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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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Gabriel Torrens is one of the first with the Nobel laureate as a patron
Published: 2022-09-30

The Excellence by Choice Postdoc programme is managed by UCMR and UPSC with Emmanuelle Charpentier as patron.

Gaining new experience through a doctoral student exchange in South Korea
Published: 2019-06-24

Helena, PhD at IDS, experiences life in South Korea through an exchange with Hanyang University.

Get prepared! Ten new doctoral student positions in 2020
Published: 2020-01-29

The call opens in May. The projects are financed jointly by University and an external party.

Get to know Laura Carroll – new UCMR PI
Published: 2023-01-27

UCMR PI Laura Carroll starts her own research group and is getting acclimated to the Swedish academic system.

Getting your research story right
Published: 2021-05-04

15 PhD students have honed their messages during the course Science Communication.

Global changes affect algal production in northern lakes
Published: 2022-06-01

Global warming, acidification recovery and changes in land use caused warming and browning of northern lakes.

Global science team on red alert as Arctic lands grow greener
Published: 2020-03-11

With remote analysis techniques, researchers gain better understanding of tundra regions becoming greener.

Good news for fishermen: “Browning” impacts fish less than expected
Published: 2018-08-15

Water color is getting darker in lakes across the planet. This phenomenon, known as “browning,” w...

Gradual changes triggered historical shift in marine fauna
Published: 2021-03-09

Not all major faunal transitions are related to abrupt global perturbations that triggered mass extinctions.

Graduate school a future of groundbreaking research in AI
Published: 2020-09-30

Six PhD students from Umeå participated in the first meeting of WASP-HS humanities and social sciences.

Grants from Forte and Handelsbanken
Published: 2021-05-31

Research funding of 10.8 million has been granted from Forte and Handelsbanken.

Green energy from biomass using oxy-fuel combustion with carbon capture
Published: 2022-06-23

The Swedish Energy Agency grants technology researchers 7.7 million to study oxyfuel combustion.

Greenhouse emissions from Siberian rivers peak as permafrost thaws
Published: 2018-09-04

Thawing permafrost makes greenhouse emissions from rivers peak, a recent study from Umeå University shows.

Guest professorship focuses on sustainable life along Vindelälven
Published: 2021-06-07

Guest professor Julian D. Olden will focus his research on sustainable life along Vindelälven.

Harvard statistician appointed honorary doctor at the Faculty of Science and Technology
Published: 2020-08-10

Martin Kulldorff is professor at Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston.