In 2015, the world's leaders adopted the UN's 17 global sustainable development goals - Agenda 2030. There are ten years remaining to meet those goals. In order to contribute scientific facts and obtain a better perspective, Umeå University will have a special focus this year on research that contributes to a sustainable world.
The 17 sustainable development goals adopted by world leaders in 2015 are ambitious and universal, and they aim to bring about a world that’s socially, environmentally and economi-cally sustainable by 2030. Some of the university’s researchers share their research output, ideas and experiences on topics such as future energy sources, the impact of climate change on health, new forms of cancer therapy, antibiotic resistance, what the actual concept of sus-tainability involves and how we as individuals can live more sustainably.
The network Umeå Transformation Research Initiative (UTRI)
The UTRI network is a forum where Umeå University's many research environments can meet to shape new ideas and establish new collaborations addressing the transformation to sustainability.
By providing support for events, funding and meeting places, the UTRI research initiative contributes to an interactive, creative and interdisciplinary environment for sustainability research at Umeå University.