University of Jyväskylä

Year's 2017 dissertations

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May 19, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 20.5.2017: Difficulties in language development can be recognized already in early childhood (Määttä)
PsM Sira Määttä defends her doctoral dissertation in Psychology ”Developmental pathways of language development: A longitudinal predictive study from prelinguistic stage to outcome at school entry". Opponent Professor Leslie Rescorla (Bryn Mawr College) and custosAdjunct Professor Tuija Aro (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in English.
May 19, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 30.5.2017 Lic.Ph. Jaana Kolu (Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Swedish language)
Lic.Ph. Jaana Kolu defends her doctoral dissertation in Swedish language "Me ollaan mukana tässä exsperimentissä" Lingvistiska resurser och språkpraktiker i tvåspråkiga ungdomssamtal i Haparanda, Stockholm och Helsingfors. Opponent Professor Jarmo Lainio (Stockholm University) and custos Professor Åsa Palviainen (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in Swedish.
May 09, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 19.5.2017: New connections between game theory and mathematical analysis (Ruosteenoja)
M.Sc. Eero Ruosteenoja defends his doctoral dissertation in Mathematics ”Regularity properties of tug-of-war games and normalized equations”. Opponent Professor Alessio Porretta (Università di Roma Tor Vergata) and custos Adjunct Professor Mikko Parviainen (University of Jyväskylä).
Apr 28, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 5.5.2017 Planar Sobolev extension domains (Zhang)
M.Sc. Yi Zhang defends his doctoral dissertation in Mathematics ”Planar Sobolev extension domains”. Opponent Adjunct Professor Ritva Hurri-Syrjänen (University of Helsinki) and custos Professor Pekka Koskela (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in English.
Apr 24, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 29.4.2017 M.A. Soile Tikka (Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Music Education)
M.A. Soile Tikka defends her doctoral dissertation in Music Education "Soitonopettajan rooli oppimismotivaation vahvistajana musiikin taiteen perusopetuksessa. Opettajan ja oppilaan välinen vuorovaikutus viulunsoitonopetuksessa Keski-Pohjanmaalla". Opponent Lecturer, MusT Tapani Heikinheimo (Metropolia University of Applied Sciences) and custos Professor Jukka Louhivuori (University of Jyväskylä).
Apr 24, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 4.5.2017 Growth makers: The founder entrepreneurs in Finland from 1870 to 1990 (Möttönen)
FL Tuomas Möttönen defends his doctoral dissertation in Economic ”Kasvun tekijät: Tutkimus Suomen teollistumisen ajan perustajayrittäjistä 1870-1990" (Growth makers: The founder entrepreneurs in Finland from 1870 to 1990). Opponent Professor Hannele Seeck (University of Turku) and custos Professor Petri Karonen (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in Finnish.
Apr 20, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 28.4.2017 Littoral energy pathways in highly humic boreal lakes (Vesterinen)
M.Sc. Jussi Vesterinen defends his doctoral dissertation in Aquatic Sciences ”Littoral energy pathways in highly humic boreal lakes”. Opponent Professor Michael L. Pace (University of Virginia) and custos Professor Roger Jones (Jyväskylän yliopisto). The doctoral dissertation is held in English.
Apr 20, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 29.4.2017 The Role of Small, Local History Museums in Creating Digital Heritage: the Finnish Case (Laine-Zamojska)
MA Magdalena Laine-Zamojska defends her doctoral dissertation in Museology "The Role of Small, Local History Museums in Creating Digital Heritage: the Finnish Case". Opponent Adjunct Professor Sulevi Riukulehto (University of Helsinki, Ruralia Institute) and custos Professor Janne Vilkuna (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in Finnish.
Apr 13, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 20.5.2017 M.A. Tiina Piilola (Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Literature)
M.A. Tiina Piilola defends her doctoral dissertation in Literature "Kalevalan naiset ja tiedon yöpuoli — Lönnrotin jalanjäljissä kohti Kalevalan naisten tarinoita". Opponent Ph.D. Eva Maria Korsisaari (University of Helsinki) and Professor Emeritus Seppo Knuuttila. Custos Professor Sanna Karkulehto (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in Finnish.
Apr 13, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: Language fluency does not always guarantee language proficiency
M.A. Sanna Olkkonen defends her doctoral dissertation in Applied Linguistics "Second and foreign language fluency from cognitive perspective". Opponent associate professor Patrick Snellings (University of Amsterdam) and custos FT Lea Nieminen (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in English.
