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Oct 20, 2017
JYUNewsItem Fair Trade week is here again!
The University of Jyväskylä has been a Fair Trade University since 2014. Fairtrade Finland granted the title because JYU has pledged its support to Fair trade and a selection of fair trade products are offered in, for example, JYU’s cafeterias and restaurants. Fair Trade week is celebrated on October 23rd – 29th.
Oct 20, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 28.10.2017 Paramedia: thresholds of the social text
M.A. Sérgio Tavares defends his doctoral dissertation in Digital culture ”Paramedia: thresholds of the social text”. Opponent Associate Professor Rui Torres (University Fernando Pessoa, Portugal) and custos Professor Raine Koskimaa (University of Jyväskylä).
Oct 20, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 28.10.2017 Pre-service Teachers and Guided Inquiry-Based Science Teaching with Simulations
MSc Antti Lehtinen defends his doctoral dissertation in Education ”Pre-service Teachers and Guided Inquiry-Based Science Teaching with Simulations”. Opponent Professor Wouter van Joolingen (Utrecht University, Netherlands) and custos Professor Jouni Viiri (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in English.
Oct 20, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 27.10.2017 Experimental and computational studies of unconventional main group compounds: stable radicals and reactive intermediates
M.Sc. Juha Hurmalainen defends his doctoral dissertation in Chemistry ”Experimental and computational studies of unconventional main group compounds: stable radicals and reactive intermediates”. Opponent Professor Jaclyn Brusso (University of Ottawa) and custos Professor Heikki Tuononen (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in English.
Oct 20, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 27.10.2017 Illuminating Political Experience: Exercises on Hannah Arendt´s Thought
M.Soc.Sc. Ari-Elmeri Hyvönen defends his doctoral dissertation in Political Science ”Illuminating Political Experience: Exercises on Hannah Arendt´s Thought”. Opponent Associate Professor (University of Chicago) and custos Professor (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in English.
Oct 18, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 28.10.2017 M.A. Johanna Hasu (Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Music Education)
M.A. Johanna Hasu defends her doctoral dissertation in Music Education ”Kun siihen pystyy kuitenkin, ei oo mitään järkee olla tekemättä. Oppimisen vaikeudet pianonsoiton opiskelussa - oppilaiden kokemuksia ja opetuksen keinoja”. Opponent Ph.D. Speech Therapist Paula Salmi (Niilo Mäki Instituutti) and custos Professor Jukka Louhivuori (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in Finnish.
Oct 17, 2017
JYUNewsItem The Future of Work thesis contest
Work, working life, and the labour market are changing rapidly in Finland in the 2010s. To develop working life towards a better future, Adecco Finland is organizing The Future of Work thesis contest in the fall of 2017 for all students studying in Finnish Universities.
Oct 16, 2017
JYUNewsItem University of Jyväskylä performing steadily in CWUR university ranking
 
Oct 16, 2017
JYUNewsItem New student ambassadors ready to start
The group of student ambassadors for the term 2017–2018 includes both new and experienced ambassadors from all six JYU faculties. The group consists of Finnish and international students.
Oct 16, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 20.10.2017 Audience experience of commercial videos and feature length films: are they Universal or culturally mediated?
MSc Jose Cañas-Bajo defends his doctoral dissertation in Cognitive science ”Audience experience of commercial videos and feature length films: are they Universal or culturally mediated?". Opponent Professor Ed Tan (University of Amsterdam, Netherlands) and custos Professor Pertti Saariluoma (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in English.
Oct 16, 2017
JYUNewsItem Staff email system is working again
 
Oct 13, 2017
JYUNewsItem IBM and University of Jyväskylä to start a common innovation unit based on cutting-edge technologies
 
Oct 12, 2017
JYUNewsItem Problems in JYU staff email service
Problems in JYU staff email service
Oct 11, 2017
JYUNewsItem JYU among top universities in NTU ranking
 
Oct 10, 2017
JYUNewsItem Academy Research Fellow Tuuli Lähdesmäki wins 2017 Jutikkala Prize from the Finnish Academy of Science and Letters
 
Oct 10, 2017
JYUNewsItem What will we eat on campus in 2025?
 
Oct 09, 2017
JYUNewsItem Isa-info 10.10.2017. Newsletter for JYU students
Newsletter for the University of Jyväskylä students
Oct 06, 2017
JYUNewsItem Pitch your way to Slush!
We have 8 student tickets to Slush! Follow the instructions below, and one of them could be yours!
Oct 06, 2017
JYUNewsItem Protected areas inadequate to maintain bird diversity
Researchers from the Department of Biological and Environmental Science at the University of Jyväskylä have shown that Finnish forest reserves are not able to maintain their bird diversity if they are surrounded by heavily logged environments.
Oct 06, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 13.10.2017 Minorities’ Communication Apprehension and Conflict: An Investigation of Kurds in Iran and Malays in Singapore
MA Diyako Rahmani defends his doctoral dissertation in Intercultural Communication ”Minorities´ Communication Apprehension and Conflict: An Investigation of Kurds in Iran and Malays in Singapore”. Opponent Assosiate Professor Todd Sandel (University of Macau, China) and custos Professor Stephen Croucher (University of Jyväskylä).