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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

Architect students make a difference for refugees in Izmir and Lesvos
Published: 2020-12-22

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: 2020-10-09

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

Arctic lakes act as “reactors” or “chimneys” for carbon dioxide
Published: 2022-09-27

The period of ice-cover and subsequent ice-melt is important for understanding CO2 emission from arctic lakes.

Arctic lakes and rivers can lose the diversity of freshwater species
Published: 2019-05-22

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

Arcum joins the European Polar Board
Published: 2018-08-27

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

Arcum's announcement of funding, spring 2021
Published: 2021-03-26

Call for spring 2021 open

Art curator returns to Umeå as director of UmArts
Published: 2021-01-18

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: 2020-03-24

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

Autonomous forestry and farming: how close we are?
Published: 2019-12-02

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

Autonomous tools for high performance in large datacentres
Published: 2020-05-04

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

Awarded 4 million SEK for developing new Deep Learning methods
Published: 2020-11-05

Johanna Björklund receives funding for research on semantic parsing of multimodal data.

Awarded for best research plan
Published: 2020-01-29

Lucas Haskell receives an award for his research plan on social innovations and environmental sustainability.

Become a maker during Curiosum's festive special weekend
Published: 2022-02-28

March 5-6, the whole Curiosum is transformed into a makerspace with a lot of fun activities for all ages.

Better understanding of computer-based design optimization and sound propagation in the wind
Published: 2020-12-28

Linus Hägg studied filters to prevent the appearance of small details in computer-based design optimization.

Bilingual students read and write better in Swedish
Published: 2022-02-21

In a new dissertation Baran Johansson has studied children who read and write in two languages.