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Science outreach events

Umeå University researchers disseminate their knowledge and their research outside the University through various events and public lectures.

In our calendar, you can read about upcoming public lectures.

Upcoming defences of doctoral theses

April

David Darehed – Medicine
Fri
3
Apr
David Darehed – Medicine
Time 09:00 - 12:00 3 April 09:00 - 12:00
Place Assembly hall B, Unod T9, University Hospital, Umeå
Dissertation. The impact of organizational and temporal factors on acute stroke care in Sweden.
Simon Näverlo – Surgery
Fri
3
Apr
Simon Näverlo – Surgery
Time 09:00 - 12:00 3 April 09:00 - 12:00
Place Conference room Uman, Hotel Toppen, Storuman
Dissertation. Stomas from a rural perspective - An evaluation of characteristics, differences and improvement opportunities.
Simon Näverlo – Surgery
Fri
3
Apr
Simon Näverlo – Surgery
Time 09:00 - 12:00 3 April 09:00 - 12:00
Place Konference room Uman, Hotel Toppen, Storuman
Dissertation. Stomas from a rural perspective - An evaluation of characteristics, differences and improvement opportunities
Aemiro Melkamu Daniel - Economics
Fri
3
Apr
Aemiro Melkamu Daniel - Economics
Time 10:00 - 13:00 3 April 10:00 - 13:00
Place S213, Samhällsvetarhuset
Dissertation. Towards sustainable energy consumption: Electricity demand flexibility and household fuel choice
Helena Vennberg, Educational work with specializing in mathematics
Fri
3
Apr
Helena Vennberg, Educational work with specializing in mathematics
Time 10:00 - 14:00 3 April 10:00 - 14:00
Place Naturvetarhuset, N360.
Dissertation. When all students count. Tracking and promoting mathematics learning in preschool-class. Zoom link is published a few days before.
Martin Biström – Nerology
Fri
17
Apr
Martin Biström – Nerology
Time 09:00 - 12:00 17 April 09:00 - 12:00
Place Assembly hall B, 9 floor, University Hospital, Umeå
Dissertation. Environmental risk factors for the occurrence of multiple sclerosis.
Joakim Bergman – Neurology
Fri
24
Apr
Joakim Bergman – Neurology
Time 09:00 - 12:00 24 April 09:00 - 12:00
Place Lecture hall D, 9 floor, University Hospital, Umeå
Dissertation. Studies of the Biology of Intrathecal Treatment in Progressive MS.
Marie Byenfeldt – Radiography
Fri
24
Apr
Marie Byenfeldt – Radiography
Time 09:00 - 12:00 24 April 09:00 - 12:00
Place Assembly hall Snäckan, Östersund Hosrpital
Dissertation. Ultrasound based shear wave elastography of the liver, a non-invasive method for evaluation of liver disease.
Dan Erik Adolfsson, Chemistry
Fri
24
Apr
Dan Erik Adolfsson, Chemistry
Time 10:00 - 14:00 24 April 10:00 - 14:00
Place KBC, Stora hörsalen.
Dissertation. Synthesis of Ring-fused Peptidomimetic heterocycles interacting with Amyloid Fibrils.

