University of Jyväskylä

Upcoming dissertations

Oct 25, 2017
JYUEvent Dissertation: 25.10.2017 Lic. of Soc.Sc., MD, Specialist in psychiatry and adolescent psychiatry Hannu Heinänen (Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Philosophy)
Start date: Oct 25, 2017 12:00 PM
End date: Oct 25, 2017 03:00 PM
Location: Seminaarinmäki, Old festival hall (S212) Lic. of Soc.Sc., MD, Specialist in psychiatry and adolescent psychiatry. Hannu Heinäsen defends his doctoral dissertation in Philosophy ”Henkilön Psykiatria: Psykiatrian dialektinen filosofia” (Psychiatry of spiritulo (or 'Person'). Dialectical philosophy of psychiatry). Opponent Professor Heikki Ikäheimo (UNSW Sydney – Australia's Global University) and custos Professor Mikko Yrjönsuuri (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in Finnish.
Oct 27, 2017
JYUEvent Dissertation: 27.10.2017 M.Soc.Sc. Ari-Elmeri Hyvönen (Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Political Science)
Start date: Oct 27, 2017 12:00 PM
End date: Oct 27, 2017 03:00 PM
Location: Seminaarinmäki, Old festival hall (S212) M.Soc.Sc. Ari-Elmeri Hyvönen defends his doctoral dissertation in Political Science ”Illuminating Political Experience: Exercises on Hannah Arendt´s Thought”. Opponent Associate Professor (University of Chicago) and custos Professor (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in English.
Oct 27, 2017
JYUEvent Dissertation: 27.10.2017 M.Sc. Juha Hurmalainen (Faculty of Mathematics and Science, Chemistry)
Start date: Oct 27, 2017 12:00 PM
End date: Oct 27, 2017 03:00 PM
Location: Ylistönrinne, Ylistö, Kem4 M.Sc. Juha Hurmalainen defends his doctoral dissertation in Chemistry ”Experimental and computational studies of unconventional main group compounds: stable radicals and reactive intermediates”. Opponent Professor Jaclyn Brusso (University of Ottawa) and custos Professor Heikki Tuononen (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in English.
Oct 27, 2017
JYUEvent Dissertation: 27.10.2017 M.Sc. Sanna Stolze (Faculty of Mathematics and Science, Physics)
Start date: Oct 27, 2017 12:00 PM
End date: Oct 27, 2017 03:00 PM
Location: Ylistönrinne, FYS1 M.Sc. Sanna Stolze defends her doctoral dissertation in Physics "Spectroscopy and lifetime measurements of 166,168Os". Opponent Doctor Marcus Scheck (University of the West of Scotland) and custos Ph.D. Tuomas Grahn (University of Jyväskylä).
Oct 28, 2017
JYUEvent Dissertation: 28.10.2017 MSc Antti Lehtinen (Faculty of Education and Psychology, Education)
Start date: Oct 28, 2017 12:00 PM
End date: Oct 28, 2017 03:00 PM
Location: RUU D104 (Helena) MSc Antti Lehtinen defends his doctoral dissertation in Education ”Pre-service Teachers and Guided Inquiry-Based Science Teaching with Simulations”. Opponent Professor Wouter van Joolingen (Utrecht University, Netherlands) and custos Professor Jouni Viiri (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in English.
Oct 28, 2017
JYUEvent Dissertation: 28.10.2017 M.A. Johanna Hasu (Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Music Education)
Start date: Oct 28, 2017 12:00 PM
End date: Oct 28, 2017 03:00 PM
Location: Seminaarinmäki, M103 M.A. Johanna Hasu defends her doctoral dissertation in Music Education ”Kun siihen pystyy kuitenkin, ei oo mitään järkee olla tekemättä. Oppimisen vaikeudet pianonsoiton opiskelussa - oppilaiden kokemuksia ja opetuksen keinoja”. Opponent Ph.D. Speech Therapist Paula Salmi (Niilo Mäki Instituutti) and custos Professor Jukka Louhivuori (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in Finnish.
