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Events

March

Study abroad – apply for exchange studies in Europe (drop-in)
Mon
1
Mar
Study abroad – apply for exchange studies in Europe (drop-in)
Time 12:00 - 13:00 1 March 12:00 - 13:00
Place Virtual meeting
Other. Find out where you can apply and what it means to go on an exchange - come to our digital drop-in meeting! Last day to apply is 1 March, 2021.
Literature review Part 1 - Entering the conversation
Wed
3
Mar
Literature review Part 1 - Entering the conversation
Time 10:00 - 12:00 3 March 10:00 - 12:00
Place Zoom
Workshop. This workshop will introduce you to the purpose of and what should be included in a narrative/traditional literature review.
Morteza Abdipour, Industrial Design
Wed
10
Mar
Morteza Abdipour, Industrial Design
Time 14:00 - 18:00 10 March 14:00 - 18:00
Place Project Studio, Umeå Institute of Design.
Licentiate Thesis. Arrangement Design Studies– the introduction of the digital wall in domestic environments.
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.
Zoom in on: Web of Science
Thu
11
Mar
Zoom in on: Web of Science
Time 12:30 - 12:50 11 March 12:30 - 12:50
Place Online
Lecture. Welcome to a short webinar on Web of Science, a multidisciplinary database covering a lot of subjects.
Finding the relevant sources for your literature review
Wed
17
Mar
Finding the relevant sources for your literature review
Time 10:00 - 12:00 17 March 10:00 - 12:00
Place Zoom
Workshop. This workshop will introduce you to advanced search techniques and strategies for finding major works on a topic.
Carry out your degree project abroad – apply for Minor Field Studies
Wed
17
Mar
Carry out your degree project abroad – apply for Minor Field Studies
Time 12:15 - 13:00 17 March 12:15 - 13:00
Place Zoom
Other. Digital information meeting about how to apply for Minor Field Studies. Two medical students will talk about their experiences in Indonesia.
Carry out your degree project broad – apply for Minor Field Studies
Wed
24
Mar
Carry out your degree project broad – apply for Minor Field Studies
Time 12:15 - 13:00 24 March 12:15 - 13:00
Place Zoom
Other. Digital information meeting about how to apply for Minor Field Studies. A political science student will share her experiences from South Africa
Zoom in on: Open access - deals and discounts
Thu
25
Mar
Zoom in on: Open access - deals and discounts
Time 12:30 - 12:50 25 March 12:30 - 12:50
Place Online
Lecture. Welcome to a short webinar on open access, deals and discounts.
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).
Literature review Part 2 - Arranging the conversation
Wed
31
Mar
Literature review Part 2 - Arranging the conversation
Time 10:00 - 12:00 31 March 10:00 - 12:00
Place Zoom
Workshop. This workshop will cover three main ways to organize the narrative/traditional literature review.

April

Introduction – Once upon a time
Wed
7
Apr
Introduction – Once upon a time
Time 10:00 - 12:00 7 April 10:00 - 12:00
Place Zoom
Workshop. This workshop will explain the three common moves of an introduction: establishing the research territory; establishing a niche; occupying the niche.
Methodology, Methods and Materials – What did you do?
Wed
21
Apr
Methodology, Methods and Materials – What did you do?
Time 10:00 - 12:00 21 April 10:00 - 12:00
Place Zoom
Workshop. Examples of the methods section will be examined. Typical language used and verb tense will also be covered.
Zoom in on: Generating text from ideas
Thu
22
Apr
Zoom in on: Generating text from ideas
Time 12:30 - 12:50 22 April 12:30 - 12:50
Place Online
Lecture. Welcome to a short webinar on generating text from ideas and how the Academic Resource Centre can help you.
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

Discussion – Placing your work within the larger conversation
Wed
5
May
Discussion – Placing your work within the larger conversation
Time 10:00 - 12:00 5 May 10:00 - 12:00
Place Zoom
Workshop. The workshop will cover organizing the discussion section: Introduction, Discussion, Limitations, Recommendations for Future Research, and Conclusions...
Zoom in on: Diva
Thu
6
May
Zoom in on: Diva
Time 12:30 - 12:50 6 May 12:30 - 12:50
Place Online
Lecture. Welcome to a short webinar on Diva.
Graduation Ceremony for international master's programmes
Wed
12
May
Graduation Ceremony for international master's programmes
Time 13:00 - 14:30 12 May 13:00 - 14:30
Place Online
Other. On Wednesday 12 May, Umeå University will hold a ceremony to honour graduating students of International Master's Programmes.
Editing and proofreading – Give them the time they deserve
Wed
19
May
Editing and proofreading – Give them the time they deserve
Time 10:00 - 12:00 19 May 10:00 - 12:00
Place Zoom
Workshop. This workshop will focus on checking for writing clear sentences and structured paragraphs.
Zoom in on: Bibliometrics
Thu
20
May
Zoom in on: Bibliometrics
Time 12:30 - 12:50 20 May 12:30 - 12:50
Place Online
Lecture. Welcome to a short webinar on bibliometrics.

February

Winter Graduation
Fri
4
Feb
Winter Graduation
Time 4 February at 00:00 until 5 February at 00:00 4 February at 00:00 until 5 February at 00:00
Place Aula Nordica
Other. Winter Graduation - for the Doctors, Jubilee Doctors and award recipients who have been affected by the cancelled 2020 and 2021 Spring Graduations.