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Cancellation of public events

All public events organised or co-hosted by Umeå University have been cancelled effective immediately until the end of the spring semester. This after a decision made by the Extended Management Group, consisting of the University Management, deans and the head of security on 12 March 2020.

University recommendations regarding COVID-19

 

Lena Hansson – Pediatrics
Today
4
Dec
Lena Hansson – Pediatrics
Time Today 09:00 - 12:00 Today 09:00 - 12:00
Place Bergasalen, University hospital, Umeå
Dissertation. When the pediatric heart is affected: Impact on nutrition, growth and body composition from infancy to adolescence.
Prototyping for social simulation
Today
4
Dec
Prototyping for social simulation
Time Today 12:15 - 13:00 Today 12:15 - 13:00
Place Online via Zoom
Lecture. #frAIday. All you want to know about Artificial Intelligence.
Upcoming webinar: Study at Umeå University
Mon
7
Dec
Upcoming webinar: Study at Umeå University
Time 16:00 - 17:30 7 December 16:00 - 17:30
Place virtual meeting
Other. Interested in studying at Umeå University? Join our webinar about what it's like to study here.
Kick-off Dual Career Programme
Tue
8
Dec
Kick-off Dual Career Programme
Time 15:00 - 15:30 8 December 15:00 - 15:30
Place Teams
Other. International Staff Support are launching the Dual Career Programme for accompanying partners.
Medchem Seminar Series - Gemma C. Atkinson, Department of Molecular Biology
Tue
8
Dec
Medchem Seminar Series - Gemma C. Atkinson, Department of Molecular Biology
Time 15:15 - 16:00 8 December 15:15 - 16:00
Place Zoom
Seminar. Title: Panacea: an antitoxin domain for neutralisation of any protein toxin?
EMG seminar - Rich Mason, EMG
Wed
9
Dec
EMG seminar - Rich Mason, EMG
Time 13:00 - 14:00 9 December 13:00 - 14:00
Place Zoom
Seminar. Title will be presented later
Live Streamed Wednesday Tour
Wed
9
Dec
Live Streamed Wednesday Tour
Time 13:00 - 13:20 9 December 13:00 - 13:20
Place Online
Guided tours. Welcome to join our live streamed guided tours every wednesday, alternating between different exhibitions each week. Today: Faith Ringgold
Clare Chambers: What Bodily Integrity Isn’t (and a bit of what it is)
Wed
9
Dec
Clare Chambers: What Bodily Integrity Isn’t (and a bit of what it is)
Time 13:15 - 15:00 9 December 13:15 - 15:00
Place Online in Zoom
Seminar. The Research Seminar Series in Philosophy invites you to a seminar with Clare Chambers, Cambridge.
Bernadette Sztojka, Plant molecular biology
Thu
10
Dec
Bernadette Sztojka, Plant molecular biology
Time 10:00 - 14:00 10 December 10:00 - 14:00
Place Glasburen, KBC.
Dissertation. New regulators of xylem lignification in Arabidopsis.
Umeå Cognitive Science Day 2020
Thu
10
Dec
Umeå Cognitive Science Day 2020
Time 13:15 - 15:50 10 December 13:15 - 15:50
Place Zoom
Conference. The conference is organized with inspirational lectures for Cognitive Science students, alumni, university employees and others who are interested.
Stina Bodén – Oncology
Fri
11
Dec
Stina Bodén – Oncology
Time 09:00 - 12:00 11 December 09:00 - 12:00
Place ZOOM
Dissertation. Inflammation and risk of chronic diseases with a focus on colorectal cancer and the impact of dietary patterns.
Gustaf Tanghöj – Pediatrics
Fri
11
Dec
Gustaf Tanghöj – Pediatrics
Time 09:00 - 12:00 11 December 09:00 - 12:00
Place Assembly hall, Östersund hospital
Dissertation. Young infants with atrial septum defect.
Lucia on campus with Umeå Student Choir
Fri
11
Dec
Lucia on campus with Umeå Student Choir
