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An efficient path from carbon to renewable fuel production

An efficient path from carbon to renewable fuel production

Earth-abundant materials based primarily on carbon, nitrogen and transition metal oxides can be combined into highly efficient energy conversion devices. These devices can be used in fuel cells as well as in electrolysis. This is shown experimentally by Tiva Sharifi, physicist at Umeå University, Sweden. She defends her thesis on 31 March.

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34 Brazilian students to Umeå University in 2015/16

2015-04-17
During the 2015-2016 academic year, 34 students from Brazil will be attending Umeå University as part of the Science without Borders programme (Ciência sem Fronteiras). The number of students who have chosen Umeå University has increased significantly compared to previous years. Umeå University is n...

Umeå University 2015/16 scholarship recipients announced

2015-04-14
A total of 42 new international master's progamme candidates have been offered full scholarships for the 2015/16 academic year from the Swedish Council of Higher Education (UHR), Erling-Persson Scholarship Fund, Balticgruppen's Donation Trust Fund and the Swedish Institute.

Emmanuelle Charpentier named in Time magazine’s ‘100 most influential people in world' list

2015-04-13
Emmanuelle Charpentier, professor at Umeå University, has been selected by Time magazine as one of its 100 most influential people in the world list for 2015.

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