Calendar of Events

May 2017

24 May at 12:10–12:50

Filip Lundgren

Culture on Campus Wednesday May 24 Kl. 12:10 to 12:50 SLU, the courtyard (If the sun refuses to shine: In the restaurant Hansson and Hammar, really close by)

25 May–28 May

QUALIA

Exhibition Qualia, an exhibition by Jenny Käll, Carolina Andreasson and Ellen Skafvenstedt.

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 09:30–11:30

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.

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.

8 June at 07:00–15:00

Cambro updated June 8th

Other June 8, the Cambro learning management system will be updated. The update is a result of the ongoing quality work to improve the digital environment for employees and students at Umeå University.

8 June at 13:00–14:30

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.

8 June at 13:15–14:45

The Sweden Democrats effect on the immigration debates in the Swedish parliament using topic models

Seminar In 2010 the Sweden Democrats entered the Swedish parliament, a far-right party with focus on immigration policy. We study the effect of the Sweden Democrats have had on the debates in the Swedish parliament, and especially how they affect the debates on immigration, their most salient question.

9 June at 10:00–11:00

Seminar about Mirai - a project to strengthen cooperations with Japan

Seminar "Mirai" is a project to strengthen academic cooperation in education, research and innovation between Swedish and Japanese universities. Researchers and staff at the university who have an interest in cooperation with higher education institutions or organisations and companies in Japan are welcome to participate in a seminar.

9 June at 10:00–16:00

An introduction to topic modeling using Mallet (and R)

Workshop In this workshop, a thorough introduction to topic modeling will be given with the focus on Latent Dirichlet Allocation (LDA). The workshop will delve into the probabilistic model that underpins LDA and how can we use the model to learn latent semantic themes for different corpora.

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

15 June at 10:15–11:45

”What’s the problem?” Carol Bacchi argues instead to analyze policy as producing problems

Lecture Professor Carol Bacchi, University of Adelaide, Australien. The lecture will be held in English.

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.