Calendar of Events

April 2017

25 April at 15:15–16:15

Deciphering the complexity of the tumor-stroma in pancreatic cancer

Seminar Seminarium, Daniel Öhlund, WCMM Umeå, Deciphering the complexity of the tumor-stroma in pancreatic cancer

25 April at 16:00–18:00

Guided tour of Umeå

Other New international researchers are welcome to join a guided tour of Umeå on 25 April.

26 April at 16:00–21:00

FabLab Sliperiet Wednesdays 4pm–9pm

Other FabLab is open to everyone Wednesdays 4pm–9pm. Here anyone can make almost anything. Welcome.

27 April at 12:10–12:50

Molnskugga

Culture on Campus Thursday, April 27 Kl. 12:10 to 12:50 The Atrium, Teacher Education Building

27 April at 13:30–14:45

Robots: what they can do - and what they cannot do!

Seminar Recently, a lot of discussion could be observed regarding artificial intelligence (AI), robots, autonomous cars, technology ethics. With this presentation the audience will be given some insight into current robotics (and AI) research, by explaining different types of robots and their abilities - as well as limitations.

28 April at 12:10–12:40

Valborg på campus (Walpurgis eve on campus))

Culture on Campus Valborg på campus Walpurgis eve on campus

28 April at 13:30–15:00

National and International Seminar Series - Are you stressed? The molecular complexity of (p)ppGpp signaling

Seminar series National and International Seminar Series, Speaker Gert Bange, University


May 2017

2 May at 13:00–15:00

Information from Grants Office: Marie Sklodowska Curie – Individual fellowships

Seminar series During the spring of 2017, Grants Office invites the employees at Umeå University and other interested people to a panel of seminars with focus on research funding.

3 May at 13:00–19:30

TEDxUmeå - Ideas Worth Spreading

Conference For the fourth time, TEDxUmeå will be held in the capital of Northern Sweden.

3 May at 16:00–21:00

FabLab Sliperiet Wednesdays 4pm–9pm

Other FabLab is open to everyone Wednesdays 4pm–9pm. Here anyone can make almost anything. Welcome.

4 May at 12:00–13:00

Arcum lunchseminarium Maj 2017

Seminar Arcum invites to a lunch seminar on Thursday, May 4, 12.00-13.00 at Universitetsklubben, Umeå University. Ingeborg Nilsson will hold a talk on "Can modern technology support a healthy and active ageing in sparsely populated northern Sweden?".

4 May at 13:00–15:00

Information from Grants Office: Financial administration and handling of H2020 projects

Seminar series During the spring of 2017, Grants Office invites the employees at Umeå University and other interested people to a panel of seminars with focus on research funding.

4 May at 15:30–16:15

RCC cancer seminar series – Mei Ya-fang

Seminar series Regional Cancer Center (RCC) north arrange a seminar series with the goal to educate and inform basic/clinical researchers and health care professionals about current topics in cancer research and treatment strategies.

5 May at 13:00–15:00

Information from Grants Office: How to apply for research funding from the Wallenberg foundations

Seminar series During the spring of 2017, Grants Office invites the employees at Umeå University and other interested people to a panel of seminars with focus on research funding.

6 May at 14:00–15:00

Opening: Academy of Fine Arts

Exhibition Fool's Gold is the title of this year's exhibition by graduate students from the master's programme at the Academy of Fine Arts, Umeå University.

9 May at 09:00–17:30

Exploring the Complexity of Life by Cryo-Electronmicroscopy

Conference Welcome to the Inauguration Symposium of the new cryo-EM facility in Stockholm and Umeå.

9 May at 13:00–15:00

Information from Grants Office: Financial administration and handling of Structural Funds

Seminar series During the spring of 2017, Grants Office invites the employees at Umeå University and other interested people to a panel of seminars with focus on research funding.

9 May at 18:30–19:30

Guided Tour of the Academy of Fine Arts exhibition

Other Guided tour of Fool's Gold which is the title of this year's exhibition by graduate students from the master's programme at the Academy of Fine Arts, Umeå University. Language: Swedish.

10 May at 16:00–21:00

FabLab Sliperiet Wednesdays 4pm–9pm

Other FabLab is open to everyone Wednesdays 4pm–9pm. Here anyone can make almost anything. Welcome.

11 May at 15:15–16:15

Wenner-Gren Distinguished Lecture - How our genomes are copied

Lecture The Wenner-Gren Foundations Distinguished Lecture by John Diffley, The Francis Crick Institute, London, UK

11 May at 15:30–16:15

RCC cancer seminar series – Thomas Grundström

Seminar series Regional Cancer Center (RCC) north arrange a seminar series with the goal to educate and inform basic/clinical researchers and health care professionals about current topics in cancer research and treatment strategies.

12 May at 13:30–15:00

National and International Seminar Series - Biophysics meets chromatin: is heterochromatin just a phase?

Seminar series National and International Seminar Series - Gary H Karpen

14 May at 13:00–14:00

Guided tour of the Academy of Fine Arts exhibition

Other Guided tour of Fool's Gold which is the title of this year's exhibition by graduate students from the master's programme at the Academy of Fine Arts, Umeå University. Language: Swedish.

