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2022 Annual Celebration Lectures

The professors will hold their lectures on Thursday 13 October and honorary doctors and award recipients on Friday 14 October.

Note that some if the information below is in Swedish.

Thursday 13 October

Every lecture will last for 20 minutes with a ten-minute break in between. Refreshments at 8:00 and 14:00.

9:00

Designing as nature
Danielle Wilde, professor of design with a focus on sustainability, Umeå Institute of Design
Social Sciences Building, S 205

9:30

Human-building interaction: a multidisciplinary laboratory for creating sustainable built environment
Weizhuo Lu, professor of construction engineering and management with a focus on sustainability and information modeling, Department of Applied Physics and Electronics
Social Sciences Building, S 205

12:00

Sustainability at the grassroots by design
Cindy Kohtala, professor of design with a focus on sustainability, Umeå Institute of Design
Social Sciences Building, S 205

12:30

Health histories
Virginia Langum, professor of English literature, Department of Language Studies
Humanities Building, Lecture Hall G

Taking the pulse of the earth's forests
Daniel Metcalfe, professor of ecology, Department of Ecology and Environmental Sciences
Social Sciences Building, S 205

13:00

'Daring to ask about violence?' Analysing healthcare responses to gender-based violence
Isabel Goicolea, professor of public health, Department of Epidemiology and Global Health
Humanities Building, Lecture Hall F

Nuclear culture
Ele Carpenter, professor of interdisciplinary art and culture, Umeå School of Architecture
Social Sciences Building, S 205


13:30

The imagined Arctic
Maria Lindgren Leavenworth, professor of modern English literature, Department of Language Studies
Humanities Building, Lecture Hall G

NOTE CANCELED! Using the oceans to mitigate climate change
Nicholas Kamenos, professor of marine ecosystem science, Department of Ecology and Environmental Sciences
Social Sciences Building, S 205

14:00

Metaphors at the lexical level
Marlene Johansson Falck, professor of English linguistics, Department of Language Studies
Humanities Building, Lecture Hall G

Is privacy-preserving machine learning possible?
Vicenç Torra, professor of artificial intelligence with a focus on data privacy and information security, Department of Computing Science
Social Sciences Building, S 205


14.30

Bacterial cell wall homeostasisand plasticity: from fundamentals to antimicrobial targeting
Felipe Cava, professor of infection biology, Department of Molecular Biology
Humanities Building, Lecture Hall F

16:00

Prehistoric Ukraine – dating, diet, and dna
Malcolm Lillie, professor of archeology, Department of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies 
Humanities Building, Lecture Hall G

Software security
Alexandre Bartel, professor of software engineering and security, Department of Computing Science
Social Sciences Building, S 205

16:30

Making and teaching art in uncertain times
Kristina Buch, professor of fine arts, Umeå Academy of Fine Arts
Humanities Building, Lecture Hall G

Friday 14 October

Every lecture will last for 20 minutes with a ten-minute break in between. Refreshments at 13:30.

14:00

Deep brain stimulation for Parkinson's disease
Alim Louis Benabid, professor emeritus, Grenoble, France – Honorary Doctor at the Faculty of Medicine
Social Sciences Building, S 213

14:30

Artificial membrane roles in sustainable development goals
Naser Tavajohi, forskarassistent, Kemiska institutionen – Kungl. Skytteanska samfundets pris inom teknik/naturvetenskap 2021
Humanities Building, Lecture Hall G

15:00

My Journey to the mosquito-borne disease research
Olivia Wesula Lwande, docent, Institutionen för klinisk mikrobiologi – Kungl. Skytteanska samfundets pris inom medicin 2022
Humanities Building, Lecture Hall F

Climate changes health
Kristie Ebi, professor, University of Washington, USA – honorary doctor at the Faculty of Medicine
Social Sciences Building, S 213              

The social cost of carbon with economic and climate risks
Yongyang Cai, docent, Ohio State University, USA – Erik Kempes pris 2021
Social Sciences Building, Lecture hall UB.A.220 (Lindell Hall 2)

15:30

Digital lecture
Yongyang Cai, docent, Ohio State University, USA – Erik Kempes pris 2021
Social Sciences Building, Lecture hall UB.A.220 (Lindell Hall 2)   

The entire lecture programme

Here you can finns the entire lecture programme (in Swedish) including the lectures held in Swedish.  

Latest update: 2022-10-14