University of Jyväskylä

10/2009

Oct 30, 2009
JYUNewsItem New imaging method opens new possibilities for biopharmaceutical studies
The research project titled "Location and function of proteins and nucleotides in cells - studied by Raman microscopy together with Infrared Probes" and led by Professor Janne Ihalainen at the University of Jyväskylä develops a new imaging method, which enables imaging of specific proteins, RNA and DNA in cells in their almost native form.
Oct 29, 2009
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: New Models of the Spatial Organization of Trees to Benefit Forest Research (Myllymäki)
M.Sc. Mari Myllymäki defends her doctoral dissertation in statistics titled ”Statistical models and inference for spatial point patterns wirh intensity-dependent marks”. Opponent Docent Aila Särkkä (Charlmers University of Technology, Sweden) and custos Professor Antti Penttinen (University of Jyväskylä).
Oct 27, 2009
JYUEvent Dissertation: M.Sc. Tero Tuuttila (Faculty of Mathematics and Science)
Start date: Nov 16, 2009 12:00 PM
End date: Nov 16, 2009 03:00 PM
Location: Ylistönrinne, KEM4
Oct 27, 2009
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: Dog's Parvovirus Functions Well as a Model Virus in the Research on the Replication of DNA (Ihalainen)
M.Sc. Teemu Ihalainen defends his doctoral dissertation in molecular biology titled “Intranuclear Dynamic in Parvovirus Infection”. Opponen Professor Michael Kann (Université Bordeaux 2, CNRS, France) and custos Docent, Senior researcher Maija Vihinen-Ranta (University of Jyväskylä).
Oct 26, 2009
JYUEvent Yuriko Saito: The Power of the Aesthetic and its Implications for Education
Start date: Nov 09, 2009 10:00 AM
End date: Nov 09, 2009 12:00 PM
Location: Seminaarinmäki, A301 Yuriko Saito provides a detailed investigation into our everyday aesthetic experiences, and reveals how our everyday aesthetic tastes and judgments can exert a powerful influence on the state of the world and our quality of life.
Oct 26, 2009
JYUEvent Dissertation: M.Sc. Tommi Hakala (Faculty of Mathematics and Science, physics)
Start date: Dec 18, 2009 12:00 PM
End date: Dec 18, 2009 03:00 PM
Location: Ylistönrinne, Ylistö, FYS1
Oct 26, 2009
JYUEvent Language and identity: Immigrants' linguistic rights in authority processes
Start date: Nov 19, 2009 10:30 AM
End date: Nov 19, 2009 06:00 PM
Location: Seminaarinmäki, L302
Oct 22, 2009
JYUEvent Making Life Easy?
Start date: Nov 12, 2009 02:00 PM
End date: Nov 12, 2009 05:15 PM
Location: Mattilanniemi, Lea Pulkkinen Hall, Agora Center
Oct 21, 2009
JYUEvent Professor Keith Sawyer: The central role of collaboration in creative work
Start date: Nov 03, 2009 02:00 PM
End date: Nov 03, 2009 04:00 PM
Location: Mattilanniemi, Agora, Auditorium 3
Oct 19, 2009
JYUEvent Arts, Violence and Imagination Symposium
Start date: Oct 23, 2009 09:30 AM
End date: Oct 25, 2009 04:30 PM
Location: Finnish Institute, London, UK; 35-36 Eagle Street, London WC1R 4AQ, UK
Oct 19, 2009
JYUEvent Dissertation: M.Soc.Sc. Tuukka Kaidesoja (Faculty of Social Science, social sciences)
Start date: Dec 05, 2009 12:00 PM
End date: Dec 05, 2009 03:00 PM
Location: Seminaarinmäki, Villa Rana, Paulaharju
Oct 19, 2009
JYUEvent Dissertation: Kandidatskaya Evgeny Rochchin (Faculty of Social Sciences, political sciences)
Start date: Nov 27, 2009 12:00 PM
End date: Nov 27, 2009 03:00 PM
Location: Mattilanniemi, Agora, Auditorium 2
Oct 16, 2009
JYUEvent Dissertation: M.Sc. Anni Toivola (Faculty of Mathematics and Science, mathematics)
Start date: Dec 19, 2009 12:00 PM
End date: Dec 19, 2009 03:00 PM
Location: Seminaarinmäki, Villa Rana, Paulaharju
Oct 16, 2009
JYUEvent Dissertation: M.Sc. Rainer Avikainen (Faculty of Mathematics and Science)
Start date: Oct 21, 2009 12:00 PM
End date: Oct 21, 2009 03:00 PM
Location: Seminaarinmäki, Villa Rana, Paulaharju
Oct 16, 2009
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: What explains development: Development Strategy for Low Human Development Index Countries (Björk)
M.Sc. (Econ) Kaj Björk defends his doctoral dissertation in social science and public policy titled "What explains development: Development Strategy for Low Human Development Index Countries".
Oct 16, 2009
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: Early modern philosophers ponder consciousness (Lähteenmäki)
M.Soc.Sc. Vili Lähteenmäki defends his doctoral dissertation in philosophy titled “Essays on Early Modern Conceptions of Consciousness: Descartes, Cudworth, and Locke”.
Oct 16, 2009
JYUEvent Dissertation: M.Soc.Sc. Vili Lähteenmäki (Faculty of Social Sciences)
Start date: Oct 24, 2009 12:00 PM
End date: Oct 24, 2009 03:00 PM
Location: Seminaarinmäki, Villa Rana, Paulaharju
Oct 15, 2009
JYUNewsItem Twins defended their doctoral dissertations on the same day
A historical event took place at the University of Jyväskylä in September when identical twins, Mikaela and Monika von Bonsdorff, defended their doctoral dissertations on the same day. Both of them had research topics related to ageing.
Oct 15, 2009
JYUNewsItem Twenty Years of Steadily Hanging in the Balance
 
