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 2017

24 February at 09:00–12:00

Juan Antonio Córdoba Doña - epidemiology and global health

Dissertation Withstanding austerity: economic crisis and health inequalities in Spain.

24 February at 09:00–12:00

Karin Söderström - oncology

Dissertation Radiotherapy for head and neck cancer – costs and benefits of time, dose and volume.

24 February at 10:00

Signe Lett - Ecology

Dissertation Mosses as mediators of climate change: Implications for tree seedling establishment in the tundra.

24 February at 10:15

Per Arnqvist - Mathematical Statistics

Dissertation Functional Clustering Methods and Marital Fertility Modelling.

March 2017

3 March

Farahnaz Ranjbarian - medical biochemistry

Dissertation Targets and strategies for drug discovery against human African sleeping sickness.

10 March at 13:00–16:00

Gloria Fong - anatomy

Dissertation Influence of neuromodulators and mechanical loading on pathological cell and tissue characteristics in tendinosis.

17 March at 09:00–12:00

Annika Nordstrand - oncology

Dissertation Prostate cancer and bone cell interactions: Implications for metastatic growth and therapy

24 March at 09:00–12:00

Phan Minh Trang - epidemiology and public health

Dissertation Weather and extreme heat in association to mental disorders - The case of Hanoi, Vetnam

30 March at 09:00–12:00

Malin Skagerlind - medicine

Dissertation Various measures to limit the use of anticoagulants during hemodialysis in patients at risk of bleding.

April 2017

7 April at 09:00–12:00

Joakim Forsell - clinical bacteriology

Dissertation Genetic subtypes in unicellular intestinal parasites with special focus on Blastocystis.

7 April at 13:00–16:00

Åsa Strinnholm - public health

Dissertation Food hypersensitivity among schoolchildren - prevalence, health related quality of life and experience of double-blind placebo-controlled food challenges

28 April at 09:00–12:00

Dina Popova - pharmacology

Dissertation In vitro cellular models for neurotoxicity studies.

May 2017

12 May at 09:00–12:00

Per Sandén - angiology

Dissertation Efficacy and safety of warfarin treatment in venous thromboembolic disease.

19 May at 09:00–12:00

Matias Hannuksela - anestesiology

Dissertation Familial thoracic aortic aneurysms and dissections - studies on genotpe and phenotype.

23 May at 13:00–16:00

Anna Lövgren - clinical oral physiology

Dissertation Recognition of temporomandibular disorders in dentistry. Validity and outcome of three screening questions, 3Q/TMD.

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