News from the Faculty of Medicine

EU/EEA application deadline extended to 16 April

Due to technical problems at, the application deadline for EU/EEA citizens for the autumn 2014 term has been extended to 16 April at midnight (24.00) Central European Time (CET...

Swedish researchers map the risks of new virus epidemic in Europe

The risk of dengue fever beginning to spread in Europe is imminent. According to researchers from Umeå University, this is no longer just an issue for the scientific community but also for politicians...

Three proposals for the future Universum on campus

Three different proposals for a modernized Universum building complex at Campus Umeå have been presented at a seminar arranged by Umeå University and Akademiska Hus. The major investment will now proc...

Umeå University becomes national resource for advanced electron microscopy

Umeå University will be a national resource for advanced electron microscopy thanks to a contribution of SEK 57 million. Scientists across the country will be able to use the techniques for research, ...

International students at Umeå University most satisfied in Europe

Umeå University has been ranked first in Europe and ninth in the world for student satisfaction according to the latest International Student Barometer (ISB). The survey was responded to by internatio...

Exchange agreement signed with Tokyo Metropolitan University

An exchange agreement has been signed between Umeå University and Tokyo Metropolitan University – a young university that has been ranked as the sixth best university in Japan by Times Higher Educatio...

Outside the body our memories fail us

New research from Karolinska Institutet and Umeå University demonstrates for the first time that there is a close relationship between body perception and the ability to remember. For us to be able to...

Researchers want to launch a global public health movement

We need a global movement of researchers, specialists, politicians and civil servants to meet the needs of public health initiatives that are present at various levels of society. This is the opinion ...

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