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
Friday 25 September
Roles of demography and natural selection in shaping genome-wide variation of Norway spruce.
Today at 13:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 29 September
Title: Carbon trace gas dynamics in subarctic lakes
Tuesday 29 September at 11:00 - 12:00
Title: 19F magnetic resonance imaging and its application for transplanted pancreatic islets visualisation
Tuesday 29 September at 15:15 - 16:00
Tuesday 13 October
Title: "A night in the viral natural history museum with HIV and SARS-CoV-2"
Tuesday 13 October at 15:15 - 16:00
At Umeå University's new science center at Arts campus, the staff is preparing intensely for the public soft opening in a few weeks. But even now, parts of the center have sneak-opened.
The Umeå Postdoc Society (UPS) is a new platform for postdocs to come together and share experiences and knowledge. If you are a postdoc you are very welcome to join the kick-off event Friday 2 October.
Do you want help developing your research proposal ideas or receive feedback on already formulated applications to the Swedish Research Funding Agencies and Councils? In that case, you are most welcome to an application workshop arranged by the Research Support and Collaboration Office.
Molecular Infection Medicine Sweden (MIMS) hosts the annual meeting of the Nordic EMBL Partnership for Molecular Medicine as an online conference, 22-25 September 2020.
Do you have questions about research data management (RDM) or open data? The Swedish national data service (SND) is hosting a drop-in online consultation with specialists on the field for researchers and others who work with research data.
SLU and The Faculty of Forest Sciences are inviting researchers and PhD:s at Umeå university to participate in our local competition in Researcher´s Grand Prix 2020 – a competition that will be live broadcasted on SLU:s Facebook page, web and Youtube channel. Don´t miss this unique opportunity to sharpen your presentation skills and reach out with your research to a new audience! One lucky winner will get the golden ticket to the Finale, which will take place at Nalen, Stockholm, 16th of December 2020.
Umeå University will be without a procured travel agent for the rest of 2020. All travel bookings must follow the temporary instructions on the Aurora page for Business travel. The University is still recommending members of staff to be restrictive in carrying out business travel within Sweden.
This autumn, the Faculty of Science and Technology has admitted a record number of students to its educational programmes. The number of novice students is 975, an increase by 21 percent compared to last year. The foundation year programme has also admitted more students, 245 compared to 187 last autumn.
The most advanced level of Umeå University's Research and leadership programme is starting for the second time around early in 2021. Applications are opening in August.
Britain left the EU on 31 January. Future agreements on, for example, trade, security and various exchanges will now be negotiated for a transition period that ends 31 December 2020. During this period, the UK retains its rights and obligations as an EU member.
On Thursday August 20 the faculty's teaching day will take place. Teaching & Education Day is for all employees at the Faculty of Science and Technology with an interest in developing the teaching in our courses and programmes. This year the event will be arranged via Zoom.
Many grand research challenges of the future exist in the unexplored terrain between traditional disciplines. IceLab Camp will help prepare for multidisciplinary endeavors. This year's camp takes place at Granö Beckasin on September 7-10.