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A new three-year long EU-funded project has recently started, it aims to gather input from the European hydropower community in order to agree upon common Research and Innovation priorities for the sector in Europe.
Smart city expert Ali Vasallo Belver shares the lesson learnt from an innovative integrated retrofitting strategy across Europe
Time: Fri 2019-04-12 10.00 Location: Q2 Type of event: Licentiate seminars
Time: Fri 2019-05-03 10.00 Location: Sal F3, Lindstedtsvägen 26, KTH Type of event: Defense of dissertations
Time: Fri 2019-04-12 10.00 Location: Q2 Type of event: Licentiate seminars
Researchers are developing tools to substantially reduce the operations and maintenance costs of wind farms. The novel tools will be tested on three European wind farms in 2020.
In some European countries half of the water flowing in the supply system gets lost because of the difficulties experienced by water utilities to monitor leaks in their networks. A new airborne detection method is now tested in France and Portugal.
Fredrik Almqvist, Professor in organic chemistry at Umeå University, and his American research colleague Christina Stallings, receive SEK 24 million from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for research for combating infections of the most common type of tuberculosis bacteria.
Imagine a future where food waste has become a key source of energy instead of adding to our carbon footprint. What if billions of expectant mothers in developing countries could get access to safe surgery during childbirth? Could it be that we already know what space tourism will look like in 2040? On May 31– June 1, graduates present their degree projects at Umeå Institute of Design’s yearly exhibition, UID18 - Design Talks & Degree Show.
Since we can’t exactly ‘look under the hood’ anymore on all the digital things we use in everyday life, how do we know what these things are actually doing? And why do they seem to know so much about us anyway? A recent Wallenberg Foundation grant of SEK 4.5 million has been awarded to Umeå Institute of Design’s Heather Wiltse and Johan Redström to try to answer some of these questions.