University of Jyväskylä

10/2013

Oct 31, 2013
JYUNewsItem Running style has a significant effect on foot loading
Load to the knee is clearly lower in forefoot strike running than in the traditional heel strike running. However, forefoot running increases the load of the Achilles tendon and calf muscles in comparison to heel strike running.
Oct 31, 2013
JYUEvent International Jyväskylä Winter School of Ecology 11–21 February 2014
Start date: Feb 11, 2014
End date: Feb 21, 2014
Location: Konnevesi Research Station, Konnevesi
Oct 31, 2013
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 8.11. Geographic variation in the warning signals of the wood tiger moth (Parasemia plantaginis; Arctiidae) (Hegna)
M.Sc. Robert Hegna defends his doctoral dissertation in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology "Geographic variation in the warning signals of the wood tiger moth (Pa­rasemia plantaginis; Arctiidae)". Opponent Professor Kyle Summers (East Carolina University) and custos Professor Johanna Mappes (University of Jyväskylä).
Oct 31, 2013
JYUEvent Student Union Election 2013
Start date: Nov 05, 2013
End date: Nov 06, 2013
Location: Polling stations around the campus
Oct 31, 2013
JYUNewsItem Postdoctoral researcher (1-3 positions) / Faculty of Information Technology
 
Oct 30, 2013
JYUEvent Dissertation: 29.11. M.Sc. (Econ) Maritta Pirhonen (Faculty of Information Technology, Information Systems Science)
Start date: Nov 29, 2013 12:00 PM
End date: Nov 29, 2013 03:00 PM
Location: Mattilanniemi, Agora, auditorium 2
Oct 30, 2013
JYUEvent Invisible multilingualisms: Seminar on changing faces of multilingualism in the 21st century
Start date: Oct 31, 2013 10:00 AM
End date: Oct 31, 2013 04:15 PM
Location: Marttala, Yliopistonkatu 11
Oct 29, 2013
JYUEvent Dissertation: 13.12. M.Sc. Matti Kervinen (Faculty of Mathematics and Science, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology)
Start date: Dec 13, 2013 12:00 PM
End date: Dec 13, 2013 03:00 PM
Location: Seminaarinmäki, S212
Oct 29, 2013
JYUEvent Dissertation: 11.11. MA Ida Castiglioni (Faculty of Humanities, Intercultural Communication)
Start date: Nov 11, 2013 02:00 PM
End date: Nov 11, 2013 05:00 PM
Location: Seminaarinmäki, Building Juomatehdas, hall JT120
Oct 28, 2013
JYUNewsItem Senior Lecturer in Social Work / Kokkola University Consortium Chydenius
 
Oct 28, 2013
JYUNewsItem Poor motor performance linked poor academic skills in the first school years
Children with poor motor performance at the school entry were found to have poorer reading and arithmetic skills than their better performing peers during the first three years of school. However, no relationship was found between cardiovascular fitness and academic skills, according to a new study published in Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise.
Oct 28, 2013
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 9.11. Educated Women in Tanzania – Constructing Educational Well-being and Agency (Okkolin)
M.Sc. Mari-Anne Okkolin defends her dissertation in Education titled “Educated Women in Tanzania – Constructing Educational WeII-being and Agency”. Opponent Emerita Rauni Räsänen (University of Oulu) and custos Professor Tapio Aittola (University of Jyväskylä).
Oct 28, 2013
JYUEvent Investigating auditory-motor processing of speech sounds using transcranial magnetic stimulation
Start date: Oct 29, 2013 11:00 AM
End date: Oct 29, 2013 12:00 PM
Location: Mattilanniemi, Agora, Lea Pulkkinen Hall (4th floor)
Oct 24, 2013
JYUEvent An ISO (International Organization for Standardization) meeting on the standardisation of methods and tools in software and system development
Start date: Oct 28, 2013 09:00 AM
End date: Nov 01, 2013 04:00 PM
Location: Mattilanniemi, Agora
Oct 24, 2013
JYUNewsItem University Teacher in Corporate Environmental Management / Jyväskylä University School of Business and Economics
 
