Public Calendar of Events

August 2016

29 August at 09:00–15:00

Academic Resource Centre opens!

Other Do you have to read, write or present in English? Would you like to receive some feedback? Our services might be of interest to you. The Academic Resource Centre is open to all Umeå University students from the undergraduate level to the PhD level.

31 August at 15:30

New SEM Applications in Umeå

Lecture Umeå Core Facility for Electron Microscopy (UCEM) at KBC invites to a lecture, open to all interested people. The lecture is part of the "Basic Course in SEM and TEM, 30 August - 1 September 2016. Speaker: Michael Andersson, ZEISS Sweden


September 2016

1 September at 15:30–16:30

Phase-plate cryo-EM analysis of nucleosomes and DNA at near-atomic resolution

Lecture Umeå Core Facility for Electron Microscopy (UCEM) at KBC invites to the final course keynote lecture. The lecture is part of the "Basic Course in SEM and TEM, 30 August - 1 September 2016. Speaker: Sara Sandin, Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore

8 September at 14:00–16:00

Academic Support Walk-in Service starts for the Fall semester

Other Writing tutors are available to answer your writing-related questions. Study skills tutors can talk to you about, e.g., planning and note-taking techniques. Librarians can provide assistance with questions concerning citing and searching for information.

12 September–15 September

IceLab Camp

Workshop Do you think your experimental research would benefit from causal understanding through mathematical or computational modeling? Would your theoretical work profit from valuable insights through empirical studies? Are you open-minded and would like to improve your creative power or develop your innovation skills?

13 September at 12:15–13:00

Work Successfully as a Group on Assignments

Lecture Many of the assignments you will be required to complete at the University require you to work in a group. Working together in a group can be fun and rewarding, but it can also be a challenge. This lecture will cover helpful strategies for building a positive group interaction.

15 September at 14:00–16:00

Academic Support Walk-in Service

Other Writing tutors are available to answer your writing-related questions. Study skills tutors can talk to you about, e.g., reading and note-taking techniques. Librarians can provide assistance with questions concerning citing and searching for information.

16 September at 09:00

Gesche Blume-Werry - Ecology

Dissertation Fine root dynamics in northern ecosystems.

20 September at 09:30

Wojciech Adam Uszko - Ecology

Dissertation Effects of warming and nutrient enrichment on feeding behavior, population stability and persistence of consumers and their resources.

23 September at 09:00

Andreas Karlsson Tiselius - Ecology

Dissertation Island biogeography of young land uplift islands - viewed through the lens of bryophytes in a northern Swedish archipelago.


October 2016

6 October at 12:00–13:00

Arcum lunchseminarium Oktober 2016

Seminar Arcum invites to a lunch seminar on Thursday, October 6, 12.00-13.00 at Universitetsklubben, Umeå University.

11 October at 12:15–13:00

The Importance of Structure in an Academic Text

Lecture The traditional academic paper includes the following sections: Abstract, Introduction, Methodology, Results, Discussion, Conclusion, Works Cited. Different departments may have different requirements, so it is always best to check with your department. This lecture covers what is typically included in each section of the paper.

20 October at 12:15–13:00

Polishing your Paper - Editing and Proofreading

Lecture Editing and proofreading a paper takes time. Editing focuses on the overall text, while proofreading focuses more on details. Taking the time to carefully edit and proofread your paper can produce a more polished product. This lecture provides suggestions for becoming a better editor and proofreader of your own text.

27 October at 12:15–13:00

Tips for Writing a Job Application Letter

Lecture In a job application letter, it is important to clearly state your qualifications and interest in the job you are seeking and at the same time make a good impression. A poorly written letter can have a negative impact on potential employers. This lecture will cover some do's and don'ts of writng a job application letter.


November 2016

3 November at 14:00–16:00

Academic Support Walk-in Service

Other ARC tutors and librarians will be on hand to help answer your questions about study skills, information searching, citing information, writing and presenting.

8 November–9 November

KBC DAYS 2016

Conference Annual meeting at KBC.

10 November at 14:00–16:00

Academic Support Walk-in Service

Other ARC tutors and librarians will be on hand to help answer your questions about study skills, information searching, citing information, writing, and presenting.

24 November at 14:00–16:00

Academic Support Walk-in Service

Other ARC tutors and librarians will be on hand to help answer your questions about study skills, information searching, citing information, writing, and presenting.


Page Editor: Elisabet Carlborg
2008-11-27

Print page

Current events

Find events

Sort on category