University of Jyväskylä

08/2013

Aug 30, 2013
JYUNewsItem Music lessons enhance the quality of school life
A new study, published in Music Education Research, examined whether an extended music education had an impact on pupils' experienced satisfaction with the school. Nearly a thousand pupils at ten Finnish schools with extended music classes and comparison classes participated on a survey that measured the quality of school life at Year 3 and Year 6.
Aug 29, 2013
JYUEvent Rowing competition Uni vs. UniApp
Start date: Sep 03, 2013 04:30 PM
End date: Sep 03, 2013 05:30 PM
Location: Mattilanniemi, Beach of Agora
Aug 29, 2013
JYUEvent Campus Picnic for all Students
Start date: Sep 03, 2013 03:30 PM
End date: Sep 03, 2013 06:00 PM
Location: Mattilanniemi, Agora
Aug 29, 2013
JYUEvent Opening Fair for Students
Start date: Sep 03, 2013 09:30 AM
End date: Sep 03, 2013 04:00 PM
Location: Mattilanniemi, Agora
Aug 29, 2013
JYUEvent Prof Ronald Cole will lecture about intelligent tutoring systems
Start date: Sep 06, 2013 01:20 PM
End date: Sep 06, 2013 02:30 PM
Location: Mattilanniemi, Lea Pulkkinen’s hall, Agora Center, 4th floor, B-wing of Agora building,
Aug 28, 2013
JYUNewsItem Personal goals may facilitate or hinder older adults’ striving for exercise
Although exercise may significantly promote healthy aging, many older adults remain sedentary. Based on a study conducted in the Gerontology Research Center at the University of Jyväskylä, one reason for this may lie behind older adults’ personal goals.
Aug 28, 2013
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 31.8. Acute neuromuscular, cardiorespiratory and endocrine responses and chronic adaptations to combined strength and endurance training in recreationally endurance trained men and women (Taipale)
LitM Ritva Taipale defends her doctoral dissertation in Science of Sport Coaching and Fitness Testing "Acute neuromuscular, cardiorespiratory and endocrine responses and chronic adaptations to combined strength and endurance training in recreationally endurance trained men and women ". Opponent Professor Jan Helgerud (Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway) and custos Professori Keijo Häkkinen (University of Jyväskylä).
Aug 28, 2013
JYUNewsItem The Academy of Finland: Physical exercise, the growth of muscle size and gene therapy may benefit in the treatment of muscular dystrophy
 
Aug 28, 2013
JYUEvent Dissertation: 4.10. M.Sc. Tomi Vänttinen (Faculty of Sport and Health Sciences, Sport Coaching and Fitness Testing)
Start date: Oct 04, 2013 12:00 PM
End date: Oct 04, 2013 03:00 PM
Location: Seminaarinmäki, S 212
Aug 23, 2013
JYUEvent EARLI SIG 5 Conference, Challenges for the Future in Early Childhood Education
Start date: Aug 25, 2014
End date: Aug 27, 2014
Aug 22, 2013
JYUNewsItem President Niinistö and graduates to participate in public conferment ceremony procession
 
Aug 22, 2013
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 22.8. Creating Entrepreneurial Opportunities: Interpretive Research on the Role of POP Advertising Displays in Customer Purchase Decision Making (Jesenský)
Daniel Jesensky, MSc.,MBA. defends his doctoral dissertation with title "Creating Entrepreneurial Opportunities: Interpretive Research on the Role of POP Advertising Displays in Customer Purchase Decision Making". Opponent Doc. Annika Hall, Ph.D.
(Docent, University of Jyväskylä
Assistant Prof., Jönköping International Business School) and custos Professor Juha Kansikas
 (Jyväskylä University School of Business and Economics).
Aug 22, 2013
JYUEvent The Gender and Work seminar in honour of Doctor of Philosophy h.c., Professor Maria Ågren
Start date: Aug 22, 2013 12:00 PM
End date: Aug 22, 2013 04:00 PM
Location: Seminaarinmäki, Historica H306
Aug 20, 2013
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 24.8. Virtual screening: Development of a novel structure-based method (Virtanen)
M.Sc. Salla Virtanen defends her doctoral dissertation in Cell and molecular biology “Virtual screening: Development of a novel structure-based method". Opponent Professor Jari Yli-Kauhaluoma (University of Helsinki) and custos Adjunct professor Olli Pentikäinen (University of Jyväskylä).
Aug 15, 2013
JYUEvent The Conferment of Degrees Ceremony for new Masters and Doctors from all faculties of the University of Jyväskylä
Start date: Aug 23, 2013
End date: Aug 25, 2013
Aug 15, 2013
JYUNewsItem The Shanghai ranking: the University of Jyväskylä ranked among the world’s top universities again
 
