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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

Action to save bees and other insects in Northern Sweden!
Published: 2019-07-23

The University draws attention to the crisis situation and starts research on insects in Northern Sweden.

Adolescent perspectives on artificial intelligence
Published: 2021-03-02

Students from a local school and Umeå researchers contributed to a global study led by UNICEF.

Aesthetic experiences in the gallery of mathematics
Published: 2014-10-23

Manya Raman-Sundström and Lars-Daniel Öhman are tackling beauty in mathematics with great enthusiasm.

AI in future grading, yes or no?
Published: 2022-02-02

Students from different disciplines got together to discuss if, and how, AI can be used in future grading.

AI Professor hits international reading list
Published: 2019-12-15

AI Professor Virginia Dignum on international book list.

AI professor keynote speaker at world conference in Umeå
Published: 2019-07-23

Virginia Dignum,expert in ethical AI, is one of the main lecturers at the WFE conference in Umeå.

AI research gets lot of media coverage
Published: 2020-02-25

Lately, there has been lots of coverage in media, related to Computing Science and AI. Here are some examples.

AI that benefit us all – researchers prepare for the future
Published: 2021-04-23

A video on the research programs WASP and WASP-HS.

ALS disease mechanism discovered
Published: 2018-09-04

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

American PhD students study global climate problems at Umeå University
Published: 2019-06-11

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: 2020-12-23

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

Annika Norlund Shaswar is new docent in Language Teaching and Learning
Published: 2022-12-14

"I am driven by the fact that what I do contributes to new knowledge that the organisation can benefit from"

Another startup on the AI top list
Published: 2022-01-24

Another startup company based in Umeå University has qualified for the AI ​​top list.

Anxiolytics in lakes gives calming news
Published: 2020-08-31

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: 2021-06-18

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