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Double celebration with HM King Carl XVI on campus

Double celebration with HM King Carl XVI on campus

Festivities This year, Umeå University gets the honour of welcoming the Swedish King to the University’s Annual Celebrations. At the same time, the King receives his 70th birthday present in the form of an arctic seminar. The Annual Celebration starts on Friday 20 October consisting of an exhibit, lectures open to everyone and a ceremony celebrating new professors, award recipients and honorary doctors.

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Think – an inquisitive magazine

ThinkThe Arctic is the theme of the latest issue of Think.

We stop by the village Pausele – where Dean and Doris Carson conduct their research on the future of village life – and find out more about Sweden’s only Arctic Research Centre, Arcum, in Umeå. It also covers the man behind the Gulf Stream – Johan Sandström – who was born in Vindeln here in Västerbotten County.

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TEDxUmeå 2017

Listen to nursing alumna Johanna Davidsson’s TED Talk on following your dream, a positive attitude, and a skiing trip to the Antarctic.

See more films from TEDxUmeå 2017