed algorithms and intelligent software tools to improve the performance.