Time 12:10 - 12:30 11 December 12:10 - 12:30
Place www.facebook.com/kulturpacampus
Other. From the student neighborhood of Ålidhem tones they fly through the dark and vast skies of December.
Toward Human-Centric Trustworthy Systems
Fri
11
Dec
Toward Human-Centric Trustworthy Systems
Time 12:15 - 13:00 11 December 12:15 - 13:00
Place Online via Zoom
Lecture. #frAIday. All you want to know about Artificial Intelligence.
Petrus Boström – Surgery
Fri
11
Dec
Petrus Boström – Surgery
Time 13:00 - 16:00 11 December 13:00 - 16:00
Place Lecture hall B, 9 floor, University hospital Umeå
Dissertation. Rectal cancer – the impact of surgical technique on morbidity, mortality and survival.
PM Seminar: Josefina Jarl
Fri
11
Dec
PM Seminar: Josefina Jarl
Time 13:15 - 15:00 11 December 13:15 - 15:00
Place Zoom
Seminar. Police trust-building strategies in different local areas
Karoline Holmgren, Educational Work in Mathematics
Tue
15
Dec
Karoline Holmgren, Educational Work in Mathematics
Time 09:00 - 12:00 15 December 09:00 - 12:00
Place N420
Licentiate Thesis. What makes math so difficult when they get to upper secondary school? School staff's perceptions of vocational students' goal fulfillment in maths.
Yan Ji, Plant Molecular Biology
Tue
15
Dec
Yan Ji, Plant Molecular Biology
Time 10:00 - 13:00 15 December 10:00 - 13:00
Place Glasburen, KBC.
Dissertation. Regulation of chloroplast development during the greening process.
Final PhD Seminar: Open Collaborative Design - Aditya Pawar
Tue
15
Dec
Final PhD Seminar: Open Collaborative Design - Aditya Pawar
Time 13:15 - 15:00 15 December 13:15 - 15:00
Place Location: Zoom 694 7758 8511 passcode: SITUATED
Seminar. Aditya Pawar's final PhD Seminar: Open Collaborative Design - Participatory design between situated collaborations and the discourses of openness
PM-Seminar: Maja Adolfsson
Wed
16
Dec
PM-Seminar: Maja Adolfsson
Time 10:15 - 12:00 16 December 10:15 - 12:00
Place Zoom
Seminar. How place matters for young adults’ political organizing in rural settings
Live Streamed Wednesday Tour
Wed
16
Dec
Live Streamed Wednesday Tour
Time 13:00 - 13:20 16 December 13:00 - 13:20
Place Online
Guided tours. Welcome to join our live streamed guided tours every wednesday, alternating between different exhibitions each week. Today: Ground Control.
Sebastian Östlund, philosophy
Wed
16
Dec
Sebastian Östlund, philosophy
Time 13:15 - 15:00 16 December 13:15 - 15:00
Place Online in Zoom
Seminar. The Research Seminar Series in Philosophy invites you to a seminar with Sebastian Östlund, Umeå University.
Karen Sörensen - Admission seminar
Wed
16
Dec
Karen Sörensen - Admission seminar
Time 16:00 - 17:00 16 December 16:00 - 17:00
Place ZOOM
Seminar. Radiological characterization of pulmonary nodules
Urban Johansson Kostenniemi – Pediatrics
Fri
18
Dec
Urban Johansson Kostenniemi – Pediatrics
Time 09:00 - 12:00 18 December 09:00 - 12:00
Place Big lecture hall, building 5B, 6 floor, target point P, University hospital, Umeå
Dissertation. Bacterial meningitis in children - Clinical aspects and preventive effects of vaccinations
UAS Dec 2020: Creeping securitization in the Arctic?
Fri
18
Dec
UAS Dec 2020: Creeping securitization in the Arctic?
Time 12:00 - 13:00 18 December 12:00 - 13:00
Place Online: Zoom (Time zone CET)
Seminar. Umeå Arctic Seminars present Niklas Eklund who will speak about the Creeping securitization in the Arctic
Decision making in context
Fri
18
Dec
Decision making in context
Time 12:15 - 13:00 18 December 12:15 - 13:00
Place Online via Zoom
Lecture. All you want to know about Artificial Intelligence.

