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Apr 08, 2015
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 24 Apr 2015 A novel virus family from extreme environments (Pawlowski)
M.Sc. Alice Pawlowski defends her dissertation in Cell and Molecular Biology titled "Thermus bacteriophage P23-77: key member of a novel, but ancient family of viruses from extreme environments". Opponent Associate Professor Kenneth Stedman (Portland State University) and custos Professor Jaana Bamford.
Apr 08, 2015
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 24 Apr 2015 Responsible fatherhood: A narrative approach (Eerola)
M.A., M.Soc.Sc. Petteri Eerola defends his doctoral dissertation in Education ”Responsible fatherhood: A narrative approach”. Opponent Professor Vilma Hänninen (University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio) and custos Professor Anna Rönkä (University of Jyväskylä).The event is in Finnish
Mar 30, 2015
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 11 Apr 2015: The Human Question in Science Fiction Television: (Re)Imagining Humanity in Battlestar Galactica, Bionic Woman and V
M.A. Aino-Kaisa Koistinen defends her doctoral dissertation in Contemporary Culture Studies "The Human Question in Science Fiction Television: (Re)Imagining Humanity in Battlestar Galactica, Bionic Woman and V". Opponent Associate Professor Cecilia Åsberg (Linköpings Universitet) and custos Professor Sanna Karkulehto (University of Jyväskylä).
Mar 25, 2015
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Mar 25, 2015
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 9.5. M.Sc. (Econ) Arja Lerssi-Lahdenvesi (Faculty of Humanities, Journalism)
M.Sc. (Econ) Arja Lerssi-Lahdenvesi defends her doctoral dissertation in Journalism ”Aina jonkun asialla, vai...? Sitoutumattomat sanomalehdet yhteiskunnallisina vaikuttajina pääkirjoitussivuillaan” Opponent Adjunct Professor Anu Kantola (University of Helsinki) and custos Professor Kaarina Nikunen (University of Jyväskylä)The event is in Finnish
Mar 24, 2015
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 27 Mar 2015: Posted Work and Deterritorialization in the European Union: A study of the German Construction and Meat Industry (Wagner)
M.Sc. Ines Wagner defends her doctoral dissertation in Political Science ”Posted Work and Deterritorialization in the European Union: A study of the German Construction and Meat Industry”. Opponent Professor Brian Burgoon (University of Amsterdam) and custos Docent Lillie Nathan (JYU).
Mar 23, 2015
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Mar 19, 2015
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 28 Mar 2015 The role of piano improvisation in teaching harmony, using combined materials selected from the Baroque period and jazz standard repertoire: towards a comprehensive approach (Benedek)
M.A. Mónika Benedek defends her doctoral dissertation in Music Education " The role of piano improvisation in teaching harmony, using combined materials selected from the Baroque period and jazz standard repertoire: towards a comprehensive approach " on 28 March 2015. Opponent PhD, Reader Dr. Anthony D.J. Branker (Princeton University) and Custos Docent Suvi Saarikallio (JYU).
Mar 18, 2015
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 28 Mar 2015 Microbial controls of greenhouse gas emissions from boreal lakes (Saarenheimo)
M.Sc. Jatta Saarenheimo defends her doctoral dissertation in Aquatic Sciences ”Microbial controls of greenhouse gas emissions from bo­real lakes”. Opponent Professor Stefan Bertilsson (Evolutionary Biology Centre, Uppsala) and custos Professor Marja Tiirola (University of Jyväskylä).
Mar 18, 2015
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 28 Mar 2015 Dyadic relations between the main contractor and its suppliers - A case study to clarify critical factors in Metso Paper Ltd (Korpela)
M.A. Tuija Korpela defends her doctoral dissertation in Organizational Communication & Public Relations ”Dyadic relations between the main contractor and its suppliers - A case study to clarify critical factors in Metso Paper Ltd”. Opponent Adjunct Professor Adjunct Professor KTT Tuula Mittilä (University of Turku) and custos Professor Marita Vos (University of Jyväskylä).
Mar 16, 2015
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 9.5. Lic.A. (Psych.) Heli Järnefelt (Faculty of Social Sciences, Psychology)
Lic.A. (Psych.) Heli Järnefelt defends her doctoral dissertation in Psychology titled "Työterveyshuollossa toteutetun ryhmämuotoisen kognitiivisen käyttäytymisterapian tuloksellisuus pitkäkestoisen unettomuuden hoidossa". Opponent Professor Timo Partonen (National Institute of Health and Welfare) and custos Professor Raimo Lappalainen.
