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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.
Read the university's recommendations concerning covid-19
Tuesday 29 November
Title: The effects of environmental exposures on epigenetic mechanisms, metabolism, and health
Tuesday 29 November at 15:15 - 16:00
Wednesday 30 November
Hybrid symposium at Umeå School of Architecture
Wednesday 30 November at 09:30 - 16:30
Welcome to Curiosum on Wednesdays between 16-19! Play games, watch movies, experience exhibitions and create in Makerspace (odd-numbered weeks).
Wednesday 30 November at 16:00 - 19:00
Saturday 3 December
Discover science and technology in new, exciting ways with the whole family. With lots of activities, films, experiments, shows and exhibitions.
Saturday 3 December at 11:00 until Sunday 4 December at 16:00
On June 10-16, 2023, the Innovation Cup Summer Camp will be held in Germany for post-graduate students and postdocs. Applications are open until January 31.
Recent discussion has resulted in the understanding that UCMR has a need for updating and defining the community of UCMR PIs in a way that is inclusive and clear, but that also regulates the responsibility that comes with the definition. This information has been compiled in the UCMR PI guidelines.
Everyone interested in microbial research and infection biology is cordially welcome to UCMR Day 2023, which is held in Aula Nordica at Umeå University 19 January.
The Innovation Office is once again hosting Innovation Talks, this time with Johanna Björklund and Stefan K Nilsson as guests.
It is now time to nominate winners for the Faculty of Science and Technology's Educational Prize 2023. The prize of SEK 30 000 is intended for an individual teacher or a team of teachers. The deadline for nominations is 11 January.
This workshop is an open informal occasion to learn about the second call of the multi-disciplinary "Excellence by Choice" (EC) Postdoctoral Programme in life science – there are some important changes in the process.
In a new report published on 29 September, the Swedish Research Council, together with a group of scientists and communication experts, present a three-piece framework for how science communication can become a natural part of third cycle education.
It is time to start the annual inventory of chemical products, which should be completed before the end of the year. The inventory shall ensure that the products at the departments are registered in the university's chemical management system KLARA.
Karolina Broman and Johan Olofsson have been appointed vice deans at the Faculty of Science and Technology.These are two new roles at the faculty, which are appointed by te dean.
The Faculty of Science and Technology has a new communications officer. Sara-Lena Brännström comes from the journalism industry and has worked at Västerbottens-Kuriren and SVT."It will be fun to take on new tasks. The university is an inspiring environment" she says.
Do you want to learn more about how to create a so-called MOOC, Massive Open Online Courses?
Teachers and researchers now have extended access via the University Library to the JoVE database, Journal of Visualized Experiments. The videos in the database describe various biological phenomena and experiments bit by bit and can be used, for example, in education as a supplement to textbooks and scientific articles.