University of Jyväskylä

Year's 2017 dissertations

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Sep 19, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 29.9.2017 M.Sc. Lotta Turunen (Faculty of Mathematics and Science, Organic Chemistry)
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.
Aug 23, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 2.9.2017 M.A. Tero Pasanen (Humanistis-yhteiskuntatieteellinen tiedekunta, Digital Culture)
M.A. Tero Pasanen defends his doctoral dissertation in "Digital Culture Beyond the Pale: Gaming Controversies and Moral Panics as Rites of Passage”. Opponent Professor Jaakko Suominen (University of Turku) and custos Professor Raine Koskimaa (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in Finnish.
Aug 23, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 25.8.2017 M.Sc. Jere Lehtonen (The Faculty of Mathematics and Science, Mathematics)
M.Sc. Jere Lehtonen defends his doctoral dissertation in Mathematics ”Injectivity results for the geodesic ray transform”. Opponent Dosent Lauri Oksanen (University College London) and custos Professor Mikko Salo (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in English.
Aug 10, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 8.9.2017 M.A. Tiina Lämsä (Faculty of Education and Psychology, the discipline of Early Childhood Education)
M.A. Tiina Lämsä defends her doctoral dissertation in the discipline of Early Childhood Education ”Näkyvä lapsuus. Lapsuuskuva havainnointipäiväkirjassa ja television mainoskuvissa”. Opponent Professor Liisa Karlsson (University of Eastern Finland) and custos Professor Anna Rönkä (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in Finnish.
Aug 07, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 11.8.2017: Social engagement, mood, and mortality in old age (Pynnönen)
M.Sc. Katja Pynnönen defends her doctoral dissertation in Gerontology and Public Health ”Social engagement, mood, and mortality in old age”. Opponent Professor Kaisu Pitkälä (University of Helsinki) and custos Professor Taina Rantanen (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in Finnish.
Aug 01, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 9.9.2017 PhDr Anna Kyppö (Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Philosophy, Applied Linguistics)
PhDr Anna Kyppö defends her doctoral dissertation in Applied Linguistics "Climbing a mountain: Learning Slovak in New Language Learning Environments”. Opponent PhD Michaela Mošatova (Comenius University in Bratislava) and custos Professor Hannele Dufva (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in English.
Jun 27, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 22.9.2017 M.Sc. Kati Lehtonen (Faculty of Sport and Health Sciences, Social Sciences of Sport)
M.Sc. Kati Lehtonen defends her doctoral dissertation in Social Sciences of Sport ”Muuttuvat rakenteet - staattiset verkostot. Suomalaisen liikunta- ja urheilujärjestelmän rakenteelliset muutokset 2008-2015”. Opponent Professor Jari Stenvall (University of Tampere) and custos Professor Hannu Itkonen (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in Finnish.
Jun 19, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 22.6.2017: Chords convey more than just joyful majors and sad minors (Lahdelma)
M.A. Imre Lahdelma defends his doctoral dissertation in Musicology ”At the Interface Between Sensation and Emotion: Perceived Qualities of Single Chords”. Opponent Professor Elvira Brattico (Aarhus University) and custos Professor Jaakko Erkkilä (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in English.
Jun 16, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 9.9.2017 M.Sc. (Econ.), MMus Taina Huttunen (Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Music Education)
M.Sc. (Econ.), MMus Taina Huttunen defends her doctoral dissertation in Music Education ”Osallistava sävellytysmenetelmä musiikinopetukseen. Perusopetuksen opetussuunnitelman 2014 tavoitteita ja oppimisen ydinmetaforia toteuttamassa”. Opponent Professor Juha Ojala (University of Oulu) and custos Professor Jukka Louhivuori (University of Jyväskylä).
Jun 14, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 16.6.2017: The autoimmune diseases caused by parvovirus can be prevented in the future
M.Sc. Kanoktip Puttaraksa defends her doctoral dissertation in Cell and Molecular Biology ”Pathogenic mechanisms of how human parvovirus break self-tolerance”. Opponent Doctor Nancy C.Horton (University of Arizona, USA) and custos Professor Adjunct Professor Leona Gilbert (University of Jyväskylä).
Jun 14, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 16.6.2017: Data mining techniques reveal new knowledge on Finnish educational system (Saarela)
MSc Mirka Saarela defends her doctoral dissertation in Information Technology ”Automatic Knowledge Discovery from Sparse and Large-Scale Educational Data - Case Finland”. Opponent Professor Rolf Vegar Olsen (University of Oslo) and custos Professor Tommi Kärkkäinen (University of Jyväskylä).
Jun 14, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 17.6.2017: Hepatitis E to benefit breast cancer treatment in the future
M.Sc. Marie Stark defends her doctoral dissertation in Cell and Molecular Biology ”Recombinant Nanocapsids for Targeted Theranostic Delivery”. Opponent Professor John Johnson Jr. (Scripps Research Institut, California) and custos Professor Varpu Marjomäki (University of Jyväskylä).
Jun 13, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 19.6.2017: New methods enable fast and high-quality decision making
MSc Tinkle Chugh defends his doctoral dissertation in Information Technology ”Handling expensive multiobjective optimization problems with evolutionary algorithms”. Opponent Associate Professor Dr. Michael T.M. Emmerich (Leiden University, Netherlands) and custos Professor Kaisa Miettinen (University of Jyväskylä).
