News from the Faculty of Science and Technology

Increased funding proposed for certain programmes in new budget

2017-09-21
The Medical Programme at Umeå University is proposed to get eight additional study places (FTEs), the engineering science programmes to get the equivalent of 15 additional places, and educations aimed...

10,000 year-old DNA proves when fish colonialized our lakes

2017-09-20
DNA in lake sediment forms a natural archive displaying when various fish species colonized lakes after the glacial period. This according to researchers at the Department of Ecology and Environmental...

Spin-off company provide solutions for world’s premiere robotics competition

2017-09-11
The spin-off company Algoryx Simulation has been contracted to provide solutions for physics simulation to the world’s premiere robotics competition, World Robot Challenge held at the World Robot Summ...

Elastisys at the forefront of Fog Computing

2017-09-11 (from 2017-09-10)
Spin-off company Elastisys in big industrial doctoral programme which aims to train the next generation of European Fog computing experts.

New U-bike rental on campus

2017-09-07
The new cargo bike pool U-bike on Campus Umeå has now been inaugurated. Interest for cargo bikes was large during the opening ceremony at the Welcome Fair and was celebrated with speeches and cake.

Bustling Welcome Fair for 5,000 students

2017-09-07
Today, on 7 September, 5,000 students will visit Välkomstmässan at Umeå University. Apart from a good amount of useful info and advice to new students, visitors will also be offered speeches, shows an...

Reindeer grazing protects tundra plant diversity in a warming climate

2017-09-04
Climate warming reduces the number of plant species in the tundra, but plant-eating animals, such as reindeer and voles, can turn this negative effect into something positive. The results of a study c...

Umeå University and KI researchers publish journal articles on mobile health

2017-08-29
In a special issue of the journal Global Health Action, researchers at Umeå University and Karolinska Institutet in Sweden explore how mobile health (mHealth) can increase the readiness of healthcare ...

IceLab organizes a creative camp for young scientists

2017-08-24
Now is the time to apply for IceLab Camp. It is a four-day communication and creativity camp for young scientists.

Biochemical “fingerprints” reveal diabetes progression

2017-08-21
Researchers from Umeå University in Sweden describe a new method to study biochemical changes that occur in the pancreas during the development of diabetes. The method, recently published in Scientifi...

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