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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

Akbar Espaillat
Fri
26
Apr
Akbar Espaillat
Time 09:00 - 12:00 26 April 09:00 - 12:00
Place Room D, Unod T 9, University hospital
Dissertation. Uncovering novel cell wall chemistries in Gram negative bacteria.
Kamila Al-Alawi - Public Health
Fri
26
Apr
Kamila Al-Alawi - Public Health
Time 09:00 - 12:00 26 April 09:00 - 12:00
Place E04, Building 6E, Norrland University Hospital, Umeå.
Dissertation. Team-based Approach in the Management of Diabetes at Primary Health Care Level in Muscat, Oman: challenges and opportunities

May

Lena Werner - Sociology
Fri
3
May
Lena Werner - Sociology
Time 13:15 - 15:00 3 May 13:15 - 15:00
Place NBVH 1031, Northern Behavioural Sciences Building
Dissertation. It’s who you know and what you know: Exploring the relationship between education and adolescence
Bengt Wahlin - Rheumatology
Fri
10
May
Bengt Wahlin - Rheumatology
Time 09:00 - 12:00 10 May 09:00 - 12:00
Place Hall 933, University Hospital, Umeå.
Dissertation. Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. Aspects of pathogenesis and risk.
Dissertation: Tomas Skotare, Computational Science and Engineering
Fri
17
May
Dissertation: Tomas Skotare, Computational Science and Engineering
Time 10:00 - 13:00 17 May 10:00 - 13:00
Place KBC Building, KB.E3.03
Dissertation. Multivariate integration and visualization of multiblock data in chemical and biological applications.
Dissertation: Johan Sidenvall, subject matter education with specializing in mathematics
Fri
17
May
Dissertation: Johan Sidenvall, subject matter education with specializing in mathematics
Time 12:30 - 16:30 17 May 12:30 - 16:30
Place Naturvetarhuset, N420
Dissertation. Solving problems - About students' opportunities to learn mathematics through problem solving and how teachers can support this process.
Pär Asplund - neurosurgery
Fri
17
May
Pär Asplund - neurosurgery
Time 13:00 - 16:00 17 May 13:00 - 16:00
Place Lecture hall B, Unod T9, University hospital, Umeå
Dissertation. Percutaneous Balloon Compression for the Treatment of Trigeminal Neuralgia
Dissertation: Mirva Niinipuu, Chemistry
Fri
24
May
Dissertation: Mirva Niinipuu, Chemistry
Time 09:00 - 13:00 24 May 09:00 - 13:00
Place KBC Building,Lilla hörsalen.
Dissertation. Tailoring carbon materials from residues for removing wastewater contaminants - Adsorption and surface properties.
Anna Holm - Clinical Sciences
Fri
24
May
Anna Holm - Clinical Sciences
Time 09:00 - 12:00 24 May 09:00 - 12:00
Place Lecture hall D, Unod T9, Norrland University hospital, Umeå
Dissertation. Human papillomavirus in recurrent respiratory papilloma, sino-nasal inverted papilloma and non-malignant tonsils
Daniel Huber - medicine
Fri
24
May
Daniel Huber - medicine
Time 09:30 - 12:30 24 May 09:30 - 12:30
Place Big lecture hall, Östersund hospital
Dissertation. On secondary prevention after acute coronary syndrome – what, when, and who?
Linda Arnel - social work
Fri
24
May
Linda Arnel - social work
Time 10:00 - 12:00 24 May 10:00 - 12:00
Place Auditorium A
Dissertation. Violence of girls. Girls of violence. A discursive analytical study of violence, gender and femininity.
Dissertation: Lan Anh Pham, Mathematics
Fri
24
May
Dissertation: Lan Anh Pham, Mathematics
Time 10:15 - 12:00 24 May 10:15 - 12:00
Place MIT Building, MA121
Dissertation. On avoiding and completing colorings.
Magdalena Johansson - medicine
Fri
24
May
Magdalena Johansson - medicine
Time 13:00 - 16:00 24 May 13:00 - 16:00
Place Forum hall, Campus Skellefteå
Dissertation. Epidemiology of venous thromboembolism with focus on risk markers
Dissertation: Robin Sandström, Physics
Tue
28
May
Dissertation: Robin Sandström, Physics
Time 10:15 - 13:15 28 May 10:15 - 13:15
Place Naturvetarhuset, N460
Dissertation. Innovations in Nanomaterials for Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells.
Susanna Pusa - Nursing
Fri
31
May
Susanna Pusa - Nursing
Time 09:00 - 12:00 31 May 09:00 - 12:00
Place Assembly hall, Caring Sciences Building
Dissertation. Towards implementation of family systems nursing

