Calendar of Events

March 2017

24 March at 09:00–12:00

Mobility Justice

Other This presentation is brought to you by interaction design students of Umeå Institute of Design as part of a 5-week course on ethnography and co-creation. The event will be held in English and is open to the public. And no prior preparation is needed to attend, just your enthusiasm to engage with the topic.

24 March at 11:00–16:00

Open House and re-opening of our refurbished incubator

Other Welcome to Open House and re-opening of our refurbished incubator. Mingle with great minds, check out new rental spaces, challenge a collegue in the science quiz or have a speed chat with a business coach.

24 March at 12:00–13:30

Drop-in Study Guidance

Other If you are not sure what to study or how to plan your future studies, you are welcome to talk to one of our study counsellors at Student Services.

24 March–26 March

ONE MORE TIME WITH FEELING

Exhibition a 3 day show with Tea Eklund Berglöw and Julia Sjölin

24 March–25 March

HOW I QUIT NICOTINE

Exhibition An interactive digital new media event extravaganza

24 March at 13:00–14:10

Animation and Outreach: The Panoply Vase Animation Project and Our Mythical Childhood

Seminar The Panoply Vase Animation Project creates short animations from the scenes which decorate ancient Greek vases. The animations are available online and can serve as a useful resource within teaching and community outreach work.

26 March at 14:00–15:00

Lecture: Rasmus Karlsson

Lecture This Sunday’s lecture is entitled Can Nuclear Power Solve Climate Change? and is part of the programme for the exhibition Perpetual Uncertainty / Contemporary Art in the Nuclear Anthropocen currently showing. Afterwards there is time for questions and discussion. Free admission as usual. Welcome!

27 March at 12:00–13:30

Drop-in Study Guidance

Other If you are not sure what to study or how to plan your future studies, you are welcome to talk to one of our study counsellors at Student Services.

28 March at 12:00–13:30

Drop-in Study Guidance

Other If you are not sure what to study or how to plan your future studies, you are welcome to talk to one of our study counsellors at Student Services.

28 March at 15:00–17:00

Guided tour of Umeå Arts Campus

Other New international members of staff are welcome to join a guided tour of Umeå Arts Campus.

28 March at 18:30–19:15

Guided Tour in english

Other Welcome to a guided tour of the Perpetual Uncertainty exhibition in English. A warm welcome; free admission. Bring along or share this information with English-speaking friends.

29 March at 12:00–13:30

Drop-in Study Guidance

Other If you are not sure what to study or how to plan your future studies, you are welcome to talk to one of our study counsellors at Student Services.

29 March at 12:10–12:50

På Global Piano Day: Olov

Culture on Campus

29 March 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.

30 March at 12:00–13:30

Drop-in Study Guidance

Other If you are not sure what to study or how to plan your future studies, you are welcome to talk to one of our study counsellors at Student Services.

30 March at 15:30–16:15

RCC cancer seminar series – Ingvar Bergdahl

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.

31 March at 12:00–13:30

Drop-in Study Guidance

Other If you are not sure what to study or how to plan your future studies, you are welcome to talk to one of our study counsellors at Student Services.


April 2017

2 April at 14:00–15:30

Film screening

Other This Sunday we are showing two films with a nuclear weapons theme: As Soon as Weather Will Permit by Su Rynard, a personal account of the dropping of the first atomic bombs in 1945, as well as Gair Dunlop’s Yellowcake, which traces the connections between nuclear power and nuclear weapons. Language: English. Free admission.

3 April at 12:00–13:30

Drop-in Study Guidance

Other If you are not sure what to study or how to plan your future studies, you are welcome to talk to one of our study counsellors at Student Services.

4 April at 12:00–13:30

Drop-in Study Guidance

Other If you are not sure what to study or how to plan your future studies, you are welcome to talk to one of our study counsellors at Student Services.

4 April

Are you ready for a wet live-in?

Seminar Final seminar with Janna Holmstedt, Ph.D. Candidate in Fine Arts

4 April 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.

4 April at 18:30–19:00

Lecture: Katrine Åhlström Riklund

Lecture Useful Radiation. A lecture by Katrine Åhlström Riklund, professor of diagnostic radiology, Umeå University. This Tuesday evening, we are visited by two researchers from Umeå University who will lecture about how radiation is used to detect and treat diseases. Language: Swedish. Free admission.

4 April at 19:00–19:30

Lecture: Björn Zackrisson

Lecture Controlled Radiation – a powerful tool for the treatment of disease. A lecture by Björn Zackrisson, professor of oncology, Umeå University. This Tuesday evening, we are visited by two researchers from Umeå University who will lecture about how radiation is used to detect and treat diseases. Language: Swedish. Free admission.

5 April at 12:00–13:30

Drop-in Study Guidance

Other If you are not sure what to study or how to plan your future studies, you are welcome to talk to one of our study counsellors at Student Services.

5 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.

6 April at 09:00–10:30

Reference management with EndNote Online

Course/education Basic course in the reference management system EndNote Online.

6 April at 12:00–13:30

Drop-in Study Guidance

Other If you are not sure what to study or how to plan your future studies, you are welcome to talk to one of our study counsellors at Student Services.

7 April at 08:00–15:30

The annual Cancer Research Day

Conference The annual Cancer Research Day is organized by RCC and the Medical faculty at Umeå University. The research day include presentations from leading cancer researchers within different areas, spanning from oncology, immunology, pre-clinical and biobank research. At the poster session, all participants have an opportunity to present their work.

7 April at 10:00–14:00

Arcum seminarium April 2017

Seminar At this extended Arcum seminar we will have three speakers focusing on the environment and climate change in the Arctic. Welcome to Universitetsklubben on April 7, 2017 at 10.00 - 14.00.

7 April at 12:00–13:30

Drop-in Study Guidance

Other If you are not sure what to study or how to plan your future studies, you are welcome to talk to one of our study counsellors at Student Services.

10 April at 10:00–15:00

Drop-in Study Guidance

Other If you are not sure what to study or how to plan your future studies, you are welcome to talk to one of our study counsellors at Student Services.

11 April at 10:00–15:00

Drop-in Study Guidance

Other If you are not sure what to study or how to plan your future studies, you are welcome to talk to one of our study counsellors at Student Services.

12 April at 10:00–15:00

Drop-in Study Guidance

Other If you are not sure what to study or how to plan your future studies, you are welcome to talk to one of our study counsellors at Student Services.

13 April at 10:00–12:00

Drop-in Study Guidance

Other If you are not sure what to study or how to plan your future studies, you are welcome to talk to one of our study counsellors at Student Services.

18 April at 10:00–15:00

Drop-in Study Guidance

Other If you are not sure what to study or how to plan your future studies, you are welcome to talk to one of our study counsellors at Student Services.

19 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.

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.


May 2017

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 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.

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 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 15:30–16:15

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.

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