University of Jyväskylä

Upcoming dissertations

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 13, 2017
JYUEvent Dissertation: 13.12.2017 MSc Riaz Uddin Mondal (Faculty of Information Technology, Mathematical Information Technology)
Start date: Dec 13, 2017 12:00 PM
End date: Dec 13, 2017 03:00 PM
Location: Mattilanniemi, Agora Gamma MSc Riaz Uddin Mondal defends his doctoral dissertation in Mathematical Information Technology "Radio Frequency Fingerprinting for Outdoor User Equipment Localization". Opponent professor Mohammed Elmusrati (University of Vaasa) and custos professor Tapani Ristaniemi (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in English.
Dec 14, 2017
JYUEvent Dissertation: 14.12.2017 Elena Ivannikova (Faculty of Information Technology, Mathematical Information Technology)
Start date: Dec 14, 2017 12:00 PM
End date: Dec 14, 2017 03:00 PM
Location: Mattilanniemi, Agora Beeta Elena Ivannikova defends her doctoral dissertation in Mathematical Information Technology "Intelligent solutions for real-life data-driven applications". Opponent Docent Xiao-Zhi Gao (Aalto University) and custos Professor Timo Hämäläinen (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral disseration is held in English.
Dec 15, 2017
JYUEvent Dissertation: 15.12.2017 M.Sc. Jussi Viinikainen (Faculty of Mathematics and Science, Physics)
Start date: Dec 15, 2017 12:00 PM
End date: Dec 15, 2017 03:00 PM
Location: Ylistönrinne, FYS1 M.Sc. Jussi Viinikainen defends his doctoral dissertation in Physics "Jet fragmentation transverse momentum from h-h correlations in pp and p-Pb collisions". Opponent Professor Gunther Roland (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) and custos Professor Jan Rak (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in English.
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.
Dec 16, 2017
JYUEvent Dissertation: 16.12.2017 Nataliya Stankevich (Faculty of Information Technology, Mathematical Information Technology)
Start date: Dec 16, 2017 12:00 PM
End date: Dec 16, 2017 03:00 PM
Location: Mattilanniemi, Agora Alfa Nataliya Stankevich defends her doctoral dissertation in Mathematical Information Technology "Hidden and self-excited attractors in radiophysical and biophysical models". Opponent Professor Anton Shiriaev (Norwegian University of Science and Technology) and custos Professor Pekka Neittaanmäki (University of Jyväskylä).
Dec 16, 2017
JYUEvent Dissertation: 16.12.2017 M.Sc. Julia Stoffregen (Faculty of Information Technology, Computer Science)
Start date: Dec 16, 2017 12:00 PM
End date: Dec 16, 2017 03:00 PM
Location: Mattilanniemi, Agora auditorio 2 M.Sc. Julia Stoffregen defends her doctoral dissertation in Computer Science "Barriers to Open E-Learning in Public Administrations". Opponent Dr. Markus Deimann (Lübeck University of Applied Sciences) and custos Research Professor Jan Pawlowski (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in English.
Dec 18, 2017
JYUEvent Dissertation: 18.12.2017 M.Sc. Joonas Konki (Faculty of Mathematics and Science, Physics)
Start date: Dec 18, 2017 12:00 PM
End date: Dec 18, 2017 03:00 PM
Location: Ylistönrinne, FYS1 M.Sc. Joonas Konki defends his doctoral dissertation in Physics "Discovery of the new isotopes 240Es and 236Bk and in-beam spectroscopic studies of 244Cf". Opponent Professor Dirk Rudolph (Lund University) and custos Professor Paul Greenlees (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in English.
Dec 18, 2017
JYUEvent Dissertation: 18.12.2017 Lic.Ph. Lauri Wilen (Faculty of Information Technology, Mathematical Information Technology)
Start date: Dec 18, 2017 12:00 PM
End date: Dec 18, 2017 03:00 PM
Location: Mattilanniemi, Agora auditorium 2 Lic.Ph. Lauri Wilen defends his doctoral dissertation in Mathematical Information Technology "Tietotekniikka osana opettajien täydennyskoulutusta, perusopetus ja lukiot". Opponent Professor Emeritus Pertti Järvinen (University of Tampere) and custos Professor Pekka Neittaanmäki (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in Finnish.
Dec 19, 2017
JYUEvent Dissertation: 19.12.2017 M.Sc. Kosti Tapio (Faculty of Mathematics and Science, Physics)
Start date: Dec 19, 2017 12:00 PM
End date: Dec 19, 2017 03:00 PM
Location: Ylistönrinne, FYS1 M.Sc. Kosti Tapio defends his doctoral dissertation in Physics "Nanodevices by DNA based gold nanostructures". Opponent Professor Adam T. Woolley (Brigham Young University) and custos Senior Lecturer Docent Jussi Toppari (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in English.
Dec 19, 2017
JYUEvent Dissertation: 19.12.2017 M.Sc. Mariia Gavriushenko (Faculty of Information Technology, Mathematical Information Technology)
Start date: Dec 19, 2017 12:00 PM
End date: Dec 19, 2017 03:00 PM
Location: Mattilanniemi, Agora Alfa M.Sc. Mariia Gavriushenko defends her doctoral dissertation in Mathematical Information Tehchnology "On Personalized Adaptation of Learning Environments". Opponent Academy Research Fellow Kristian Kiili (Tampere University of Technology) and custos Professor Pekka Neittaanmäki (University of Jyväskylä).
Dec 20, 2017
JYUEvent Dissertation: 20.12.2017 M.Sc. Kashif Naveed (Faculty of Information Technology, Mathematical Information Technology)
Start date: Dec 20, 2017 12:00 PM
End date: Dec 20, 2017 03:00 PM
Location: Mattilanniemi, Agora auditorium 2 M.Sc. Kashif Naveed defends his doctoral dissertation in Mathematical Information Technology "Transformative Direction of Innovation and Measurement of Uncaptured GDP in the Digital Economy". Opponent PhD Leena Ilmola-Sheppard (International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis) and custos Professor Pekka Neittaanmäki (University of Jyväskylä).
Dec 20, 2017
JYUEvent Dissertation: 20.12.2017 M.Sc. Alexandre Bosser (Faculty of Mathematics and Science, Physics)
Start date: Dec 20, 2017 12:00 PM
End date: Dec 20, 2017 03:00 PM
Location: Ylistönrinne, FYS1 M.Sc. Alexandre Bosser defends his doctoral dissertation in Physics "Single-event effects from space and atmospheric radiation in memory components". Opponent Professor Fernanda Lima Kastensmidt (Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil) and custos Docent Arto Javanainen (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 19, 2018
JYUEvent Dissertation: 19.1.2018 M.Sc. Anne Thonig (Faculty of Mathematics and Science, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology)
Start date: Jan 19, 2018 12:00 PM
End date: Jan 19, 2018 03:00 PM
Location: Ylistönrinne, YAA303 M.Sc. Anne Thonig defends her doctoral dissertation in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology "The effect of variation in developmental mode on the population dynamics of a spionid polychaete (Pygospio elegans) in a heterogeneous environment". Opponent Dr. Frédérique Viard (Station Biologique de Roscoff, France) and custos Dr. K. Emily Knott (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in English.
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, Gerontology and Public Health)
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 Gerontology and Public Health ”Aging and microRNA messaging: Associations with 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.