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Chemistry laureate to Umeå University on 13 December

Chemistry laureate to Umeå University on 13 December

Professor Jacques Dubochet, one of this year’s three Nobel laureates in Chemistry, is visiting Umeå University on Wednesday 13 December to hold a lecture on his revolutionising research. Together with Joachim Frank and Richard Henderson, he has developed an efficient method to produce three-dimensional images of the molecules of life through cryo-electron microscopy. The method has brought molecular biology into a whole new era.

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Scientific researchers' business ideas won prizes

Twelve promising companies have worked with their business ideas in the autumn in a new round of the Startup programme at Uminova Innovation in Umeå. The programme ended last week with Startup Demoday, a pitch competition, at Allstar in Umeå. Researchers from the Faculty of Science and technology wo...

Why mathematics? – Mathematician from Switzerland on the Forskarbloggen

David Cohen is senior lecturer at the Department of Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics since five years. This week he has been writing on the Umeå University Forskarblogg. You are welcome to read his blog that is in English.

Traces of historical reindeer grazing can still be observed after 100 years

With the holiday season around the corner, most people may first think of reindeer as Santa Claus' trusted helpers. But it turns out that reindeer are not only good at pulling Santa's sleigh; they can also teach us important lessons about the functioning of ecosystems. By studying small meadows in t...

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David Cohen is a senior lecturer at the Department of Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics (MMS). His current research deals with the development and analysis of efficient computational methods for the time integration of stochastic partial differential equations.

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