News from the Faculty of Science and Technology

New position with focus on Database Systems

2014-12-16
Umeå University is investing in research and expertise in the area of database systems as part of the establishment of an infrastructure for federated research databases, meeting in particular the pri...

Piotr Matyba appointed Gunnar Öquist Fellow

2014-12-12
Physicist Piotr Matyba, Umeå University, is appointed Gunnar Öquist Fellow by the Kempe Foundations. The appointment entails SEK 3 million for his research and a personal award of SEK 50,000. Furtherm...

The Danish Research Foundation honours Gunnar Öquist

2014-12-12
Gunnar Öquist, Professor Emeritus in Plant Physiology at Umeå University, was honoured by the Danish National Research Foundation with the Royal Order of the Danneborg.

Graphene produces more efficient transport of a semiconducting polymer film

2014-11-25
The new wonder material graphene has fantastic properties, for example flexibility, transparency and high charge carrier mobility. A study by an international team led by David Barbero, assistant prof...

Europe’s leading plant scientists call for urgent action to defend research

2014-10-30
More than twenty of Europe's most prominent plant scientists today signed a joint letter warning that Europe may lose its research lead unless plant science is adequately funded, GM (genetically modif...

European CBRNE Center trains customs and border staff in the Balkans

2014-10-27
The European CBRNE Center at Umeå University, Sweden, will conduct a training course for border staff and customs in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina, on 28-30 October within the framework of the project ...

Unique catalysts for hydrogen fuel cells synthesized in ordinary kitchen microwave oven

2014-10-13
Swedish and Chinese researchers show how a unique nano-alloy composed of palladium nano-islands embedded in tungsten nanoparticles creates a new type of catalysts for highly efficient oxygen reduction...

Nano-engineering enhances charge transport and promises more efficient future solar cells

2014-09-30
Solar cells based on semiconducting composite plastics and carbon nanotubes is one of the most promising novel technology for producing inexpensive printed solar cells. Physicists at Umeå University h...

Erasmus+ student exchange programme boosts employability and job mobility

2014-09-25
A new study on the impact of the European Union's Erasmus student exchange programme shows that graduates with international experience fare much better on the job market. They are half as likely to e...

Umeå University again #1 in Sweden and the Nordic region in young universities ranking

2014-09-25
Umeå University is ranked 24th in the world in the 2014/15 ‘QS Top 50 under 50’ league table. This represents a top ranking among higher education institutions in Sweden and the Nordic countries. The ...

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