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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

High greenhouse gas emissions from Siberian Inland Waters
Published: 05 Feb, 2021

Umeå researchers show that carbon emissions from rivers and lakes exceed coal exports to the Arctic Ocean.

High Greenhouse gas emissions from Western Siberian lakes
Published: 11 Apr, 2019

A study by CIRC in Nature Communications shows that CO2-emissions from Western Siberia lakes are high.

Highly fluorinated chemicals can enter the environment via our household waste
Published: 17 Jun, 2021

The leaking substances that Sofie Björklund studied, PFAS, are very stable and do not break down in nature.

His dissertation is followed by the important establishment years
Published: 29 May, 2018

Nils Skoglund starts to see the light at the end of the tunnel and a more stable life as a researcher.

Honorary doctor Denis Mukwege wins the Nobel Peace Prize
Published: 05 Oct, 2018

For his efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war and armed conflict.

Honorary doctors at the Faculty of Science and Technology
Published: 23 Jul, 2019

Professor John Anderson and designer Anne Asensio are honorary doctors at Faculty of Science and Technology.

How do Swedish industry respond to improved energy efficiency?
Published: 24 Nov, 2020

New thesis studies how energy efficiency and environmental regulation affect the Swedish industrial sector.

How to combine economic growth with climate sustainability
Published: 17 Dec, 2020

New project searches for policies that will reduce emissions without harming the economy.

IceLab and the Medical Faculty launch AI Hackathon Pitch
Published: 06 Oct, 2021

Collaboration between researchers in Life science and in AI and machine learning can lead to progress.

IDS celebrates 10-year jubilee and continues to strive upwards
Published: 14 Jan, 2019

Umeå University’s Industrial Doctoral School (IDS) is celebrating its first decade of successful activities.

If a leaf can do it – we can do it too!
Published: 27 Dec, 2018

Anurag Kawde shows that mimicking the leaf to harvest solar energy is possible in a cost effective way.

Information to our candidates, supervisors and external partners
Published: 25 Mar, 2020

All planned spring semester Industrial Doctoral School activities are cancelled due to the coronavirus.

Insights into muscle function enhance our understanding of heart disease
Published: 23 Mar, 2020

Research reveales how regulate muscle relaxation protein undergoes structural change in a critical phase.

International Malaria Day – outstanding research is ongoing at Umeå University
Published: 03 Aug, 2021

Dr Ellen Bushell and Professor Oliver Billker are prominent malaria researchers with exciting goals in mind.

Judith Sarneel is hosting the university's research blogg
Published: 27 Mar, 2019

The grass is always greener... or is it?