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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

Aleksandra Skrobonja, Chemistry
Fri
24
Jan
Aleksandra Skrobonja, Chemistry
Time 09:00 - 13:00 24 January 09:00 - 13:00
Place KB.E3.01 Lilla hörsalen, KBC-huset
Dissertation. Formation, uptake and bioaccumulation of methylmercury in coastal seas – a Baltic Sea case study.
Fu Xu, Molecular Biology
Wed
29
Jan
Fu Xu, Molecular Biology
Time 09:30 - 12:30 29 January 09:30 - 12:30
Place Naturvetarhuset, N320.
Dissertation. Factors modulating tRNA biogenesis and function in Saccharomyces cerevisiae.
Lena Brandefors - Hematology
Thu
30
Jan
Lena Brandefors - Hematology
Time 09:00 - 12:00 30 January 09:00 - 12:00
Place Assembly hall, Sunderby hospital, Luleå
Dissertation. Waldenstrom's macroglobulinemia - population based studies of familial aggregation and prognostic factors
Linda Sandström
Fri
31
Jan
Linda Sandström
Time 09:00 - 12:00 31 January 09:00 - 12:00
Place Lecture hall A (psychiatry)
Dissertation. Impact of deep brain stimulation in the caudal zona incerta on voice tremor and speech in persons with essential tremor.
Adelijiang Xiamuxiding, Chemistry
Fri
31
Jan
Adelijiang Xiamuxiding, Chemistry
Time 10:00 - 13:00 31 January 10:00 - 13:00
Place KBC-building, Lilla hörsalen (KB.E3.01)
Dissertation. Study of retention mechanism in Hydrophilic Interaction Chromatography by Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy.

February

Daniel Kverneng Hultberg – surgery
Fri
7
Feb
Daniel Kverneng Hultberg – surgery
Time 09:00 - 12:00 7 February 09:00 - 12:00
Place Assembly hall D, building 1A, 9 floor, University Hospital, Umeå
Dissertation. Surgery for Rectal Cancer: The Impact of Perioperative Factors.
Linda Vidman, Computational Science and Engineering
Fri
7
Feb
Linda Vidman, Computational Science and Engineering
Time 09:15 - 12:15 7 February 09:15 - 12:15
Place Naturvetarhuset, N460.
Dissertation. Cancer subtype identification using cluster analysis on high dimensional omics data.
Emma Andersson Evelönn – Pathology
Fri
21
Feb
Emma Andersson Evelönn – Pathology
Time 09:00 - 12:00 21 February 09:00 - 12:00
Place 5B, Big assembly hall
Dissertation. DNA methylation as a prognostic marker in clear cell Renal Cell Carcinoma
Jeffrey Mitchell - Sociology
Fri
21
Feb
Jeffrey Mitchell - Sociology
Time 13:00 - 15:00 21 February 13:00 - 15:00
Place NBVH 1031, Northern Behavioural Sciences Building
Dissertation. Prejudice in Context Over Time: how demographic, economic and social conditions influence anti-immigrant attitudes in adolescents and adults
Jonas Lindahl - Library and Information Science
Fri
28
Feb
Jonas Lindahl - Library and Information Science
Time 10:00 - 12:00 28 February 10:00 - 12:00
Place N360, Naturvetarhuset
Dissertation. In search of future excellence: Bibliometric indicators, gender differences, and predicting research performance in the early career
Anna-Karin Wennstig - Surgery
Fri
28
Feb
Anna-Karin Wennstig - Surgery
Time 13:00 - 16:00 28 February 13:00 - 16:00
Place Assembly hall, Sundsvall hospital
Dissertation. Long-term side effects of radiotherapy in breast cancer - studies on ischemic heart disease and lung cancer
Irina Mancheva - political science
Fri
28
Feb
Irina Mancheva - political science
Time 13:15 - 15:00 28 February 13:15 - 15:00
Place S205, Samhällsvetarhuset
Dissertation. Forest Water Governance: Challenges in Cross-Sectoral and Multi-Level Collaboration

March

Ina Asklund – Family Medicine
Fri
27
Mar
Ina Asklund – Family Medicine
Time 09:00 - 12:00 27 March 09:00 - 12:00
Place Assembly hall Snäckan, Östersund hospital
Dissertation. A mobile app for self-management of urinary incontinence. Treatment effect and user experience.
Sara Strandberg - Radiation Sciences
Fri
27
Mar
Sara Strandberg - Radiation Sciences
Time 09:00 - 12:00 27 March 09:00 - 12:00
Place Lecture hall 260, X-ray, University Hospital, Umeå
Dissertation. 11C-Acetate PET/CT in Primary Staging of High-Risk Prostate Cancer.
Jessica Gard Timmerfors, Chemistry
Fri
27
Mar
Jessica Gard Timmerfors, Chemistry
Time 10:15 - 14:15 27 March 10:15 - 14:15
Place KBC, Stora Fokusrummet KBF301.
Dissertation. Wood Chips for Kraft and Sulfite Pulping - Evaluation of Novel Forest-Industrial Drum-Chipping Technology.

April

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
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.
Therese Kellgren, Computational Science and Engineering
Fri
3
Apr
Therese Kellgren, Computational Science and Engineering
Time 09:00 - 13:00 3 April 09:00 - 13:00
Place Naturvetarhuset, N460.
Dissertation. Hidden patterns that matter. Statistical methods for analysis of DNA and RNA data.
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 Biologihuset, BIO.A.206, Aula Anatomica.
Dissertation. When all students count. Tracking and promoting mathematics learning in preschool-class.
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.