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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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Awarded 4 million SEK for developing new Deep Learning methods
Published: 05 Nov, 2020

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

Awarded for best research plan
Published: 29 Jan, 2020

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

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

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

Biodiversity and bioenergy are topics of the KBC DAYS 2021
Published: 21 Oct, 2021

The KBC DAYS 2021 focus this year on biodiversity and bioenergy.

Biological processes influence how Arctic rivers emit carbon dioxide
Published: 09 Jun, 2019

Arctic waters contributes largely to global carbon dioxide emissions and we need to better understand how.

Book an online idea meeting with an innovations advisor
Published: 28 Oct, 2021

A chance for people with ideas and who are interested in innovations and utilisation.

Breakthrough in the understanding of a protein with a key role in cancer
Published: 27 Apr, 2021

The neutron reflexometry method gives scientists atomic-level insight into the behaviour of the protein Bcl-2.

Bright and efficient light without rare metals
Published: 25 Nov, 2019

Umeå Physicists show environmental friendy alternatives for efficient light-emitting electrochemical cells.

Can AI fight cancer?
Published: 06 Oct, 2021

That issue, and others, were discussed by researchers at the Faculty of Medicine's AI Day.

Can AI prevent the effects of a pandemic?
Published: 21 Jun, 2021

A new book on how AI can prevent the effects of a crisis.

Can Earth Life Survive on Mars?
Published: 23 Jul, 2019

The BIOMEX research team, including Natuschka Lee, has made biological experiments under space conditions.

Cells work together preparing cell walls for water transport
Published: 14 Dec, 2020

Bernadette Sztojka has identified three new regulators involved in this process.

Changing Things - Designing for Transparency in a Digital World
Published: 19 Jul, 2019

In Changing Things: Future of Objects in a Digital World, design of digital products are analysed .

Chemists celebrate 150 years with the periodic system
Published: 24 Jul, 2019

The introductory day at the conference in Inorganic Chemistry in Umeå, focuses on the periodic system.

Christmas trees can be green because of a photosynthetic short-cut
Published: 21 Dec, 2020

A short-cut in the photosynthesis apparatus means that pine needles can survive the winter.