Mar 16, 2015
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 17.4. M.A. Leena Selkivuori (Faculty of Education, Special Education)
M.A. Leena Selkivuori defends her doctoral dissertation in Special Education titled "Ei näihin vaikeuksiin työelämässä törmää". Oppimisen tuki ja erityiselle tuelle annetut merkitykset ammatillisessa aikuiskoulutuksessa opiskelijan näkökulmasta. Opponent Adjunct Professor Jaakko Helander (Häme University of Applied Sciences) and custos Professor Raija Pirttimaa.
Mar 10, 2015
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 21 Mar 2015 Christian metal online: the discursive construction of identity and culture (Jousmäki)
M.A. Henna Jousmäki defends her doctoral dissertation in English "Christian metal online: The discursive construction of identity and culture". Opponent PhD, Reader Annabelle Mooney (University of Roehampton) and custos Professor Sirpa Leppänen (University of Jyväskylä).
Mar 04, 2015
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 23.5. M.A. Teemu Kauppi (Faculty of Humanities, Speech Communication)
M.A. Teemu Kauppi defends his doctoral dissertation in Speech Communication "Opettaja kiusattuna. Peruskoulun opettajien kokemuksia vertaisrajat ylittävästä kiusaamisesta". Opponent Adjunct Professor Anne Konu (University of Tampere) and custos Adjunct Professor Maili Pörhölä (University of Jyväskylä).The event is in Finnish.
Mar 04, 2015
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 25.4. Lic.Ph. Jorma Mikola (Faculty of Humanities, Art History)
Lic.Ph. Jorma Mikola defends his doctoral dissertation in Art History” Alttarilta alttarille. Alttaritaulumaalaus Suomessa autonomia-ajan loppupuolella” Opponent Professor Markus Hiekkanen (University of Helsinki) and custos Professor Annika Waenerberg (University of Jyväskylä).
Mar 04, 2015
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 14 Mar 2015 To Approach or to Avoid? Effects of Emotional Picture Viewing on Reflexive Responses in Humans
M.A. Suvi Karla defends her doctoral dissertation in Psychology ”To Approach or to Avoid? Effects of Emotional Picture Viewing on Reflexive Responses in Humans”. Opponent Professor Magne Arve .Flaten (Norwegian University of Science and Technology) and custos Adjunct Professor Jan Wikgren (University of Jyväskylä).The event is in English.
Mar 04, 2015
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 13 Mar 2015: Tetramethoxy resorcinarenes as platforms for fluorescent and halogen bonding systems (Tero)
M.Sc. Tiia-Riikka Tero defends her doctoral dissertation in Organic Chemistry "Tetramethoxy resorcinarenes as platforms for fluorescent and halogen bonding systems". Opponent Professor Enrico Dalcanale (University of Parma, Italy) and custos Professor Maija Nissinen (University of Jyväskylä). The event is in English.
Mar 03, 2015
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 13 Mar 2015: Special friendship. Love between a man and a woman in Early Modern rural Finland (Kietäväinen-Sirén)
M.A. Hanna Kietäväinen-Sirén defends her doctoral dissertation in Finnish History on 13 March 2015; ”Erityinen ystävyys. Miehen ja naisen välinen rakkaus uuden ajan alun Suomessa (n. 1650–1700)”.
Feb 25, 2015
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 7 Mar 2015: A Conceptual analysis of the oceanic feeling - with a special note on painterly aesthetics (Saarinen)
M.A. Jussi Saarinen defends his doctoral dissertation in Philosophy ”A Conceptual analysis of the oceanic feeling - with a special note on painterly aesthetics” . Opponent FT, Adjunct Professor Joona Taipale (University of Copenhagen) and custos Professor Jussi Kotkavirta (University of Jyväskylä). The event is in English.
Feb 23, 2015
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 24.4. M.Sc. Anna-Liisa Ojala (Faculty of Sport and Health Sciences, Social Science of Sport)
M.Sc. Anna-Liisa Ojala defends her doctoral dissertation ” Vaihtoehtoisuutta ja valtavirtaisuutta: tutkimus suomalaisten lumilautailijoiden uria raamittavista asenteista, olosuhteista ja resursseista”. Opponent Professor Vesa Puuronen (University of Oulu) and custos Professor Hannu Itkonen (University of Jyväskylä).