News and events

Upcoming events

Horizon scanning workshop

How to maximize the chance of a successful academic career.

The Workshop will cover:

  • How to develop your ideas and CV to maximize the chances of success.
  • Trends and developments which may shape future academic career pathways.

This event will be led by Prof. Nicol Keith from University of Glasgow, UK, who is sitting on several international founding committees.

When? Friday May 10th 2019 at 10-12.
Where? KBC Building, Glasburen (next to the cafeteria)
Who should attend? Postdocs and early career investigators.


Lunch seminar - Make more of your research

Innavotionskontoret and Future Faculty invites you to a lunch seminar - Make more of your research - protect, develop and finance!

Pick the date which suites you best:
May 8th, 11:30-12:30, KBE301, Lilla Hörsalen, the KBC building
May 9th, 11:30-12:30, Betula, NUS

Have a free lunch sandwich while finding out what support you can get from Innovationskontoret.

No need to register, but let us know if you have any food allergies at


Previous events

  • February 28, 2019, Future Faculty Kick-off
    Future Faculty had a kick-off where we invited new and old members to come and discuss what they thought we should work at.
  • November 20, 2018, How to succeed as a researcher: UmU
    The Young Academy of Sweden and the Future Faculty at Umeå University had the pleasure to arrange an event about career systems and how to succeed as a researcher at UmU.
  • November 15, 2018, And then there was light
    How to get your VR-grant. Future faculty held a seminar (part 1) on how to write a successful VR application.
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