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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.
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Wednesday 28 February
Annual cross country skiing relay organised by KBC - Register now!
Today at 10:00 - 13:00
The Integrated Science Lab invites you to join the conversation centered around better computational models and understanding our metabolism.
Today at 12:00 - 13:00
Thursday 29 February
The PET Sampling Puzzle: Intelligent data sampling methods for positron emission tomography.
Thursday 29 February at 09:00 - 13:00
This workshop aims to unite researchers engaged in Bacillus research, as well as those new to the field with relevant expertise in associated fields.
Thursday 29 February at 09:00 until Friday 1 March at 15:00
On 16 Februari this year, the Vice-Chancellor decided to establish the Torgny and Lena Stigbrand prize at Umeå University. The prize of SEK 100,000 will be awarded at Umeå University's annual celebration for a period of three years, for the first time in 2024 and the last time in 2026.
During 2023, four new docents were appointed at the Faculty of Science and Technology: Lili Jiang and Loïs Vanhée at the Department of Computing Science, and Peter Lind and Christer Larsson at the Department of Molecular Biology.
To increase students' knowledge about plagiarism and academic integrity, an interactive online training course was launched in November 2023. The course is now also available in English.
On Thursday 22 February, Marie Paretti, Professor of Engineering Education at Virginia Tech, USA, will hold an open seminar on how to promote engineering in our education. The seminar is primarily aimed at all faculty members teaching in engineering programmes, but is open for everyone with an interest in education.
Do you love skiing and team-working with your colleagues? If so, you won't want to miss the KBC Stafetten, the ultimate ski relay event for Umeå University and SLU staff, PhD students, and postdocs.
The new director of the Umeå Centre for Microbial Research, UCMR, is Fredrik Almqvist and the deputy director is Marta Bally. They succeed Yaowen Wu and Teresa Frisan.
Do you want to start a research project together with a company or an organisation? As a researcher at Umeå University, you have the opportunity to apply for a doctoral resource through the Industrial Doctoral School.
The call is open until 18 March.
The SciLifeLab & Wallenberg National Program for Data-Driven Life Science announces calls for PhD projects within academia and industry.
On July 20-26, 2024, the Innovation Cup Summer Camp will be held in Germany for post-graduate students and postdocs. Applications are open until January 31.
Does your research have a connection to the Baltic Sea region or Eastern Europe, regardless of discipline? On Monday, 27 November, from 9 to 11 AM, the Foundation for Baltic and East European Studies invite you to a digital information meeting about their various forms of funding for 2024.
Students can now manage their student work that contains sensitive personal data in a customized collaboration site in Teams in Microsoft 365. The responsible teacher or supervisor orders the site.
Apply for the MIRAI 2.0 short course "Gerontechnology for health, participation, and quality of life". This short course intends to bring together doctoral students and postdocs from Swedish and Japanese member universities.