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Here you will find all news and features that concern UTRI.

Surge of interest for the effects of the pandemic on the European Arctic

Almost fifty visitors and a professional broadcast of seminar on COVID-19 in the European Arctic.

EU new policy for Arctic research

EU Commission has a new Arctic strategy. EU-PolarNet holds a seminar on future research

Is ‘Lagom’ part of degrowth?

Fika Pitch on how the concept of 'lagom' in a Swedish context can be seen from a degrowth perspective.

Head of the Arctic Research School

Arcum welcomes our new colleague Linda Lundmark

COVID-19 symposium highlights the complexity of the pandemic and the importance of collaboration

Highlighting the importance of a multidisciplinary approach to pandemics.

“Covid-19 puts global sustainability efforts on the forefront”

At a symposium on 5 May researchers take on a broad perspective on the pandemic and its consequences.

A new way to uncover targets for future antibiotics

Maria Fällman and Kemal Avican made their idea into a interdisciplinary project together with Icelab.

How to combine economic growth with climate sustainability

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

With nature as the client

Design students have collaborated with the Cluster of Forest Technology and stakeholders in forestry.

In order to develop good collaborations, we need to meet

Maria Nilsson is a professor of public health science and member of the UTRI steering committee.

Sustainability and transformation require an interdisciplinary approach

Jon Moen is professor at EMG and steering group member in Umeå Transformation Research Initiative.

UTRI makes Umeå University lead by example

A few words with WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, keynote speaker at the UTRI kick-off.

Various perspectives on sustainability issues are necessary

Interview with Erland Mårald from the UTRI Steering Committee, Umeå Transformation Research Initiative.

Digital kick-off for the new sustainability investment UTRI

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, World Health Organization, is one of the keynote speakers at the kick-off.

Changing one’s behaviour is the key to sustainable transition

Annika Nordlund is docent of psychology and steering group member in Umeå Transformation Research Initiative.