University of Jyväskylä

Year's 2017 dissertations

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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).
Jan 26, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 17.2.2017 Walking, physical activity, and life-space mobility among older people (Tsai)
TtM Li-Tang Tsain defends her doctoral dissertation in Gerontology and Public Health ”Walking, physical activity and life-space mobility among older people”. Opponent, Adjunct Professor, Academy Researcher Sari Stenholm (University of Turku) and custos Professor Taina Rantanen (University of Jyväskylä).
Jan 23, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 28.1.2017 Heteroglossic and Multimodal Resources in Use: Participation across Spaces of Identification in a Christian Lifestyle Sports Community (Peuronen)
M.A. Saija Peuronen defends her doctoral dissertation in the English language ”Heteroglossic and Multimodal Resources in Use: Participation across Spaces of Identification in a Christian Lifestyle Sports Community”. Opponents Professor Jannis Androutsopoulos (Universität Hamburg) and Dr. Vally Lytra (University of London, Goldsmiths). Custos Professor Sirpa Leppänen (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in English.
Jan 18, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 27.1.2017 Discrete Element Model for Viscoelastic Materials with Brittle Fracture: Applications on Glacier Dynamics (Riikilä)
M.Sc. Timo Riikilä defends his doctoral dissertation in Physics ”Discrete Element Model for Viscoelastic Materials with Brittle Fracture: Applications on Glacier Dynamics”. Opponent Professor Ferenc Kun (University of Debrecen, Hungary) and custos Professor Markku Kataja (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in English.
Jan 16, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 20.1.2017 On-chip Purification of Arc-discharge Synthesized Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes via Mobile Liquid Interface (Hokkanen)
M.Sc. Matti Hokkanen defends his doctoral dissertation in Applied Physics ”On-chip Purification of Arc-discharge Synthesized Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes via Mobile Liquid Iinterface”. Opponent Professor Oren Regev (Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel) and custos Professor Markus Ahlskog (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in English.
Jan 13, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 10.2.2017 KM Pasi Matikainen (Faculty of Education, Education)
M.A. Pasi Matikainen defends her doctoral dissertation in Education ”Oikeudenmukaisuus sisäsyntyisinä oikeuksina ja kasvatus oikeudenmukaisuuteen dialogisen pluralismin kontekstissa. Näkökulmia ja tulkintoja Nicholas Wolterstorffin kokonaisfilosofiasta". Opponent Professor Katariina Holma (University of Jyväskylä) and custos Professor Tapio Puolimatka (University of Jyväskylä).
Jan 13, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 10.2.2017 FM Eija Lönn (Faculty of Mathematics and Science, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology)
M.Sc. Eija Lönn defends her doctoral dissertation in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology "Selection on two behavioral genes: fitness effects of receptor genes for arginine vasopressin 1a and oxytocin in the bank vole Myodes glareolus”. Opponent Professor Craig Primmer (University of Turku) and custos Adjunct Professor Esa Koskela (University of Jyväskylä).
Jan 12, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 17.1.2017: Modelling and Prediction of Perceptual Segmentation (Hartmann)
M.A. Martin Hartmann defends his doctoral dissertation in Musicology ”Modelling and Prediction of Perceptual Segmentation”. Opponent Associate Professor Emilios Cambouropoulos (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki) and custos Professor Petri Toiviainen (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in English.
Jan 04, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 13 Jan 2017 New insights on the role of ecology and life-history in social evolution (Avila)
M.Sc. Piret Avila defends her doctoral dissertation in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology ”New insights on the role of ecology and life-history on social evolution”. Opponent Professor Tom Wenseleers (Zoological Institute, Leuven) and custos Ph.D. Academy Researcher Lutz Fromhage (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in English.