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 2016

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.

28 October at 09:30

Joanna Paczkowska - Ecology

Dissertation Phytoplankton Drivers in a Marine System Influenced by Allochthonous Organic Matter - the Baltic Sea.

28 October at 10:00–12:00

Godelinde Perk - language studies

Dissertation Julian, God and The Art of Storytelling: A Narrative Analysis of the Works of Julian of Norwich

28 October at 13:00–16:00

Daniel Rinnström - cardiology

Dissertation Coarctation of the aorta - register and imaging studies.

28 October at 13:00

Monica Normark - Chemistry

Dissertation Pretreatment and enzymatic saccharification of lignocellulose: formation and effects of pseudolignin.

November 2016

4 November at 09:00–12:00

Maria Baudin

Dissertation Rift Valley Fever. Consequences of virus host interactions.

4 November at 10:00

Huizu Guo Decker - Plant Physiology

Dissertation Phenolics, Nitrogen, and Biotic interactions: A study of phenylpropanoid metabolites and gene expression in the leaves of Populus tremula.

11 November at 13:00–16:00

Cecilia Sunnevång

Dissertation Characteristics of near-side ar crashes - an integrated approach to side impact safety.

14 November at 13:00

Tung Ngoc Pham - Chemistry

Dissertation Three-dimensional structured carbon foam: Synthesis and Applications.

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.

18 November at 09:00–12:00

Catarina Fischer Grönlund - nursing

Dissertation Experiences of being in ethically difficult care situations and an intervention with clinical ethics support.

22 November at 09:00–12:00

Osama Ahmed Hassan Ahmed - epidemiology and global health h global hälsa

Dissertation Rift Valley Fever: Challenges and new insights for prevention and control using a "One Health" approach.

25 November at 09:00–12:00

Magnus Borssén - pathology

Dissertation DNA methylation as a prognostic marker in acute lymphoblastic leukemia.

30 November at 13:00–16:00

Matteo Cameli - cardiology

Dissertation Mechanical and histological disturbances in advanced heart failure and cardiac transplantation

December 2016

1 December at 09:00–12:00

Matteo Lisi - cardiology

Dissertation Insights into left atrial response to pressure and volume overload

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.

2 December at 09:00–12:00

Kaaren Mathias - public health

Dissertation Light and shadows. Examining community mental health competence in North India.

2 December at 13:00–16:00

Mridula Muppavarapu - molecularbiology

Dissertation mRNA degradation factors as the regulators of the gene expression in Saccharomyces cerevisiae.

2 December at 13:00–16:00

Johanna Pennlert - medicine

Dissertation Recurrent stroke - risk factors, prevention and prognosis.

9 December at 10:15–12:00

Frida Olsson Skog - Sociology

Dissertation The impact of family composition on adult earnings

9 December at 13:00–16:00

Amar Karalilja - anatomy

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

15 December at 09:00–12:00

Saba Parween - molecular medicine

Dissertation Diabetes in 3D - ß-cell mass assessments in disease models & evaluation of SPECT based imaging.

16 December at 09:00–12:00

Hagos Godefay - epidemiology and global health

Dissertation Maternal Mortality Then, Now and Tomorrow. The Experience of Tigray Region, Northern Ethiopia.

16 December at 09:00–12:00

Jie Song - pathology

Dissertation Non-canonical TGFß signalling pathways in the prostate cancer.

16 December at 10:00

Ummehan Avican - Molecular Biology

Dissertation Engelsk titel: Twin Arginine Translocation in Yersinia, the Substrates and the Role in Virulence.

16 December at 12:00–15:30

Karin Olsson - nursing

Dissertation Hope and life struggle - patients experiences with transcatheter aortic valve implantation.

16 December at 13:00–16:00

Oskar Franklin - surgery

Dissertation Stromal components and microRNA as biomarkers för pancreatic cancer.

21 December at 09:00–12:00

Haki Jashari - cardiology

Dissertation The effect of pressure afterload due to aortic coarctation on left ventricular function in children.

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