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Dissertation news

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 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 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).
Oct 06, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 20.10.2017 M.A. Heli Häyrynen (The Jyväskylä University School of Business and Economics, Management)
M.A. Heli Häyrynen defends her doctoral dissertation in Management ”Sotilaita vai seikkailijoita? Varusmiespalveluksen johtajakoulutuksen merkityksiä naisille uran ja johtamisosaamisen kannalta”. Opponent Adjunct Professor KTT Mikko Luoma (University of Vaasa) and custos Professor Anna-Maija Lämsä (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in Finnish.
Oct 03, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 7.10.2017 Dialogic Journalism: How Can Journalists Partícipate in the Networks of Social Innovation (Heikka)
M.A. Taneli Heikka defends his doctoral dissertation in Journalism "Dialogic Journalism: How Can Journalists Partícipate in the Networks of Social Innovation". Opponent professor Indrek Ibrus (Tallinn University) and custos Senior Researcher Turo Uskali. The doctoral dissertation is held in English.
Oct 02, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 7.10.2017 (Dis)empowering assessment? Assessment as experienced by students in their upper secondary EFL studies (Pollari)
Lic.Phil. Pirjo Pollari defends her doctoral dissertation in English "(Dis)empowering assessment? Assessment as experienced by students in their upper secondary EFL studies". Opponent Docent, Ph.D. (Educ.) Raili Hildén (University of Helsinki) and custos professor Ari Huhta. The doctoral dissertation is held in Finnish.
Sep 28, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 7.10.2017 M.A. Hannele Valtasaari (Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Music Education)
M.A. Hannele Valtasaari defends her doctoral dissertation in Music Education ”Kestääkö ääni? Laulunopetuksen vaikutus opettajaksi valmistuvien äänen laatuun ja ilmaisuun”. Opponent Senior Lecturer, DMus Päivi Järviö (Uniarts Helsinki / Sibelius Academy) and custos Professor Jukka Louhivuori (University of Jyväskylä).
Sep 27, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 6.10.2017 M.A. (Educ.) Kari Vitikainen (Faculty of Education and Psychology, Education)
M.A. (Educ.) Kari Vitikainen defends his doctoral dissertation in Education ”Kunnon muslimi ja kunnon kansalainen, Turkkilaisten imaamisaarnaajalukioiden oppikirjojen ilmentämän maailmankatsomuksen analyysi”. Opponent Professor Leena Koski (University of Eastern Finland) and custos Professor Tapio Puolimatka (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in Finnish.
Sep 25, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 30.9.2017 Conceptualizing the Role of Multidisciplinarity and Student Perceptions of University-Industry Collaboration in Project-Based Learning (Heikkinen)
M.Sc. Juho Heikkinen defends his doctoral dissertation in Information Technology ”Conceptualizing the Role of Multidisciplinarity and Student Perceptions of University-Industry Collaboration in Project-Based Learning”. Opponent Professor Erkki Sutinen (University of Turku) and custos Postdoctoral Researcher Ville Isomöttönen (University of Jyväskylä).
Sep 25, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 29.9.2017 Career practitioners’ conceptions of social media and competency for social media in career services (Kettunen)
M.Sc. Jaana Kettunen defends her doctoral dissertation in Education ”Career practitioners’ conceptions of social media and competency for social media in career services”. Opponent Professor Spencer Niles (The College of William & Mary, USA) and custos Professor Helena Rasku-Puttonen (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in English.
Sep 22, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 29.9.2017: Crisis communication related to terrorism requires preparedness and creativity (Ruggiero)
M.A. Aino Ruggiero defends her doctoral dissertation in Organizational Communication & Public Relations "Crisis communication and terrorism: Mapping challenges and co-creating solutions”. Opponent Professor Jesper Falkheimer (Lund University, Sweden) and custos Professor Marita Vos (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in English.
Sep 19, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: Design and construction of halogen-bonded capsules and cages (Turunen)
M.Sc. Lotta Turunen defends her doctoral dissertation in Organic Chemistry ”Design and construction of halogen-bonded capsules and cages”. Opponent Professor Christer Aakeröy (Kansas State University) and custos Academy Professor Kari Rissanen (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in English.
Sep 19, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 28.9.2017 Rare beta decays and the spectrum-shape method (Haaranen)
Mikko Haaranen defends his doctoral dissertation in Theoretical Physics ”Rare beta decays and the spectrum-shape method”. Opponent Professor Fedor Simkovic (Comenius University in Bratislava) and custos Professor Jouni Suhonen (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in English.
Sep 19, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 23.9.2017 Transmission Processes of Indigenous Pedi Music (Lebaka)
PhD Edward Lebaka defends his doctoral dissertation in Music Education ”Transmission Processes of Indigenous Pedi Music”. Opponent phD Phibion Otukile (University of Botswana) and custos Professor Jukka Louhivuori (University of Jyväskylä).
Sep 12, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 29.9.2017 Sit-stand workstations: effects on occupational sitting time, potential health benefits, and acute postural physiology (Gao)
M.Sc. Ying Gao defends her doctoral dissertation in Biomechanics “Sit-stand workstations: effects on occupational sitting time, potential health benefits, and acute postural physiology”. Opponent Professor Marie Murphy (Ulster University, United Kingdom of Great Britain) and custos Professor Taija Juutinen (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in English.
Sep 08, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 15 Sep 2017 Topics in the geometry of non-Riemannian Lie groups (Golo)
M.Sc. Sebastiano Nicolussi Golo defends his doctoral dissertation in mathematics ”Topics in the geometry of non -Riemannian Lie groups”. Opponent Dr. Katrin Fässler (Université de Fribourg, Mathématiques, Switzerland) and custos Academy Researcher Enrico Le Donne (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in English.