Calendar of Events

April 2018

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 in Infocenter.

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 in Infocenter.

4 April at 16:00–21:00

FabLab Sliperiet Wednesdays 16-21

Other Welcome to FabLab, a Fabrication Laboratory open for anyone who wants to manufacture almost anything. Here you will be able to try out digital tools like 3D printers, sewing machines, laser cutters and software for drawings and patterns. No previous knowledge is needed and it's free to come here.

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 in Infocenter.

5 April–6 April

ABISKO

Exhibition An exhibition based on a collaboration project with Abisko Scientific Research Station.

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 in Infocenter.

6 April at 14:00

Cosmochemistry, astrobiology and the search for the origin of life.

Seminar This lecture is part of the biochemistry and biophysics seminar.

6 April at 17:00–21:00

Art Friday with Sobad & Skrrk (DJ-set) + workshop

Other Art Friday with bar and guest DJs. This week also an open creative workshop. Exhibitions, museum shop and bar/restaurant are open until 21:00. Free admission.

8 April at 14:00–15:00

Museum Curator Brita Täljedal gives a guided tour

Other Museum curator Brita Täljedal gives a guided tour in the Dada is Dada exhibition. As one of three curators of the exhibition, Brita Täljedal will talk about the Dada movement around a selection of works in the exhibition.

9 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 in Infocenter.

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 in Infocenter.

10 April at 13:00–15:30

Extracting the cream from the milk: Writing an abstract

Workshop This workshop is part of the series Write grow glow: A workshop series for PhD students.

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 in Infocenter.

11 April at 16:00–21:00

FabLab Sliperiet Wednesdays 16-21

Other Welcome to FabLab, a Fabrication Laboratory open for anyone who wants to manufacture almost anything. Here you will be able to try out digital tools like 3D printers, sewing machines, laser cutters and software for drawings and patterns. No previous knowledge is needed and it's free to come here.

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 in Infocenter.

12 April at 12:00–13:00

Umeå Arctic Seminar April 2018

Seminar Arcum invites to a seminar on Thursday, April 12, 12.00-13.00 at Universitetsklubben, Umeå University. Natuschka Lee, researcher at the department of Ecology and Environmental Sciences at Umeå University, will hold a talk on The silent threat to our society and nature – the ongoing decline of insects – what can we do?

13 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 in Infocenter.

13 April at 12:10–12:50

HOLY

Culture on Campus Friday April 13 12.10–12.50 P.M. The Atrium, Teacher Education Building

13 April at 12:10–12:50

HOLY

Culture on Campus Starting out as a bedroom project for Swedish musician Hannes Ferm, HOLY released his first LP in 2015, which was championed by the likes of the Anton Newcombe (BJM) and the Dennis Lyxen (Refused), and was nominated for both "Years Best Pop Album" (Gaffa awards) and "Best Rock Album" (Manifest awards).

13 April–27 April

I could not help but wonder what about world war me

Exhibition Welcome to Umeå Academy of Fine Art's bachelor graduate exhibition I could not help but wonder what about world war me, 13 - 27 April.

13 April at 14:00–15:00

Nat and Internat Seminar Series: Structure/function studies of the chromatin regulator MOZ/KAT6A

Higher seminar (incl lic) The National and International Seminar Series Spring 2018 - David Heery, University of Nottingham, UK

13 April at 17:00–21:00

Art Friday and opening: John Akomfrah / Purple

Other Opening this Art Friday: Purple by British artist and filmmaker John Akomfrah. 7pm: John Akomfrah and Director Katarina Pierre in conversation.

15 April at 14:00–15:00

Dada and dance

Lecture A lecture by historian of ideas and dance writer Britt-Marie Styrke in conjunction to the exhibition Dada is Dada. She will focus on the female dance artists in the avant-garde of the early 20th century and among the circle of Dadaists.

16 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 in Infocenter.

18 April at 16:00–21:00

FabLab Sliperiet Wednesdays 16-21

Other Welcome to FabLab, a Fabrication Laboratory open for anyone who wants to manufacture almost anything. Here you will be able to try out digital tools like 3D printers, sewing machines, laser cutters and software for drawings and patterns. No previous knowledge is needed and it's free to come here.

