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

February 2015

2 February at 13:00

Daniel Ortiz Morales - Applied Physics and Electronics

Dissertation Virtual Holonomic Constraints: from academic to inustrial applications.

6 February at 10:00

Karolina Broman – Chemistry education

Dissertation Chemistry: Content, Context and Choices. Towards students' higher order problem solving in upper secondary school.

6 February at 13:00

Malgorzata Pietrzykowska - Plant Cell and Molecular Biology

Dissertation Lhcb1 och Lhcb2 in regulation of photosynthetic light harvesting.

13 February at 09:00–12:00

Petra Pohl - physiotherapy

Dissertation Falls in older community-dwelling women and men: risk factors and safety strategies. Fall risk awareness, fear of falling, and preferred exercise properties from a gender perspective.

27 February at 09:00–12:00

Johan Rasmuson - infectious diseases

Dissertation Cardiopulmonary involvement in Puumala hantavirus infection.

27 February at 09:30

Lovisa Lind - Ecology

Dissertation Breaking the ice: effects of ice formation and winter floods on vegetation along streams.

March 2015

6 March at 09:00–12:00

Lisa Pettersson - virology

Dissertation Hantavirus - transmissoin and pathogenesis.

13 March at 09:00–12:00

Karin Hellström Ängerud - nursing

Dissertation Symptoms, delay and decision making in myocardial infarction among patients with diabetes.

13 March at 09:00–12:00

Rickard Storm - virology

Dissertation Early host cell interactions and antivirals against ocular adenoviruses.

16 March at 10:00

Lam Xuan Tam - Biochemistry

Dissertation Deg/HtrA proteases of the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803: from biochemical characterization to their physiological functions.

20 March at 09:00–12:00

Johan Åhlin - nursing

Dissertation Stress of conscience and burnout among healthcare personnel working in private- and municipal residential care of older people.

27 March at 09:00–12:00

Tijn Hendrikx - clinical medicine

Dissertation Catch Atrial Fibrillation, prevent Stroke - Detection of Atrial Fibrillation and other arrhythmias with short intermittent ECG.

April 2015

24 April at 10:00–13:00

Lena Meyer - clinical microbiology

Dissertation The importance of the Francisella pathogenicity island components for protein secretion and mode of infection.

May 2015

8 May at 09:00–12:00

Robert James Buckland - medical biochemistry

Dissertation DNA precursor asymmetries, Mismatch Repair and their effect on mutation specificityinst.

13 May at 09:00–12:00

Ellinor Holmberg - obstetrics and gynaecology

Dissertation Allopregnaolone effects on food intake and weight gain.

22 May at 13:00–16:00

Lisa Martinsson - oncology

Dissertation Quality improvement in palliative care – the role of a national quality register and perceptions of information during palliative chemotherapy.

29 May at 13:00–16:00

Mona Olofsson - cardiology

Dissertation Heart failure in elderly with focus on diagnosis and prognosis.

June 2015

4 June at 09:00–12:00

Lina Gyllencreutz - nursing

Dissertation Injuries among children and senior citizens sustained in outdoor environments, perceptions of risks and primary preventive strategies.

5 June at 09:00–12:00

Magnus Carlsson - sports medicine

Dissertation Physiological demands of competetive elite cross-country skiing.

5 June at 14:00–17:00

Tomas Carlsson - sports medicine

Dissertation The importance of body-mass exponent optimization for evaluation of performance capability in cross-country skiing.

12 June at 09:00–12:00

Xingru Li - clinical chemistry

Dissertation Wilms' tumour gene 1 in different types of cancer.

12 June at 13:00–16:00

Pia Näsvall - surgery

Dissertation Parastomal hernia: investigation and treatment.

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