Monthly Archives: October 2018

Minor Field Studies


  30-10-2018

If you are at the end of your education, you can apply for Minor Field Studies. If your app-lication is approved, you receive a scholarship to go to a low or middle income country to collect data for your thesis or essay. You can apply no matter which subject you study. The application round for Minor Field Studies in the spring term 2019 is open. The appli-cation deadline is 15 November or 1 February, dependig on when during the term you will carry out the field study.

In October, two information sessions are held. A student who has done field studies will share their experiences. Time: 1 October at 12.15–13.00
Place: Common Ground (below the Medical Library)

At this occasion, a sandwich and coffee or tea is offered to the first 50 students arriving. Time: 10 October, at 12.15–13.00
Place: Vardagsrummet, Humanities Building Read more at www.umu.se/en/student/study-abroad/minor-field-studies-mfs/

Global Health Week Umeå


  8-10-2018

2018 October 8-12th. Coffee and Sandwich will be served at the events.

Tuesday 9/10: Umeå University Hospital, Common Ground 12.15-12.45,
Disaster Medicine & Global Health – An Introduction. Hanna Jerndal & Joakim Bergman, Medical Doctors & IFMSA Certified Disaster Medicine Trainers

Wednesday 10/10: Umeå University Hospital, Common Ground 12.15-12.45
Rape Prevention Programs in Nairobi – John Kinsman, Associate Professor in Global Health, Epidemiology and Global Health Unit, Umeå University

Thursday 11/10: Umeå University Hospital, Common Ground 12.15-12.45
Malaria – Johan Normark, Medical Doctor, Specialist in Infectious Diseases at the Umeå University Hospital

Umeå University Hospital, Floor 9, Room D 15-16.30, Internationalisation at home – overcoming challenges, Dr. Jennifer Valcke, Senior lecturer and and education developer,

Friday 12/10: Umeå University Hospital, Common Ground 12.15-12.45,
Disaster Medicine – When You Are First At The Sight, Hanna Jerndal & Joakim Bergman, Medical Doctors & IFMSA Certified Disaster Medicine Trainers