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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

KBC awards the Best Video Research Pitch presentations from the KBC DAYS 2020
Published: 20 Nov, 2020

Congratulations to Lill Eilersten and Lena Lassinantti for winning the Best PhD Student Presentation Awards!

Kempe funds 10 postdocs in AI and software for international leadership
Published: 02 Dec, 2019

The Kempe Foundations have issued a grant for 10 postdoctoral fellows in AI and software.

Kungliga Skytteanska Samfundet’s award to membrane chemist
Published: 02 Jul, 2021

The award-winning researcher Naser Tavajohi has worked at the Department of Chemistry for just over two years.

Large grant to Umeå Institute of Design for research on how we are affected by our digital things
Published: 29 Jan, 2018

Since we can’t exactly ‘look under the hood’ anymore on all the digital things we use in everyday...

Law, ethics and AI in focus at digital forensic conference
Published: 27 Jan, 2021

Researchers discuss how digital crime can be combated by digital forensics and artificial intelligence.

Leading AI researcher to Umeå University
Published: 18 Dec, 2019

Diego Calvanese, Italy, is employed as a Wallenberg visiting Professor at the Department of Computing Science.

Licentiate thesis on socially intelligent systems
Published: 27 May, 2020

Timotheus Kampik has defended his Licentiate Thesis.

Major European grant to newly recruited Umeå researcher
Published: 30 Aug, 2018

The European Research Council grants an ERC Starting Grant of 1.5 million euro to the group leade...

Making sense of complex tree data
Published: 26 Jun, 2020

Bastian Schiffthaler has improved the genome information from aspen and developed bioinformatic tools.

Markus Schmid appointed as new Wallenberg Scholar
Published: 25 Mar, 2019

Professor Markus Schmid receives 18 MSEK Wallenberg Foundations for research without any restriction.

Martian landslides caused by salts and melting ice?
Published: 03 Aug, 2021

Research shows that small-scale melting of ice near the ground surface causes landslides.

Med upptäckande som drivkraft
Published: 30 Jun, 2014

Anna Linusson Jonsson has a passion for collaboration and wants her research to make a difference.

Metallföroreningar i vattenmiljön påverkar även fåglar på land
Published: 07 Apr, 2021

Johan Lidman shows in his dissertation that metals in water have negative effects on insect-eating birds.

Microalgae high potential for lipid production and water cleaning
Published: 23 Jun, 2020

Jean Claude Nzayisenga validates method to analyse lipid, carbohydrate and protein content of microalgae.

Millions to research on the role of forests in climate change
Published: 01 Nov, 2021

Per Stenberg receives a grant of almost 16 million SEK for research on the role of forests in climate change.