Upcoming Theses

When a postgraduate student or doctoral candidate completes their studies, he or she is required to produce an academic thesis to be defended in public. This defence, called a dissertation, is the final phase in obtaining the degree after approval by the judging body. Upcoming defences of disputations and the most recent theses at Umeå University can be found in the links to the right.

Dissertations to be defended

March 2015

6 March at 09:00–12:00

Lisa Pettersson - virology

Dissertation Transmissoin and pathogenesis of hantavirus.

13 March at 09:00–12:00

Karin Hellström Ängerud - nursing

Dissertation Symptoms and care seeking behaviour during myocardial infarction in patientes with diabetes.

13 March at 09:00–12:00

Rickard Storm - virology

Dissertation Early host cell interactions and antivirals against ocular adenoviruses.

16 March at 10:00

Lam Xuan Tam - Biochemistry

Dissertation Deg/HtrA proteases of the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803: from biochemical characterization to their physiological functions.

20 March at 09:00–12:00

Johan Åhlin - nursing

Dissertation Stress of conscience and burnout among healthcare personnel working in residential care of older people.

23 March at 13:00–16:00

Magnus Zingmark - Occupational Therapy

Dissertation Occupaton-focused and occupation-based interventions on community-dwelling older people.

26 March at 09:00–13:00

Lenka Kuglerová - ecology

Dissertation "Grow with the flow - Hydrological controls of riparian vegetation in boreal stream networks"

27 March at 09:00–12:00

Tijn Hendrikx - clinical medicine

Dissertation Catch Atrial Fibrillation, prevent Stroke - Detection of Atrial Fibrillation and other arrhythmias with short intermittent ECG.

27 March at 09:00–12:00

Dharmesh Sabharwal - molecularbiology

Dissertation Regulatory roles of sRNAs in pathogenesis in Vibrio Choleraea.

27 March at 10:00

Moritz Sebastian Niemiec - Biochemistry

Dissertation Human copper ion transfer - from metal chaperone to target transporter domain.

27 March at 10:15–12:15

Isabelle Brännlund – history

Dissertation Histories of reindeer husbandry resilience: Land use and social networks of reindeer husbandry in Swedish Sápmi 1740-1920

April 2015

17 April at 09:00

Malin Larsson - Chemistry

Dissertation In silico studies of PCDD/Fs, PCBs and novel potential ligands to the Aryl Hydrocarbon receptor - and their implications for risk assessment.

24 April at 09:00–12:00

Tesfay Gebrehiwot - Folkhälsa

Dissertation No women should die while giving life. Does the Health Extension Program improve access to maternal health services in Tigray, Ethiopia?"

24 April at 10:00–13:00

Lena Meyer - clinical microbiology

Dissertation The importance of the Francisella pathogenicity island components for protein secretion and mode of infection.

May 2015

8 May at 09:00–12:00

Robert James Buckland - medical biochemistry

Dissertation DNA precursor asymmetries, Mismatch Repair and their effect on mutation specificityinst.

8 May at 13:00–16:00

Mari Bonde - molecular biology

Dissertation Structure and function of P13 and P66, two pore forming, integral outer membrane proteins found in Borrelia burgdorferi.

13 May at 09:00–12:00

Ellinor Holmberg - obstetrics and gynaecology

Dissertation Allopregnaolone effects on food intake and weight gain.

22 May at 09:00–12:00

Jonas Aléx - nursing

Dissertation Cold exposure and thermal comfort among patients in prehospital emergency care.

22 May at 13:00–16:00

Lisa Martinsson - oncology

Dissertation Quality improvement in palliative care – the role of a national quality register and perceptions of information during palliative chemotherapy.

29 May at 13:00–16:00

Mona Olofsson - cardiology

Dissertation Heart failure in elderly with focus on diagnosis and prognosis.

June 2015

4 June at 09:00–12:00

Lina Gyllencreutz - nursing

Dissertation Injuries among children and senior citizens sustained in outdoor environments, perceptions of risks and primary preventive strategies.

5 June at 09:00–12:00

Magnus Carlsson - sports medicine

Dissertation Physiological demands of competetive elite cross-country skiing.

5 June at 14:00–17:00

Tomas Carlsson - sports medicine

Dissertation The importance of body-mass exponent optimization for evaluation of performance capability in cross-country skiing.

8 June at 10:00–12:00

Hilda Hägerstam Sandberg – english litterature

Dissertation Narrative Ethics in Nuruddin Farah's Trilogies

12 June at 09:00–12:00

Xingru Li - clinical chemistry

Dissertation Wilms' tumour gene 1 in different types of cancer.

12 June at 13:00–16:00

Pia Näsvall - surgery

Dissertation Parastomal hernia: investigation and treatment.

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