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Welcome to the Department of Clinical Science


The department consists of eight units whose common task is clinically oriented research and education at elementary, advanced and graduate levels. The department participates in the training of medical doctors and hosts the speech-language pathology programme as well as a number of freestanding courses in child- and adolescent psychiatry.

Department News

Jörg Richter and Carina Bergfeldt new honorary doctors in Umeå

2018-04-26
Jörg Richter, professor in psychology, and the journalist Carina Bergfeldt, have been appointed 2018 honorary doctors with the Faculty of Social Sciences at Umeå University.

WHO Director-General named Honorary Doctor in Umeå

2018-04-25
Two African scientists become new honorary doctors at the Faculty of Medicine at Umeå University, Sweden. They are Julia Goedecke at the University of Cape Town and the World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus.

Hosting ‘the Nordic universities role in the new Arctic’ seminar

2018-04-23
On 25–26 April, the university is hosting a Nordic council meeting and a seminar on the theme The Nordic Universities role in the new Arctic. The invited participants are from universities in the Nordic centre's five member countries: Finland, Norway...

The Umeå Academy of Fine Arts’ master's exhibition opens at Bildmuseet

2018-04-23
On Friday 4 May, Bildmuseet opens the annual graduate exhibition by master’s students at the Umeå Academy of Fine Arts. C.R.E.A.M. is the culmination of five years of study in Fine Arts.

EU grants awarded to three Umeå researchers

2018-04-19
Three researchers at Umeå University have been awarded EU fellowships and grants for research projects in cryo-electron microscopy, energy storage and European popular culture.

Energy-efficient Cloud Computing

2018-04-17
Selome Kostentinos Tesfatsion has defended her PhD thesis with the title "Energy-efficient Cloud Computing: Autonomic Resource Provisioning for Datacenters".

Master’s student in Public Health is Global Swede 2018

2018-04-17
Nora Nindi Arista, from Palembang Indonesia and a final term student of Master’s in Public Health is nominated as Umeå University’s Global Swede 2018. This recognition is a joint initiative between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Swedish In...

Mathematics paves the way for forest machines

2018-04-16
Mathematical optimization can be used to determine the best routes for transporting logs in and out from the forest. Read about associate professor Eddie Wadbro's work on this.


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