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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

Chosen to Sketch the Future for Northern cities
Published: 2022-02-03

Eleven of the selected teams have teachers and students at the Umeå School of Architecture at Umeå University.

Christmas trees can be green because of a photosynthetic short-cut
Published: 2020-12-21

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

Climate Impacts Research Centre receives donation of SEK 2 million
Published: 2021-12-30

A private individual has chosen to bequeath two million kronor to climate research at Umeå University.

Climate researcher receives Umeå Municipality Scientific Award
Published: 2020-03-17

Dominic Vachon receives the award for his research on greenhouse gases in inland waters.

Collaboration award to research trio in energy engineering
Published: 2022-08-03

They are awarded for the creation of a competence center for sustainable production of cement and quicklime.

Collaboration for future research
Published: 2020-12-28

Focus at the workshop was research collaboration and boundaries between academia and the business community.

Collaboration with industry generates funding for solar energy researchers
Published: 2019-04-09

Kempe Foundations grants SEK 700,000 to world-class spectrophotometer for the Department of Physics.

Computers can revise past conclusions with AI
Published: 2022-04-20

PhD Timotheus Kampik shows mathematical reasoning methods for autonomous intelligent systems.

Conifers use special mechanisms to keep their needles evergreen
Published: 2022-07-29

Conifers have developed special mechanisms that prevent damage to the photosynthetic machinery.

Continued career as a postdoc in nursing with a special focus on implementation
Published: 2020-09-07

Susanna Pusa has been employed at Ersta Sköndal Bräcke University in Stockholm.

Continuing her career in the waste handling field
Published: 2020-05-18

After graduation, Mar Edo keeps working on the waste management industry.

Covid tests may leak personal data
Published: 2022-02-15

Personal data may have been leaked by the companies handling the Covid tests.

CRISPR enzyme scissors cutting both DNA and RNA
Published: 2016-04-29

Discoveries on the CRISPR-Cpf1 enzyme are expected to open up for new opportunities to edit genes...

Critical microorganisms studied at UMF
Published: 2022-06-27

World Microbiome Day focuses on the importance of microorganisms. UMF contributes to studies on biodiversity.

Curiosum is open during the Christmas break with evening film shows in the dome theatre
Published: 2021-12-17

Do you feel like leaving the quiet corner of your home during the Christmas break and activate your family?