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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

March

Ann-Louise Vikberg – Medical Genetics
Fri
5
Mar
Ann-Louise Vikberg – Medical Genetics
Time 09:00 - 12:00 5 March 09:00 - 12:00
Place Betula, 6M
Dissertation. Mitotic Kinesin-Like Protein 1 (MKLP1/KIF23) in hereditary congenital dyserythropoietic anemia type III and in cancer.
Joakim Ekspong, Experimental physics
Thu
11
Mar
Joakim Ekspong, Experimental physics
Time 09:00 - 13:00 11 March 09:00 - 13:00
Place BIO.A.206 Aula Anatomica.
Dissertation. Electrocatalysts for Sustainable Hydrogen Energy – Disordered and Heterogeneous nanomaterials.
Kristina Johansson – Medicine
Wed
17
Mar
Kristina Johansson – Medicine
Time 13:00 - 16:00 17 March 13:00 - 16:00
Place Arena, Campus Skellefteå
Dissertation. Biomarkers and risk of intracerebral hemorrhage – Population-based studies in northern Sweden.
Peik Brundin - Infectious Diseases
Thu
25
Mar
Peik Brundin - Infectious Diseases
Time 09:00 - 12:00 25 March 09:00 - 12:00
Place Triple Helix
Dissertation. Sex differences in immune response and sex hormone receptor expression, in healthy individuals and during viral infection.
Pernilla Israelsson - Obstetrics and Gynecology
Fri
26
Mar
Pernilla Israelsson - Obstetrics and Gynecology
Time 09:00 - 12:00 26 March 09:00 - 12:00
Place Betula, University hospital, Umeå
Dissertation. Mechanisms for immune escape in epithelial ovarian cancer
Helena Eklöf, Ecology
Fri
26
Mar
Helena Eklöf, Ecology
Time 09:00 - 13:00 26 March 09:00 - 13:00
Place KBG501 and Zoom
Dissertation. Genetic diversity and differentiation in natural and managed stands of Norway spruce (Picea abies).

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.
Thai Quoc Bui, Chemistry
Fri
23
Apr
Thai Quoc Bui, Chemistry
Time 10:00 - 14:00 23 April 10:00 - 14:00
Place Glasburen, KBC.
Dissertation. Development of nitrogen-containing materials for capture and catalytic conversion of carbon dioxide to value-added chemicals.

May

Jennifer Frankel – Radiophysics
Fri
21
May
Jennifer Frankel – Radiophysics
Time 09:00 - 12:00 21 May 09:00 - 12:00
Place Triple Helix
Dissertation. Characterization of the MRI patient exposure environment and exposure assessment methods for time-varying magnetic fields in MRI scanners.
Albin Stjernbrandt – Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Thu
27
May
Albin Stjernbrandt – Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Time 09:00 - 12:00 27 May 09:00 - 12:00
Place Triple Helix, University management building
Dissertation. Cold exposure and health: A study on neurological and vascular hand symptoms in northern Sweden.
Josefin Forslund - Medical Biochemistry
Fri
28
May
Josefin Forslund - Medical Biochemistry
Time 09:00 - 12:00 28 May 09:00 - 12:00
Place Carl Kempe hall, KBC-building
Dissertation. The consequences of DNA lesions for mitochondrial DNA maintenance.

June

Torben Wilms - Ears, Nose, Throat
Thu
3
Jun
Torben Wilms - Ears, Nose, Throat
Time 09:00 - 12:00 3 June 09:00 - 12:00
Place Betula + Zoom
Dissertation. Squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck, focusing on Epstein-Barr-virus, programmed death-ligand 1 and serum lipoproteins.