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06.11 - 10.11

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On 20–22 June, international experts on mosquito-borne diseases from WHO and Umeå University and elsewhere met with software developers from Microsoft to further advance early warnings and response systems for mosquito-borne epidemics. The goal of the three-day meetup is to develop a decision-making dashboard solution that helps health organisations to proactively meet the threat of future outbreaks of Zika, Dengue and Chikungunya.
The EU-funded HYMAGINE project has combined conventional electronic transistors with new magnetism-based 'spintronic' devices to improve information processing speeds and reduce energy consumption.
Åsa Strand, Stefan Björklund and Martin Rosvall, all researchers at Umeå University, have been awarded 35 million SEK from the Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research for a five-year research program on systems biology. The interdisciplinary project aims to map how plants react to abiotic stresses such as drought or extreme temperatures.
Ann Fienup-Riordan from Alaska and Carl Christian Olsen from Greenland take home the 2017 IASSA Awards. The award is given every three years.
Researchers, decision-makers and opinion makers from all over the world have gathered at Umeå University to discuss the future of the Arctic. One of the questions that is highlighted during the conference is of course climate change.
If the arrival of spring is not enough to get you out walking and cycling, an EU-funded initiative is launching a number of mobile applications offering incentives to lead a more active lifestyle, reduce urban congestion and fight pollution.
Take a look at the prototype of a small experimental sort of zeppelin. It has been equipped with sophisticated radars and sensors with one goal in mind; to become a new and efficient tool for maritime surveillance.
An EU-funded project aims to boost the competitiveness of Europe's travel industry by developing a cutting-edge cloud services platform capable of pulling together data from millions of service providers. The platform would allow travellers to access more diverse and flexible travel services faster and more securely than is currently possible - simplifying journey planning.
Time: Fri 2017-09-08 13.00 Location: Sal B2, Brinellvägen 83, KTH Type of event: Licentiate seminars
On Monday 19 June, world-leading infection researchers visit Umeå to discuss altered spreading patterns of infectious diseases, and antibiotic resistance. The symposium is the second in a series of jubilee symposia celebrating the 100 year anniversary of the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation.

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