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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

 

August

System Analysis Thinking for Arctic Sustainability
Thu
20
Aug
System Analysis Thinking for Arctic Sustainability
Time 10:00 - 12:00 20 August 10:00 - 12:00
Place Online
Workshop. Introduction of system analysis thinking and life cycle assessment and their applications and possible areas of implementation in the Arctic regions.
Jessica Gard Timmerfors, Technical Chemistry
Fri
21
Aug
Jessica Gard Timmerfors, Technical Chemistry
Time 10:15 - 13:15 21 August 10:15 - 13:15
Place Stora hörsalen, KBC
Dissertation. Wood Chips for Kraft and Sulfite Pulping - Evaluation of Novel Forest-Industrial Drum-Chipping Technology.
Cancelled! DevRes 2020 - Advancing Sustainable Transformation
Mon
24
Aug
Cancelled! DevRes 2020 - Advancing Sustainable Transformation
Time 24 August at 12:00 until 26 August at 12:00 24 August at 12:00 until 26 August at 12:00
Place Aula Nordica
Conference. CANCELLED: The conference provides a forum for how development research can contribute to sustainable transformation.

September

Steffi Jimmy – Molecular Biology
Tue
1
Sep
Steffi Jimmy – Molecular Biology
Time 13:00 - 16:00 1 September 13:00 - 16:00
Place Lecture hall B, 9 floor, University hospital, Umeå
Dissertation. Novel RelA-SpoT homolog toxin-antitoxin systems that inhibit bacterial growth through production of toxic alarmone ppApp.
EMG seminar - Cristian Gudasz
Wed
2
Sep
EMG seminar - Cristian Gudasz
Time 13:00 - 14:00 2 September 13:00 - 14:00
Place KBG501, KBC
Seminar. Title will be presented later
CANCELLED! Junia Joffer – Public Health
Fri
4
Sep
CANCELLED! Junia Joffer – Public Health
Time 09:00 - 12:00 4 September 09:00 - 12:00
Place Lecture hall, Falu Hospital
Dissertation. Health for future. Self-rated health and social status among adolescents
Robert Rosenblatt – Urology
Fri
4
Sep
Robert Rosenblatt – Urology
Time 09:00 - 12:00 4 September 09:00 - 12:00
Place Surgical center library, B91, University Hospital, Umeå
Dissertation. Neoadjuvant chemotherapy in muscle-invasive urinary bladder cancer: studies on treatment response, tumor draining lymph nodes and blood transfusion.
Gabriel Granåsen – Medical technology
Fri
4
Sep
Gabriel Granåsen – Medical technology
Time 13:00 - 16:00 4 September 13:00 - 16:00
Place Lecture room 933, University hospital, Umeå
Dissertation. Patient stratification and treatment effects in diseases with disturbed cardiac function.
Jerry Lindholm, Chemistry
Tue
8
Sep
Jerry Lindholm, Chemistry
Time 10:00 - 14:00 8 September 10:00 - 14:00
Place Glasburen, KBC.
Dissertation. Molecular-level controls on water and organics intercalation in layered minerals.
Linda Rankin – Pharmacology
Fri
11
Sep
Linda Rankin – Pharmacology
Time 09:00 - 12:00 11 September 09:00 - 12:00
Place Triple Helix, University management building
Dissertation. Chronic pain - From the study of student attitudes and preferences to the in vitro investigation of a novel treatment strategy.
Jyoti Mohan Gurung, Molecular Biology
Fri
11
Sep
Jyoti Mohan Gurung, Molecular Biology
Time 09:00 - 13:00 11 September 09:00 - 13:00
Place Hörsal 933 Unod B 9.
Dissertation. Coordinating type III secretion system biogenesis in Yersinia pseudotuberculosis.
Johan Fahlman, Environmental Science
Fri
11
Sep
Johan Fahlman, Environmental Science
Time 10:00 - 14:00 11 September 10:00 - 14:00
Place KB.E3.01 Lilla hörsalen, KBC-huset.
Dissertation. Fate and effects of behavior modifying pharmaceuticals in boreal freshwater.
Casper de Lichtenberg, Biophysical Chemistry
Fri
11
Sep
Casper de Lichtenberg, Biophysical Chemistry
Time 13:00 - 17:00 11 September 13:00 - 17:00
Place Glasburen, KBC.
Dissertation. Time-resolved structural and mechanistic studies of water oxidation in PSII.
Medchem Seminar Series - Juan Carlos Alonso, National Center of Biotechnology, Spain
Tue
15
Sep
Medchem Seminar Series - Juan Carlos Alonso, National Center of Biotechnology, Spain
Time 15:15 - 16:00 15 September 15:15 - 16:00
Place KB.E3.01 Lilla hörsalen, KBC-building
Seminar. Title: Bacillus subtilis RecA-dependent, RecA-facilitated and RecA-independent natural transformation pathways
Itay Zamir – Pediatrics
Fri
18
Sep
Itay Zamir – Pediatrics
Time 09:00 - 12:00 18 September 09:00 - 12:00
Place Assembly hall Betula, L0, University Hospital, Umeå
Dissertation. Hyperglycemia, nutrition and health outcomes in preterm infants.
Maria Göransdotter, Industrial Design
Fri
18
Sep
Maria Göransdotter, Industrial Design
Time 13:30 - 17:30 18 September 13:30 - 17:30
Place Projektstudion, Designhögskolan.
Dissertation. Transitional Design Histories.
UCGS higher seminar: Sara Eldén and Terese Anving
Wed
23
Sep
UCGS higher seminar: Sara Eldén and Terese Anving
Time 13:00 - 15:00 23 September 13:00 - 15:00
Place C304, Behavioural Sciences Building
Seminar. Nanny care in Sweden. Inequalities of everyday doings of care.
Carlos Núñez Otero – Clinical Microbiology
Fri
25
Sep
Carlos Núñez Otero – Clinical Microbiology
Time 09:00 - 12:00 25 September 09:00 - 12:00
Place Triple Helix, University management building
Dissertation. Novel Inhibitors of Chlamydia trachomatis Infectivity.
Xi Wang, Ecology
Fri
25
Sep
Xi Wang, Ecology
Time 13:00 - 17:00 25 September 13:00 - 17:00
Place KBC, KBE301 - Lilla hörsalen.
Dissertation. Roles of demography and natural selection in shaping genome-wide variation of Norway spruce.
Majid Mustafa, Chemistry
Wed
30
Sep
Majid Mustafa, Chemistry
Time 10:00 - 14:00 30 September 10:00 - 14:00
Place Lilla Hörsalen KBC and digital.
Dissertation. Treatment of High Priority Organic Substances in Complex Waters.

