News from the Faculty of Science and Technology

New professor with a passion for architecture in areas of political change and social deprivation

2016-09-20
Professor Robert Mull, with a background as an architect, teacher, activist, and former Dean of the Cass Faculty of Art, Architecture and Design in London, is the newest addition to the Umeå School of...

“Every researcher has his or her own obsession. Mine is social justice”

2016-09-18
Hello Ambra Trotto! We address five questions for Ambra Trotto, senior lecturer at the Umeå School of Architecture and director of the Interactive Institute.

Art in the Nuclear Anthropocene at Bildmuseet

2016-09-16
Perpetual Uncertainty brings together artists from Europe, Japan, the USA and Australia to investigate experiences of nuclear technology, radiation and the complex relationship between knowledge and t...

Better models to forecast effects of environmental change on food webs

2016-09-16
Extinctions, variations in population densities, and large algal blooms in waters are examples of expected effects of global warming and nutrient over-fertilization. Wojciech Uszko at Umeå University ...

Umeå Institute of Design ranked best in the world

2016-09-12
Both the prestigious Red Dot and iF rank Umeå Institute of Design (UID) at Umeå University as the best design school in Europe and the world. The school’s premises, in-house and external staff, and it...

Campus Umeå top ten on international list

2016-09-09
Umeå University Campus Park with its outdoor seatings in different levels, a floating jetty and rolling hills around the central pond is one of Sweden’s most successful landscaping projects. This acco...

Umeå researcher served a world first (?) CRISPR meal

2016-09-05
For (probably) the first time ever, plants modified with the “genetic scissors” CRISPR-Cas9 has been cultivated, harvested and cooked. Stefan Jansson, professor in Plant Cell and Molecular Biology at ...

New website for prospective students coming soon

2016-09-05
Development of new webpages for the University’s educational offerings is currently in full swing. A brand new website will be launched on Monday 12 September.

Creative mathematical tasks contribute to deeper learning in mathematics

2016-08-29
Working with creative mathematical tasks is important for pupils both to reflect on mathematics as well as for their subsequent test results. Being faced with creative tasks during exercise has eviden...

23,000 students take their places at Campus

2016-08-29
Umeå University is the third largest higher education institution in Sweden when it comes to the number or admitted students – 22,887 have been admitted to this autumn’s educations after the second se...

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