University of Jyväskylä

Year's 2018 dissertations

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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.
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.
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.
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.
Feb 27, 2018
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 13.4.2018 Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Middle Managers' Ethical Decision Making and Behaviour in the Organizational Context (Hiekkataipale)
HTM Minna-Maaria Hiekkataipale defends her doctoral dissertation in Management and Leadership "Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Middle Managers' Ethical Decision Making and Behaviour in the Organizational Context". Opponent Professor Johanna Kujala (University of Tampere) and Custos Professor Anna-Maija Lämsä (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in Finnish.
Jan 31, 2018
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 13.4.2018 M.A. Jarmo Seppälä (Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Economic History)
M.A. Jarmo Seppälä defends his doctoral dissertation in Economic History "Institutional perspectives on retailing: Rethinking the adoption of largescale retailing in Finland", Opponent Researcher II, PhD Espen Ekberg (Handelshøyskolen BI) and Custos Professor Juha-Antti Lamberg (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.
Jan 31, 2018
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 6.4.2018 M.A. Eveliina Pennanen (Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Communication)
M.A. Eveliina Pennanen defends her doctoral dissertation in Communication "Hallinnollinen vuorovaikutus sairaalatyöyhteisössä". Opponent Senior Lecturer, Docent Tuula-Riítta Välikoski (University of Tampere) and Custos Senior Lecturer Leena Mikkola (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in Finnish.
Mar 19, 2018
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 24.3.2018 Moving Forward Sustainability: Material and Social Con­ditions of Electronic Waste Management in Nigeria (Omo­karo)
M.Soc.Sc. Azewanre Benedicta Omo­karo defends her doctoral dissertation in Social and Public Policy "Moving Forward Sustainability: Material and Social Con­ditions of Electronic Waste Management in Nigeria". Opponent Senior Lecturer Jennie Olofsson (University of Ljubljana and University of Mid Sweden) and Custos Academy Researcher Sakari Taipale (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in English.
Feb 23, 2018
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 23.3.2018 M.Sc. Niina Kotamäki (Faculty of Mathematics and Science, Environmental Science)
M.Sc. Niina Kotamäki defends her doctoral dissertation in Environmental Science "Statistical methods for adaptive river basin management and monitoring". Opponent Professor Jacob Carstensen (University of Aarhus) and Custos PhD Anssi Lensu (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in English.
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 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 01, 2018
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 9.3.2018 M.A. Seija Johnson (Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Ethnology)
M.A. Seija Johnson defends her doctoral dissertation in Ethnology "I den folkliga modedräktens fotspår. Bondekvinnors välstånd, ställning och mode­medvetenhet i Gamlakarleby socken 1740−1800". Opponent Senior Lecturer, Docent Pia Olsson (University of Helsinki) and Custos Professor Outi Fingerroos (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.
Nov 14, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 9.3.2018 VTL Katri Viitasalo (Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Social Work)
VTL Katri Viitasalo defends her doctoral dissertation in Social Work ”Äitien pyrkimykset ja toimintamahdollisuuksien valikko. Käsitteellinen tutkimus äitien taloudellisista toimintamahdollisuuksista” (Aspirations and capability set of mothers. A conceptual study on mothers´ financial capabilities). Opponent Professor Eeva Jokinen (University of Eastern Finland) and custos Professor Aila-Leena Matthies (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in Finnish.
Feb 23, 2018
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 24.2.2018 M.Sc. Juho Kopra (Faculty of Mathematics and Science, Statistics)
M.Sc.Juho Kopra defends his doctoral dissertation in Statistics "Statistical modelling of selective non-participation in health examination surveys". Opponent Professor Jane Hutton (University of Warwick) and Custos Academy Research Fellow Matti Vihola (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in English.
Jan 30, 2018
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 24.2.2018 LL Kari Kähönen (Faculty of Education and Psychology, Psychology)
LL Kari Kähönen defends his doctoral dissertation in Psychology "Uupumisesta hyvinvointiin; työuupuneiden ryhmäpsykoterapeuttinen kuntoutusmalli BALANSSI". Opponent Professor Kirsi Honkalampi (University of Eastern Finland) and Custos Professor Katariina Salmela-Aro (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in Finnish.
Feb 12, 2018
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 23.2.2018 Towards Student-Centred Pedagogy: Action Research with Ethiopian Village School Teachers (Keski-Mäenpää)
KM Kati Keski-Mäenpää defends her doctoral dissertation in Education "Towards Student-Centred Pedagogy: Action Research with Ethiopian Village School Teachers". Opponent Professor Eustella Bhalalusesa (University of Dar es Salaam) and custos Professor Elina Lehtomäki (University of Jyväskylä).
Jan 22, 2018
