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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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Curiosum participates in Pilgatan's Christmas market
Published: 2021-12-06

On December 11, Curiosum offers glögg, gingerbread cookies, and sells gifts with a scientific touch.

Data science can help environmental industries and energy users
Published: 2022-01-17

Dong Wang has explored how data science can be used to gain better environmental process control strategies.

Deepened understandings of how far-right beliefs are spread online
Published: 2022-02-28

New dissertation explores how language, digital settings and users interconnect to spread far-right material.

Department of Computing Science is expanding rapidly
Published: 2020-03-31

One of the reasons is the ongoing large investment in AI, autonomous systems and software.

Design evolution through the martial art of Capoeira
Published: 2022-09-19

Nicholas Torretta draws inspiration from Capoeira to shine a light on power structures in design thinking.

Developing AI-robots for healthcare
Published: 2020-05-02

AI robots that talk to humans are developed at Umeå University and the University Hospital of Umeå.

Developing molecules that disarm Listeria and Chlamydia bacteria
Published: 2018-11-22

Martina Kulén develops new types of antibiotics that do not kill bacteria, but only disarm them.

Develops model for commercializing medical technology ideas
Published: 2019-04-04

In May, Umeå researchers are launching an innovation model for product development in medical technology.

Diego Calvanese honored as ACM Fellow
Published: 2019-12-19

Diego Calvanese, visiting Professor at the Department of Computing Science, has been named ACM Fellow.

Discover digital worlds together with Curiosum!
Published: 2021-11-22

November 20-21, a festive Curiosum is filled with digital creation, robots, gaming and film premiere.

Discovery of exciting bacteria in underground caves in Africa
Published: 2022-10-14

Researchers from Umeå University, SLU and Algeria have found bacteria in previously unexplored caves.

Distribution of vertebrates redefines temperate and cold climate regions
Published: 2021-02-18

Umeå researchers establish climate regions based on vertebrates' distribution in a new study in eLife.

Do we have the right incentives to promote a more circular economy?
Published: 2020-11-16

A new thesis analyzes the effects of incentives aiming to create a more circular economy.

Doctoral student selected for Nobel meeting in Germany
Published: 2019-04-04

Together with other young scientists Casper de Lichtenberg will meet with Nobel laureates in Germany.

Doctoral students provide Umeå Energi with important knowledge on environmental issues
Published: 2023-01-25

The Industrial Doctoral School projects provide important knowledge for the future.