News from the Faculty of Science and Technology

Creative mathematical tasks contribute to deeper learning in mathematics

2016-08-29
Working with creative mathematical tasks is important for pupils both to reflect on mathematics as well as for their subsequent test results. Being faced with creative tasks during exercise has eviden...

23,000 students take their places at Campus

2016-08-29
Umeå University is the third largest higher education institution in Sweden when it comes to the number or admitted students – 22,887 have been admitted to this autumn’s educations after the second se...

Forest and watercourse interplay important for restorations

2016-08-24
Humans utilise forests and watercourses in a way that depletes ecosystem habitats, biodiversity and ecosystem services. Many areas are restored to break the trend, but to succeed you need to consider ...

Vertex: Orientation course welcomes international students

2016-08-24
This week around 600 international students arrived at Umeå University where they have been introduced to Umeå and Umeå University through the Orientation Course. Read what the student magazine Vertex...

IceLab organizes creative camp for young scientists

2016-08-15
It is time to apply for this years IceLab Camp. It is a four-day communication and creativity camp for young scientists, where they get a chance to practice their creative skills.

Underestimated algae production on shallow bottoms

2016-08-08
Algae are responsible for a large part of the production of organic matter in the sea and their importance for the northern Baltic Sea has so far been underestimated, according to a study conducted by...

Invasive waterflea can change ecosystems in the Bothnian Bay

2016-07-06
The highly bioinvasive water flea, Cercopagis pengoi, has spread from the Caspian Sea to greater parts of the Baltic Sea. In the Bothnian Bay, it seems to meet a barrier in the area between the Bothni...

New Vice-Chancellor Hans Adolfsson: All cards on the table

2016-07-01
On 1 July, Hans Adolfsson took over as Vice-Chancellor of Umeå University. To him, openness and collaboration is just as much a philosophy of life as part of a scientific method.

Johan Tordsson receives Nordea Science Prize

2016-06-29
Johan Tordsson, Senior lecturer (associate professor) at the Department of Computing Science, Umeå University, is awarded Nordea Science Prize in 2016.

Less fish in the future Baltic Sea

2016-06-27
In the northern parts of the Baltic Sea both precipitation and river discharge are expected to increase as a result of climate changes. The increased river discharge will lead to a higher inflow of ri...

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