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

September 2016

2 September at 09:00–12:00

Lukas Bobinski - neurosurgery

Dissertation On evolution of intracranial changes after severe traumatic brain injury and its impact on clinical outcome.

2 September at 09:00–12:00

Anne Neumann - Public Health

Dissertation Prevention of type 2 diabetes: modeling the cost-effectiveness of diabetes prevention.

5 September at 13:00

Oleksii Iukhymenko - Nonlinear physics

Dissertation Magnetic deflagration and detonation in crystal of nanomagnets.

9 September at 09:00–12:00

Mimmi Werner

Dissertation Regeneration of vestibular sensory epithelia in an in vitro model of rat.

9 September at 09:00–12:00

Irina Iakoleva - medical science

Dissertation Selection of transthyretin amyloidi inhibitors.

16 September at 09:00

Gesche Blume-Werry - Ecology

Dissertation Fine root dynamics in northern ecosystems.

16 September at 09:00–12:00

Fredrik Bergström

Dissertation The neural substrate of non-conscious working memory.

16 September at 13:00

Mathias Norqvist - Educational work with a focus on mathematics

Dissertation On Mathematical Reasoning - Being told or Finding out.

20 September at 09:30

Wojciech Adam Uszko - Ecology

Dissertation Effects of warming and nutrient enrichment on feeding behavior, population stability and persistence of consumers and their resources.

21 September at 09:00–12:00

Vijendra Ingole - Global health

Dissertation "Too Hot! - Epidemiological investigation of weather-related mortality in rural India

21 September at 09:00–12:00

Vijendra Ingole - global health

Dissertation Too hot! Epidemiological Investigation of Weather-related Mortality in Rural India.

22 September at 09:00–12:00

Rachel Nicoll - cardiology

Dissertation Insights into the relationship between atherosclerosis risk factors and coronary calcification.

23 September at 09:00–12:00

Lisbeth Wikström-Frisén - sports medicine

Dissertation Training and hormones in physically active women with and without oral contraceptive use.

23 September at 09:00

Andreas Karlsson Tiselius - Ecology

Dissertation Island biogeography of young land uplift islands - viewed through the lens of bryophytes in a northern Swedish archipelago.

23 September at 13:00–16:00

Isil Keskin - neurology

Dissertation SOD, ORF and ALS: On the role of SOD1 and C9ORF72 in the pathogenesis of ALS.

23 September at 13:00–16:00

Sara Själander - cardiology

Dissertation Stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation.

28 September at 09:00–12:00

Björn Peters - medicine

Dissertation Clinical and quality aspects of native and transplant kidney biopsies in Sweden.

29 September at 09:00–12:00

Bernd Ramsauer - medicine

Dissertation Glucose degration Products in patients on hemodialysis. Interventional studies.

30 September at 09:00–12:00

Peter Flank

Dissertation Spinal cord injuries in Sweden - studies on Clinical check-ups.

30 September at 09:00–12:00

Radha Thyagarajan - immunology

Dissertation Anomalies in humoral immunity in the NOD mouse - contribution to the initiation of Type 1 Diabetes.

30 September at 13:00–16:00

Chao Wang - medical biochemistry

Dissertation Role of pro-inflammatory S100A9 protein in amyloid-neuroinflammatory cascade in Alzheimer's disease and traumatic brain injury´.

October 2016

6 October at 10:00

Louise Norén - Plant Molecular Biology

Dissertation How to coordinate two different genomes in response to light and stress.

7 October at 09:00–12:00

Eva Randell - epidemiology and global health

Dissertation Adolescent boys health - managing emotions, masculinities and subjective social status.

11 October at 09:00–12:00

Hairu Yang - molecular biology

Dissertation Drosophila muscles regulate the cellular immune response against wasp infection.

21 October at 09:00–12:00

Christos Loizou

Dissertation Human papilloma virus in recurrent respiratory papilloma, tonsillar- and mobile tongue cancer.

21 October at 13:00–16:00

Kerstin Petersson

Dissertation The Swedish maternal health care register: Internal validity, user perspectives and register outcomes; and experiences by midwives in Swedish antenatal care.

28 October at 09:00–12:00

Julia Otten - medicine

Dissertation Effects of a paleolithic diet and exercise on liver fat, muscle fat and insulin sensitivity.

November 2016

4 November at 09:00–12:00

Maria Baudin

Dissertation Rift Valley Fever. Consequences of virus host interactions.

18 November at 09:00–12:00

Maria Furberg - epidemiology

Dissertation Towards the limits - climate change aspects of life and health in northern Sweden.Studies of tularemia and regional experiences of changes in the environment.

December 2016

1 December at 13:00–16:00

Sajna Anand Sadanandan - molecular biology

Dissertation Biology of a small-RNA virus infecting Drosophilia melanogaster.

2 December at 09:00–12:00

Rebecca Wiberg - anatomy

Dissertation En exploration of the mechanisms behind peripheral nerve injury.

9 December at 13:00–16:00

Amar Karalilja - anatomy

Dissertation Diagnostic and therapeutic strategies following spinal cord and brachial plexus injury.

16 December at 09:00–12:00

Oskar Franklin - surgery

Dissertation Stromal components and microRNA as biomarkers för pancreatic cancer.

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