University of Jyväskylä

Year's 2017 dissertations

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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.
May 29, 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.
May 29, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 26.6.2017: New theory on language development (Karimi-Aghdam)
MA Saeed Karímí-Aghdam-Ordaklou defends his doctoral dissertation in Applied Linguistics ”Developing a Metatheoretical Framework for Second Language Development: A Cultural-Historical Theory and Dynamic Systems Theory Perspective”. Opponent Professor James P. Lantolf (Pennsylvania State University) and custos Professor Hannele Dufva (University of Jyväskylä). The public examination of the dissertation is held using a remote connection.
May 24, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: Updated tradition. Sámi imagery in contemporary Sámi poetry (Ahvenjärvi)
M.A. Kaisa Ahvenjärvi defends her doctoral dissertation in Literature ”Päivitettyä perinnettä. Saamelaisen nykyrunouden saamelaiskuvastoja” (Updated tradition. Sámi imagery in contemporary Sámi poetry). Opponent Professor Vuokko Hirvonen (Sámi University of Applied Sciences, Norway) and Adjunct Professor Olli Löytty (University of Turku). Custos Professor Sanna Karkulehto (University of Jyväskylä).
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).
May 05, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 16.6.2017 M.Sc. Hanna Ahonen (Faculty of Mathematics and Science, Aquatic Sciences)
M.Sc. Hanna Ahonen defends her doctoral dissertation in Aquatic Sciences ”Spore-forming parasites infecting muscles of fresh water fishes - ecology and epidemiology”. Opponent Adjunct Professor Perttu Koski (Evira) and custos Professor Jouni Taskinen (University of Jyväskylä).
May 03, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 18.8. M.Sc. (Econ) Juho Jokinen (The Jyväskylä University School of Business and Economics, Economics)
M.Sc. (Econ) Juho Jokinen defends his doctoral dissertation in Economics ”Essays on wages, promotions and performance evaluations”. Opponent Research Supervisor, Adjunct Professor, PhD Tuomas Pekkarinen (VATT, Aalto University) and custos Professor Jaakko Pehkonen (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in Finnish.
Apr 28, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 9.8.2017: Justice in and to Nature: An Application of the Broad Framework of Environmental and Ecological Justice
YTM Teea Kortetmäki defends her doctoral dissertation in Philosophy ”Justice in and to Nature: An Application of the Broad Framework of Environmental and Ecological Justice”. Opponent Professor Marion Hourdequin (Colorado College) and custos Professor Mikko Yrjönsuuri (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in English.
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 21, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 16.6.2017 Kaisa Nissi (Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Ethnology)
Kaisa Nissi defends her doctoral dissertation in Ethnology "Uskonnot, kulttuurit ja perhe. Etnologinen tutkimus monikulttuuristen liittojen kerronnoista Suomessa”. Opponent Academy Researcher, D.Soc.Sc. Anna Rastas (University of Tampere) and custos Professor Laura Stark (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 18, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 30.6.2017 Lic.Sc. (Econ) Tiina Martelius-Louniala (The Jyväskylä University School of Business and Economics, Management)
Lic.Sc. (Econ) Tiina Martelius-Louniala defends her doctoral dissertation in Management ”Siinä pitää olla vähä teflonii. Tunnekokemuksia johtajana irtisanomistilanteessa” (You do need to develop a non-stick surface. Leaders’ emotional experiences in severance situations). Opponent Professor Arja Ropo (University of Tampere) and custos Professor Anna-Maija Lämsä (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.