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Sep 21, 2017
JYUNewsItem Finnish dyslexia intervention game to be commercialised globally
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Sep 19, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 29.9.2017 M.Sc. Lotta Turunen (Faculty of Mathematics and Science, Organic Chemistry)
M.Sc. Lotta Turunen defends her doctoral dissertation in Organic Chemistry ”Design and construction of halogen-bonded capsules and cages”. Opponent Professor Christer Aakeröy (Kansas State University) and custos Academy Professor Kari Rissanen (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in English.
Sep 19, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 28.9.2017 Rare beta decays and the spectrum-shape method (Haaranen)
Mikko Haaranen defends his doctoral dissertation in Theoretical Physics ”Rare beta decays and the spectrum-shape method”. Opponent Professor Fedor Simkovic (Comenius University in Bratislava) and custos Professor Jouni Suhonen (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in English.
Sep 19, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 23.9.2017 Transmission Processes of Indigenous Pedi Music (Lebaka)
PhD Edward Lebaka defends his doctoral dissertation in Music Education ”Transmission Processes of Indigenous Pedi Music”. Opponent phD Phibion Otukile (University of Botswana) and custos Professor Jukka Louhivuori (University of Jyväskylä).
Sep 12, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 29.9.2017 Sit-stand workstations: effects on occupational sitting time, potential health benefits, and acute postural physiology (Gao)
M.Sc. Ying Gao defends her doctoral dissertation in Biomechanics “Sit-stand workstations: effects on occupational sitting time, potential health benefits, and acute postural physiology”. Opponent Professor Marie Murphy (Ulster University, United Kingdom of Great Britain) and custos Professor Taija Juutinen (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in English.
Sep 08, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 15 Sep 2017 Topics in the geometry of non-Riemannian Lie groups (Golo)
M.Sc. Sebastiano Nicolussi Golo defends his doctoral dissertation in mathematics ”Topics in the geometry of non -Riemannian Lie groups”. Opponent Dr. Katrin Fässler (Université de Fribourg, Mathématiques, Switzerland) and custos Academy Researcher Enrico Le Donne (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in English.
Sep 06, 2017
JYUNewsItem University of Jyväskylä again among the world’s best research universities
 
Aug 30, 2017
JYUNewsItem Only 20 minutes less sitting per day is enough to maintain good health and muscle mass
 
Aug 23, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 2.9.2017 M.A. Tero Pasanen (Humanistis-yhteiskuntatieteellinen tiedekunta, Digital Culture)
M.A. Tero Pasanen defends his doctoral dissertation in "Digital Culture Beyond the Pale: Gaming Controversies and Moral Panics as Rites of Passage”. Opponent Professor Jaakko Suominen (University of Turku) and custos Professor Raine Koskimaa (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in Finnish.
Aug 23, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 25.8.2017 M.Sc. Jere Lehtonen (The Faculty of Mathematics and Science, Mathematics)
M.Sc. Jere Lehtonen defends his doctoral dissertation in Mathematics ”Injectivity results for the geodesic ray transform”. Opponent Dosent Lauri Oksanen (University College London) and custos Professor Mikko Salo (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in English.
Aug 17, 2017
JYUNewsItem The Biology of Color – On the threshold of a new era
 
Aug 10, 2017
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 8.9.2017 M.A. Tiina Lämsä (Faculty of Education and Psychology, the discipline of Early Childhood Education)
M.A. Tiina Lämsä defends her doctoral dissertation in the discipline of Early Childhood Education ”Näkyvä lapsuus. Lapsuuskuva havainnointipäiväkirjassa ja television mainoskuvissa”. Opponent Professor Liisa Karlsson (University of Eastern Finland) and custos Professor Anna Rönkä (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in Finnish.
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.
Jul 19, 2017
JYUNewsItem A novel type of virus found in a lake in Central Finland links virus groups
 
Jul 04, 2017
JYUNewsItem Helium ions reveal how viruses attack bacteria
 
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 21, 2017
JYUNewsItem Physical activity counselling affects parents and get children to move
 
Jun 19, 2017
JYUNewsItem Leona Gilbert and team POCKIT as a finalist for Helsinki challenge!
 
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).