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Seminar on mixed-methods digital research

We welcome Anton Törnberg (University of Gothenburg) and Petter Törnberg (Chalmers) to a seminar on December 1 (13:15, C305, BVH) , co-hosted with the Department of Sociology and DIGSUM's Digital Sociology research group. The seminar has the title of Complexity and the Digital World, and will contai...

Women’s health worsened while men’s health improved, trends since 1990 show

Researchers at Umeå University and Region Norrbotten have studied health trends among women and men aged 25–34 from 1990–2014. In 1990, 8.5 percent of women self-rated their health as being worse than peers in their own age group. At 2014, this trend had increased to 20 per cent of women. In contras...

Icelab Lunch Pitches at KBC

Welcome to the second interdisciplinary lunch pitch at KBC Focus environment! Inspire and get new inspirations!

SEK 1 billion for artificial intelligence research

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 Software Program, where Umeå University is one of five partners.

Architectural Master Student Project Published on KooZA/rch

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 the role of the architectural drawing in contemporary practice.

No cardiovascular disease or mortality reduction with intensive blood pressure lowering treatment

Blood pressure lowering treatment does not reduce death or cardiovascular disease in healthy individuals with a systolic blood pressure below 140. This is shown in a systematic review and meta-analysis from Umeå University. The results, published in JAMA Internal Medicine, support current guidelines...

The Swedish Bioinformatics Advisory Program 2017

For the third time the SciLifeLab the National Bioinformatics platform offers within the Bioinformatics Advisory Programme new mentorship possibilities for PhD students

Celebrating 30 years of Erasmus

This year, the Erasmus programme, now Erasmus+, is celebrating its 30th anniversary. To mark this occasion, Umeå University arranged a mingle event with sandwich layer cake on 9 November. Both students and staff were invited to the celebration in Vardagsrummet, Humanities Building.

Dada is Dada – New Exhibition opens at Bildmuseet

"Dada is Dada" presents paintings, drawings, documents, photography, collages, objects, sound recordings, and films from one of the most influential art movements of the 20th century. The exhibition opens at Bildmuseet on Friday evening 17 November.

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