Apr 10, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 21.4.2017 Kaivosaari
LitM Annu Kaivosaari defends her doctoral dissertation in Social Sciences of Sport ”Lempeä Lydia - voimakas Björgen - Naishiihtäjien representoinnin muutokset UrheíIulehden teksteissä vuosina 1905-2010”. Opponent Adjunct Professor Juha Herkman (University of Helsinki) and custos Professor Hannu Itkonen (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in Finnish.
Apr 06, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 8.4.2017 Perceived threat and prejudice towards immigrants and Russian minorities living in Finland (Nshom)
MA Elvis Nshom Ngwayuhi defends his doctoral dissertation in Intercultural Communication ”Perceived threat and prejudice towards immigrants and Russian minorities living in Finland”. Opponent Professor Dale Hample (University of Maryland) and custos Professor Stephen Croucher (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in English.
Apr 03, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 7.4.2017 Theoretical study of supernova neutrino and antineutrino scattering off the stable cadmium and lead isotopes (Almosly)
M.Sc. Wafa Almosly defends her doctoral dissertation in Physics ”Theoretical study of supernova neutrino and antineutrino scattering off the stable cadmium and lead isotopes”. Opponent Professor Natalie Jachowicz (Ghent University, Belgium) and custos Professor Jouni Suhonen (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in English.
Mar 28, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 7.4.2017 Exploring potential evolutionary responses to increasing temperature in an environmental opportunistic pathogen (Ashrafi)
FM Roghaieh Ashrafi defends his doctoral dissertation in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology ”Exploring potential evolutionary responses to increasing temperature in an environmental opportunistic pathogen”. Opponent Professor Anna-Liisa Laine (University of Helsinki) and custos Adjunct Professor Tarmo Ketola (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in English.
Mar 24, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 29.3.2017 Apperceiving Visual Elements in Human-technology Interaction Design (Silvennoinen)
TaM Johanna Silvennoinen defends her doctoral dissertation in Cognitive Science ”Apperceiving Visual Elements in Human-technology Interaction Design”. Opponent Professor Paul Hekkert (Delft University of Technology, Netherlands) and custos Professor Pertti Saariluoma (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in English.
Mar 23, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 24.3.2017 Understanding and measuring social entrepreneurship (Kannampuzha)
M.Sc. (Econ) Merie Kannampuzha defends her doctoral dissertation in Enterprise ”Understanding and measuring social entrepreneurship”. Opponent Professor Simon Teasdale (Glasgow Caledonian University, UK) and custos Postdoctoral Researcher Mari Suoranta (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in English.
Mar 23, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 29.3.2017 The development and management of interpersonal trust in a business network in health, exercise and wellbeing markets (Hakanen)
M.Sc. (Econ) Mila Hakanen defends her doctoral dissertation in Management ”The development and management of interpersonal trust in a business network in health, exercise and wellbeing markets". Opponent Professor Vesa Harmaakorpi (Lappeenranta University of Technology LUT) and custos Professor Tuomo Takala (University of Jyväskylä).
Mar 20, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 27.4.2017 Economics of Wage Premia and Wage Rigidity (Strifler)
Dipl.-Oec. Matthias Strifler defends his doctoral dissertation in Economics ”Economics of wage premia and wage rigidity”. Opponent Professor Pekka llmakunnas (Aalto University) and custos Professor Jaakko Pehkonen (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in English.
Mar 20, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 25.3.2017 In Order to Enable Meaningful Playing: How to Support Player's Learning through Digital Game Narrative Design (Äyrämö)
M.A. Sanna-Mari Äyrämö defends her doctoral dissertation in Digital Culture ”In Order to Enable Meaningful Playing: How to Support Player's Learning through Digital Game Narrative Design”. Opponent Associate Professor Petri Lankoski (Södertörns Högskola) and custos Professor Raine Koskimaa (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in Finnish.
Mar 16, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 24.3.2017 The Development of the National Upper Secondary School Chemistry Curriculum in Finland from 1918 to 2016 (Vaskuri)
Ph.Lic. Juhani Vaskuri defends his doctoral dissertation in Chemistry training ”Oppiennätyksistä opetussuunnitelman perusteisiin - lukion kemian kansallisen opetussuunnitelman kehittyminen Suomessa vuosina 1918-2016”. Opponent Jari Lavonen (University of Helsinki) and custos Professor Jan Lundell (University of Jyväskylä).