Aug 15, 2013
JYUEvent AIESEP Specialist Research Seminar
Start date: Sep 12, 2013
End date: Sep 14, 2013
Location: Seminaarinmäki, University Sports
Aug 15, 2013
JYUNewsItem Millions of Tracks at the Fingertips of Music Researchers
Online digital music services, such as Last.fm and Spotify, contain semantic information produced by users worldwide about millions of music tracks. A new method now enables exploiting this vast source of information in order to understand the processes behind expressions of musical moods.
Aug 14, 2013
JYUEvent Opening Ceremony of the Academic Year 2013-2014
Start date: Sep 04, 2013 12:00 PM
End date: Sep 04, 2013 10:00 PM
Location: Seminaarinmäki, Päärakennus ja S-rakennus
Aug 12, 2013
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 16.8. Host related factors affecting isopod (Asellus aquaticus) susceptibility to and interaction with an acanthocephalan (Acanthocephalus lucii) parasite (Hasu)
M.Sc. Tiina Hasu defends her doctoral dissertation in Aquatic Sciences ”Host related factors affecting isopod (Asellus aquaticus) susceptibility to and interaction with an acanthocephalan (Acanthocephalus lucii) parasite". Opponent Docent Riitta Rahkonen (Finnish Game and Fisheries Research Institute) and custos Professor Jouni Taskinen (University of Jyväskylä).
Aug 12, 2013
JYUEvent Dissertation: 5.10. M.A.(Psych) Mari Huhtala (Faculty of Social Sciences, psychology)
Start date: Oct 05, 2013 12:00 PM
End date: Oct 05, 2013 03:00 PM
Location: Seminaarinmäki, S212
Aug 09, 2013
JYUNewsItem Online Public Lecture: “Women in Science and Society”, 15 Aug 2013
 
Aug 09, 2013
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 16.8. Work engagement: psychometrical, psychosocial, and psychophysiological approach (Seppälä)
M.A.(Psych) Piia Seppälä defends her doctoral dissertation in Psychology ”Work engagement: psychometrical, psychosocial, and psychophysiological approach”. Opponent Dosent Kirsi Ahola (The Finnish Insitute of Occupational Health) and custos Professor Saija Mauno (University of Tampere).
Aug 09, 2013
JYUEvent text/h323 Online Public lecture: ”Women in Science and Society”
Start date: Aug 15, 2013 06:00 PM
End date: Aug 15, 2013 09:00 PM
Location: Mattilanniemi, Agora, Martti Ahtisaari Hall
Aug 08, 2013
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 16.8. Leisure-time physical activity in a Finnish twin study: genetic and environmental influences as determinants and motives as correlates (Aaltonen)
M.Sc. Sari Aaltonen defends her doctoral dissertation in Sports Medicine "Leisure-time physical activity in a Finnish twin study: genetic and environmental influences as determinants and motives as correlates". Opponent Research Director Tuija Tammelin (LIKES, Jyväskylä) and custos Professor Urho Kujala (University of Jyväskylä).
Aug 08, 2013
JYUNewsItem A significant EU supercomputing resource for simulations of interactions between enteroviruses and gold nanoparticles
The research group of Professor Hannu Häkkinen at the Nanoscience Center has received a significant 43 million CPU hour grant from the EU PRACE organization for large-scale molecular dynamics simulations of gold cluster–virus-conjugates.
Aug 07, 2013
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 9.8. Studies of electron cyclotron resonance ion source beam formation, transport and quality (Toivanen)
M.Sc. Ville Toivanen defends his doctoral dissertation in physics "Studies of electron cyclotron resonance ion source beam formation, transport and quality". Opponent Dr. Richard Pardo (Argonne National Laboratory, USA) and custos adjunct professor Hannu Koivisto (University of Jyväskylä).
Aug 06, 2013
JYUNewsItem This is your brain on Vivaldi and Beatles
Using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), the research team, led by Dr. Vinoo Alluri from the University of Jyväskylä, Finland, recorded the brain responses of individuals while they were listening to music from different genres. The study revealed that activations in several areas in the brain belonging to the auditory, limbic, and motor regions were activated by all musical pieces. Notable, areas in the medial orbitofrontal region and the anterior cingulate cortex, which are relevant for self-referential appraisal and aesthetic judgments, were found to be activated during the listening.
Aug 06, 2013
JYUEvent Dissertation: M.Sc. Norbert Novitzky (Faculty of Mathematics and Science, Physics)
Start date: Sep 19, 2013 12:00 PM
End date: Sep 19, 2013 03:00 PM
Location: Ylistönrinne, FYS1
Aug 06, 2013
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 9.8. Managing Mobility in an Always-Best-Connected IP Network (Kellokoski)
DI Jari Kellokoski defends his doctoral dissertation in Information Technology ”Managing Mobility in an Always-Best-Connected IP Network”. Opponent Professor Hannu Jaakkola (Tampere University of Technology, Pori) and custos Professor Timo Hämäläinen (University of Jyväskylä).