News from the Faculty of Science and Technology

SEK 1 billion for artificial intelligence research

2017-11-17
The Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation has decided to award grants amounting to SEK 1 billion for research into artificial intelligence. The effort is made through Wallenberg Autonomous Systems and ...

Architectural Master Student Project Published on KooZA/rch

2017-11-16
Mater student Maïté Biechy at UMA has been published on KooZA/rch with her project about the unsustainable situation on the Baltic Sea. The site publishes selected projects that explore and challenge ...

Enzymes from dangerous bacteria turn into important tools for protein chemistry

2017-10-30
Philipp Ochtrop from Umeå University has worked on a project to turn the two enzymes AnkX and Lem3 from the disease causing bacteria Legionella pneumophila into a valuable tool for the chemical modifi...

Sweden hosts international conference on developmental biology

2017-10-24
In Stockholm on October 25 – 27th, the Swedish Developmental Biology Organization (SWEDBO) hosts a jointly organised international research conference on Developmental Biology and Regeneration. The in...

Improvements of forwarder crane – better performance and comfort

2017-10-23
Semi-automation functions applied for forwarder cranes will improve operator performance, while vibration reduction can increase operator comfort. Szabolcs Fodor defends the results in his thesis at U...

New function in gene-regulatory protein discovered

2017-10-20
Researchers at Umeå and Stockholm universities in Sweden and Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in the US have published a new study in the journal Molecular Cell. In the article, they show h...

Umeå Institute of Design ranked no 1 in the world – again

2017-10-19
For the second year in a row, Umeå Institute of Design is listed number one on the two top ranking institutes for product design educations in the world – Red Dot and iF. Landing a world-leading posi...

Double celebration with HM King Carl XVI on campus

2017-10-18
This year, Umeå University gets the honour of welcoming the Swedish King to the University’s Annual Celebrations. At the same time, the King receives his 70th birthday present in the form of an arctic...

Protein restricts sap uptake by aphids

2017-10-10
Researchers at Umeå University and Wageningen University have discovered how plants can defend themselves against aphids. They recorded aphid behavior on video, and identified a plant protein that kee...

Pulitzer Center student fellow visits ecological researchers at Umeå University

2017-10-05
A fellowship from the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting has brought science journalist Erica Andersen from New Jersey to Umeå University to report on research studying pharmaceuticals in water and t...

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