October

UCGS higher seminar: Sam Holmqvist
Tue
6
Oct
UCGS higher seminar: Sam Holmqvist
Time 13:15 - 15:00 6 October 13:15 - 15:00
Place UCGS library, floor 4, the Social Sciences building
Seminar. Slavhandeln i borgerlig salong
Therese Kellgren, Computational Science and Engineering
Fri
16
Oct
Therese Kellgren, Computational Science and Engineering
Time 09:00 - 13:00 16 October 09:00 - 13:00
Place Hörsal B, Lindellhallen.
Dissertation. Hidden patterns that matter. Statistical methods for analysis of DNA and RNA data.
Lars Larsson, Computing Science
Fri
16
Oct
Lars Larsson, Computing Science
Time 10:00 - 14:00 16 October 10:00 - 14:00
Place Aula Biologica.
Dissertation. Managing Cloud Resource Scarcity.
The Annual Celebration Ceremony
Sat
17
Oct
The Annual Celebration Ceremony
Time 17:00 - 19:00 17 October 17:00 - 19:00
Place Aula Nordica
Other. The Annual Celebration Ceremony is an important ritual when the university installs its newly appointed professors.
UCGS higher seminar: Pär Poromaa Isling
Tue
20
Oct
UCGS higher seminar: Pär Poromaa Isling
Time 13:15 - 15:00 20 October 13:15 - 15:00
Place UCGS library, floor 4, the Social Sciences building
Seminar. Tornedalska elever, lärare och rektorer: nutida utmaningar och dekoloniala möjligheter för nationella minoriteter i det svenska utbildningssystemet
Phong Tran – Medical Biochemistry
Wed
28
Oct
Phong Tran – Medical Biochemistry
Time 09:00 - 12:00 28 October 09:00 - 12:00
Place KB.E3.01
Dissertation. Pathology of dNTP dysregulation.

November

KBC DAYS 2020
Tue
3
Nov
KBC DAYS 2020
Time 3 November at 09:00 until 4 November at 17:00 3 November at 09:00 until 4 November at 17:00
Place Carl Kempe salen (KB.E3.03) and online
Conference. An annual interdisciplinary conference
UCGS higher seminar: Ann Phoenix
Tue
3
Nov
UCGS higher seminar: Ann Phoenix
Time 13:15 - 15:00 3 November 13:15 - 15:00
Place UCGS library, floor 4, the Social Sciences building
Seminar. Intersectionality revisited
UCGS Higher Seminar: Åsa Eriksson
Tue
17
Nov
UCGS Higher Seminar: Åsa Eriksson
Time 13:15 - 15:00 17 November 13:15 - 15:00
Place UCGS library, floor 4, Social Science Building
Seminar. Resisting feminised precarity: Farm workers in post-strike Western Cape, South Africa.

December

UCGS Higher Seminar: Klara Goedecke
Tue
1
Dec
UCGS Higher Seminar: Klara Goedecke
Time 13:15 - 15:00 1 December 13:15 - 15:00
Place UCGS library, floor 4, Social Science Building
Seminar. "Other Guys Don't Hang Out Like This": Gendered Friendship Politics Among Swedish, Middle-Class Men
Lena Hansson – Pediatrics
Fri
4
Dec
Lena Hansson – Pediatrics
Time 09:00 - 12:00 4 December 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.

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.