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Defences of doctoral theses

The public defences of doctoral theses at Umeå University are always open to the general public.

The notification of the date of the defence of a doctoral thesis takes place at least three weeks in advance by nailing the doctoral thesis on the University's official notice board. This takes place at the University Library

In our calendar, you can read about upcoming doctoral thesis. 

Upcoming defences of doctoral theses

Naresh Chandra - Virology
Fri
20
Sep
Naresh Chandra - Virology
Time 09:00 - 12:00 20 September 09:00 - 12:00
Place E04, Building 6F, University Hospital, Umeå
Dissertation. Glycobiology of human adenovirus infections: implications for tropism and treatment.
Svetlana Serikova, Physical Geography
Fri
27
Sep
Svetlana Serikova, Physical Geography
Time 09:00 - 12:00 27 September 09:00 - 12:00
Place KBC, KBE303
Dissertation. Carbon Emissions from Western Siberian Inland Waters.

October

Emil Nüssler - Obstetrics and Gynecology
Fri
11
Oct
Emil Nüssler - Obstetrics and Gynecology
Time 09:00 - 12:00 11 October 09:00 - 12:00
Place Lecture hall D, Unod T9, University hospital, Umeå
Dissertation. Quality control and improvement potentials in prolapse surgery: Innovative technology, Operative experience and Time dependency of operative results.
Jonas Tydén - Anaesthesiology
Fri
11
Oct
Jonas Tydén - Anaesthesiology
Time 09:00 - 12:00 11 October 09:00 - 12:00
Place Assembly hall Snäckan, Östersund Hospital
Dissertation. Heparin-binding protein and organ failure in critical illness.
Erik Myrstener, Environmental Science
Fri
11
Oct
Erik Myrstener, Environmental Science
Time 10:00 - 14:00 11 October 10:00 - 14:00
Place KBC, KBE301 - Lilla hörsalen
Dissertation. Lake sedimentary archives of medieval mining and smelting in Sweden: tracking environmental changes from site to landscape.
Elaheh Ekhtiari Bidhendi - pathology
Fri
11
Oct
Elaheh Ekhtiari Bidhendi - pathology
Time 13:00 - 16:00 11 October 13:00 - 16:00
Place E04
Dissertation. SOD1 prions transmit templated aggregation and fatal ALS-like disease.
Patricia Mendoza García, Molecular Biology
Fri
11
Oct
Patricia Mendoza García, Molecular Biology
Time 13:00 - 16:00 11 October 13:00 - 16:00
Place Conference Center Wallenberg, Medicinaregatan 20, Gothenburg, Sweden.
Dissertation. Harnessing the power of model systems to investigate regulation of Anaplastic Lymphoma Kinase function.
Sophia Holmlund - Obstetrics and gynecology
Fri
18
Oct
Sophia Holmlund - Obstetrics and gynecology
Time 09:00 - 12:00 18 October 09:00 - 12:00
Place Assembly hall 5B, Umeå University
Dissertation. Health professionals’ experiences and views related to obstetric ultrasound in Rwanda and Vietnam.
Joakim Byström - kulturgeografi
Fri
18
Oct
Joakim Byström - kulturgeografi
Time 13:00 - 15:00 18 October 13:00 - 15:00
Place Hörsal B ; Lindelhallen
Dissertation. Engelsk titel: Tourism Development in Resource Peripheries: Conflicting and Unifying Spaces in North Sweden)
Pamela Tinc - Public Health
Fri
25
Oct
Pamela Tinc - Public Health
Time 09:00 - 12:00 25 October 09:00 - 12:00
Place NUS, Room D, Unod T9
Dissertation. Exploring barriers and facilitators to research translation in US public health using the consolidated framework for implementation research.

November

Sara Engvall, Educational Work
Fri
1
Nov
Sara Engvall, Educational Work
Time 09:00 - 13:00 1 November 09:00 - 13:00
Place KBC building, KBE301
Dissertation. Opening the black box of mathematics teachers’ professional growth: A study of the process of teacher learning.
Sami Sawalha - Pulmonary Medicine
Fri
8
Nov
Sami Sawalha - Pulmonary Medicine
Time 09:00 - 12:00 8 November 09:00 - 12:00
Place Assembly hall, Sunderby hospital, Luleå
Dissertation. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD): Clinical phenotyping, mortality and cause of death.
André Rodrigues Vicente - Ophthalmology
Fri
15
Nov
André Rodrigues Vicente - Ophthalmology
Time 09:00 - 12:00 15 November 09:00 - 12:00
Place Aula Biologica
Dissertation. Aniridia-related keratopathy: Structural changes, signaling pathways and clinical aspects
Magdalena Sjöberg - sociology
Fri
15
Nov
Magdalena Sjöberg - sociology
Time 13:15 - 15:00 15 November 13:15 - 15:00
Place NVBH 1031, Northern Behavioural Sciences Building
Dissertation. Young mothers' identity work - Life course, Risk and Good motherhood
Usama Boles - Cardiology
Thu
21
Nov
Usama Boles - Cardiology
Time 09:00 - 12:00 21 November 09:00 - 12:00
Place Major Groove, target point J0
Dissertation. Insight into Coronary Artery Ectasia.
Emil Nüssler - Obstetrics and Gynecology
Fri
22
Nov
Emil Nüssler - Obstetrics and Gynecology
Time 13:00 - 16:00 22 November 13:00 - 16:00
Place Assembly hall A, Unod T9, University hospital, Umeå
Dissertation. Vaginal prolapse surgery - an epidemiological perspective.
Cornelia Späth - Pediatrics
Fri
29
Nov
Cornelia Späth - Pediatrics
Time 09:00 - 12:00 29 November 09:00 - 12:00
Place 5B Big lecture hall, building 5B, 6th floor, University hospital, Umeå
Dissertation. The impact of nutrition on growth, biomarkers and health outcome in preterm infants
Mary Adjeiwaah - Radition Sciences
Fri
29
Nov
Mary Adjeiwaah - Radition Sciences
Time 09:00 - 12:00 29 November 09:00 - 12:00
Place Lecture hall 933
Dissertation. Quality Assurance for Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Radiotherapy.

December

Jianfeng Wang, Umeå University
Tue
17
Dec
Jianfeng Wang, Umeå University
Time 13:00 - 15:00 17 December 13:00 - 15:00
Place N450, Natural Sciences Builting
Dissertation. Enhanced Block Sparse Signal Recovery and Bayesian Hierarchical Models with Applications