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Welcome to our Faculty pages!
Our Faculty has 3 300 students, around 200 doctoral students and a staff of 900 consisting of teachers, scientists and administrators. The Faculty has eleven departments and seven research centres.
These pages serve as a support for those who work at the faculty. If you have any questions please contact The Dean's office.
Wednesday 4 October
A basic introduction to the web based reference management system EndNote Online.
Today at 10:00 - 11:00
Create in Makerspace, play games and explore our exhibitions. enjoy a movie in the dome theater Free admission under 20! NEW OPENING HOURS!
Today at 17:00 - 21:00
Friday 6 October
Come to this talk to hear about the benefits of using cognitive models in Explainable AI!
Friday 6 October at 12:15 - 13:00
Saturday 7 October
Discover science and technology in new, fun ways with the whole family. Explore spring's exciting experiments, films, shows and other activities.
Saturday 7 October at 10:00 - 17:00
The autumn semester has started and a few weeks into the semester, 814 new students have been registered on the faculty's beginner programmes, 196 in the foundation year programme and 132 on the master's programmes. This is a marginal decrease compared to 2022, when a total of 1 150 new students were registered at the same time.
The Swedish Research Council's needs inventory of research infrastructure of national importance opens soon. The inventory is performed every other year and conducted this year between 4 October - 7 November.
As of September 1, the university has a new procured framework agreement that covers fourteen (14) product areas within the lab area, including microscopes, centrifuges, PCR equipment, shakers and much more. Respective product areas are divided into further product groups. Framework agreements cover products with an individual value of a maximum of SEK 700,000.
This autumn, there are millions of Swedish kronor in research funding to apply for from the European Research Council, ERC. All calls are open to researchers in all fields of science. The Swedish Research Council supports researchers at Swedish universities in the application process. On September 20th, from 12:15 to 1:15, a webinar will be held to provide information about the new work programme WP2024. This will also be an opportunity to ask questions.
On November 9, the Scheele Symposium will be arranged in Stockholm to pay attention to 2023 Scheele Award winner Professor Peter G. Schultz's pioneering research in chemical biology. In addition to the prize winner himself, a number of different researchers will lecture, including Christian Hedberg, Department of Chemistry at Umeå University.
Despite thorough work together with eight other universities in the AcrossEU alliance, this year's application was still not accepted. "We will be evaluating our efforts so far to learn and continue the collaboration we have started," says Cathrine Norberg, Deputy Vice-Chancellor with particular responsibility for education.
Do you want to start a research project together with a company or an organisation? As a researcher at Umeå University, you can apply for a doctoral resource through the Industrial Doctoral School.
The call is open until 18 September.
Haidar Al-Naseri, Department of Physics, is awarded a total of 3.6 million SEK from the Swedish Research Council in the spring call for grants for international postdocs within natural and engineering sciences.
Lina Polvi Sjöberg and Lars-Daniel Öhman have been elected to the Faculty Board as group substitutes. The mandate period is July 1, 2023 to June 30, 2025.
The Centre for Transdisciplinary AI (TAIGA) invites researchers and members of the TAIGA community to our yearly event 11-13 October. It is possible to attend all three days or just parts of the event. Registration will open after the summer.
Do you hold creative ideas where AI could take part and seek to expand them with additional perspectives? Are you seeking expertise beyond your field? TAIGA is pleased to announce its upcoming series of pitch events on September 6, 20 and 27.
A team of goal-oriented final-year students from the civil engineering programs look forward to embarking on one of your research projects or commercial ideas.