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
Wednesday 10 March
Arrangement Design Studies– the introduction of the digital wall in domestic environments.
Wednesday 10 March at 14:00 - 18:00
Thursday 11 March
Electrocatalysts for Sustainable Hydrogen Energy – Disordered and Heterogeneous nanomaterials.
Thursday 11 March at 09:00 - 13:00
Wednesday 17 March
Join us and meet your peers with an interest in bioinformatics!
Wednesday 17 March at 13:00 - 15:00
Monday 22 March
Umeå Centre for Electron Microscopy (UCEM) offers an online course introducing EM instruments and methods
Monday 22 March at 13:00 until Tuesday 23 March at 12:00
In March, it is time to answer the employee satisfaction survey for 2021. Vice-Chancellor Hans Adolfsson is keen to get an indication of how the university's staff are doing and how work during the pandemic is going:"I really hope that as many people as possible will take the time to participate."
UCMR is looking for a management coordinator for a temporary assignment. The assignment is only aimed at employees at Umeå University and extends over a period of six months or longer. Register interest no later than 6 March 2021.
Promoting gender-balanced participation in committees at Swedish universities is more complex than just focusing on equal numbers of men and women. To highlight the importance of gender balance, The Equality and Diversity Committee at the Department of Chemistry, Umeå University, invites to a Zoom seminar on March 4, where these issues will be discussed.
Are you considering applying for seed money for interdisciplinary collaboration projects exploring applications or implications of artificial intelligence? Take this opportunity to present your preliminary ideas or be inspired by others at a digital event Friday, 26 March!
Umeå University is advising against gatherings, activities and meetings – even outdoors. Despite the reduced risk of infection when meeting outdoors, it is important that Umeå University follows the recommendations issued by the Region Västerbotten stating that we should reduce the number of people we meet.
International Staff Support provides complimentary and indepth support to faculty, staff, scholarship holders and family members.
Three new programme directors for the faculty's education programmes will begin their assignments on 1 February 2021. They are Lena Svensson, Jimmy Vesterberg and Jerry Eriksson.
Time for a Grand Challenge - the Grand Challenge Prevent Childhood Obesity begins now. It invites everyone that works towards tackling the societal challenge of childhood obesity.
The unit for research support and collaboration, FOS, offers support to develop researchers' application idea or to get feedback on an existing application to VR, Formas or any other government research funder in the form of an application workshop.
It is now possible to apply for strategic funding as well as grants for conferences, internationalisation and collaboration from the Faculty of Science and Technology's Education Committee. The last day to apply in the first round of applications is 12 January 2021.
We are pleased to invite you to an online bioinformatics mingle on Wednesday December 9. The purpose of the afternoon is to increase our interactions university wide, share knowledge and get to know one another better. We therefore encourage staff at all levels of seniority to participate, and welcome everyone interested in bioinformatics regardless of experience.
If circumstances due to covid-19 mean that an examiner does not have the opportunity to notify students of test results within 15 working days of the test, notification of test results can be made later.