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.
Saturday 19 October
In conjunction with the Annual Celebration, Anne Asensio will hold her celebration lecture on the importance of welcoming technical innovations.
Saturday 19 October at 10:00 - 10:20
Thursday 24 October
Welcome to the 3rd workshop of the Industrial Doctoral School inviting all PhD students, supervisors and partners. It is organised every second year.
Thursday 24 October at 08:30 - 16:30
Friday 1 November
Opening the black box of mathematics teachers’ professional growth: A study of the process of teacher learning.
Friday 1 November at 09:00 - 13:00
Tuesday 5 November
An annual interdisciplinary conference
Tuesday 5 November at 09:00 until Wednesday 6 November at 15:00
The Umeå University web, umu.se, contains a section on research infrastructure launched in June this year. Those who have a research infrastructure at their disposal can present it to the research community online.
In this doctoral course that gives 3 credits, you learn how to talk about your research with anyone, anywhere.
A survey is now available investigating what needs the organisation has of ordering proofreading and translation services between Swedish and English. The purpose of the survey is to gather information and evaluate the need for potential improvements.
The Umeå University Board has decided on a long-term investment – a total of SEK 100 million over ten years – on research in artificial intelligence (AI) and autonomous systems. The aim is to give AI a vital role in research and education in all fields.
Does group work work? How do you teach teachers about sustainable development? And how do you redesign an education programme, so that is permeated by perspectives of sustainability? These are some of the themes for the annual Teaching & Education Day for the faculty's teaching staff.
Do you want to know more about the possibilities offered by different research financiers and increase your chances for grants? If so, you are warmly welcome to this information meeting with and about Vinnova and the Swedish Energy Agency.
The research and leadership programme, ReaL, is a competence and career programme for research leaders at Umeå University aimed at developing successful researchers and scientific leaders. Application is now open, apply for ReaL Step 2 by 3 May.
The Supervisor Day is an afternoon for inspiration and knowledge exchange for anyone who is interested in educational issues at the doctoral level. The day is for everyone who is a research supervisor or prospective research supervisor with a doctoral degree.
The question regarding the organisation of the arts-based disciplines within Umeå University has been finalised with a new centre to take effect on 1 January 2020. The Centre will comprise of the Umeå School of Architecture, Umeå Institute of Design, Umeå Academy of Fine Arts, Bildmuseet and the Department of Creative Studies. Umeå Institute of Design and Umeå School of Architecture will remain within the Faculty of Science and Technology.
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. All seminars and presentations will be held in English.
Metabolomics for everybody. Annual growth cycle of poplar trees. Acoustics in aquatic science. These are the subjects discussed at the next Icelab Lunch Pitch. It will take place at KBC Focus Environment's glass room on Tuesday 2 April at 12:00.
Umeå University is keen to provide its faculty and staff with good opportunities for personal development. In order to assist you, we have gathered links to resources and tools available for you to optimise current and future careers. You are also welcome to help us improve the pages further.