University of Jyväskylä

Upcoming dissertations

Nov 25, 2017
JYUEvent Dissertation: 25.11.2017 EL, LL Marianna Savio (Faculty of Education and Psychology, Psychology)
Start date: Nov 25, 2017 12:00 PM
End date: Nov 25, 2017 03:00 PM
Location: Seminaarinmäki, Old festival hall (S212) EL, LL Marianna Savio defends her doctoral dissertation in Information Technology ”Vauvaperheen perhedynamiikka - Monimenetelmätapaustutkimus perhesuhteista ja vuorovaikutuksesta lapsen ensimmäisen elinvuoden aikana”. Opponent Professor Emeritus Jorma Piha (University of Turku) and custos Professor Jaakko Seikkula (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in Finnish.
Nov 25, 2017
JYUEvent Dissertation: 25.11.2017 Lic.Ph. Hellä Siekkinen (Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Applied Linguistics)
Start date: Nov 25, 2017 12:00 PM
End date: Nov 25, 2017 03:00 PM
Location: Seminaarinmäki, H320 Lic.Ph. Hellä Siekkinen defends her doctoral dissertation in Applied Linguistics ”Työelämä, täältä tullaan - kielitaitoisina ja itseohjautuvina - Tutkimus opiskelijoista monimuotoisesti toteutetulla englannin opintojaksolla Jyväskylän ammattikorkeakoulussa”(Working life, here we come - with better language skills and with more readiness for self-directed learning A study of the students on a multi-form English course at the Jyväskylä University of Applied Sciences). Opponent Professor Ritva Kantelin (University of Eastern Finland) and custos Professor Ari Huhta (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in Finnish.
Nov 29, 2017
JYUEvent Dissertation: 29.11.2017 MA Ali Moazami-Goodarzi (Faculty of Education and Psychology, Psychology)
Start date: Nov 29, 2017 12:00 PM
End date: Nov 29, 2017 03:00 PM
Location: Seminaarinmäki, Old festival hall (S212) MA Ali Moazami-Goodarzi defends his doctoral dissertation in psychology ”The Work-Family Interface and its Correlates: Integrating Variable and Person Oriented Approaches”. Opponent Adjunct Professor Liisa Mäkelä (University of Vaasa) and custos Adjunct Professor Saija Mauno (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in English.
Dec 01, 2017
JYUEvent Dissertation: 1.12.2017 MSc Chen Chengcong (Faculty of Mathematics and Science, Chemistry)
Start date: Dec 01, 2017 12:00 PM
End date: Dec 01, 2017 03:00 PM
Location: Ylistönrinne, YlistöKem 4 MSc Chen Chengcong defends his doctoral dissertation in Chemistry "Combustion Behavior of Black Liquors – Droplet Swelling and Influence of Liquor Composition". Opponent Professor Esa Vakkilainen (Lappeenranta University of Technology) and custos Professor Raimo Alén (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in English.
Dec 01, 2017
JYUEvent Dissertation: 1.12.2017 TtM Marja Leppänen (Faculty of Sport and Health Sciences, Sports Medicine)
Start date: Dec 01, 2017 12:00 PM
End date: Dec 01, 2017 03:00 PM
Location: Seminaarinmäki, Old festival hall (S212) TtM Marja Leppänen defends her doctoral dissertation in Sports Medicine ”Physical Activity During Pregnancy and Early Childhood from the Perspective of Gestational Diabetes Risk and Children’s Body Composition”. Opponent Professor Päivi Rautava (University of Turku) and custos Professor Urho Kujala (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in Finnish.
Dec 01, 2017
JYUEvent Dissertation: 1.12.2017 M.A. Riina Turunen (Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, History)
Start date: Dec 01, 2017 12:00 PM
End date: Dec 01, 2017 03:00 PM
Location: Seminaarinmäki, H320 M.A. Riina Turunen defends her doctoral dissertation in History ”Velka, vararikko ja tuomio. Konkurssi ja sen merkitykset 1800-luvun suomalaisissa kaupungeissa”. Opponent Adjunct Professor Antti Kuusterä (University of Helsinki) and custos Professor Jari Ojala (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in Finnish.
Dec 01, 2017
JYUEvent Dissertation: 1.12.2017 LitM Heikki Peltonen (Faculty of Sport and Health Sciences, Biomechanics)
Start date: Dec 01, 2017 12:00 PM
End date: Dec 01, 2017 03:00 PM
Location: Seminaarinmäki, L building (L303) LitM Heikki Peltonen defends his doctoral dissertation in Biomechanics “Isometric force-time parameters in monitoring of strength training – With special reference to acute responses to different loading resistances”. Opponent Professor Jonathan P. Folland (Loughborough University, UK) and custos Professor Janne Avela (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in English.