Oct 28, 2017
JYUEvent Dissertation: 28.10.2017 M.A. Sérgio Tavares (Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Digital culture)
Start date: Oct 28, 2017 12:00 PM
End date: Oct 28, 2017 03:00 PM
Location: Seminaarinmäki, H320 M.A. Sérgio Tavares defends his doctoral dissertation in Digital culture ”Paramedia: thresholds of the social text”. Opponent Associate Professor Rui Torres (University Fernando Pessoa, Portugal) and custos Professor Raine Koskimaa (University of Jyväskylä).
Nov 03, 2017
JYUEvent Dissertation: 3.11.2017 M.A. Kati Vapalahti (Faculty of Education and Psychology, Education)
Start date: Nov 03, 2017 12:00 PM
End date: Nov 03, 2017 03:00 PM
Location: RUU D104 (Helena) M.A. Kati Vapalahti defends her doctoral dissertation in Education ”Yhteisöllinen argumentointi sosionomikoulutuksessa avoimia ongelmia ratkottaessa”. Opponent Professor Juha Hämäläinen (University of Eastern Finland) and custos Professor Miika Marttunen (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in Finnish.
Nov 03, 2017
JYUEvent Dissertation: 3.11.2017 MSc Claire Cayol (Faculty of Mathematics and Science, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology)
Start date: Nov 03, 2017 12:00 PM
End date: Nov 03, 2017 03:00 PM
Location: Seminaarinmäki, Seminarium S212 MSc Claire Cayol defends her doctoral dissertation in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology "Eco-epidemiology of tick- and rodent-borne pathogens in boreal forests". Opponent Professor Annapaola Rizzoli (Centro Ricerca e Innovazione, Italy) and custos Docent Tapio Mappes (University of Jyväskylä).
Nov 10, 2017
JYUEvent Dissertation: 10.11.2017 Katarzyna Kärkkäinen (Faculty of Education and Psychology, Education)
Start date: Nov 10, 2017 12:00 PM
End date: Nov 10, 2017 03:00 PM
Location: Seminaarinmäki, Liikunta building. L303 Katarzyna Kärkkäinen defends her doctoral dissertation in Education ”Learning, teaching and integration of adult migrants in Finland”. Opponent Adjunct Professor KT Marianne Teräs (University of Stockholm) and custos Professor Jussi Välimaa (University of Jyväskylä).
Nov 11, 2017
JYUEvent Dissertation: 11.11.2017 M.Sc. (Econ) Reija Nurmeksela (Faculty of Information Technology, Information Systems Science)
Start date: Nov 11, 2017 12:00 PM
End date: Nov 11, 2017 03:00 PM
Location: Mattilanniemi, Ag Aud.2 M.Sc. (Econ) Reija Nurmeksela defends her doctoral dissertation in Information Systems Science ”Implementing Structured Document Production to Support Enterprise Content Management”. Opponent Professor Tero Päivärinta (Luleå University of Technology, LTU, Sweden) and custos Professor Airi Salminen (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in Finnish.
Nov 13, 2017
JYUEvent Dissertation: 13.11.2017 Lic.Phil. Miika Kuha (Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Latin)
Start date: Nov 13, 2017 12:00 PM
End date: Nov 13, 2017 03:00 PM
Location: Seminaarinmäki, University Main Building, C2 Lic.Phil. Miika Kuha defends his doctoral dissertation in Latin ”Transmission of Knowledge in Venetian Fourteenth-Century Chronicles”. Opponent University Researcher (ricercatore) Marino Zabbia (University of Turin) and custos Professor Outi Merisalo (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in Italian.
Nov 17, 2017
JYUEvent Dissertation: 17.11.2017 PsL Sanna Liuha (Faculty of Education and Psychology, Psychology)
Start date: Nov 17, 2017 12:00 PM
End date: Nov 17, 2017 03:00 PM
Location: Seminaarinmäki, Old festival hall (S212) PsL Sanna Liuha defends her doctoral dissertation in Psychology ”Three Different Approaches to Cognitive Fatigue in Patients with a Mild Form of Multiple Sclerosis: Objective Cognitive, Subjective Cognitive and Neurophysiological”. Opponent PsT, Adjunct Professor Eija Rosti-Otajärvi (Tampere University Hospital) and custos Adjunct Professor Jukka Kaartinen (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in Finnish.
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.
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.
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.