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The newsletter gives you the latest news from Umeå University which can be interesting for you as an alumni. The newsletter is sent out approximately six times a year for those who has signed up for it. To sign up for the newsletter, please sign in to the database Alumni Network and check the box for the newsletter.

Read the May 2014 newsletter.

News from Umeå University

HPC Scheduling in a Brave New World

New technologies and tools to manage supercomputer systems more efficiently meet the research's ever increasing need to handle large amounts of data and make advanced simulations. Gonzalo Rodrigo defends his doctoral thesis "HPC Scheduling in a Brave New World" on April 21st.

Design students visualise children’s ideas for a disconnected future

What kind of communication devices are needed in a world where all electronic communication is out of order? Twelve ten year old children from Hällsbo school, a special school in Umeå, gave students at Umeå Institute of Design, Umeå University, this task. On Monday 24 April the students present thei...

Global march to celebrate science

March for Science on 22 April is a global manifestation that took off in the US where researchers wanted to emphasise the importance of science and research-based knowledge in society, as well as counteract fact-resistance. The manifestation has also got a foothold in Sweden where Umeå is one of the...

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