Oct 24, 2013
JYUEvent Information session for staff and students: University’s internal agreement negotiations
Start date: Nov 07, 2013 10:15 AM
End date: Nov 07, 2013 12:00 PM
Location: Mattilanniemi, Agora Auditorium 1
Oct 24, 2013
JYUEvent LaNKa-lecture “Children’s well-being in multiple family relations: a mixed methods approach” Professor Kimmo Jokinen (JYU, Family Research Centre)
Start date: Nov 01, 2013 09:00 AM
End date: Nov 01, 2013 11:00 AM
Location: Mattilanniemi, Agora, Lea Pulkkinen’s Hall
Oct 24, 2013
JYUEvent How to benefit from product line engineering and management in software-intensive product business?
Start date: Oct 31, 2013 02:15 PM
End date: Oct 31, 2013 04:00 PM
Location: Mattilanniemi, Agora, Alfa
Oct 24, 2013
JYUEvent LaNKa-visiting lecture “Constructing the child in wellbeing research”: Senior Lecture Dr. Debbie Watson (University of Bristol, UK)
Start date: Oct 31, 2013 10:00 AM
End date: Oct 31, 2013 12:00 PM
Location: Mattilanniemi, Lea Pulkkinen's Hall, Agora
Oct 24, 2013
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 25.10. Development of the recoil-beta tagging method and recoil-beta tagging studies of 66As and 66Se (Ruotsalainen)
M.Sc. Panu Ruotsalainen defends his doctoral dissertation in Physics "Development of the recoil-beta tagging method and recoil-beta tagging studies of 66As and 66Se". Opponent Dr. Dariusz Seweryniak (Argonne National Laboratory, USA) and custos University Researcher Dr. Catherine Scholey (University of Jyväskylä).
Oct 23, 2013
JYUEvent International symposium in biomechanics
Start date: Nov 28, 2013 12:00 PM
End date: Nov 30, 2013 02:00 PM
Location: Building L, L304 (Keskussairaalantie 4, Jyväskylä)
Oct 23, 2013
JYUEvent Dissertation: 20.11. M.Sc. Ulrika Jakobsson (Faculty of Mathematics and Science, Physics)
Start date: Nov 20, 2013 12:00 PM
End date: Nov 20, 2013 03:00 PM
Location: Ylistönrinne, FYS1
Oct 23, 2013
JYUNewsItem A functional forest ecosystem is more than just trees
In 2011, the University of Jyväskylä held an academic conference on the ecological restoration of forests. The conference was visited by 53 researchers from 10 European countries. Now the researchers’ ideas and discussions have been published in the appreciated Biological Conservation publication series.
Oct 23, 2013
JYUEvent Dissertation: 18.12. M.Sc., M.Ed Yang Liu (Faculty of Sport and Health Sciences, Health Education)
Start date: Dec 18, 2013 12:00 PM
End date: Dec 18, 2013 03:00 PM
Location: Seminaarinmäki, L 303
Oct 22, 2013
JYUEvent Crises of Mind
Start date: Nov 07, 2013
End date: Nov 08, 2013
Location: Seminaarinmäki, Historica
Oct 22, 2013
JYUEvent Dissertation: 29.11. M.Sc. Johanna Edgren (Faculty of Sport and Health Sciences, Physiotherapy)
Start date: Nov 29, 2013 12:00 PM
End date: Nov 29, 2013 03:00 PM
Location: Seminaarinmäki, H 320
Oct 22, 2013
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 25.10. Cellular factors promoting efficient baculovirus internalization and gene delivery into human cells (Turkki)
M.Sc. Paula Turkki defends her doctoral dissertation in Cell and Molecular Biology "Cellular factors promoting efficient baculovirus internalization and gene delivery into human cells". Opponent Professor Johanna Ivaska (University of Turku) and custos Adjunct Professor Varpu Marjomäki (University of Jyväskylä).
Oct 22, 2013
JYUEvent Public event: Interactive Teaching and Learning project
Start date: Oct 29, 2013 12:15 PM
End date: Oct 29, 2013 03:00 PM
Location: Seminaarinmäki, S212
Oct 21, 2013
JYUEvent Nanoscience Days 2013
Start date: Oct 23, 2013 08:30 AM
End date: Oct 24, 2013 03:00 PM
Location: Mattilanniemi, Agora, Ahtisaari lecture hall
Oct 21, 2013
JYUEvent Dissertation: 19.12. M.Soc.Sc. Päivi Pirkkalainen (Faculty of Social Sciences, Sociology)
Start date: Dec 19, 2013 12:00 PM
End date: Dec 19, 2013 03:00 PM
Location: Seminaarinmäki, Old festival hall, S212