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New professors inaugurated in Umea

Published: 13 May 2022
Inauguration ceremony

On May 6, five new professors were inaugurated at SLU in Umea.

The professors' inauguration lectures were pre-recorded and broadcast on the morning of 6 May. On the evening of the same day, the actual inauguration ceremony in front of the audience was held in place in P-O Bäckström's hall.

The solemn ceremony was followed by dinner with entertainment and dancing at the Universum restaurant.

Lectures and presentations of the new professors are available on the website slu.se/professorer.

New professors: Michael Gundale, Sylvia Larsson, Tommy Lundgren, Hannele Tuominen, Dag Fjeld. Photo: Andreas Palmén
Michael Gundale, Sylvia Larsson, Tommy Lundgren, Hannele Tuominen and Dag Fjeld were inaugurated as professors on May 6. Photo: Andreas Palmén.
Vice-Chancellor Maria Knutson Wedel Addressing the inaugurated professors.
Vice-Chancellor Maria Knutson Wedel addressing the inaugurated professors. Photo: Andreas Palmén
Dean Göran Ericsson
Dean Göran Ericsson introduced the faculty´s installandi. Photo: Andreas Palmén.