News from the Faculty of Science and Technology

Future vehicles will be virtually tested before the first prototype is built

2015-02-25
Future cars and trucks will be tested in a virtual environment long before the first vehicle prototype is built. UMIT Research Lab at Umeå University plays a key part when the vehicle manufacturers Sc...

Climate change influences the distribution of organic pollutants in the Baltic Sea

2015-02-18
Regional climate change models predict an increased freshwater runoff into the Baltic Sea. This will result in increased inflow of terrestrial dissolved organic carbon. According to Matyas Ripszam, Um...

Climate change can cause loss of important ice dynamics in streams

2015-02-16
In her thesis, Lovisa Lind shows that ice and winter floods are important natural disturbances for maintaining species-rich riparian zones along northern watercourses. If the climate becomes warmer th...

Patterns in large data show how information travels

2015-02-16
According to Fariba Karimi, network scientist at Umeå University, analysis of massive online data can reveal what information matters to us and with whom we have most in common. For example, networks ...

Breakthrough research in environmental chemistry is celebrated after 27 years

2015-02-12
Terry Bidleman, Visiting Professor at the Department of Chemistry, was one of the first environmental scientists to realize that the atmosphere is an important contributor to persistent organic pollut...

VA: Swedish children to help climate scientists by burying teabags

2015-02-09
Is it possible to read the future in tea leaves? This is what scientists at Umeå University are hoping to find out and they are now looking for school classes across Sweden to participate in a mass ex...

Ingenious fine-tuning of plant photosynthesis

2015-02-02
Malgorzata Pietrzykowska has investigated the specific roles of the two most abundant membrane proteins on Earth, Lhcb1 and 2. Both of them are responsible for light harvesting which is the basis of p...

Dolly Jørgensen new blogger for Curie research magazine

2015-01-22
Dolly Jørgensen, historian and researcher at the Department of Ecology and Environmental Sciences, is guest blogging for Curie, a Swedish web magazine devoted to the world of research. She is going to...

Nearly 1,000 international students to arrive at Umeå University

2015-01-15
On Monday 19 January, Umeå University will welcome its new international students from across the globe. 254 exchange students from 36 countries are arriving for the start of the spring 2015 academic ...

New interactive environment coming to MIT Building

2014-12-17
The open atrium area of Umeå University’s MIT Building is going to be transformed into a new interactive environment. The university board of directors approved this long-term investment in December. ...

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