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

December 2016

8 December at 09:30–13:00

Thesis defence: Umut Rende

Dissertation Sucrose cleavage pathways in aspen wood; Umut Rende, Umeå Plant Science Centre, Department of Forest Genetics and Plant Physiology

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.

9 December at 13:00–16:00

Kristina Olausson - oncology

Dissertation Patient experiences of the radiotherapy process and treatment.

14 December at 13:00

Robin Nyström - Energy Engineering

Dissertation Particle emissions from combustion of wood fuels and biodiesel.

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.

15 December at 13:00–16:00

Yelhekar Tushar Devenand - physiology

Dissertation Chloride Homeostasis in central neurons.

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 10:00

Per Hedström - Ecology

Dissertation Climate change impacts on production and dynamics of fish populations.

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.

January 2017

13 January at 09:00–12:00

Annika Toots - physiotherapy

Dissertation Gait speed and physical exercise in people with dementia.

13 January at 13:00–16:00

Bartosz Grzymala-Lubanski - cardiology

Dissertation Anticoagulation treatment among patients with mechanical heart valve.

19 January at 09:00–12:00

Jon Örn Fridriksson - urology

Dissertation Adverse effects of treatment of prostate cancer.

20 January at 09:00–12:00

Arunkumar Upadhyay - virology

Dissertation Characterizing viperin mode of action through its interaction host factors

20 January at 09:00–12:00

Bodil Weidung - geriatrics

Dissertation Blood pressure in very old age. Eterminants, adverse outcomes, and hetereogeneity.

20 January at 13:00–16:00

Anders Rydvall - anestesiology and intensive care

Dissertation Withhold or withdraw futile treatment in intensive care. An analysis of arguments supported by physicians and the general public.

27 January at 09:00–12:00

Nighat Farooqi - pulmonary medicine

Dissertation Nutrition and energy expenditure in women with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

27 January at 09:00–12:00

Anton Tjust - anatomy

Dissertation Extraocular muscles in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.

27 January at 09:00

Sofie Ekestubbe - Molecular Biology

Dissertation Effects of LcrV and YopN on translocation regulation in the T3SS.

February 2017

3 February at 09:00–12:00

Mia Rajalin - psychiatry/suicidology

Dissertation Distal risk factors, interpersonal functioning and family skills training in attempted suicide.

9 February at 09:00–12:00

Angelica Hedman - licentiate thesis radiation physics

Dissertation Characterization of HPGe detectors for low energy in situ gamma spectrometry.

10 February at 09:00–12:00

Gabriel Högström - geriatrics

Dissertation Cardiovascular disease and all-cause mortality: Influences of fitness, fatness and genetic factors among young males.

10 February at 09:00–12:00

Maquins Odhiambo Sewe - epidemiology and global health

Dissertation Developing climate based early warning prediction and response system for malaria control.

17 February at 09:00–12:00

Stina Sundstedt - otorhinolaryngology

Dissertation Swallowing function in patients with Parkinson's disease and Deep Brain Stimulation.

17 February at 13:00–16:00

Frida Jonsson - medical genetics

Dissertation Underlying genetic mechanisms of hereditary dystrophies in retina and cornea.

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