Mar 14, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 18.3.2017 Living standards and changing expectations – Investigating domestic necessity and environmental sustainability in an affluent society (Aro)
M.A., M.Soc.Sc. Riikka Aro defends her doctoral dissertation in Sociology ”Living standards and changing expectations – Investigating domestic necessity and environmental sustainability in an affluent society”. Opponent Associate Professor Alice Grønhøj (Aarhus University) and custos Professor Terhi-Anna Wilska (University of Jyväskylä).
Mar 08, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 10.3.2017 Policy-practice gap and the participation of students with disabilities in Ethiopia`s formal vocational education programme (Malle)
MA Abebe Malle defends his doctoral dissertation in Special Education ”Policy-practice gap and the participation of students with disabilities in Ethiopia`s formal vocational education programme”. Opponent Adjunct Professor Antti Teittinen (FAIDD) and custos Professor Timo Saloviita (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in English.
Feb 21, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 31.3.2017 Essays on Current Account Imbalances (Nieminen)
M.Sc (Econ) Mika Nieminen defends his doctoral dissertation in Economics ”Essays on Current Account Imbalances". Opponent Univ.-Prof. Dr. Ansgar Belke (University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany) and custos Professor Kari Heimonen (University of Jyväskylä). Väitöstilaisuus on englanninkielinen.
Feb 20, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 24.2.2017 The role of parents’ and teachers’ child-related competence beliefs in the development of students’ self-concept of ability (Pesu)
PsM Laura Pesu defends her doctoral dissertation in Psychology "The role of parents' and teachers' child-related competence beliefs in the development of students self-concept of ability''. Opponent Professor Hannu Räty (University of Eastern Finland) and custos Professor Kaisa Aunola (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in English.
Feb 15, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 17.3.2017 M.A. Terhi Ojala (Faculty of Education and Psychology, Special Education)
M.A. Terhi Ojala defends her doctoral dissertation in Special Education ”Kun perusopetuksen oppilaat oireilevat psyykkisesti - opettajien kokemuksia”. Opponent Professor Kaarina Määttä (University of Lapland) and custos University Lecturer Raija Pirttimaa (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in Finnish.
Feb 07, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 18.2.2017 FM Mikael Nederström (Faculty of Education and Psychology, Psychology)
Mikael Nederström defends his doctoral dissertation in Psychology ”Personality assessment and self-other rating agreement: moderators and implications of agreement”. Opponent professori Jüri Allik (University of Tartu) and custos Professor Katariina Salmela-Aro (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in English.
Feb 06, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 17.2.2017: L'histoire du livre saami en Finlande: ses racines et son développement de 1820 à 1920 (Capdeville)
M.A. Sophie Alix Capdeville defends her doctoral dissertation in Applied Linguistics "L'histoire du livre saami en Finlande: ses racines et son développement de 1820 à 1920". Opponent Professor Håkan Rydving (University of Bergen, Norway) and custos Professor Outi Merisalo (University of Jyväskylä).
Jan 31, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 11 Feb 2017 Exergaming Usage: Hedonic and Utilitarian Aspects (Kari)
M.Sc. (Econ) Tuomas Kari defends his doctoral dissertation in Information Systems Science ”Exergaming Usage: Hedonic and Utilitarian Aspects” Opponent Professor Christer Carlsson (Åbo Akademi, Turku) and custos Research Professor Lauri Frank (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in Finnish.
Jan 30, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 26.1.2017 Explaining two forms of Internet crime from two perspectives: toward stage theories for phishing and Internet scamming (Tambe Ebot)
M.Sc. Alain Claude Tambe Ebot defends his doctoral dissertation in Information Systems Science "Explaining two forms of Internet crime from two perspectives: toward stage theories for phishing and Internet scamming". Opponents Professor Volkan Topalli (Georgia State University) and PhD Petri Puhakainen (Silverskin Information Security Oy), and custos Professor Mikko Siponen (University of Jyväskylä).
Jan 26, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 24.3.2017 M.Sc. Kirsi Piitulainen (Faculty of Sport and Health Sciences, Physiotherapy)
M.Sc. Kirsi Piitulainen defends her doctoral dissertation in Physiotherapy ”Effectiveness of 12 months’ intensive shoulder strength training on disability, health-related quality of life and shoulder function after rotator cuff repair". Opponent Chief Physician, Adjunct Professor Esa-Pekka Takala (Occupational Health Centre, Helsinki) and custos Professor Arja Häkkinen (University of Jyväskylä).