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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

Usama Boles - Cardiology
Thu
21
Nov
Usama Boles - Cardiology
Time 09:00 - 12:00 21 November 09:00 - 12:00
Place Major Groove, target point J0
Dissertation. Insight into Coronary Artery Ectasia.
Viktoria Wahlström - Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Fri
22
Nov
Viktoria Wahlström - Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Time 09:00 - 12:00 22 November 09:00 - 12:00
Place Assembly hall B, 9 floor, University hospital, Umeå.
Dissertation. Interventions for increased physical activity among office workers
Gisli Palsson – archaeology
Fri
22
Nov
Gisli Palsson – archaeology
Time 10:00 - 12:00 22 November 10:00 - 12:00
Place Samhällsvetarhuset, S104
Dissertation. Gisli Palsson defends his PhD thesis Storied lines: using historical documentation to characterize archaeological connectivity.
Emil Nüssler - Obstetrics and Gynecology
Fri
22
Nov
Emil Nüssler - Obstetrics and Gynecology
Time 13:00 - 16:00 22 November 13:00 - 16:00
Place Assembly hall A, Unod T9, University hospital, Umeå
Dissertation. Vaginal prolapse surgery - an epidemiological perspective.
Abdellah Lakehal, Plant cell and molecular biology
Thu
28
Nov
Abdellah Lakehal, Plant cell and molecular biology
Time 10:00 - 14:00 28 November 10:00 - 14:00
Place KB.E3.01 Lilla hörsalen
Dissertation. A molecular network mediating adventitious root initiation in Arabidopsis thaliana.
Cornelia Späth - Pediatrics
Fri
29
Nov
Cornelia Späth - Pediatrics
Time 09:00 - 12:00 29 November 09:00 - 12:00
Place 5B Big lecture hall, building 5B, 6th floor, University hospital, Umeå
Dissertation. The impact of nutrition on growth, biomarkers and health outcome in preterm infants
Mary Adjeiwaah - Radition Sciences
Fri
29
Nov
Mary Adjeiwaah - Radition Sciences
Time 09:00 - 12:00 29 November 09:00 - 12:00
Place Lecture hall 933, By 3A, Målpunkt B9, NUS
Dissertation. Quality Assurance for Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Radiotherapy.
Karthik Aripaka - Pathology
Fri
29
Nov
Karthik Aripaka - Pathology
Time 13:00 - 16:00 29 November 13:00 - 16:00
Place Major Groove, building 6L, University Hospital, Umeå
Dissertation. Studies on the biological functions of interaction between components in Wnt, TGF-β and HIF pathways for cancer progression.

December

Ahmad Ostovar, Computer Science
Thu
5
Dec
Ahmad Ostovar, Computer Science
Time 13:00 - 17:00 5 December 13:00 - 17:00
Place MIT building, MA121.
Dissertation. Ahmad Ostovar, Computer Science
Salah I. Farag - Molecular Biology
Fri
6
Dec
Salah I. Farag - Molecular Biology
Time 09:00 - 13:00 6 December 09:00 - 13:00
Place Lecture hall 933, Unod B9, University Hospital Umeå.
Dissertation. Biogenesis, function and regulation of the type III secretion translocon of Yersinia pseudotuberculosis.
Klas Holmgren - Surgery
Fri
6
Dec
Klas Holmgren - Surgery
Time 13:00 - 16:00 6 December 13:00 - 16:00
Place Lecture hall B, Unod T9, University hospital, Umeå
Dissertation. Permanent stoma after anterior resection for rectal cancer: prevalence and mechanisms.
Anders Rebbling, Energy Technology
Wed
11
Dec
Anders Rebbling, Energy Technology
Time 09:00 - 13:00 11 December 09:00 - 13:00
Place Naturvetarhuset, N460
Dissertation. Application of fuel design to mitigate ash related problems during combustion of biomass.
Sereilakhena Phal, Chemistry
Fri
13
Dec
Sereilakhena Phal, Chemistry
Time 10:00 - 14:00 13 December 10:00 - 14:00
Place KBC, KBE301 - Lilla hörsalen
Dissertation. Development of Electrochemical Biosensor and Sensor Platforms.
Jianfeng Wang, Mathematical Statistics
Tue
17
Dec
Jianfeng Wang, Mathematical Statistics
Time 13:00 - 17:00 17 December 13:00 - 17:00
Place N450.
Dissertation. Enhanced Block Sparse Signal Recovery and Bayesian Hierarchical Models with Applications.
Jianfeng Wang, Umeå University
Tue
17
Dec
Jianfeng Wang, Umeå University
Time 13:00 - 15:00 17 December 13:00 - 15:00
Place N450, Natural Sciences Builting
Dissertation. Enhanced Block Sparse Signal Recovery and Bayesian Hierarchical Models with Applications
Pramod Mallikarjuna - Pathology
Wed
18
Dec
Pramod Mallikarjuna - Pathology
Time 13:00 - 16:00 18 December 13:00 - 16:00
Place Eo4
Dissertation. The role of tranforming growth factor-β signaling and hypoxia inducible factors in renal cell carcinoma.

January

Anna Sondell - Physiotherapy
Fri
10
Jan
Anna Sondell - Physiotherapy
Time 09:00 - 12:00 10 January 09:00 - 12:00
Place Assembly hall, Caring sciences building
Dissertation. Exercise and team rehabilitation in older people with dementia: applicability, motivation and experiences.
Jonas Jäder, Subject Matter Education With a Specialisation in Mathematics
Fri
10
Jan
Jonas Jäder, Subject Matter Education With a Specialisation in Mathematics
Time 13:00 - 17:00 10 January 13:00 - 17:00
Place Naturvetarhuset, N360.
Dissertation. A task to teach - On mathematical tasks as a resource for learning.
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 08:30 - 11:30 29 January 08:30 - 11:30
Place E04, Hospital area.
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. The effects of deep brain stimulation on speech and voice 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

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.