News from the Faculty of Science and Technology

Happy salmon swim better

2016-12-06
What makes young salmon decide to leave their rivers and head out to Sea has been a hot topic for decades now. Current research from Umeå University shows that the young salmon’s desire to migrate can...

Science and SciLifeLab Prize to environmental scientist David Seekell

2016-12-02
One of the university's promising researchers, David Seekell, has won a prestigious award: the Science and SciLifeLab Prize for Young Scientists. Besides being awarded a trophy and SEK 90 000, he gets...

Bioorganic chemist Erik Chorell appointed Gunnar Öquist Fellow

2016-12-01
Chemist Erik Chorell at Umeå University has been appointed Gunnar Öquist Fellow by the Kempe Foundations. The award comes with a SEK 3 million research grant and a personal award of SEK 50,000. The in...

Prominent chemist becomes Wallenberg Academy Fellow at Umeå University

2016-12-01
Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation continues its investment in young researchers. One of this year’s chosen professionals is Yaowen Wu, chemist at Max Planck Institute in Dortmund, Germany. He studi...

Mystery of how plants produce oxygen soon solved

2016-11-21
With the help of experimental studies on molecular level, researchers are acquiring increased knowledge on how plants form oxygen from water molecules. An international research team has now found a w...

Massive effort on future autonomous systems for industry and society

2016-11-21
The Kempe Foundations have granted two years of funding for eight postdoctoral researchers in autonomous systems in a major investment at Umeå University. Autonomous systems consist of software and in...

Join Umeå University in its lunar quest

2016-11-14
Shortly, Umeå University may be the first university to land on the Moon. On 17 November, Umeå Lunar Venture space enthusiasts will present their progress in developing measuring equipment that will g...

New Research Council grants worth SEK 152 million

2016-11-09
The Swedish Research Council distributes SEK 152 million to 42 research projects at Umeå University in the arts and humanities, social sciences, medicine and health, natural sciences and technology, a...

Umeå researchers call for stricter measures to reach climate targets

2016-11-04
On Friday 4 November, the global climate deal from Paris in 2015 comes into effect. On the same day, 94 of 197 parties have ratified the legally binding Paris Agreement that obliges them to contribute...

Discovery Channel at Umeå University

2016-11-01
The project Umeå Lunar Venture at Umeå University, which will be first in the world to measure the electric field of the lunar surface, were paid a visit by Discovery Channel. The American tv channel ...

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