June

Robert Jonzon - Public Health
Mon
3
Jun
Robert Jonzon - Public Health
Time 09:00 - 12:00 3 June 09:00 - 12:00
Place Eo4, University hospital, Umeå
Dissertation. Health assessments of asylum seekers within the Swedish healthcare system.
Olle Sjöström - oncology
Wed
5
Jun
Olle Sjöström - oncology
Time 09:00 - 12:00 5 June 09:00 - 12:00
Place Assembly hall, Östersund Hospital
Dissertation. Risk and Survival for Colorectal Cancer in Northern Sweden - Sociodemographic factors and surveillance programs.
Erik Tossavainen - cardiology
Wed
5
Jun
Erik Tossavainen - cardiology
Time 13:00 - 16:00 5 June 13:00 - 16:00
Place Hall C, 9th floor, Norrland University Hospital, Umeå
Dissertation. Cardiac hemodynamics in pulmonary hypertension at rest and stress. In the hands of Ohm
Laleh Zarrinkoob - Neurology
Wed
5
Jun
Laleh Zarrinkoob - Neurology
Time 13:00 - 16:00 5 June 13:00 - 16:00
Place Lecture hall B, 9th floor, School of Dentistry, Umeå
Dissertation. Cerebral blood flow distribution, collateral function and pulsatility. A magnetic resonance imaging approach.
Ulrika Öberg - Nursing
Fri
7
Jun
Ulrika Öberg - Nursing
Time 09:00 - 12:00 7 June 09:00 - 12:00
Place Assembly hall, Caring Sciences Building
Dissertation. Finding Common Ground – A pilot implementation of digital self-management support in Swedish primary health care.
Christian Schyllert - occupational and environmental medicine
Thu
13
Jun
Christian Schyllert - occupational and environmental medicine
Time 09:00 - 12:00 13 June 09:00 - 12:00
Place Conference center, Sunderby hospital, Luleå
Dissertation. Social determinants in asthma. Population-based studies on respiratory symptoms in relation to occupation, exposure and socioeconomic status.
Dissertation: Juan Carlos Araujo Cabarcas , Computational Science
Thu
13
Jun
Dissertation: Juan Carlos Araujo Cabarcas , Computational Science
Time 13:00 - 16:00 13 June 13:00 - 16:00
Place MIT-building, MA121
Dissertation. Dissertation: Juan Carlos Araujo Cabarcas, Computational Science
Jonas Markström - Physiotherapy
Fri
14
Jun
Jonas Markström - Physiotherapy
Time 09:00 - 12:00 14 June 09:00 - 12:00
Place Assembly hall, Caring Sciences Building, Umeå
Dissertation. Movement strategies and dynamic knee control after anterior cruciate ligament injury: a three dimensional biomechanical analysis.
Dissertation: Gerard Rocher Ros, Physical Geography
Fri
14
Jun
Dissertation: Gerard Rocher Ros, Physical Geography
Time 09:00 - 13:00 14 June 09:00 - 13:00
Place Stora Hörsalen, KBC
Dissertation. Biophysical controls on CO2 evasion from Arctic inland waters.
Dissertation: Ahmad Ostovar, Computer science
Fri
14
Jun
Dissertation: Ahmad Ostovar, Computer science
Time 09:00 - 12:00 14 June 09:00 - 12:00
Place MIT Building, MA121
Dissertation. Object Detection and Recognition in Unstructured Outdoor Environments.
Anders Holmgren - Cardiology
Fri
14
Jun
Anders Holmgren - Cardiology
Time 13:00 - 16:00 14 June 13:00 - 16:00
Place Lecture hall B, 9 floor, University Hospital, Umeå
Dissertation. Metabolic risk markers and relative survival in patients requiring surgery.