Jun 13, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: The use of silver nanoparticles in consumer products creates an environmental hazard
M.Sc. Juho Rajala defends her doctoral dissertation in Environmental Science ”Behaviour of sediment-associated silver nanoparticles and their toxicity to oligochaeta Lumbriculus variegatus”. Opponent Associate Professor Henriette Selck (Roskilde University) and custos Professor Jussi Kukkonen (University of Jyväskylä).
Jun 12, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 16.6.2017: Thin films can be grown even in room temperature
M.Sc. Mari Napari defends her doctoral dissertation in Physics ”Low-temperature thermal and plasma-enhanced atomic layer deposition of metal oxide thin films”. Opponent professori Christophe Detavernier (Ghent University, Belgium) and custos Professor Timo Sajavaara (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in English.
Jun 12, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 16.6.2017 Ikääntyvät ja työhyvinvointi. 45-64-vuotiaiden työssäjaksamiskokemuksia (Eriksson)
Lic.A. (Psych.) Tuula Eriksson defends her doctoral dissertation in Education ”Ikääntyvät ja työhyvinvointi. 45-64-vuotiaiden työssäjaksamiskokemuksia”. Opponent Professor Emerita Marjatta Vanhalakka-Ruoho (University of Eastern Finland) and custos Lecturer Sauli Puukari (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in Finnish.
Jun 12, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 17.6.2017 Deciding on the direction of career and life: Personal goals, identity development, and well-being during the transition to adulthood (Marttinen)
PsM Elina Marttinen defends her doctoral dissertation in Psychology "Deciding on the direction of career and life: Personal goals, identity development, and well-being during the transition to adulthood”. Opponent Professor Wim Beyers (Gent University) and custos Professor Katariina Salmela-Aro (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in English.
Jun 09, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 16.6.2017 Kirsi Siekkinen (Faculty of Education and Psychology, Education)
Kirsi Siekkinen defends her doctoral dissertation in Education ”Koulutuksen tasa-arvon diskurssit ja toimijat peruskoulun tuntijakouudistuksessa”. Opponent Professor Piia Seppänen (University of Turku) and custos Professor Juha Hakala (University of Jyväskylä).
Jun 07, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 10.6.2017 M.A. Ari Tanhuanpää (Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Art History)
M.A. Ari Tanhuanpää defends his doctoral dissertation in Art History ”Huoli kuvasta - merkitys, mieli, materiaalisuus”. Opponent dosentti Riikka Stewen (University of) and custos Professor Annika Waenerberg (University of Jyväskylä).
Jun 07, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: An Eco-label for the Airline Industry - Instrument for Behavioral Change?
M.Sc. Stefan Baumeister defends his doctoral dissertation in Environmental Management ”An Eco-label for the Airline Industry - Instrument for Behavioral Change?”. Opponent Professor KTT Lasi Linnanen (LUT) and custos Professor Hanna-Leena Pesonen (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in English.
Jun 06, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: Social media creates new challenges for organisations' crisis communication
M.Sc. (Econ) Boyang Zhang defends his doctoral dissertation in Organizational Communication & Public Relations ”Understanding evolvíng organisational issues in social media”. Opponent Associate Professor Chiara Valentini (Aarhus University, Denmark) and custos Professor Marita Vos (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in English.
Jun 05, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: The Nordic job quality is the highest in Europe - but for how long?
Armi Mustosmäki defends her doctoral dissertation in Social and Public Policy ”How Bright Are the Nordic Lights? Job Quality Trends ín Nordíc Countries in a Comparative perspectíve”. Opponent VTT, TkT, Adjunct Professor Tuomo Alasoini (Tekes) and custos Adjunct Professor Timo Anttila (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in Finnish.
May 30, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 2.6.2017 M.Sc. Sari Järvinen (Faculty of Sport and Health Sciences, Health Promotion and Health Education)
M.Sc. Sari Järvinen defends her doctoral dissertation in Health Promotion and Health Education ”Ohjauksen kirjaaminen: tyypin 2 diabetespotilaiden omahoito ja osaaminen potilasasiakirjoissa”. Opponent Professor Helvi Kyngäs (University of Oulu) and custos Professor Tarja Kettunen (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in Finnish.
May 30, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: Dividing strength and endurance training on different days benefits casual exercisers
M.Sc. Daniela Eklund defends her doctoral dissertation in Science of Sport Coaching and Fitness Testing ”Different-day and same-session combined strength and endurance training: Adaptations in neuromuscular and cardiorespiratory performance, body composition, metabolic health and wellbeing in men and women”. Opponent Professor Dusan Hamar (Comenius University, Slovakia) and custos Professor Professor Keijo Häkkinen (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in English.
May 29, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 10.6.2017 Life-history trade-offs in a small mammal - quantitative genetic approach (Schroderus)
MSc ja LVM Eero Schroderus defends his doctoral dissertation in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology ”Life-history trade-offs in a small mammal - quantitative genetic approach”. Opponent Professor Asko Mäki-Tanila (University of Helsinki) and custos Adjunct Professor Tapio Mappes (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in Finnish.
May 29, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: Eye tracking reveals how paintings are looked at
M.Sc. Anna-Kaisa Ylitalo defends her doctoral dissertation in Statistics ”Statistical inference for eye movement sequences using spatial and spatio-temporal point processes”. Opponent Professor Peter J. Diggle (Lancaster University) and custos Academy Researcher Matti Vihola (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in English.