News from the Faculty of Science and Technology

Invasive waterflea can change ecosystems in the Bothnian Bay

2016-07-06
The highly bioinvasive water flea, Cercopagis pengoi, has spread from the Caspian Sea to greater parts of the Baltic Sea. In the Bothnian Bay, it seems to meet a barrier in the area between the Bothni...

New Vice-Chancellor Hans Adolfsson: All cards on the table

2016-07-01
On 1 July, Hans Adolfsson took over as Vice-Chancellor of Umeå University. To him, openness and collaboration is just as much a philosophy of life as part of a scientific method.

Johan Tordsson receives Nordea Science Prize

2016-06-29
Johan Tordsson, Senior lecturer (associate professor) at the Department of Computing Science, Umeå University, is awarded Nordea Science Prize in 2016.

Less fish in the future Baltic Sea

2016-06-27
In the northern parts of the Baltic Sea both precipitation and river discharge are expected to increase as a result of climate changes. The increased river discharge will lead to a higher inflow of ri...

IceLab organizes creative camp for young scientists

2016-06-23
It is time to apply for this years IceLab Camp. It is a four-day communication and creativity camp for young scientists, where they get a chance to practice their creative skills.

Student Virtual Reality project makes film

2016-06-22
In spring 2016, six students explored what Virtual Reality technology has to offer. Using a 360 degree camera, the students have made films and slideshows to inspire international students to apply to...

More effective approach to show changes in human metabolism with molecular maps

2016-06-14
By applying multi-platform metabolomics, wide range of metabolites were detected and quantified in both human plasma and lung lavage fluid. Metabolites showed different trends in response to intervent...

UPSC Berzelii Centre becomes Vinnova Competence Centre

2016-06-13
VINNOVA, Sweden’s Innovation Agency, has decided to continue funding the activities of the UPSC Berzelii Centre for Forest Biotechnology for five more years (2017–2021). The UPSC Berzelii Centre now b...

Constructions on the Medical Biology Centre now kick off

2016-06-08
On Tuesday, the first sod was turned for a new Medical Biology Centre (MBC) at Umeå University. When the oldest building on campus, the Biology Building from 1961, is now being extended and rebuilt, f...

Air pollution affects young people’s psychiatric health

2016-06-08
New research from Umeå University indicates that dispensed medication for psychiatric diagnosis can be related to air polution concentrations. The study covers a large part of the Swedish population a...

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