19 April at 09:30–16:00

Regionala cancerdagen

Conference Regionala cancerdagen arrangeras av RCC norr med syfte att utveckla regionens cancervård och forskning. Föredrag om standardiserade vårdförlopp, ärftlig cancer, cancerrehabilitering, kvalitetsregister m.m. Patientrepresentanter, processledare och den nationella cancersamordnaren medverkar. Dagen hålls på svenska.

20 April at 08:00–15:00

Cancer Research Day 2018

Conference The Cancer Research Day is organized by RCC and the Medical faculty. The day include presentations from leading cancer researchers within different research areas, spanning multilevel molecular analysis, proteogenomics, somatic mutations, biomarkers and PET/MR. At the poster session, all participants have an opportunity to present their work.

20 April at 17:00–21:00

Art Friday and Performance!

Other Friday at Bildmuseet with art, bar and free admission! This evening at 7 pm there will be a performance by the famous French actor Philippe Girard reading Dada poetry. For the international audience he is well known for films as Cyrano de Bergerac and Micmacs.

22 April at 14:00–15:00

Artic Change

Lecture Reiner Giesler, Professor of Terrestrial Ecology at Umeå University, gives a lecture in conjunction to John Akomfrah´s Purple.

23 April–24 April

Introduction to Intellectual property rights (IPR) with focus on patents and research utilization

Course/education Welcome to the course "Intellectual property rights (IPR) with focus on patents and research utilization", given by the Swedish Patent and Registration Office! This 2-days course is perfect for PhD students, postdocs and researchers in Life Sciences and Medicine who want know more about intellectual property rights in research

23 April–24 April

Education and Research Methodology for and about Social Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship

Meeting Welcome to the second network meeting for researchers with an interest in social innovation and social entrepreneurship. The purpose of the gathering is to provide a place and a platform to discuss current and future research on social innovation in Sweden. The event takes place in connection with Social Innovation North.

24 April–25 April

Programming and Optimizing the Intel Knights Landing Manycore Processor

Workshop This two days workshop is arranged together with PRACE, and will have instructors from Intel. The course focuses on programming and optimizing the Intel Knights Landing Manycore Processor. It addresses the Intel® Xeon Phi™, codenamed “Knights Landing (KNL)” architecture and how to best use it efficiently.

24 April–25 April

Programming and Optimizing the Intel Knights Landing Manycore Processor

Workshop This two day workshop is arranged together with PRACE, and will have instructors from Intel. The focus is on the KNL chip, but the methods are applicable to many other architectures and the course is relevant to anyone who wants to increase their knowledge about vectorization and optimization.

25 April at 09:00–11:00

Directions in Science: Career opportunities in the edge science-business

Seminar series This new seminar series is organised by PhD students and postdocs working at KBC. The speakers are this time: Susanne W. Lindström, Director, International Business, North Sweden Cleantech & Tobias Jonsson, CEO, Diduco AB

25 April at 16:00–21:00

FabLab Sliperiet Wednesdays 16-21

Other Welcome to FabLab, a Fabrication Laboratory open for anyone who wants to manufacture almost anything. Here you will be able to try out digital tools like 3D printers, sewing machines, laser cutters and software for drawings and patterns. No previous knowledge is needed and it's free to come here.

26 April at 08:30–12:00

EndNote - reference management

Course/education Basic introduction to the reference management system EndNote X8.

26 April at 09:30–16:00

The Nordic Universities role in the new Arctic

Seminar Umeå University and the Nordic Centre in Shanghai arranges a joint seminar for member universities, with the overall theme The Nordic Universities role in the new Arctic. The seminar is held in connection with the Nordic Centre Council Meeting that is held 25 April on Campus Umeå.

27 April at 14:00–15:00

Nat and Internat Seminar Series: Getting bacteria into shape: Regulation of the rod system for cell wall biogenesis

Seminar series The National and International Seminar Series Spring 2018 - Thomas Bernhardt, Harvard Medical School, USA

27 April at 17:00–21:00

Art Friday with Art Quiz

Other Friday mingle at Bildmuseet with art, bar and free admission! This Friday: Art Quiz for anyone wanting to take part and have a go.