News from the Faculty of Science and Technology

Umeå University ranked among the world's top 300

2014-08-19
In this year's Shanghai Jiaotong Academic Ranking of World Universities, Umeå University is again placed among the world's top 300 instiutions. In addition, Umeå is ranked among the top 150 in the fie...

Water-polluting anxiety drug reduces fish mortality

2014-08-08
A drug that is commonly used to treat anxiety in humans and which regularly finds its way into surface waters through wastewater effluence has been shown to reduce mortality rates in fish.

Göran Sandberg among world's highly cited researchers

2014-07-25
Göran Sandberg, professor of plant physiology and former Vice-Chancellor of Umeå University, made the list of the world's highly cited researchers in the sciences and social sciences by Thomson Reuter...

Molecular snapshots of oxygen formation in photosynthesis

2014-07-10
Researchers from Umeå University have explored two different ways that allow unprecedented experimental insights into the reaction sequence leading to the formation of oxygen molecules in photosynthes...

Interlayer distance in graphite oxide gradually changes when water is added

2014-06-27
Physicists from Umeå University and Humboldt University in Berlin have solved a mystery that has puzzled scientists for half a century. They show with the help of powerful microscopes that the distanc...

Bring your body into action in tomorrow's digital world

2014-06-03
Computers restricts the possibilities to use the physical abilities of our human bodies and this is a fundamental problem for our health. Farid Abedan Kondori has studied how to use media technology t...

Noble visit by Chemistry Laureate

2014-06-02
Professor Michael Levitt, one of the 2013 three Nobel laureates in Chemistry, is visiting Umeå University on Thursday June 5 to lecture on his discoveries . “I want to visit the north of Sweden for i...

Umeå school pupils in “treasure hunt” using Google Glass

2014-05-23
On the 27th of May, 13-year-old Elvira Paulsson and 15-year old Axel Lindwall will be testing Google Glass as part of the research project #tagga2014. The two Umeå students will be trying to solve cha...

Nobel laureate in chemistry to visit Umeå University

2014-05-15
Professor Michael Levitt, one of the three 2013 Nobel Prize winners in Chemistry, will be visiting Umeå University on Thursday 5 June to lecture on his discoveries. He was invited by Uwe Sauer, who ha...

Over 1 million downloads of research publications

2014-05-14
During 2013, there were more than one million downloads of articles, dissertations, reports and theses from Umeå University's institutional repository for research publications and student theses (DIV...

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