News from the Faculty of Science and Technology

EU/EEA application deadline extended to 16 April

2014-04-16
Due to technical problems at Universityadmissions.se, the application deadline for EU/EEA citizens for the autumn 2014 term has been extended to 16 April at midnight (24.00) Central European Time (CET...

Göran Sandberg receives honorary doctorate in the Czech Republic

2014-04-15
Göran Sandberg, professor at Umeå Plant Science Centre and former vice-chancellor of Umeå University, was inaugurated as an honorary doctor at Palacký University in Olomouc, Czech Republic.

EU millions granted to investigate kidney transplant rejection

2014-04-14
The Umeå company AcureOmics AB has received four million SEK in funding from the European Commission for a research project to develop techniques to prevent kidney transplant rejection. The BIOMARGIN ...

Pioneering findings on the dual role of carbon dioxide in photosynthesis

2014-04-13
Researchers at Umeå University have found that carbon dioxide, in its ionic form bicarbonate, has a regulating function in the splitting of water in photosynthesis. This means that carbon dioxide has ...

Extinctions reduce speciation

2014-04-04
The same factors that increase the risk of species extinctions also reduce the chance that new species are formed. This is concluded by two biologists at Umeå University. Their findings are published ...

Three proposals for the future Universum on campus

2014-04-03
Three different proposals for a modernized Universum building complex at Campus Umeå have been presented at a seminar arranged by Umeå University and Akademiska Hus. The major investment will now proc...

Umeå scientist awarded prestigious research prize

2014-04-01
Emmanuelle Charpentier, associate professor at Umeå University, has been awarded the Göran Gustafsson prize – one of the most prestigious awards for young Swedish scientists. She received the prize fo...

Umeå University becomes national resource for advanced electron microscopy

2014-03-28
Umeå University will be a national resource for advanced electron microscopy thanks to a contribution of SEK 57 million. Scientists across the country will be able to use the techniques for research, ...

International students at Umeå University most satisfied in Europe

2014-03-28
Umeå University has been ranked first in Europe and ninth in the world for student satisfaction according to the latest International Student Barometer (ISB). The survey was responded to by internatio...

Nano-engineered composites promise a boost in efficiency in next-generation solar cells

2014-03-18
Carbon nanotubes are becoming increasingly attractive for photovoltaic solar cells as a replacement to silicon. Researchers at Umeå University in Sweden have discovered that controlled placement of th...

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