Have you or a colleague wrote a new book? Received an award or research grants? Are you planning an interdisciplinary conference and expect interesting guests? Have you been interviewed? Or written an article in a newspaper? Or something else that might be interesting or important for all employees at the faculty to be informed of.
Remember to announce the information timely to Per Melander, Communications Officer at the Faculty Office.
Note that it's not always exactly the same internal news that shows here as on the corresponding site in Swedish.
Information about the Corona pandemic – continuosly updated
Here you find contacts for the staff at Deans Office
Wednesday 10 March
Presentation of preliminary results from a postdoc project focused on social media influencers, politics, and promotional communication.
Wednesday 10 March at 13:15 - 14:30
Thursday 11 March
This breakfast we are discussing shadow libraries as a concept, its effect on library services, and academia at large.
Thursday 11 March at 08:00 - 10:00
Getting to and from Umeå
VIVA Adult Education
The Swedish Migration Agency
Two events at Humlab to take part in soon: Humlab Share and a Tech Breakfast.
In March, it is time to answer the employee satisfaction survey for 2021. Vice-Chancellor Hans Adolfsson is keen to get an indication of how the university's staff are doing and how work during the pandemic is going:"I really hope that as many people as possible will take the time to participate."
Promoting gender-balanced participation in committees at Swedish universities is more complex than just focusing on equal numbers of men and women. To highlight the importance of gender balance, The Equality and Diversity Committee at the Department of Chemistry, Umeå University, invites to a Zoom seminar on March 4, where these issues will be discussed.
Early career researchers are under substantial pressure. Short-term contracts, competition, difficulties in combining work with other commitments and the uncertainty about the individual future in academia all make career planning a difficult task. Umeå University offers different support measures for early career researchers.