University of Jyväskylä

Dissertation news

May 21, 2018
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 25.5.2018 M.Sc. Kukka-Maaria Ulvila (Jyväskylä University School of Business and Economics, Environmental Management)
M.Sc. Kukka-Maaria Ulvila defends her doctoral dissertation in Environmental Management "'Good for Nature - Good for You'? Values and Sustainable Food Consumption - Promoting Sustainably Produced Food Products to Finnish Consumers". Opponent Assistant Professor Dr. Hanna Leipämaa-Leskinen (University of Vaasa) and Custos Professor Hanna-Leena Pesonen (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in Finnish.
May 21, 2018
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 24 May 2018: Do you want to be Sherlock Holmes? Visual working memory is the key
 
May 09, 2018
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 12.5.2018: Developing Inclusive Education Policy and Practice in Zanzibar: Collaborative Action Research (Juma)
M.A. (Psychology) Said Juma defends his doctoral dissertation in Special Education "Developing inclusive education policy and practice in Zanzibar: Collaborative action research". Opponent Professor Lani Florian (University of Edinburgh) and Custos Docent, Senior Researcher Elina Lehtomäki (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in English.
May 03, 2018
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 12 May 2018: The reproduction of gender stereotypes in martial arts and combat sports (Kavoura)
M.Sc. (Sport Sciences) Anna Kavoura defends her doctoral dissertation in Sport and Exercise Psychology ”'Successful and feminine athlete' and 'natural-born fighter': A discursive exploration of female judoka’s identities in Greece and Finland”. Opponent Dr.Soc.Sc. Tuula Juvonen (University of Tampere) and Custos Professor Jarmo Liukkonen (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in English.
Apr 16, 2018
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 4.5.2018 M.A. Päivi Kilja (Faculty of Education and Psychology, Education)
M.A. Päivi Kilja defends her doctoral dissertation in Education "Opintojen henkilökohtaistaminen aikuisoppijoiden kokemana - Eksistentiaalis-fenomenologinen tutkimus näyttötutkintomestarikoulutuksen kontekstissa". Opponent Docent Seija Mahlamäki-Kultanen (University of Tampere) and Custos Professor Juha Hakala (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in Finnish.
Apr 13, 2018
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 25.5.2018 M.A. Saila Leukumaa-Autto (Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, General History)
M.A. Saila Leukumaa-Autto defends her doctoral dissertation in General History "Tavoitteena vahva ja yhtenäinen kansa. Historia ja kieli kansallisen identiteetin rakentamisen välineinä Pätsin aikakauden Virossa 1934-1940". Opponent Docent, Ph.D. Pertti Grönholm (University of Turku) and Custos Academy Research Fellow Simo Mikkonen (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in Finnish.
Apr 13, 2018
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 24.5.2018 Lic.Phil. Mauno Keto (Facul­ty of In­for­ma­tion Tech­no­lo­gy, Mathematical Information Technology)
Lic.Phil. Mauno Keto defends his doctoral dissertation in Mathematical Information Technology "Optimal sample allocation conditioned on a small-area model, estimator, and auxiliary data". Opponent Professor Ralf Münnich (University of Trier, Germany) and Custos Professor Pekka Neittaanmäki (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in English.
Apr 12, 2018
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 4.5.2018 M.Sc. Hanna Arola (Facul­ty of Mat­hema­tics and Science, Environmental Science and Technology)
M.Sc. Hanna Arola defends her doctoral dissertation in Environmental Science and Technology "Effects of bioheapleaching technology utilizing metal mine emissions on fish in boreal freshwaters". Opponent Dr. Gregory Pyle (University of Lethbridge, Canada) and Custos Professor Juha Karjalainen (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in English.
Apr 05, 2018
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: Dissertation 11.5.2018: The costs of data storage can be reduced if the companies re-estimate their storage needs and acquire additional resources more often (Laatikainen)
M.Sc. Gabriella Laatikainen defends her doctoral dissertation in Information Systems Science "Financial aspects of business models: Reducing costs and increasing revenues in a cloud context". Opponent Professor Casper Lassenius (Aalto University) and Custos Professor Pasi Tyrväinen (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in English.
Apr 05, 2018
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 21.4.2018 Dietary acid load and acid-base balance in exercise and health from adolescence to late adulthood (Hietavala)
M.Sc. (Sport Sciences) Enni-Maria Hietavala defends her doctoral dissertation in Exercise Physiology "Dietary acid load and acid-base balance in exercise and health from adolescence to late adulthood". Opponent Professor Lars MgNaughton (Edge Hill University, UK) and Custos Professor Antti Mero (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in English.
