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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

MIMS highlights World Antimicrobial Awareness Week 2021
Published: 18 Nov, 2021

Today, World Antimicrobial Awareness Week kicks off and MIMS launches a series of articles.

MIMS Spotlight Series: Meet Anne-Marie Fors Connolly
Published: 27 Oct, 2021

 Anne-Marie Fors joined MIMS as a Clinical Research Fellow in 2020 and she is a true cosmopolitan.

MIMS Spotlight Series: Nóra meets post doctor Barbara Forró
Published: 30 Sep, 2021

Barbaras goal was to work with bioinformatics, programing, sequence data analyses.

Miniaturized version of ribosome found in microsporidia
Published: 22 Jul, 2019

Near atomic details of the smallest known eukaryotic cytoplasmic protein synthesis machine provided.

Mistra Digital Forest is paving the way for robotics in the woods
Published: 11 Dec, 2018

Joins forest industry with academy to create digital solutions for sustainable bioeconomy.

Mixed forests deliver more – but only if mixed correctly!
Published: 22 Jan, 2019

New study gives advice on how to mix the right tree species for tree production and other ecosystem services.

Molecules produced that trick viruses into attaching
Published: 01 Jul, 2021

Emil Johansson makes molecules that bind to viruses and block them from infecting cells and causing disease.

Moon Eclipse -time!
Published: 15 Jan, 2019

If you would like to see the moon eclipse through a telescope, come visit us at Umevatoriet Monday morning!

Mosquito immune system mapped to help fight malaria
Published: 27 Aug, 2020

The results give possibilities to find ways to prevent mosquitoes from spreading malaria parasite to humans.

Multicultural school context – a buffer against potential parental prejudice
Published: 02 Dec, 2019

New research shows that multicultural school context can offset the negative effects of parental bias.

Multimedia content to be more searchable
Published: 22 Nov, 2013

In the future, the content of videos, pictures and audio will be searched similarly to text conte...

Nasdaq chooses Umeå and its university
Published: 04 Feb, 2019

As Cinnober becomes part of Nasdaq, Umeå will have a new global brand in town.

New advanced treatment technology improves wastewater quality
Published: 26 Nov, 2020

Majid studies the electro-peroxone process by which increased removal of pollutants in wastewater is achieved.

New approaches to identifying substitutes for hazardous chemicals
Published: 29 Apr, 2021

A correct assessment of risks with chemicals that replace those that are banned is hampered by lack of data.

New book about the history of field research institutions
Published: 15 Aug, 2018

Thirteen researchers study the history of field research institutions, from the 17th century and onward.