News from the Faculty of Science and Technology

Umeå University in 2015 Shanghai Ranking of top world universities

2015-08-27
Umeå University is ranked #314th in the 2015 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), also known as the Shanghai Ranking. It is a slight decline from last year’s placement of #297. Umeå is 8th a...

New semester begins with nearly 23,000 admitted students

2015-08-26
Umeå University is placed third among universities in Sweden for the number of admitted students – 22,600 have accepted their offer to programmes and courses. When the autumn 2015 semester starts on 3...

IceLab organizes a creative camp for young scientists

2015-08-26
Now is the time to apply for IceLab Camp. It is a four-day communication and creativity camp for young scientists. It is based on the idea that young researchers during their undergraduate training ha...

New leadership at Umeå Institute of Design

2015-08-21
Professor of design, Johan Redström, has been appointed the new Rector of Umeå Institute of Design (UID) at Umeå University. Starting September 1, he will lead the school together with a new rectors g...

Significant breath from streams and rivers

2015-08-13
Running streams are key sources of the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide, but why is it so? An international team of researchers, led by Umeå University, publishes the answer in the prestigious journal Na...

Umeå University’s Medals of Honour 2015

2015-08-11
On 4 June, the University Board decided on honouring Bengt Palmgren, professor emeritus and Bernt Eric Uhlin, professor, with the Umeå University Medal of Honour. The medal is awarded to individuals f...

Formas grant for planning and optimizing route planning for forestry machines

2015-07-17 (from 2015-06-25)
Eddie Wadbro from UMIT Research Lab / Department of Computing Science is teaming up with Ola Lindroos at SLU and researchers from LTU and Oregon State University to minimize the damage made by forestr...

Honorary doctors at the Faculty of Science and Technology 2015

2015-07-14
Shirley Simon, prominent English researcher in didactics focusing on science education in the science classroom, and the agricultural researcher Francois Houllier, president of the French National Ins...

“Invisible” protein structure explains the power of enzymes

2015-07-03
A research group at Umeå University has managed to capture and describe a protein structure that, until now, has been impossible to study. The discovery lays the base for developing designed enzymes a...

Restored streams take 25 years or longer to recover

2015-06-30
New research has found that the number of plant species growing just next to restored streams can take up to 25 years to increase above those channelized during the timber floating era. This is accord...

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