News from the Faculty of Science and Technology

US ambassador visits CIRC and the Swedish Polar Research Secretariat in Abisko

2017-01-13
Swedish and United States partnerships in science and the polar regions have a long history. This week the United States Ambassador Azita Raji and her team Michael J. Layne and Kristy Plan visited the...

Climate is no ubiquitous explanation of fluctuations in reindeer numbers

2016-12-29
Exploitation of natural resources, such as forestry or gas and oil extraction, and management practices may have faster and greater impacts on reindeer populations than does climate change, a study fi...

9th Umeå Renewable Energy Meeting at Chemical Biological Centre, Umeå University

2016-12-22
The Umeå Renewable Energy meeting 2017 is dedicated to presentations and discussions about artificial photosynthesis and solar fuel production from algae.

SEK 33 million to young researchers

2016-12-15
The Swedish Research Council has decided which prominent young researchers should be granted consolidation grants. The Council has approved twenty grants of which three go to Umeå University.

Arctic theme shows our expertise and breadth

2016-12-15
In 2017, Umeå University will focus particularly on Arctic research. The objective is to emphasise Umeå University’s profile as a leading Swedish university for the Arctic, and create conditions for e...

Phytoplankton communities structured by carbon from land

2016-12-13
EcoChange researcher Joanna Paczkowska has focused on the base of the food web, to figure out what climate change will do to the ecosystem along a north-south gradient in the Baltic Sea. She proves th...

Sustainable architecture and social projects in focus for future architects

2016-12-09
Social and ecological sustainability is what the new Master's Programme in Architecture and Urban Design at the Umeå School of Architecture will focus on with the help of an investigating, experimenta...

Warmer climate threatening to northern birds

2016-12-06
Will northern birds such as the Siberian jay and the red-flanked bluetail be gone in 50 years? There is a huge risk since a deteriorating climate for breeding is imminent. Another six species are also...

Happy salmon swim better

2016-12-06
What makes young salmon decide to leave their rivers and head out to Sea has been a hot topic for decades now. Current research from Umeå University shows that the young salmon’s desire to migrate can...

Science and SciLifeLab Prize to environmental scientist David Seekell

2016-12-02
One of the university's promising researchers, David Seekell, has won a prestigious award: the Science and SciLifeLab Prize for Young Scientists. Besides being awarded a trophy and SEK 90 000, he gets...

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