News from the Faculty of Science and Technology

Novel strategy to analyse biomarkers in exhaled breath

2018-10-15
Breath gas analysis is a promising approach for non-invasive medical diagnostics and physiological monitoring, but further development is needed to increase clinical impact. Ramin Ghorbani presents a ...

SEK 30 million grant for parasite research

2018-10-04
Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation grants Oliver Billker, professor and newly appointed director of The Laboratory for Molecular Infection Medicine Sweden (MIMS), Umeå University, SEK 30 million to ...

Umeå Institute of Design ranked first by Red Dot

2018-10-01
For the third year in a row, Umeå Institute of Design has retained the number one spot in the Red Dot Design Ranking. The prestigious ranking annually rates product design educations in the Americas &...

New exhibition at Bildmuseet: William Kentridge / The Refusal of Time

2018-09-26
Can we ever truly understand the passing of time in a world in a state of constant flux? As the first art institution in Sweden, Bildmuseet presents William Kentridge's The Refusal of Time. The large ...

SEK 24 million to research on tuberculosis and antibiotic resistance

2018-09-10
Fredrik Almqvist, Professor in organic chemistry at Umeå University, and his American research colleague Christina Stallings, receive SEK 24 million from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for re...

Greenhouse emissions from Siberian rivers peak as permafrost thaws

2018-09-03
Permafrost soils store large quantities of frozen carbon and play an important role in regulating Earth’s climate. In a study published in Nature Geoscience, researchers from Umeå University, Sweden, ...

Protein interaction helps Yersinia cause disease

2018-08-20
Researchers at Umeå University, Sweden, in collaboration with an international team, have discovered a new mechanism for interaction between two proteins that are vital for the Yersinia pseudotubercul...

Third in Sweden on number of applicants per place

2018-08-14
Umeå University is top three in Sweden on the number of qualified first choice applicants to this autumn’s courses and programmes. This according to statistics from the Swedish Council for Higher Educ...

Good news for fishermen: “Browning” impacts fish less than expected

2018-08-08
Water color is getting darker in lakes across the planet. This phenomenon, known as “browning,” was anticipated to cause widespread declines in fish populations. A new study by researchers from Umeå U...

Umevatoriet and Sliperiet gets new, joint director

2018-07-02
Madelen Bodin, senior lecturer and deputy head of the Department of Science and Mathematics Education, becomes the new director of the new Science Centre at Umeå University when Umevatoriet and Sliper...

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