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News from the Department of Geography

Arctic session at the Nordic Geographers Meeting
Published: 2021-10-12

Dorothee Bohn and Doris Carson will host at the 9th Nordic Geographers Meeting in Finland in February

Call for contributions: Handbook on Tourism and Migration
Published: 2023-05-29

The editors of the new Handbook of Tourism and Migration are calling out to researchers for contributions.

Excellent Young Regional Scientist Award
Published: 2019-11-11

Zoltan Elekes has been awarded the 2019 "Excellent Young Regional Scientist Award".

First ever climate change stocktake for global tourism for COP-2
Published: 2023-12-11

The first Tourism and Climate Change Stocktake report has been released by the TPCC.

Geovisualization of Polar Tourism and Climate Change Research
Published: 2022-06-22

Human Geographer Cenk Demiroglu has developed a visual "geobibliography" over spatial research.

Have we re-imagined nature-based tourism post COVID-19 pandemic?
Published: 2023-10-06

Arctic Centre Funding – Read about Pamela Bachmann-Vargas and her fieldwork in Abisko.

Insights on "Just" Transition – Hanna Lempinen visits UMU
Published: 2023-04-24

Researcher Hanna Lempinen held two seminars on peat energy during her visit as at Umeå University.

Interview with alumna student Dohee Kim
Published: 2021-05-21

Alumna student Kim Dohee from our Master Tourism programme.

Millions to Umeå University in European project about Covid-19
Published: 2020-09-15

The European Commission has granted 6.8 Million Euro to the project SHARE-Covid-19.

New research for green transformation of north of Sweden
Published: 2023-05-17

New research will focus on the major investments planned in Skellefteå, Boden and Malmfälten.

Nordeuropa - mer europeiskt än arktiskt
Published: 2019-11-08

"The Arctic" is often portrayed as polar bears and white wastelands. New research diversifies this image.

Questioning the Role of Arctification in Regional Development
Published: 2024-04-10

A new thesis critically examines "Arctification" and its ambiguous role in regional development.

Sania Dzalbe awarded for best undergraduate thesis
Published: 2021-05-19

Sania Dzalbe is awarded for her thesis "Spatial visibility of Greenlanders in Aalborg Denmark".

Skogsungdomarna – New Initiative for Young Forest Enthusiasts
Published: 2024-01-26

Read about Skogsungdomarna – a meeting place for young people interested in forests in Västerbotten.

Skogsungdomarna learn about the history of the northern forest
Published: 2024-05-16

On April 27, 2024, Skogsungdomarna organised a forest history excursion in Kulbäcksliden for their members.

Social ties can help increase salary for low-wage workers
Published: 2022-12-15

Having social ties to highly educated colleagues increases the chances of getting a better paid position.

Study shows empirical link between fatal police violence and structural racism
Published: 2022-06-08

Incidents with fatal police violence in the US are 66% more likely to occur in formerly “redlined” areas.

The Arctic Graduate School issues a broad invitation to kick-off day
Published: 2022-08-26

The Arctic Graduate School is up and running after a kick-off day at the start of the Autumn semester.

The Double-Edged Sword of Globalization
Published: 2024-04-15

A new project will explore the dynamics of workforce integration in Sweden's Arctic tourism sector.

The Graduate School of Gender Studies advertise PhD positions
Published: 2021-02-08

The Graduate School of Gender Studies is recruiting five PhD students.

Tourism student winner of Outdoors stipendium 2022
Published: 2022-12-14

Liv Andersen winner of Outdoors thesis award about Tourism and Human geography.

Tourism to Västerbotten can increase this summera i Västerbotten i sommar
Published: 2020-06-25

Tourism has been hit hard by Covid-19. But it will come back. Perhaps already this summer in Västerbotten.

Trying to make the transformation of the north sustainable
Published: 2023-05-17

Rikard Eriksson, one of the speakers at Kunskapsnoden 2023, studies regional development.

Umeå researcher discuss Arctification on visit in Iceland
Published: 2021-11-02

The impact of the ongoing Northern Regions arctification in the tourism sector

Latest update: 2021-10-27