Calendar of Events

October 2017

21 October at 09:00–09:20

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Lecture Econometrics and data science Professor Giovanni Forchini at the Umeå School of Business and Economics studies statistics and econometrics, using mathematics to study the characteristics of various econometric and statistical tools.

21 October at 09:30–09:50

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Lecture Obesity related mortality in the U.S. and Sweden: A study in contrasts Dr. Paul Jenkins from Bassett Healthcare is an internationally prominent American statistician with a focus on public health.

21 October at 09:30–09:50

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Lecture Is history a social science? Professor Marco H.D. van Leeuwen from Universiteit Utrecht researches various aspects of social inequality and how the institutions of society affect the development and impact of inequality.

21 October at 09:30–09:50

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Lecture Why don’t we save the earth? Professor Malcolm Fairbrother at the Department of Sociology is researching environmental attitudes, social trust and globalization.

21 October at 09:30–09:50

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Lecture Channeling bacterial stress responsiveness to our advantage Professor Matthew Francis at the Department of molecular biology is researching bacterial physiology and disease-causing properties.

21 October at 09:30–09:50

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Lecture Metabolizing data Professor Gary Siuzdak at the Scripps Research Institute is a pioneer in mass spectrometry technology.

21 October at 10:00–10:20

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Lecture CRISPR-Cas9 – A revolutionizing gene editing technology for all life sciences Professor Emmanuelle Charpentier's research is at the molecular level and aims at developing new strategies for treating or preventing infectious diseases.

21 October at 10:40–11:00

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Lecture Declaring war on problems: A call to rein in the concept Professor emerita Carol Bacchi at the University of Adelaide is researching problem-creating in policy.

21 October at 11:10–11:30

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Lecture The East India company: The first modern multinational? Professor Stewart Clegg at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) is an internationally established researcher

21 October at 11:10–11:30

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Lecture Tipping points in nature and society Dr. David Seekell at the Department of Ecology and Environmental Science studies environmental science.

21 October at 11:10–11:30

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Lecture In bed with God Associate Professor Virginia Langum at the Department of language studies is studying medieval literature and culture.

21 October at 11:40–12:00

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Lecture Technology shifts, path dependency and environmental policy Mads Greaker, Statistisk Sentralbyrå and Kristoffer Midttømme, Menon Economics, has conducted a study on network products and their implications for environmental policy.

21 October–29 October

IDEASTHESIA

Exhibition IDEASTHESIA is the first out of three Masters Exhibitions taking place this fall. The three participating artists Carolina Andreasson, Emil Carlsiö and Laura Heuberger investigate themes of psychological and social qualms, opinion polarization and simulation.

21 October at 14:00–15:00

Arctic seminar in honour of H.M. the King

Seminar On Saturday 21 October, Umeå University invites you to a scientific seminar in the presence of HM King Carl XVI Gustaf. The theme of the seminar is the Arctic – a highly topical issue – not least because of the climate changes that pose a substantial threat to the world we live in.