News from the Faculty of Science and Technology

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...

When “smart” apps become smart for real

2016-06-02
How can a smart application recognise and reason about a human’s purposeful activities in order to be able to coach in a purposeful way? Esteban Guerrero, doctoral student at Umeå University, presents...

Genetic diversity important for plant survival when nitrogen inputs increase

2016-06-02
Genetic diversity is important for plant species to persist in Northern forests that experience human nitrogen inputs. This is one conclusions that Franziska Bandau at Umeå University draws in her dis...

When is a model sufficiently good to replace animal testing?

2016-05-30
Aleksandra Rybacka shows in her dissertation how computational tools can be used in risk assessment of industrial chemicals and pharmaceuticals. Computational tools are planned to fully substitute ani...

Designing acoustic devices using thin materials

2016-05-27
Acoustic devices like mufflers and loudspeakers are all around us. In the design of such devices, computer simulations and numerical optimisation algorithms are becoming increasingly useful in order t...

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