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Ellinor Ädelroth: With the right to make a difference

War, poverty and natural disasters. The major global challenges require human input. Meet Ellinor Ädelroth, professor emertia, who have gone out into the world and made a difference – and who has been...

Emmanuelle Charpentier receives Dr. Paul Janssen Award for Biomedical Research

Emmanuelle Charpentier, group leader at MIMS and guest professor at Umeå Centre for Microbial Research, Umeå University, is one of the awardees of the Dr. Paul Janssen Award for Biomedical Research 20...

Fernström Prize for public health research in low- and middle-income countries

Nawi Ng wins the 2014 award of shipowner Erik K. Fernström’s prize, dedicated to "younger and particularly promising scientists".

Low cortisol levels may increase risk of depression in bipolar disorder

Depression is almost twice as common, and poor quality of life almost five times as common, in people with bipolar disorder who have elevated or low levels of the stress hormone cortisol in the blood....

Detailed assessment of heart failure identifies patients needing pacemaker treatment (CRT)

By measuring how synchronised the heart chambers work together, it is possible to identify which patients with heart failure who benefit from pacemaker therapy, and which ones who do not. This is pres...

Honorary doctors at the Faculty of Medicine in 2014

A researcher who investigates the significance of gender, ethnicity and socio-economics on human health and a politician, a former cabinet minister and governor, who played an important role in the de...

Over 1 million downloads of research publications

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... New mailing address for supporting documents

From 12 May, please submit your supporting documents to University Admissions in Sweden to their new mailing address. Mail will be forwarded from our old address in Stroemsund to Frösön for the next t...

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