14 May at 14:00–15:00

Award of scholarships: Academy of Fine Arts

Other We invite you to take part in the scholarship award ceremony for some recent graduates from the master’s programme at the Umeå Academy of Fine Arts. The ceremony is naturally being held in the exhibition by graduate students entitled Fool’s Gold.

16 May at 13:00–15:00

Demonstration of Web-ISP

Course/education Umeå University has developed a web-based system for the Indvidual study plans for doctoral students (Web-ISP). We will show the system for all interested parties. You have to sign up for the event.

16 May at 18:30–19:30

Guided Tour of the Academy of Fine Arts exhibition

Other Guided tour of Fool's Gold which is the title of this year's exhibition by graduate students from the master's programme at the Academy of Fine Arts, Umeå University. Language: Swedish.

17 May at 16:00–21:00

FabLab Sliperiet Wednesdays 4pm–9pm

Other FabLab is open to everyone Wednesdays 4pm–9pm. Here anyone can make almost anything. Welcome.

18 May at 15:30–16:15

RCC cancer seminar series – Tommy Bergenheim

Seminar series Regional Cancer Center (RCC) north arrange a seminar series with the goal to educate and inform basic/clinical researchers and health care professionals about current topics in cancer research and treatment strategies.

20 May at 10:45–16:00

Visit to

Other International researchers and staff members are welcome to join International Staff Support for visit to "Älgens hus" Sweden's and Europe's first elk park with domestic elks.

20 May at 16:00

Spring Graduation

Other At the Spring Graduation Ceremony, the doctoral students who have written, published and successfully defended a thesis, are honoured with a conferment ceremony.

20 May–21 May

5 years on the Arts Campus

Other Huge party when Bildmuseet celebrates 5 years on the Arts Campus – a Saturday evening of mingling, art and music. New exhibitions, artist talks, performances, live music, art quiz and DJ until the wee hours. Free admission, café and bar. The programme will be released in March, but mark your calendar now.

20 May at 19:00–20:00

Opening: Jumana Emil Aboud and Roger Metto

Exhibition During Bildmuseet’s anniversary evening, two new exhibitions make their open: Jumana Emil Abboud’s The Horse, the Bird, the Boat, the Pail, and Roger Metto’s Cryosphere. Both artists will be on hand to speak about their exhibitions

29 May at 15:00–16:00

BRAIN PLASTICITY IN OROFACIAL PAIN AND SENSORIMOTOR FUNCTION

Seminar Professor Barry Sessle, University of Toronto, Canada

30 May at 09:30–16:00

DIGSUM-day

Conference DIGSUM's 1-day conference for researchers at Umeå University.

30 May at 13:00–16:00

Graduation Ceremony for students on International Master programmes

Other Graduation Ceremony for students on all International Master programmes will take place in Aula Nordica on Tuesday May 30th, at 13.00.

30 May at 18:30–19:15

Guided Tour in english

Other Tour of Bildmuseet’s exhibitions in English. We currently are showing solo exhibitions by Jumana Emil Abboud and Roger Metto as well as an exhibition with images from this year’s Swedish Picture Book of the Year: Djur som Ingen Sett Utom Vi (Animals No One Has Seen Except Us).

31 May at 16:00–21:00

FabLab Sliperiet Wednesdays 4pm–9pm

Other FabLab is open to everyone Wednesdays 4pm–9pm. Here anyone can make almost anything. Welcome.


June 2017

2 June at 13:00–15:00

Information from Grants Office: Open Access and Open Science – Science for all

Seminar series During the spring of 2017, Grants Office invites the employees at Umeå University and other interested people to a panel of seminars with focus on research funding.

7 June at 16:00–21:00

FabLab Sliperiet Wednesdays 4pm–9pm

Other FabLab is open to everyone Wednesdays 4pm–9pm. Here anyone can make almost anything. Welcome.

12 June at 13:00–15:00

Information from Grants Office: European Research Council – Individual career grants at all levels

Seminar series During the spring of 2017, Grants Office invites the employees at Umeå University and other interested people to a panel of seminars with focus on research funding.

12 June at 13:30–15:00

18 June at 14:00–15:00

Opening: Ana Mendieta

Exhibition Opening: Ana Mendieta / Covered in Time and History. Blood, fire, earth, water and her own body; Ana Mendieta's poetic and striking works from the 1970s and 1980s are a delicate balancing act between vulnerability and strength.

19 June at 09:30–17:20

Infection Research to Meet Current and Future Challenges

Conference Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation – Jubilee symposia in Umeå

19 June–22 June

International Symposium on Society and Resource Management (ISSRM)

Conference Contested Spaces: Bridging Protection and Development in a Globalizing World

27 June at 13:00–15:00

Demonstration of Web-ISP

Course/education Umeå University has developed a web-based system for the Indvidual study plans for doctoral students (Web-ISP). We will show the system for all interested parties. You have to sign up for the event.


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