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

October 2015

9 October at 09:00–12:00

Sebastian Mukka - orthopaedics

Dissertation Aspects on treatment of femoral neck fractures.

9 October at 09:00–12:00

Paul Mee - Epidemiology

Dissertation HIV-related mortality in the era of anti-retroviral therapy in sub-Saharan Africa

9 October at 09:00–12:00

Kemal Avican - molecular biology

Dissertation Persistent infection by Yersinia pseudotuberculosis.

9 October at 13:00–16:00

Andreas Tornevi - occupational and environmental medicine

Dissertation Precipitation, Raw Water Quality, Drinking Water Treatment and Gastrointestinal Illness.

15 October at 13:15–15:00

Ulrika Eskner Skoger - psykologi

Dissertation Between gender-specific expectations and an ideal of neutral knowledge: Swedish child psychologists' efforts to attend to their clients' gender in treatment

16 October at 10:00

Anette Bagger - Educational Work

Dissertation Is school for everyone? The national test in mathematics at Grade three in Sweden.

16 October at 13:30

Henrik Serk - Plant Cell Biology

Dissertation Cellular Aspects of Lignin Biosynthesis in Xylem Vessels of Zinnia and Arabidopsis.

23 October at 09:00–12:00

Ameneh Setareh Forouzan - Public Health

Dissertation Assessing responsiveness in the mental health care system: the case of Tehran

23 October at 13:00

Johan Zakrisson - Physics

Dissertation The mechanics of adhesion polymers and their role in bacterial attachment.

29 October at 09:00–12:00

Marine Sturesson - occupational therapy

Dissertation The sick leave process in primary health care - encounters, assessments and collaboration.

29 October at 09:00

Hao Xu - Molecular Biology

Dissertation Functional Aspects of Modified nucleosides in tRNA.

30 October at 13:00–16:00

Göran Waller

Dissertation Self-rated health. From epidemiology to patient encounter.

November 2015

6 November at 09:00–12:00

Stina Jakobsson

Dissertation Cardiovascular disease and diabetes or renal insufficiency: the risk of ischemic stroke and risk factor intervention.

6 November at 09:00–12:00

Fredinah Namatovu - Epidemiology and public health

Dissertation The multifactorial etiology of celiac disease explored by combining several national registers

6 November at 13:00–16:00

Katja Warm

Dissertation Epidemiology of allergic sensitization and the relation to asthma and rhinitis.

11 November at 09:00–12:00

Ali Kassem

Dissertation Toll-like receptors and inflammatory bone modelling.

12 November at 10:00

Anna Henriksson - Ecology

Dissertation Biotic resistance in freshwater fish communities.

12 November at 13:00–16:00

Da Wang - Computational Science and Engineering

Dissertation Accelerated granular matter simulation.

13 November at 10:00

Isak Silander - Experimental Physics

Dissertation Cavity enhanced optical sensing.

20 November at 09:00

Martin Lidman - kemi

Dissertation The role of the mitochondrial membrane system in apoptosis: How does oxidative stress influence membranes and their interactions with apoptosis-regulating Bcl-2 proteins.

25 November at 09:00–12:00

Pranvera Ibrahimi - cardiology

Dissertation Patterns of non-invasive imaging of carotid atherosclerosis.

26 November at 09:00–12:00

Fisnik Jashari - cardiology

Dissertation Carotid artery disease: plaque features and vulnerability.

27 November at 09:00–12:00

Martin Angelin

Dissertation Travel - a risk factor for disease and spread of antibiotic resistance.

December 2015

4 December at 09:00–12:00

Monika Åhlund

Dissertation Regulation of GRAF1 membrane sculpting function during cell movement.

4 December at 12:00–15:00

Johan Niklasson - geriatric medicine

Dissertation Morale in very old people with focus on stroke, depression and survival.

11 December at 09:00–12:00

Anna-Clara Rullander - nursing

Dissertation Adolescents' experiences of going through scoliosis surgery, psychological aspects and pattern of pain.

14 December at 09:00–12:00

Anaïs Le Rhun - molecular biology

Dissertation Multifaceted RNA-mediated regulatory mechanisms in Streptococcus pyogenes.

18 December at 13:00

Long Vo Pham - Chemistry

Dissertation Oxidation and reduction reactions of the water-oxidizing complex in photosystem II.

January 2016

29 January at 09:00–12:00

Camilla Sandberg - physiotherapy

Dissertation Physical performance, physical activity, body composition and exercise training in adults with congenital heart disease.

February 2016

19 February at 13:00–16:00

Anna Winberg - pediatrics

Dissertation Epidemiology of food hypersensititvity in school children: validation by double-blind placebo-controlled food challenges and biomarkers.

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