Calendar of Events

November 2017

1 September–6 September

PLAYERS PLAYING PLAYERS

Exhibition IT’S OBVIOUS, SUCH BADLY CAMO... BUT I DON’T KNOW IF I’M PLAYING ALONG OR FALLING ALONG   YOU’RE THROWING BALLS, I’M CATCHING ROCKS   CAN’T SEEM TO SCORE, GUESS I LOST   A TEAM PLAYER WITHOUT A TEAM…

5 September at 18:00–22:00

Public opening at Umevatoriet - Tuesdays 6-10 PM

Other Would you like to embark on a virtual tour of the cosmos, look at the night sky through a telescope and learn more about the universe? Everybody is welcome to visit Umevatoriet - Umeå’s planetarium and science center - every Tuesday evening.

6 September 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.

7 September at 10:00–14:30

Welcome fair

Other Thursday the 7th of September between 10.00 and 14.30 you are as a student warmly welcome to the Umeå University Welcome Fair which takes place in Universum and Lindellhallen and outdoors on the campus square.

9 September

Konstnatt

Exhibition Måleri. 9 September 18.00 - 24.00

9 September at 18:00–21:00

Night of Art in Umeå

Other Bildmuseet will be open to 21:00 and offer a guided tour in swedish at 19:00

12 September at 13:15–14:45

Virtual dioramas as spaces of inquiry

Seminar The first part of our presentation discusses an in-depth re-examination and activation of Hemse stave church. The early Gotlandic stave churches were commissioned by magnates and used within family or closer community.

12 September at 18:00–22:00

Public opening at Umevatoriet - Tuesdays 6-10 PM

Other Would you like to embark on a virtual tour of the cosmos, look at the night sky through a telescope and learn more about the universe? Everybody is welcome to visit Umevatoriet - Umeå’s planetarium and science center - every Tuesday evening.

13 September at 09:00–15:30

Health on Campus

Other As a health promoting activity at Umeå University, the Umeå School of Sport Sciences has taken the initiative to bring to life the previous Students’ Sports Day. On Wednesday 13 September, campus will therefore be full of activities. All students and employees are welcome to take part. We offer drop-in activities free of charge!

13 September at 14:00–16:00

Drones!

Course/education This short course offers an introduction to the phenomenon of aerial drones. An aerial drone may be defined as a powered, aerial vehicle that does not carry a human operator, uses aerodynamic forces to provide vehicle lift, can fly autonomously or be piloted remotely, and can be expendable or recoverable. ´

13 September 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.

15 September–16 September

The Ordinary Woman

Exhibition Four students from the Umeå Academy of Fine Arts show works in the Academy's gallery.

15 September at 17:00–21:00

Art Friday!

Other Friday evenings with art and open bar at Bildmuseet. This first Art Friday offers a performance by the Jerusalem-based artist, Jumana Emil Abboud (19:00). DJ: Jonas Malte Holmberg (Komeda, Projektor 7, Gilles & Felix, etc).

16 September at 11:00–15:00

Pilgatan Cultural Market

Other Pilgatan Cultural Market continues all the way to Bildmuseet. The creative workshop is open to visitors of all ages.

16 September at 13:00–14:00

Music with guided tour

Other Johannes Pollak has composed new music inspired by artworks at Bildmuseet. It will be performed by students from the Piteå School of Music during a tour by museum curator Brita Täljedal.

16 September at 15:00–16:00

Presentation and readings

Other Editor Pernilla Berglund presents the latest edition of the Provins publication. Readings by poets Sanna Ulfsparre and Najlaa Eltom

17 September at 13:00–14:00

Director Katarina Pierre gives a guided tour

Other Director and curator Katarina Pierre talks about a personal selection of works by Jumana Emil Abboud in the exhibition The horse, the bird, the tree and the stone. Language: Swedish

18 September at 09:00–15:00

Welcome Day - introduction to Umeå University

Course/education All new international researchers and staff members at Umeå University are welcome to attend the introduction day arranged by International Staff Support.

19 September at 18:00–22:00

Public opening at Umevatoriet - Tuesdays 6-10 PM

Other Would you like to embark on a virtual tour of the cosmos, look at the night sky through a telescope and learn more about the universe? Everybody is welcome to visit Umevatoriet - Umeå’s planetarium and science center - every Tuesday evening.

20 September at 12:10–12:50

Bob Hansson - On social sustainability

Culture on Campus Sustainability is not just about the environment, there is also a social sustainability to take care of. How do we get our human relationships to last?

20 September 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.

21 September at 15:00–16:00

Cryo-EM systems at UmU and technology updates

Higher seminar (incl lic) Open Lecture by Joanne Lo, Thermo Fisher Scientific, in connection with the ongoing Basic Course in SEM and TEM, 1 ECTS, 20-22 September 2017

22 September at 12:00–13:00

E-book lunch with AccessMedicine

Lecture Through AccessMedicine, students and employees at Umeå University have access to medical e-books, videos, images and patient cases from McGraw-Hill.

22 September at 15:00–16:00

All the rest - HREM, HAADF, XEDS ... and live imaging of materials

Higher seminar (incl lic) Open Lecture by Reine Wallenberg, Lund University, organised in connection with the ongoing Basic Course in SEM and TEM, 1 ECTS, 20-22 September 2017

22 September at 17:00–21:00

Art Friday!

Other After-work activities with art and open bar. Guest DJs are Nomis, August, Armas and Jätten from the DJ collective Liquid Sky. A “Walk and Talk” through the exhibitions for those who likes to talk with others about art.

24 September at 13:00–14:00

Museum curator Lisa Lundström gives a guided tour

Other Museum curator Lisa Lundström talks about a personal selection of works by Ana Mendieta in the exhibition Covered in Time and History. Language: Swedish

25 September–29 September

Spaceship Earth

Exhibition Lova Gadd, BFA3, at Konsthögskolan's gallery. 25 - 28 September

26 September–8 October

Pride at the Library

Exhibition The book display ”Pride at the Library” recognises LGBTQ issues (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Queer) and showcases examples from our collections.

26 September at 13:00–14:00

COST - EU funding for research networks

Seminar Access conferences, meetings, exchanges within your research area! COST networks offer unique possibilities for researchers on different levels to expand their networks in Europe. In this seminar, a researcher with COST experience, informs about the opportunities to participate, how to practically engage and what the benefits are.

26 September at 18:00–19:30

How can Science Shops contribute to solving community challenges?

Lecture How can we increase collaboration between universities and civil society for the sake of democratic and sustainable communities? You are welcome to this informative evening where guests from Aalborg University in Denmark share their experiences of studying, working with and setting up science shops in Europe. 

26 September at 18:00–22:00

Public opening at Umevatoriet - Tuesdays 6-10 PM

Other Would you like to embark on a virtual tour of the cosmos, look at the night sky through a telescope and learn more about the universe? Everybody is welcome to visit Umevatoriet - Umeå’s planetarium and science center - every Tuesday evening.

27 September at 10:00–13:00

Science shop for university-civil society collaboration

Seminar How can we increase collaboration between universities and civil society for the sake of democratic and sustainable communities? Welcome to a lunch seminar about science shops and a workshop where we discuss possibilities for a science shop at Umeå University.

27 September 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.

28 September 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.

29 September at 10:00–11:30

Welcome meeting for accompanying partners

Other Accompanying family members to new international staff/researchers at Umeå University are most welcome to attend an information meeting.

29 September at 17:00–21:00

Art Friday!

Other Friday mingle at Bildmuseet with art, bar and free admission! Welcome to the Art Friday, a perfect way to round off the working week. This Friday art quiz (19:00) for anyone interested.