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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

Kavitha Shanmugam, Chemistry
Mon
10
May
Kavitha Shanmugam, Chemistry
Time 09:30 - 13:30 10 May 09:30 - 13:30
Place Glasburen, KBC and digital.
Dissertation. A Systems Oriented Assessment Framework for Sustainable Cities. Evaluating the Circular and Sustainable Performance of Essential Municipal services.
Madelene Holmgren – Medical Technology
Wed
12
May
Madelene Holmgren – Medical Technology
Time 09:00 - 12:00 12 May 09:00 - 12:00
Place Betula, Norrlands universitetssjukhus + Zoom (Meeting ID: 631 8714 2464, Passcode: 619305)
Dissertation. 4D flow MRI and modelling to assess cerebral arterial hemodynamics: Method development and evaluation.
Jennifer Frankel – Radiophysics
Fri
21
May
Jennifer Frankel – Radiophysics
Time 09:00 - 12:00 21 May 09:00 - 12:00
Place Triple Helix/ZOOM
Dissertation. Characterization of the MRI patient exposure environment and exposure assessment methods for magnetic fields in MRI scanners.
Anders Ulvenstam – Medicine
Fri
21
May
Anders Ulvenstam – Medicine
Time 09:00 - 12:00 21 May 09:00 - 12:00
Place Assembly hall, Östersund Hospital
Dissertation. Cardiovascular events after coronary syndrome with special reference to ischemic stroke.
Emil Johansson, Chemistry
Fri
21
May
Emil Johansson, Chemistry
Time 09:00 - 13:00 21 May 09:00 - 13:00
Place Glasburen, KBC and digital.
Dissertation. Synthesis of tailored sialic acid conjugates and small molecules to block viral attachment and entry.
Alena Aliashkevich – Molecular Biology
Fri
21
May
Alena Aliashkevich – Molecular Biology
Time 13:00 - 16:00 21 May 13:00 - 16:00
Place Thymine/Uracil, Zoom
Dissertation. Molecular mechanisms and biological consequences of the production of non-canonical D-amino acids in bacteria.
Erik Hedström – Orthopedics
Fri
21
May
Erik Hedström – Orthopedics
Time 13:00 - 16:00 21 May 13:00 - 16:00
Place Triple Helix + Zoom
Dissertation. Fractures in Children, a population based study from northern Sweden.
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 Zoom
Dissertation. Cold exposure and health: A study on neurological and vascular hand symptoms in northern Sweden.
Mohammed Abdulridha Hamdan, Ecology
Fri
28
May
Mohammed Abdulridha Hamdan, Ecology
Time 09:00 - 13:00 28 May 09:00 - 13:00
Place KBG501.
Dissertation. Effects of temperature and terrestrial carbon on primary production in lake ecosystems.
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.
Tommie Irewall – pulmonary medicine
Fri
28
May
Tommie Irewall – pulmonary medicine
Time 09:00 - 12:00 28 May 09:00 - 12:00
Place Assembly hall, Östersund Hospital and digitally via Teams and Youtube
Dissertation. Prevalence and incidence of and risk factors for asthma and exercise-induced laryngeal obstruction among elite endurance athletes.
Rickard Sjögren, Chemistry
Fri
28
May
Rickard Sjögren, Chemistry
Time 09:00 - 13:00 28 May 09:00 - 13:00
Place KBC Glasburen
Dissertation. Synergies between Chemometrics and Machine Learning.
Fredrik Röding – Orthopedics
Fri
28
May
Fredrik Röding – Orthopedics
Time 13:00 - 16:00 28 May 13:00 - 16:00
Place Triple Helix + zoom meeting ID 687 3603 1313)
Dissertation. Injuries are not accidents! An emergency-department population-based epidemiological study.

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.
Rebecca Baxter – Nursing
Thu
3
Jun
Rebecca Baxter – Nursing
Time 09:00 - 12:00 3 June 09:00 - 12:00
Place Aula Biologica, Umeå University
Dissertation. Life is for living" - Exploring thriving for older people living in nursing homes.
Sanaria Abbas Jaafar Alallaq, Plant Physiology
Thu
3
Jun
Sanaria Abbas Jaafar Alallaq, Plant Physiology
Time 10:00 - 14:00 3 June 10:00 - 14:00
Place KBF301.
Dissertation. Characterization of adventitious root formation in Populus species and Norway spruce.
Wearable systems and sensors for the assessment of motor control
Fri
4
Jun
Wearable systems and sensors for the assessment of motor control
Time 09:00 - 12:00 4 June 09:00 - 12:00
Place Room Betula, University Hospital of Umeå (NUS)
Dissertation. Wearable systems and sensors for the assessment of motor control.
Tomas Bäcklund – Medical Technology
Fri
4
Jun
Tomas Bäcklund – Medical Technology
Time 09:00 - 12:00 4 June 09:00 - 12:00
Place Hall Betula, University Hospital, Umeå
Dissertation. Wearable systems and sensors for the assessment of motor control.
Maria Burman – Geriatrics
Fri
4
Jun
Maria Burman – Geriatrics
Time 09:00 - 12:00 4 June 09:00 - 12:00
Place Hall Biologica
Dissertation. Malnutrition and obesity among older adults. Prevalence and associations with mortality and urinary tract infection
Linda Spinord – Rehabilitation medicine
Fri
4
Jun
Linda Spinord – Rehabilitation medicine
Time 13:00 - 16:00 4 June 13:00 - 16:00
Place Triple Helix + digitally
Dissertation. Multimodal rehabilitation for patients with chronic pain in northern Sweden.
Anne Gotfredsen – Public Health
Fri
4
Jun
Anne Gotfredsen – Public Health
Time 13:00 - 16:00 4 June 13:00 - 16:00
Place Zoom and lecture hall Butajira
Dissertation. Carving out collective spaces – exploring the complexities of gender and everyday stressors within rural youth leisure.
Alexander Arnold Muschet, Experimental physics
Fri
4
Jun
Alexander Arnold Muschet, Experimental physics
Time 13:00 - 17:00 4 June 13:00 - 17:00
Place KBE301-Lilla hörsalen, Campus Umeå, KBC-huset.
Dissertation. Non-linear attosecond physics at 100 eV.
Beatrice Pettersson – Physiotherapy
Thu
10
Jun
Beatrice Pettersson – Physiotherapy
Time 09:00 - 12:00 10 June 09:00 - 12:00
Place Aula Biologica
Dissertation. Fall prevention exercise for older adults — Self-management with support of digital technology.
Karna Johansson – Cardiology
Fri
11
Jun
Karna Johansson – Cardiology
Time 09:00 - 12:00 11 June 09:00 - 12:00
Place Hall B, 9 floor, University Hospital, Umeå
Dissertation. Altered body composition in adults with complex congenital heart disease.
Ioannis Gkekas – Surgery
Fri
11
Jun
Ioannis Gkekas – Surgery
Time 13:00 - 16:00 11 June 13:00 - 16:00
Place Hall Betula, University Hospital, Umeå
Dissertation. Mismatch Repair Deficiency in Colorectal Cancer.
Negin Balfe – Clinical Oral Physiology
Tue
15
Jun
Negin Balfe – Clinical Oral Physiology
Time 09:00 - 12:00 15 June 09:00 - 12:00
Place Hall B, building 1 D, 9 floor , University Hospital, Umeå
Dissertation. Perspectives on signs and symptoms indicative of temporomandibular disorders.