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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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Grants Office and the External Relations Office welcome you to a workshop about SSF – Strategic mobility 2018, a call from the Swedish Foundation for strategic research.
A team of goal-oriented final year students from the civil engineering programs look forward to embarking on one of your research projects or one of your commercial ideas.
A new electoral assembly at Umeå University will be appointed. All employees at the university are given the opportunity to nominate members to the Electoral Assembly. For this purpose, the faculty has prepared a nomination page where employees can anonymously leave their suggestions.
The Grants Office invites employees and other interested people to a series of seminars with focus on research funding. The first seminar is already on Monday.
NTK are pleased to welcome PhD members to the grand meeting, which will take place the 15th of May at 16:00 , room MA378, in the 3rd floor of the MIT building.
The Umeå School of Architecture, Umeå Institute of Design, Umeå Academy of Fine Arts, Bildmuseet and the Department of Creative Studies should be tied more closely to one another to strengthen the artistic profile of Umeå University. That is the main message conveyed by investigator Peter Honeth, former Secretary of State, in a proposal that will be submitted to the Vice-Chancellor at the end of April.
Comprehensive internationalisation, new objectives in the Higher Education Act and tailored support by government agencies, are some of the proposals presented in the inquiry En strategisk agenda för internationalisering submitted to the government
Guest lecture with Daniel Kreiss, University of North Carolina, on how political communication and election campaigns have changed over the past decade.
Communicating science does not always come natural, but just like other aspects of scientific work it is a skill that can be learned. In October, the Faculty of Science and Technology starts the new course "Communicating scientific research" aimed at doctoral students.
This year´s topic is Chemical and Genetic Screening – Exploring the Future Frontiers of Human Health. The advent of new automatizing and genome editing technologies is revolutionizing screening efforts from the academia. We will bring together an excellent group of scientists actively involved in chemical and genetic screenings from various independent angles. Anyone with an interest in the field is welcome to participate.
John Anderson holds the royal environmental professorship at Umeå University for 2017–2018. On Wednesday 14 February, he will together with four colleagues, hold open lectures with the Swedish King in the audience. The theme is climate effects on Northern ecosystems.
The Faculty of Science and Technology´s annual Teacher's Day will take place on 22 August 2018. Mark the day in your calendar, formal invitation with the opportunity to register will be sent out in May. The theme of this year's day is Learning.