Oct 15, 2009
JYUNewsItem Self-Generated Solar and Wind Energy
Jukka Konttinen, professor of renewable energy, is in the process of negotiating with enterprises with the goal of persuading them to come in on supporting the research into decentralized systems of power production.
Oct 15, 2009
JYUEvent Twenty Years of Children’s Rights seminar: The role of universities in promoting children’s rights
Start date: Nov 12, 2009 10:00 AM
End date: Nov 12, 2009 12:00 PM
Location: Mattilanniemi, Lea Pulkkinen hall, Agora Center, 4th floor
Oct 15, 2009
JYUEvent The Annual Jukka Kanerva Memorial Lecture on Political Rhetoric 2009
Start date: Oct 27, 2009 10:00 AM
End date: Oct 27, 2009 12:00 PM
Location: Mattilanniemi, MaA 211 Professor Cornelia Ilie (Södertörn and Örebro Universities, Sweden): 'Questioning rhetoric in election campaign interviews: The case of Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton.'
Oct 15, 2009
JYUEvent Visiting lecture on new literacies: Professor Donald Leu
Start date: Oct 23, 2009 12:15 PM
End date: Oct 23, 2009 02:00 PM
Location: Mattilanniemi, Agora Auditorium 3 Professor Donald Leu at the University of Connecticut gives a visiting lecture on “The new literacies of online reading comprehension: How the world of reading is changing and how our educational systems might respond?”
Oct 15, 2009
JYUNewsItem University of Jyväskylä once again among the best universities – natural sciences ranking high
 
Oct 13, 2009
JYUNewsItem Brains benefit from multilingualism
 
Oct 13, 2009
JYUEvent ICCPR2010: The 6th International Conference on Cultural Policy Research
Start date: Aug 24, 2010
End date: Aug 27, 2010
Location: Seminaarinmäki, Main Building, C
Oct 09, 2009
JYUEvent Professor Derek Roff: The curious case of Wollaston's beetles: when Darwin got it wrong
Start date: Oct 19, 2009 06:00 PM
End date: Oct 19, 2009 06:45 PM
Location: Mattilanniemi, Agora, Auditorium 2
Oct 09, 2009
JYUEvent Professor Andrew Read: How to make an evolution-proof insecticide for disease control
Start date: Oct 19, 2009 06:45 PM
End date: Oct 19, 2009 07:30 PM
Location: Mattilanniemi, Agora, Auditorium 2
Oct 09, 2009
JYUEvent Open for all - Avoin kaikille: Special Course in Drama Education / Draamakasvatuksen erikoiskurssi
Start date: Oct 23, 2009 05:00 PM
End date: Oct 24, 2009 03:30 PM
Location: Juomatehdas Open University Special Course in Drama Education, Multiculturalism and Special Education
Oct 07, 2009
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: The mystery of elements is solved with increasingly precise equipment (Elomaa)
M.Sc. Viki-Veikko Elomaa defends his doctoral dissertation in physics titled ”Mass measurements for explosive nucleosynthesis in stars”. Opponent Professor Kumas Sharma (University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada)and custos Professor Juha Äystö (University of Jyväskylä).