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Guests of honour

List of Umeå University honorary doctors, new professors, award recipients and medalists for the 2019 Annual Celebration.

Honorary doctors

Faculty of Medicine

Roger Strasser, professor, Northern Ontario School of Medicine, Canada     
Carmen Vives-Cases, professor, University of Alicante, Spain

Faculty of Science and Technology

N. John Anderson, professor, Loughborough University, UK
Anne Asensio, industrial designers, Paris, France      

Faculty of Social Sciences

Michael Adams, professor, University of Bath, UK
Clara H. Mulder, professor, University of Groningen, the Netherlands

Faculty of Arts

Åke Berggren, doctor and local historian, Piteå
Vuokko Hirvonen, professor emerita, Sámi allaskuvla, Noway

New professors

Anna Arnqvist, Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics

Carita Bengs, Department of Food and Nutrition

Paolo Bientinesi, Department of Computing Science

Frank Dignum, Department of Computing Science

Virginia Dignum, Department of Computing Science

Lars Enochsson, Department of Surgical and Perioperative Sciences

Teresa Frisan, Department of Molecular Biology

Zonghua Gu, Department of Applied Physics and Electronics

Kristina Lejon, Department of Clinical Microbiology

Helena Lindgren, Department of Computing Science

Per Lindqvist, Department of Surgical and Perioperative Sciences

Ingeborg Nilsson, Department of Community Medicine and Rehabilitation

Tomas Nordström, Department of Applied Physics and Electronics

Martin Rosvall, Department of Physics

Arkan Sayed-Noor, Department of Surgical and Perioperative Sciences

Eva Silfver, Department of Education

Pernilla Wikström, Department of Medical Biosciences

Helene Ärlestig, Department of Political Science

Award recipients

Håkan Alfredson, professor, Department of Community Medicine and Rehabilitation, IKSU Sports Science Award in Memory of Jan Åman

Niklas Arnberg, professor, Department of Clinical Microbiology, Margareta and Eric Modig Award

Bård Harstad, professor, Oslo universitet, Erik Kempes Award

Vasili Hauryliuk, docent, Department of Molecular Biology, Eric. K. Fernström award      

Ann-Sofie Henrikson, universitetslektor, Department of Law, Nordea Scientific Award

Göran Laurell, professor, Uppsala universitet, Swedbank Scienticic Award in Memory of Amanda and Per Algot Mångberg

Pernilla Lundberg, professor, Department of Odontology, Sven and Maud Thuréus Award

Torben K. Mideksa, PhD, Uppsala universitet, Erik Kempes Award         

Katarina Pierre, museum curator, Bildmuseet vid Umeå universitet, Baltics Samverkanspris focusing on popular scientific

Glenn Sandström, docent, Department of Historical, Philosophical and Religious studies, Royal Skyttean Society's Award in humanities

Nils Skoglund, PhD, Department of Applied Physics and Electronics, Royal Skyttean Society's Award in technology/science

Medalists

Astrid Norberg, professor emerita

Marianne Sommarin, senior professor

Contact us

Reach the staff behind the the Annual Celebration on akademiskhogtid@umu.se.

Elena Lindholm: Marshal, +46 90-786 52 44
Marika Wahlberg: Communications Officer, +46 90-786 64 64