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

September 2018

7 September

Hanqing Zhang - fysik

Dissertation Digital holography and image processing methods for applications in biophysics.

13 September at 10:00

Barbara Terebieniec - Plant Molecular Biology

Dissertation Using systems genetics to explore the complexity of leaf shape variation in Populus tremula.

14 September at 09:00–12:00

Mensura Junuzovic - forensic medicine

Dissertation Firearm deaths in Sweden. Epidemiology with emphasis on accidental deaths and prevention.

14 September at 09:00–12:00

Johan Bergh - pathology

Dissertation Structural investigation of SOD1 aggregates in ALS. Identification of prion strains using anti-peptides antibodies.

14 September at 09:00

Michael Saleeb - Chemistry

Dissertation Towards novel antibacterials.

14 September at 13:00–15:00

Kristina Juneblad - reumatology

Dissertation Psoriatic arthritis: A complex disease - analysis on genetic and serological markers and of comorbidity.

21 September at 09:00

Martina Kulén - Chemistry

Dissertation Design, Synthesis, and Evaluation of Substituted Ring-Fused 2-Pyridones Targeting Listeria monocytogenes and Chlamydia trachomatis.

21 September at 12:00

Annelie Lagesson - Environmental Science

Dissertation Fish on Drugs - Behaviour Modifying Contaminants in Aquatic Ecosystems.

27 September at 13:00

Chunli Yan - Computing Science

Dissertation Developing Digital Support for Learning and Diagnostic Reasoning in Clinical Practice.

28 September at 13:00–16:00

Elisabeth Pietilä-Holmner - rehabilitation medicine

Dissertation Multimodal rehabilitation of patients with chronic musculuskeletal pain with focus on primary care.


October 2018

5 October at 09:00–12:00

José Pedro Silva Lopes - medicine

Dissertation Innate immunity in the fungal microenvironment.

5 October at 09:00

Bernard Wessels - Plant Cell and Molecular Biology

Dissertation Characterizing the role of ethylene during xylogenesis.


November 2018

30 November at 10:00

Thomas Hausmaninger - experimental physics

Dissertation Mid-IR and Near-IR NICE-OHMS – techniques for ultra-sensitive detection of molecules in gas phase.


December 2018

14 December at 10:00

Diana Carolina Reyes Forsberg - Chemistry

Dissertation Experimental study of alkalinization of cellulose in industrial relevant conditions.


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