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

January 2015

16 January at 13:15–16:00

Benjamin Fonooni - Cognitive Robotics

Dissertation Cognitive Interactive Robot Learning.

20 January at 10:00

Christian Larsen - Experimental Physics

Dissertation The Material Distribution Method: Fabricating designed fullerene nanostructures for functional electronic devices.

22 January at 09:00

Edvin Jose Thanikkal - Molecular Micrbiology

Dissertation Controlling virulence in Yersinia pseudotuberculosis through accumalation of phosophorylated CpxR.

23 January at 10:00–13:00

Ina Ehlers - medical biophysics

Dissertation NMR studies of metabolites and xenobiotics: From time points to long-term metabolic regulation.

28 January

Hamid Reza Barzegar Goltapehei - Experimental Physics

Dissertation Synthesis and Charactrization of Carbon based One-Dimensional Structures.

30 January at 09:00–12:00

Dmitry Shungin - medicine

Dissertation Interplay between genetics and environment in obesity.

30 January at 10:00–13:00

Rais Ahmad Ganai - medical biochemistry

Dissertation Structural and biochemical basis for high fidelity and processivity by DNA polymerase ε.

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.

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.

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.

June 2015

12 June at 13:00–16:00

Pia Näsvall - surgery

Dissertation Parastomal hernia: investigation and treatment.

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