January

Contesting Algorithmic Decision-Making
Fri
15
Jan
Contesting Algorithmic Decision-Making
Time 12:15 - 13:00 15 January 12:15 - 13:00
Place Online via Zoom
Lecture. Welcome to frAIday, a series of inspiring talks on AI, artificial intelligence.
Welcome meeting - Dual Career Programme
Wed
20
Jan
Welcome meeting - Dual Career Programme
Time 15:00 - 16:30 20 January 15:00 - 16:30
Place Will be announced later
Group meeting. Welcome meeting for accompanying spouses and partners.
Higher Seminar: Alexes Harris
Wed
20
Jan
Higher Seminar: Alexes Harris
Time 17:00 - 19:00 20 January 17:00 - 19:00
Place Zoom
Seminar. Pound of Flesh: Monetary Sanctions as a Permanent Punishment
Umeå Arctic Forum 2020
Fri
22
Jan
Umeå Arctic Forum 2020
Time 10:00 - 11:45 22 January 10:00 - 11:45
Place Oneline: ZOOM
Conference. Umeå Arctic Forum discuss current Arctic issues and this time it's Sweden's new strategy for the Arctic region
Karin Jonsson – Nursing
Fri
29
Jan
Karin Jonsson – Nursing
Time 09:00 - 12:00 29 January 09:00 - 12:00
Place Aula Biologica, Biology building
Dissertation. Knowing what’s going on – situation awareness and team performance in interprofessional teams.

February

Julia Schröders – Global Health
Fri
5
Feb
Julia Schröders – Global Health
Time 09:00 - 12:00 5 February 09:00 - 12:00
Place Butajira room, Epidemiology and Global Health
Dissertation. Diversity, Dynamics and Deficits: The role of social networks for the health of aging populations in Indonesia
Seminar; Mattias Kärrholm, Lunds university
Fri
5
Feb
Seminar; Mattias Kärrholm, Lunds university
Time 13:15 - 15:00 5 February 13:15 - 15:00
Place Zoom
Seminar. Contact Roger Marjavaara about link to Zoom
Seminar - Dual Career Programme
Wed
10
Feb
Seminar - Dual Career Programme
Time 13:00 - 14:00 10 February 13:00 - 14:00
Place Digital seminar in Teams
Seminar. Job search and career counselling
Anna Graipe – Cardiology
Fri
19
Feb
Anna Graipe – Cardiology
Time 09:00 - 12:00 19 February 09:00 - 12:00
Place Assembly hall, Östersund hospital
Dissertation. Bleeding complications after Acute Coronary Syndrome with special reference to Intracranial Hemorrhage.
UAS Feb 2021: Supplementary feeding in reindeer husbandry
Fri
19
Feb
UAS Feb 2021: Supplementary feeding in reindeer husbandry
Time 12:00 - 13:00 19 February 12:00 - 13:00
Place Online: ZOOM
Seminar. Umeå Arctic Seminars presents Tim Horstkotte and Supplementary feeding in reindeer husbandry in Finland, Norway and Sweden

March

Seminar; Dallen Timothy, Arizona State University
Fri
5
Mar
Seminar; Dallen Timothy, Arizona State University
Time 13:15 - 15:00 5 March 13:15 - 15:00
Place Zoom
Seminar. Dallen Timothy, Arizona State University Contact Roger Marjavaara to get Zoom-link
CCTR 2021 - Conference on Climate, Tourism and Recreation
Wed
17
Mar
CCTR 2021 - Conference on Climate, Tourism and Recreation
Time 17 March at 00:00 until 20 March at 00:00 17 March at 00:00 until 20 March at 00:00
Place Online
Conference. Welcome to the Sixth International Conference on Climate, Tourism and Recreation – CCTR 2021 online March 17-20
UAS March 2021: Arctic Mayors’ Forum
Fri
19
Mar
UAS March 2021: Arctic Mayors’ Forum
Time 12:00 - 13:00 19 March 12:00 - 13:00
Place Online: ZOOM
Seminar. Listen to a presentation about the Arctic Mayors’ Forum and the work of the municipalities in Arctic Sweden

April

Firoj Mahmud – Molecular Biology
Fri
23
Apr
Firoj Mahmud – Molecular Biology
Time 09:00 - 12:00 23 April 09:00 - 12:00
Place Hall Betula, University hospital, Umeå
Dissertation. Molecular mechanisms of Yersinia pseudotuberculosis for adaptation and establishment of infection in host tissue.

June

DevRes 2021 - Advancing Sustainable Transformation
Mon
14
Jun
DevRes 2021 - Advancing Sustainable Transformation
Time 14 June at 00:00 until 16 June at 00:00 14 June at 00:00 until 16 June at 00:00
Place Aula Nordica
Conference. Meeting the grand challenges of our time requires societal transformation.