University of Jyväskylä

Year's 2017 dissertations

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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.
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.