Dec 02, 2017
JYUEvent Dissertation: 2.12.2017 M.Sc. Elina Hasanen (Faculty of Sport and Health Sciences, Social Sciences of Sport)
Start date: Dec 02, 2017 12:00 PM
End date: Dec 02, 2017 03:00 PM
Location: Seminaarinmäki, Old festival hall (S212) M.Sc. Elina Hasanen defends her doctoral dissertation in Social Sciences of Sport ”´Me ollaan koko ajan liikkeessä´ Tutkimus nuorten omaehtoisen liikkumisen muodoista ja merkityksistä tilan kehyksissä” (“We’re on the move all the time”: A study on the forms and meanings of young people’s self-organised physical activity in the framework of space). Opponent Adjunct Professor Sari Näre (University of Helsinki) and custos Professor Hannu Itkonen (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in Finnish.
Dec 02, 2017
JYUEvent Dissertation: 2.12.2017 M.A. Anu Karvonen (Faculty of Education and Psychology, Psychology)
Start date: Dec 02, 2017 12:00 PM
End date: Dec 02, 2017 03:00 PM
Location: Seminaarinmäki, H320 M.A. Anu Karvonen defends her doctoral dissertation in Psychology ”Sympathetic nervous system synchrony between participants of couple therapy”. Opponent Professor Wolfgang Tschacher (University Hospital of Psychiatry, Bern, Switzerland) and custos Adjunct Professor Markku Penttonen (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in English.
Dec 02, 2017
JYUEvent Dissertation: 2.12.2017 L.Soc.Sc. Merja Rapeli (Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Social Work)
Start date: Dec 02, 2017 12:00 PM
End date: Dec 02, 2017 03:00 PM
Location: Seminaarinmäki, RUU D104 (Helena) L.Soc.Sc. Merja Rapeli defends her doctoral dissertation in Social Work ”The Role of Social Work in Disaster Management in Finland”. Opponent D.Soc.Sc., Adjunct Professor Elli Aaltonen, KELA) and custos Professor Kati Närhi (University of Jyväskylä).
Dec 08, 2017
JYUEvent Dissertation: 8.12.2017 M.Sc. Mervi Koivulahti-Ojala (Faculty of Information Technology, Computer Science)
Start date: Dec 08, 2017 04:00 PM
End date: Dec 08, 2017 07:00 PM
Location: Mattilanniemi, Agora, Delta M.Sc. Mervi Koivulahti-Ojala defends her doctoral dissertation in Computer Science ”On UML modeling tool evaluation, use and training”. Opponent Professor Tommi Mikkonen (University of Helsinki) and custos Professor Pekka Abrahamsson (University of Jyväskylä).
Dec 09, 2017
JYUEvent Dissertation: 9.12.2017 Ph. Lic.(Econ) Panu Moilanen (Faculty of Information Technology, Information Systems Science)
Start date: Dec 09, 2017 12:00 PM
End date: Dec 09, 2017 03:00 PM
Location: Mattilanniemi, Agora, Auditorium 2 Ph. Lic.(Econ) Panu Moilanen defends his doctoral dissertation in Information Systems Science "Kannustin, koriste ja liikkujan kaveri - Tutkimus liikuntateknologian käyttäjyydestä". Opponent Professor Saara Taalas (Linnaeus University, Sweden) and custos Research Professor Lauri Frank (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in Finnish.
Dec 13, 2017
JYUEvent Dissertation: 13.12.2017 M.Ed. Xin Tang (Faculty of Education and Psychology, Psychology)
Start date: Dec 13, 2017 12:00 PM
End date: Dec 13, 2017 03:00 PM
Location: Mattilanniemi, MaA 211 M.Ed. Xin Tang defends his doctoral dissertation in Psychology "Teaching Practices in Early Primary School: Dimensions, Patterns and Consequences". Opponent Assisstant Professor Antje von Suchodoletz (New York University Abu Dhabi) and custos Professor Marja-Kristiina Lerkkanen (University of Jyväskylä).
Dec 15, 2017
JYUEvent Dissertation: 15.12.2017 M.Sc. Karoliina Kaasalainen (Faculty of Sport and Health Sciences, Health Education)
Start date: Dec 15, 2017 12:00 PM
End date: Dec 15, 2017 03:00 PM
Location: Seminaarinmäki, RUU D104 (Helena) M.Sc. Karoliina Kaasalainen defends her doctoral dissertation in Health Education ”Awaking the motivation for change - Relationships between physical fitness, physical activity and psychosocial factors among men in the Adventures of Joe Finn Campaign”. Opponent Adjunct Professor Katja Borodulin (National Institute for Health and Welfare, University of Helsinki) and custos Professor Marita Poskiparta (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in Finnish.
Dec 15, 2017
JYUEvent Dissertation: 15.12.2017 M.A. Maiju Strömmer (Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Finnish language)
Start date: Dec 15, 2017 12:00 PM
End date: Dec 15, 2017 03:00 PM
Location: Seminaarinmäki, Old festival hall (S212) M.A. Maiju Strömmer defends her doctoral dissertation in Finnish language ”Mahdollisuuksien rajoissa. Neksusanalyysi suomen kielen oppimisesta siivoustyössä”. Opponent Ph.D. Adjunct Professor Leena Kuure (University of Oulu) and custos Professor Minna Suni (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in Finnish.
