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News from the Faculty of Science and Technology

Designing microwave devices from scratch using computer simulations

2015-05-21
For decades, the fundamental design of microwave devices, such as antennas for mobile communication and waveguides used in radars, has essentially relied on the inventiveness of a professional designe...

Light-emitting fork made with sprayed LEC technology

2015-05-20
Light-emitting electrochemical cells, LEC, is a newly invented lighting technology. In his thesis, physicist Amir Asadpoordarvish, Umeå University, shows how a LEC can be produced through spraying thr...

Symposium on aging in June

2015-05-19
On 2-3 June, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences will hold a symposium on the subject of aging together with Umeå University. Some important issues on future population levels as well as what happen...

Nerve cells use each other as maps

2015-05-19
When nerve cells form in an embryo they don’t start off in the right place but have to be guided to their final position by navigating a kind of molecular and cellular “map” in order to function prope...

Environmental sciences student receives Global Swede Award

2015-05-12
Alexis Nielsen, master’s degree student in geoecology at Umeå University, received the 2015 Global Swede Award at a diploma ceremony in Stockholm on 12 May. The special recognition is a joint initiati...

Historical land use important factor for carbon cycling in northern lakes

2015-05-12
The historical past is important when we seek to understand environmental conditions as they are today and predict how these might change in the future. This is according to researchers from Umeå Univ...

Umeå University highly rated by the Swedish Research Council

2015-05-05
The initiative for creating strategic research areas at Umeå University has been remarkably successful. That is shown in the evaluation presented by the Swedish Research Council (Vetenskapsrådet) abou...

PNU student named winner in Korea scholarship competition

2015-05-04
Seoljong Kim from Pusan National University (PNU) has won a full-tuition waiver to study the two-year master's programme in Plant and Forest Biotechnology at Umeå University, as part of the Korea Tale...

Umeå University ranked among world’s best young universities

2015-05-04
Umeå University has been ranked #51 by the Times Higher Education 2015 ranking of the top 100 universities under 50 years old. The table highlights young institutions “that have shown they can match t...

Umeå University rises in international subjects ranking

2015-04-29
More subjects than last year are top-ranked at Umeå University when QS World University Rankings lists the world’s best universities by subject 2015. Six of Umeå University’s subjects made it to the l...

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