News from the Faculty of Science and Technology

Computers can perceive image curves like artists

Imagine computers being able to understand paintings or paint abstract images much like humans. Bo Li demonstrates a breakthrough concept in the field of computer vision using curves and lines to repr...

NLAFET – a high-profile computing research project funded with nearly €4 million

Umeå University together with three international partners have been funded with nearly 4 million euros (3,907,375) for a front-line research project focusing on novel methods and software for the fut...

“Green light in the tunnel”: Opinion of the Swedish Board of Agriculture – a CRISPR-Cas9-mutant but not a GMO

The Swedish Board of Agriculture has, after questions from researchers in Umeå and Uppsala, confirmed the interpretation that some plants in which the genome has been edited using the CRISPR-Cas9 tech...

PhD student Anne Deininger wins prize for best poster

Ecosystem ecologist Anne Deininger won the prize for the best poster at the yearly staff conference at the Chemical Biological Centre, KBC. “I am of course very happy that I won a prize for my poster...

Global village brings together the international campus

A joyful and well-attended Global Village was hosted at Umeå University aiming at celebrating cultures from all around the world. The event is organised by the Buddy Programme at Umeå University and t...

Multidisciplinary analysis improves interpretation of complex systems

By combining computer science, physics and chemistry, Yang Huang has done analyses to gain more physics knowledge of particular complex systems from protein hydration, dynamics of ionic liquid, to wat...

Two dissertations in chemistry praised

Anugwom Ikenna, postdoc at Umeå University, receives a statuette and EUR 500 for “Best PhD Thesis 2014” from the Baltic University Programme (BUP). Mikhail Golets, previous doctoral student at Umeå Un...

Lakes resist the introduction of new fish

In her dissertation, Anna Henriksson presents a new method of establishing how freshwater fish can defend themselves against an invasion of a new fish species. The method takes into account that resid...

Restoration project recreates variation in the Vindel River

Vindel River LIFE is an EU project aimed at restoring tributaries in northern Sweden that were affected by a century-long timber-floating era. The project spanned over nearly six years and came to an ...

Scientific breakthrough: Ionic liquids interesting in extracting molecules from wood

Thanks to their unique properties, ionic liquids are all in the rage as solvents as, for instance, “green” sustainable chemical processes. Recently, two research teams at Umeå University discovered ho...

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