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 17.2.2018 M.Sc. (Econ.) Janne Riekkinen (Faculty of Information Technology, Information Systems Science)
M.Sc. (Econ.) Janne Riekkinen defends his doctoral dissertation in Information Systems Science "Streaming Era Digital Media Piracy - An Integration of Three Theoretical Perspectives". Opponent Professor Jukka Heikkilä (University of Turku) and Custos Research Professor Lauri Frank (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in Finnish.
Dec 21, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 17.2.2018 YTM Tuovi Leppänen (Faculty of Education and Psychology, Education)
YTM Tuovi Leppänen defends her doctoral dissertation in Education "Mitä ryhmässä tapahtuu? Substantiivinen teoria aikuisoppijoiden yhteisövoimaisesta oppimisprosessista". Opponent Principal Lecturer Kari Kiviniemi (Oulu University of Applied Sciences) and custos professor Tapio Puolimatka (University of Jyväskylä).
Feb 06, 2018
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 16.2.2018 Antibiotic contamination of water systems raises concern in developing countries (Ngumba)
MSc. Elijah Ngumba defends his doctoral dissertation in Environmental Science "Occurrence and control of selected antibiotics and antiretroviral drugs in urban hydrological cycles". Opponent Dr Jerker Fick (Umeå University, Sweden) and custos Professor Tuula Tuhkanen (University of Jyväskylä).
Feb 05, 2018
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 16.2.2018_ Aging and microRNA messaging: Associations with systemic estrogen levels and physical performance (Kangas)
M.A. Reeta Kangas defends her doctoral dissertation in Gerontology and Public Health ”Aging and microRNA messaging: Associations with systemic estrogen levels and physical performance”. Opponent Professor Carolyn M. Klinge (University of Louisville) and custos Academy Researcher Eija Laakkonen (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in English.
Feb 05, 2018
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 9 Feb 2018: Trade­offs among intensive forestry, ecosystem services and biodiversity in boreal forests (Pohjanmies)
M.Sc. Tähti Pohjanmies defends her doctoral dissertation in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology "Trade­offs among intensive forestry, ecosystem services and biodiversity in boreal forests". Opponent Dr. Johan Ekroos (Centre for Environmental and Climate Research Lund University, Sweden) and Custos Prof. Mikko Mönkkönen (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in English.
Jan 16, 2018
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 2.2.2018 M.Sc. Markus Mykkänen (Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Organizational Communication and Public Relations)
M.Sc. Markus Mykkänen defends his doctoral dissertation in Organizational Communication and Public Relations "Autopoiesis of Organisations - The Perspective of the Luhmannian Socíal System Paradigm". Opponent Docent Elisa Juholin (University of Helsinki) and Custos Professor Vilma Luoma-aho (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in Finnish.
Jan 17, 2018
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 27 Jan 2018: Global and local interactions in football: Comparing the development paths of Finland and Hungary (Szerovay)
M.Sc. Mihaly Szerovay defends his doctoral dissertation in Social Sciences of Sport "Global and local interactions in football: Comparing the development paths of Finland and Hungary". Opponent Professor Ramón Llopis Goig (Universitat de Valencia, Espanja) and custos Professor Hannu Itkonen (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in English.
Dec 21, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 27.1.2018 FM Tiina Mäkelä (Faculty of Education and Psychology, Education)
FM Tiina Mäkelä defends her doctoral dissertation in Education "A Design Framework and Principles for Co-designing Learning Environments Fostering Learning and Wellbeing". Opponent Professor Teemu Leinonen (Aalto University) and custos Professor Marja-Kristiina Lerkkanen (University of Jyväskylä).
Jan 19, 2018
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 26.1.2018 Childhood physical activity is positively related to educational and labor market success (Kari)
M.Sc. Jaana Kari defends her doctoral dissertation in Economics ”Lifelong physical activity and long-term labor market outcomes”. Opponent Professor Ismo Linnosmaa (University of Eastern Finland) and custos Professor Jaakko Pehkonen (University of Jyväskylä).
Jan 16, 2018
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 26 Jan 2018 Conservation of traditional rural biotopes in Finland. A social-ecological approach (Raatikainen)
 
Aug 30, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 20.1.2018 Lic.A. Pirjo Lehtovuori (Faculty of Education and Psychology, Psychology)
Lic.A. Pirjo Lehtovuori defends her doctoral dissertation in Psychology ”Psykoterapeutin henkilökohtaisten ominaisuuksien merkitys psykoterapiassa – ja niiden vaikutus tuloksellisuuteen identiteettihaastattelun perusteella” (The significance of the personal characteristics of psychotherapists in psychotherapy and their effect on treatment results based on an identity interview). Opponent Adjunct Professor Henrik Enckell (University of Helsinki) and custos Professor Jaakko Seikkula (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in Finnish.
Jan 09, 2018
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 19 Jan 2018: Adorno´s Tragic Vision (Nivalainen)
M.Soc.Sc. Markku Nivalainen defends his doctoral dissertation in Philosophy ”Adorno´s Tragic Vision". Opponent Lecturer Dr. Karoline Gritzner (Aberystwyth University, Wales) and custos Lecturer Olli-Pekka Moisio (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in English.