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Emmanuelle Charpentier named in Time magazine’s ‘100 most influential people in world' list

Emmanuelle Charpentier named in Time magazine’s ‘100 most influential people in world' list

Press Releases   •   Apr 16, 2015 11:00 GMT

Emmanuelle Charpentier, professor at Umeå University, has been selected by Time magazine as one of its 100 most influential people in the world list for 2015. She was recognised for her discovery of the CRISPR-Cas9 mechanism in bacteria, which became a gene editing tool now used in research labs world wide.

Patterns in large data show how information travels

Patterns in large data show how information travels

Press Releases   •   Feb 16, 2015 08:00 GMT

According to Fariba Karimi, network scientist at Umeå University, analysis of massive online data can reveal what information matters to us and with whom we have most in common. For example, networks can be used to study how information travels from one part of the world to another. She defends her thesis on Friday 20 February.

Apocalyptic framing enable a discussion of Global Climate Change

Apocalyptic framing enable a discussion of Global Climate Change

Press Releases   •   Dec 17, 2014 14:31 GMT

Man made emissions of climate threatening greenhouse gases are changing our living conditions around the globe. Martin Hultman, Technology and Environmental Historian, Umeå University and Jonas Anshelm researcher at the Department of Technology and Social Change, Linköping University, are the author’s behind a new book: Discourses of Global Climate Change.

Apocalyptic framing enable a discussion of Global Climate Change

Apocalyptic framing enable a discussion of Global Climate Change

Press Releases   •   Dec 17, 2014 14:31 GMT

Man made emissions of climate threatening greenhouse gases are changing our living conditions around the globe. Martin Hultman, Technology and Environmental Historian, Umeå University and Jonas Anshelm researcher at the Department of Technology and Social Change, Linköping University, are the author’s behind a new book: Discourses of Global Climate Change.

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