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 2017

20 October at 09:00–12:00

Saima Diderichsen - family medicine

Dissertation "It's just a job" - A new generation of physicians dealing with career and work ideals.

20 October at 09:00–12:00

Anna Stecksén - physiotherapy

Dissertation Stroke thrombolysison equal terms? Implementation and ADL-outcome.

20 October at 13:00

Katarina Åberg - Energy engineering and thermal process chemistry

Dissertation Biomass conversion through syngas-based biorefineries: Thermochemical process integration opportunities.

26 October at 13:00–16:00

Kerstin Strömvall - pathology

Dissertation Extratumoral effects of highly aggresive prostate cancer.

27 October at 09:00–12:00

Johanna Sundqvist - public health

Dissertation Forced repatriation of unaccompanied asylum-seeking refugee children - towards an interagency model.

27 October at 09:00–12:00

Richard Lindqvist - virology

Dissertation The role of the type I interferons and viperin during neurotropc flavivirus infection.

27 October at 10:00

Elin Näsström - Chemistry

Dissertation Diagnosis of acute and chronic enteric fever using metabolomics.

27 October at 13:00–16:00

Isabelle Doohan - surgery

Dissertation Surviving a Major Bus Crasch - Experiences from the Crasch and Five Years After.

27 October at 13:00

Szabolcs Fodor - Electrical engineering with control specialisation

Dissertation Towards Semi-Automation of Forestry Cranes: Automated Trajectory Planning and Active Vibration Damping.

November 2017

3 November at 10:00

Philipp Ochtrop - Organic Chemistry

Dissertation Selective protein functionalisation via enzymatic phosphocholination.

10 November at 09:00–12:00

Hans Löfgren - child and adolescent psychiatry

Dissertation Preventive psychosocial parental and school programmes in a general population.

17 November at 13:00–16:00

Daniel Carlsson - occupational and environmental medicine

Dissertation Peripheral neurosensory and vascular function in relation to cold and hand-arm vibration exposure.

23 November at 09:00–12:00

Grzegorz Pietz - immunology

Dissertation Innate immunity of human intestinal epithelium in childhood celiac disease - Influences from celiac disease associated bacteria and dietary oats.

24 November at 09:00–12:00

Therese Kardakis - epidemiology and global health

Dissertation Strengthening lifestyle interventions in primary health care - the challenge of change and implementation of guidelines in clinical practice.

24 November at 13:00–16:00

Niklas Gunnarsson - medicine

Dissertation Chronic myeloid leukemia and cancer

December 2017

1 December at 13:00–16:00

Vilhelm Sjögren - angiology

Dissertation Oral anticoagulation and stroke risk.

8 December at 09:00

Lisa Wirebrand - Molecular Biology

Dissertation Global regulatory factors that impact metabolic and lifestyle choices in Pseudomonas putida.

8 December at 09:00–12:00

Helena Fordell - neurology

Dissertation Virtual reality for enriched rehabilitation of stroke patients with spatial neglect. Diagnostics and the rehabilitation effect on spatial attention and neuronal actitvity.

8 December at 09:00–12:00

Lina Renström - medical science/anatomy

Dissertation The involvement of the TNF-alpha system in skeletal muscle in response to marked overuse.

15 December at 09:00–12:00

Monica Långström Berggren - geriatrics

Dissertation Consequences of a hip fracture among old people.

15 December at 09:30

Dagmar D. Egelkraut - Ecology

Dissertation Long-lasting ecological legacies of reindeer on tundra vegetation.

15 December at 13:00–15:00

Sara Kalucza - Defense

Dissertation Who Becomes a Teenage Parent? - Life course perspectives on selection into teenage motherhood- and fatherhood trajectories in Sweden Sara Kalucza, Department of Sociology, Umeå university. Fakultetsopponent: Docent Marika Jalovaara

15 December at 13:15

Olumuyiwa Ibidunmoye - Computing Science

Dissertation Towards Autonomous Clouds: Performance Anomaly Detection and QoS Control.

January 2018

19 January at 09:00

Axel Torshage - Mathematics

Dissertation Non-Selfadjoint Operator Functions.

February 2018

2 February at 09:00–12:00

Jing Helmersson - medicine

Dissertation Climate & Aedea mosquitoes: an outlook into the 21st century.

9 February at 09:00–12:00

Jonas Johansson - geriatric medicine

Dissertation The Healthy Ageing Initiative - Predictors of Falls and Fractures.

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