Dec 16, 2017
JYUEvent Dissertation: 16.12.2017 M.Sc. Katja Rönkä (Faculty of Mathematics and Science, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology)
Start date: Dec 16, 2017 12:00 PM
End date: Dec 16, 2017 03:00 PM
Location: Seminaarinmäki, The old festiwal hall (S212) M.Sc. Katja Rönkä defends her doctoral dissertation in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology ”Evolution of signal diversity: predator-prey interactions and the maintenance of warning colour polymorphism in the wood tiger moth Arctia plantaginis”. Opponent Professor Chris Jiggins (University of Cambridge, UK) and custos Professor Johanna Mappes (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in English.
Jan 05, 2018
JYUEvent Dissertation: 5.1.2018 M.Sc. (Econ) Salvatore Ruggiero (The Jyväskylä University School of Business and Economics, Corporate Environmental Management)
Start date: Jan 05, 2018 12:00 PM
End date: Jan 05, 2018 03:00 PM
Location: Mattilanniemi, Agora, Lea Pulkkinen Hall. M.Sc. (Econ) Salvatore Ruggiero defends his doctoral dissertation in Corporate Environmental Management ”People Power: The Role of Civil Society in Renewable Energy Production”. Opponent Senior Research Fellow, dosentti, KTT Paula Kivimaa (University of Sussex) and custos Professor Hanna-Leena Pesonen (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in English.
Jan 12, 2018
JYUEvent Dissertation: 12.1.2018 M.A. Santa Stopniece (Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Intercultural Communication)
Start date: Jan 12, 2018 12:00 PM
End date: Jan 12, 2018 03:00 PM
Location: Seminaarinmäki M.A. Santa Stopniece defends her doctoral dissertation in Intercultural Communication ”Finnish-Chinese intercultural negotiation: power positioning and search for common ground”. Opponent Professor Tony Fang (Stockholm University) and custos Senior Lecturer Marko Siitonen (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in English.
Jan 19, 2018
JYUEvent Dissertation: 19.1.2018 M.A. Juha Matikainen (Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Finnish history)
Start date: Jan 19, 2018 12:00 PM
End date: Jan 19, 2018 03:00 PM
Location: Seminaarinmäki, H320 M.A. Juha Matikainen defends his doctoral dissertation in Finnish history "Parlamentarismin kannattajasta vallankumouksen äänitorveksi: Suomen Sosialidemokraattisen Puolueen lehdistö 1917-1918" (From A Supporter of Parliamentarism to the Voice of the Revolution: The Press of the Social Democratic Party of Finland 1917-1918). Opponent Professor Vesa Vares (University of Turku) and custos Adjunct Professor Heikki Roiko-Jokela (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in Finnish.
Jan 19, 2018
JYUEvent Dissertation: 19.1.2018 M.Soc.Sc. Markku Nivalainen (Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Philosophy)
Start date: Jan 19, 2018 12:00 PM
End date: Jan 19, 2018 03:00 PM
Location: Seminaarinmäki, Old festival hall (S212) 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.
Jan 19, 2018
JYUEvent Dissertation: 19.1.2018 M.Sc. Jaakko Sääskilahti (The Jyväskylä University School of Business and Economics, Economics)
Start date: Jan 19, 2018 12:00 PM
End date: Jan 19, 2018 03:00 PM
Location: Seminaarinmäki, University Main Building, C4 M.Sc. Jaakko Sääskilahti defends his doctoral dissertation in Economics ”Retail Banking in the Aftermath of the Financial Crisis”. Opponent Professor Panu Kalmi (University of Vaasa) and custos Professor Jaakko Pehkonen (University of Jyväskylä).
Jan 20, 2018
JYUEvent Dissertation: 20.1.2018 Lic.A. Pirjo Lehtovuori (Faculty of Education and Psychology, Psychology)
Start date: Jan 20, 2018 12:00 PM
End date: Jan 20, 2018 03:00 PM
Location: Seminaarinmäki, Old festival hall (S212) 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 26, 2018
JYUEvent Dissertation: 26.1.2018 M.Sc. Jaana Kari (The Jyväskylä University School of Business and Economics, Economics)
Start date: Jan 26, 2018 12:00 PM
End date: Jan 26, 2018 03:00 PM
Location: Seminaarinmäki, S212 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).
Feb 16, 2018
JYUEvent Dissertation: 16.2.2018 M.A. Reeta Kangas (Faculty of Sport and Health Sciences,
Start date: Feb 16, 2018 12:00 PM
End date: Feb 16, 2018 03:00 PM
Location: Seminaarinmäki, Old festival hall (S212) M.A. Reeta Kangas defends her doctoral dissertation in Information Technology ”Aging and microRNA messaging: Associations to 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.
Mar 09, 2018
JYUEvent Dissertation: 9.3.2018 VTL Katri Viitasalo (Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Social Work)
Start date: Mar 09, 2018 12:00 PM
End date: Mar 09, 2018 03:00 PM
Location: Ulappa-sali, Kokkolan yliopistokeskus Chydenius 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.