What makes young salmon decide to leave their rivers and head out to Sea has been a hot topic for decades now. Current research from Umeå University shows that the young salmon’s desire to migrate can partly be limited by anxiety. The complete study can be found in the journal Nature Communications.
By connecting and integrating a range of international research databases, DataARC will produce online tools and infrastructure to enable ground-breaking interdisciplinary research on human ecodynamics in the North Atlantic context. Umeå University's part in the project funded by the National Science Foundation will be led by the Environmental Archaeology Lab (MAL) and Humlab.
On Friday 4 November, the global climate deal from Paris in 2015 comes into effect. On the same day, 94 of 197 parties have ratified the legally binding Paris Agreement that obliges them to contribute to a reduction in greenhouse gas emissions and to stabilise the average global temperature under 2 degrees Celsius. However, the suggested measures are not still enough, says researchers from Umeå University.
In September 2016, Peter Sköld, director of the Arctic Research Centre at Umeå University, was elected new member of the Board of Governors at the University of the Arctic (UArctic), which is a network collaboration between 190 higher education institutions, research institutes and other organisations active in education and research within the arctic and circumpolar area. Umeå University is one of seven Swedish collaborative partners in the network.
Arcum invites to a lunch seminar on Thursday, February 2, 12.00-13.00 at Universitetsklubben, Umeå University. Lars Lövgren, associate professor in inorganic chemistry at Department of Chemistry, Umeå... Read more
Arcum invites to a lunch seminar on Thursday, March 2, 12.00-13.00 at Universitetsklubben, Umeå University. Gabriella Nordin, PhD in History and coordinator at Arcum, Arctic Research Centre at Umeå Un... Read more
Arcum invites to a lunch seminar on Thursday, June 1, 12.00-13.00 at Universitetsklubben, Umeå. Jenny Ask, researcher at the Department of Ecology and Environmental Sciences, Umeå University, will hol... Read more
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