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Our Faculty has 3 300 students, 250 doctoral students and a staff of 900 consisting of teachers, scientists and administrators. The Faculty has 11 institutions, 7 Research Centres and Umeå Institute of Techology, Umeå Institute of Design and Umeå School of Architecture.
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The new University Board had its first session in June this year. The members are now beginning to find their feet, and are ready to set the guidelines for the upcoming work for this term of office, which comes to an end on 30 April 2020.
The Department of Physics invites to a seminar about neutron scattering methods and opportunities for Sweden-funded Super ADAM beamline in France Wednesday 13th of September.
Now all faculty pages on Aurora have an equivalent text in English.
The salary for June has in some cases been paid out twice. Danske Bank is investigating what has gone wrong since the salary file submitted by Umeå University is correct.
On 1 July, the deans of all faculties at Umeå University will be replaced with new representatives. The Vice-Chancellor has now reached a decision on the boards at the faculties of Arts and Technology and Sciences. The decisions on the faculties of Social Sciences and Medicine were reached in April.
During the spring of 2017, Grants Office invites the employees at Umeå University and other interested people to a panel of seminars with focus on research funding.
Welcome to Open House and re-opening of our refurbished incubator. Mingle with great minds, check out new rental spaces, challenge a collegue in the science quiz or have a speed chat with a business coach.
The Swedish government research funding body, Formas, is visiting Umeå University on 1 March to present their open call for proposals in environment, agricultural industries and community-building.
The Vice-Chancellor has decided to adopt a code of rules and procedures for the appointment of heads of department from 14 February onwards. This code stipulates routines for the appointment of new heads of office and prolonging these heads' terms of office. The code also states that heads of department who enter their post for the first time should be offered a mentor, and it describes the importance of qualified administrative support for the assignment.
In December, information about a change in mobile network operator stated that the University would change its mobile contracts from Telia to TDC this February. The big move of all contracts has been postponed to give room for a test period where a small group of users will be moved this spring. This in order to test and ensure that all administrative processes involved will run smoothly.
The Spring Graduation Ceremony at Umeå University takes place at Aula Nordica on Saturday 20 May. Here you can find information about time and dates, dress code and how to register.
ReaL is a competence and career programme for research leaders at Umeå University in three steps. Apply to step 1 - Researchers in an early stage of the research career. The last day of application is Friday, March 3.