May

Julius Semenas – Molecular Biology
Fri
8
May
Julius Semenas – Molecular Biology
Time 09:00 - 12:00 8 May 09:00 - 12:00
Place Lecture hall 933, Unod B9, Umeå
Dissertation. Targeted Therapeutic Strategies Using Lipid Kinase Inhibitors in Prostate Cancer.
Anders Hofverberg, Educational Work
Fri
8
May
Anders Hofverberg, Educational Work
Time 09:00 - 13:00 8 May 09:00 - 13:00
Place Naturvetarhuset, N360.
Dissertation. Motivation, students, and the classroom environment: Exploring the role of Swedish students’ achievement goals in chemistry.
Caroline Fischl – Occupational Therapy
Fri
8
May
Caroline Fischl – Occupational Therapy
Time 09:00 - 12:00 8 May 09:00 - 12:00
Place Assembly hall, Caring Sciences Building
Dissertation. Ageing in a digital society – An occupational perspective on social participation
Moa Eriksson Krutrök - Sociology
Fri
8
May
Moa Eriksson Krutrök - Sociology
Time 15:00 - 17:00 8 May 15:00 - 17:00
Place Aula Biologica
Dissertation. Digital aftermaths of terror: reactions to terrorist attacks on Twitter
Roine El-Habta – Anatomy
Thu
14
May
Roine El-Habta – Anatomy
Time 13:00 - 16:00 14 May 13:00 - 16:00
Place Biology building A 206
Dissertation. Cell therapy for denervated tissue.
Itay Zamir – Pediatrics
Wed
20
May
Itay Zamir – Pediatrics
Time 09:00 - 12:00 20 May 09:00 - 12:00
Place Lecture hall E04, target point R 1, 1 floor, University Hospital, Umeå
Dissertation. Hyperglycemia, nutrition and health outcomes in preterm infants.
Linda Eriksson – Pediatric dentistry
Wed
20
May
Linda Eriksson – Pediatric dentistry
Time 09:00 - 12:00 20 May 09:00 - 12:00
Place Odontology Building, 9 floor, Hall B
Dissertation. Oral microbiota in relation to host traits, environmental exposures and dental caries.
Karin Kockum – Imaging and functional medicine
Fri
29
May
Karin Kockum – Imaging and functional medicine
Time 09:00 - 12:00 29 May 09:00 - 12:00
Place Assembly hall, Östersund hospital
Dissertation. Imaging in idiopathic Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus, The value of structured radiological evaluation.
Louise Öhlund – psychiatry
Fri
29
May
Louise Öhlund – psychiatry
Time 13:00 - 16:00 29 May 13:00 - 16:00
Place Assembly hall, Sunderby hospital, Luleå
Dissertation. Factors affecting the pharmacological treatment of bipolar disorder.

June

Annika Winsnes – Surgery
Fri
5
Jun
Annika Winsnes – Surgery
Time 09:00 - 12:00 5 June 09:00 - 12:00
Place Lecture hall A, 9 floor, Unod T9, University Hospital, Umeå
Dissertation. Evaluating an experimental model consecutive to abdominal wall hernia repair outcome.
Petter Lundberg, Experimental Physics
Fri
5
Jun
Petter Lundberg, Experimental Physics
Time 09:00 - 13:00 5 June 09:00 - 13:00
Place MIT-huset, MA121.
Dissertation. Light for a brighter morrow.
Casper de Lichtenberg, Chemistry
Fri
5
Jun
Casper de Lichtenberg, Chemistry
Time 10:15 - 14:15 5 June 10:15 - 14:15
Place KBC, Stora Fokusrummet KBF301.
Dissertation. Time-resolved Structural and Mechanistic Studies of Water Oxidation in PSII.
Chanaka Mannapperuma, Computational Science
Thu
11
Jun
Chanaka Mannapperuma, Computational Science
Time 09:00 - 13:00 11 June 09:00 - 13:00
Place Stora hörsalen, KBC, KB3B1.
Dissertation. Mänskliga-datorinteraktion principer för utveckling av webb-baserade resurser för genomik.
Veronica Lundberg – Physiotherapy
Fri
12
Jun
Veronica Lundberg – Physiotherapy
Time 09:00 - 12:00 12 June 09:00 - 12:00
Place Aula Anatomica, Umeå University
Dissertation. Children with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis: Health-related quality of life and participation in healthcare encounters.
Bastian Schiffthaler, Plant Molecular Biology
Fri
12
Jun
Bastian Schiffthaler, Plant Molecular Biology
Time 13:00 - 17:00 12 June 13:00 - 17:00
Place KBC, KBE303 - Stora hörsalen .
Dissertation. Embracing the Data Flood: Integrating Diverse Data to Improve Phenotype Association Discovery in Forest Trees.
Jean Claude Nzayisenga, Plant Physiology
Mon
15
Jun
Jean Claude Nzayisenga, Plant Physiology
Time 10:00 - 14:00 15 June 10:00 - 14:00
Place KBC, KBE301 - Lilla hörsalen.
Dissertation. Autotrophic and heterotrophic culture of nordic microalgae in wastewater for lipid production.

September

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
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.