Apr 04, 2018
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 18.5.2018 M.Sc. Rajendhraprasad Tatikonda (Facul­ty of Mat­hema­tics and Science, Chemistry)
M.Sc. Rajendhraprasad Tatikonda defends his doctoral dissertation in Chemistry "Multivalent N-donor li­gands for the construction of coordination polymers and coordination polymer gels". Opponent Professor Muriel Hissler (Université Rennes, France) and Custos Professor Matti Haukka (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in English.
Apr 03, 2018
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 20.4.2018 M.Sc. Sanna Rauhamäki (Faculty of Mathematics and Science, Cell and Molecular Biology)
M.Sc. Sanna Rauhamäkl defends her doctoral dissertation in Cell and Molecular Biology "Small Molecule Modulators of Amine Oxidation, Nuclear Receptor Signaling and Glucuronidation – 3-Phenylcoumarin as a Scaffold of Interest". Opponent Docent Maija Lahtela-Kakkonen (University of Eastern Finland) and Custos Professor Olli Pentikäinen (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in Finnish.
Mar 26, 2018
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 18.5.2018 M.Sc. Päivi Aalto-Nevalainen (Jyväskylä University School of Business and Economics, Management and Leadership)
M.Sc. (Sport Sciences) Päivi Aalto-Nevalainen defends her doctoral dissertation in Management and Leadership ”Vertaileva tutkimus nais- ja miesjohtajien uramenestyksestä liikunta-alalla”. Opponent Professor Liisa Mäkelä (University of Vaasa) and Custos Professor Anna-Maija Lämsä (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in Finnish.
Mar 22, 2018
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 19.5.2018 M.Sc. Joonas Heino (Facul­ty of Mat­hema­tics and Science, Mathematics)
M.Sc. Joonas Heino defends his doctoral dissertation in Mathematics "On the local and global regularity of tug-of-war games". Opponent Professor Juan J. Manfredi (University of Pittsburgh, USA) and Custos Docent Mikko Parviainen (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in English.
Mar 19, 2018
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 18.5.2018 M.A. Seija Manninen (Faculty of Education and Psychology, Special Education)
M.A. (Education) Seija Manninen defends her doctoral dissertation in Special Education "Kouluviihtyvyys ja siihen liittyvät tekijät peruskoulussa ja toisen asteen opinnoissa". Opponent Docent, Senior Researcher Kristiina Lappalainen (University of Eastern Finland) and Custos Professor Hannu Savolainen (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in Finnish.
Mar 15, 2018
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 16.3.2018 New method to build miniature optical and electronic devices (Shen)
M.Sc. Boxuan Shen defends his doctoral dissertation in Physics "Applications of DNA self­assembled structures in nano-electronics and plasmonics". Opponent Professor Tim Liedl (Ludwig-Maximilians­ Universitat, Germany) and Custos Associate Professor Jussi Toppari (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in English.
Mar 09, 2018
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 6.4.2018 Modeling of intracellular transport in realistic cell geometries (Aho)
M.Sc. Vesa Aho defends his doctoral dissertation in Physics "Modeling of intracellular transport in realistic cell geometries". Opponent Professor Matthias Weiss (University of Bayreuth, Germany) and Custos Docent Maija Vihinen-Ranta (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in English.
Mar 06, 2018
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 20.4.2018 M.Sc. Akseli Mansikkamäki (Facul­ty of Mat­hema­tics and Science, Chemistry)
M.Sc. Akseli Mansikkamäki defends his doctoral dissertation in Chemistry "Theoretical and Computational Studies of Mag­netic Anisotropy and Exchange Coupling in Molecular Systems". Opponent Professor Juha Vaara (University of Oulu) and Custos Professor Heikki Tuononen (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in English.
Mar 05, 2018
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 16.3.2018: Two-tiered patent systems induce sorting (Heikkilä)
M.Sc. Jussi Heikkilä defends his doctoral dissertation in Economics "Empirical Analyses of European Intellectual Property Rights Institutions". Opponent Associate Professor Aija Leiponen (Cornell University) and Custos Professor Ari Hyytinen (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in Finnish.
Feb 27, 2018
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 9.3.2018: Medicative diet - the importance of diet and prophylactic treatment on survival and immunity of polyphagous Arctia plantaginis (Arctiidae) larvae (Dickel)
M.Sc. Franziska Dickel defends her doctoral dissertation in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology "Medicative diet - the importance of diet and prophylactic treatment on survival and immunity of polyphagous Arctia plantaginis (Arctiidae) larvae". Opponent Dr. Jessica Abbott (University of Lund, Sweden) and Custos Professor Johanna Mappes (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in English.