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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

August

Johan Gustafsson - economics
Fri
27
Aug
Johan Gustafsson - economics
Time 13:15 - 15:00 27 August 13:15 - 15:00
Place Hörsal UB.A.210 - Lindellhallen 1
Dissertation. Essays on Labor Supply, Pension Policy, and Inequality

September

Johan Holmberg - economics
Fri
3
Sep
Johan Holmberg - economics
Time 10:00 - 12:00 3 September 10:00 - 12:00
Place Lokal Hörsal UB.A.210 - Lindellhallen 1
Dissertation. Essays on Earnings Formation, Labor Market Dynamics, and Taxation
David Lundgren – Gastroenterology
Fri
10
Sep
David Lundgren – Gastroenterology
Time 09:00 - 12:00 10 September 09:00 - 12:00
Place Triple Helix, University Management Building
Dissertation. The significance of low-grade inflammation in the gastrointestinal tract.
Shoaib Azizi, Energy Technology
Mon
13
Sep
Shoaib Azizi, Energy Technology
Time 13:00 - 17:00 13 September 13:00 - 17:00
Place Samverkanshuset, Triple Helix.
Dissertation. A multi-method assessment to support energy efficiency decisions in existing residential and academic buildings.
Johan Leander, Ecology
Fri
17
Sep
Johan Leander, Ecology
Time 09:00 - 13:00 17 September 09:00 - 13:00
Place KB.E3.01 Lilla hörsalen, KBC-huset.
Dissertation. Downstream migration of salmonids in regulated rivers – non-conventional methods for fish diversion.
Erik Frykholm – Physiotherapy
Fri
17
Sep
Erik Frykholm – Physiotherapy
Time 09:00 - 12:00 17 September 09:00 - 12:00
Place Triple Helix, University Management Building
Dissertation. Limb muscle function in individuals with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease - Why is it important, and how can it be assessed?
Anna Bengtsson – General Medicine and Epidemiology
Fri
17
Sep
Anna Bengtsson – General Medicine and Epidemiology
Time 09:00 - 12:00 17 September 09:00 - 12:00
Place Zoom and hall Butajira,
Dissertation. Pictorial presentation of subclinical atherosclerosis. A measure to reduce the risk for cardiovascular disease.
Carl Herdenberg – Oncology
Fri
17
Sep
Carl Herdenberg – Oncology
Time 13:00 - 16:00 17 September 13:00 - 16:00
Place Hall Bergasalen, University Hospital, Umeå
Dissertation. The molecular functions of LRIG proteins in metabolism and disease.
Angelika Beatrix Schwarz, Computing Science
Mon
20
Sep
Angelika Beatrix Schwarz, Computing Science
Time 10:00 - 14:00 20 September 10:00 - 14:00
Place MA316, MIT-huset.
Dissertation. Improving the Efficiency of Eigenvector-Related Computations.
Robin Rohlén – Medical Technology
Wed
22
Sep
Robin Rohlén – Medical Technology
Time 13:00 - 16:00 22 September 13:00 - 16:00
Place Hall Bergasalen, University Hospital, Umeå
Dissertation. Identification of single motor units in ultrafast ultrasound imaging of voluntary contracting skeletal muscles.
Heidi Nedergård –
Fri
24
Sep
Heidi Nedergård –
Time 09:00 - 12:00 24 September 09:00 - 12:00
Place Triple Helix, University Management Building
Dissertation. “Taking the next step” Biomechanical gait analysis and evaluation of robotic-assisted gait training post-stroke.
Laura Corneliusson – Nursing
Fri
24
Sep
Laura Corneliusson – Nursing
Time 13:00 - 16:00 24 September 13:00 - 16:00
Place Room for learning, Humanitie's' building
Dissertation. Exploring resident health, wellbeing and thriving in Swedish sheltered housing
Peter Vinnervik, Educational work
Fri
24
Sep
Peter Vinnervik, Educational work
Time 13:00 - 17:00 24 September 13:00 - 17:00
Place KBE303 - Stora hörsalen, KBC-huset.
Dissertation. Teachers as curriculum makers. Intentions, settings and challenges associated with integrating programming into schools.
Antonia Boman – Rheumatology
Thu
30
Sep
Antonia Boman – Rheumatology
Time 09:00 - 12:00 30 September 09:00 - 12:00
Place Hall Bergasalen, University Hospital, Umeå
Dissertation. Early rheumatoid arthritis –biomarkers and hormonal factors in relation to disease progression.
Keni Ren, Electrical engineering
Thu
30
Sep
Keni Ren, Electrical engineering
Time 13:00 - 17:00 30 September 13:00 - 17:00
Place Samverkanshuset, Triple Helix.
Dissertation. Zoom in on the precision livestock farming.

October

Sandra Behren, Organic Chemistry
Fri
1
Oct
Sandra Behren, Organic Chemistry
Time 09:00 - 13:00 1 October 09:00 - 13:00
Place Glasburen, KBC, Umeå University.
Dissertation. Development and Evaluation of Tools to Explore Posttranslational HexNAc-Tyrosine and Mucin-Type O-Glycosylation.
Jerry Öhlin – Physiotherapy
Fri
1
Oct
Jerry Öhlin – Physiotherapy
Time 09:00 - 12:00 1 October 09:00 - 12:00
Place Triple Helix, University Management Building
Dissertation. Gait speed, physical activity, cognitive function and dementia.
Josephine Savard – Psychiatry
Fri
8
Oct
Josephine Savard – Psychiatry
Time 09:00 - 12:00 8 October 09:00 - 12:00
Place Psychiatry hall A, University Hospital, Umeå
Dissertation. Compulsive Sexual Behavior Disorder: Clinical characteristics and treatment with naltrexone.
Emma Nyman – Cardiology
Fri
15
Oct
Emma Nyman – Cardiology
Time 09:00 - 12:00 15 October 09:00 - 12:00
Place Hall Bergasalen, University Hospital, Umeå
Dissertation. Characterization of subclinical carotid atherosclerosis using ultrasound imaging.
Andreas Viberg – ophthalmatrix
Fri
15
Oct
Andreas Viberg – ophthalmatrix
Time 13:00 - 16:00 15 October 13:00 - 16:00
Place Betula
Dissertation. Genetic aetiology a risk factor in cataract surgery.
Ibadete Bytyci – Cardiology
Tue
26
Oct
Ibadete Bytyci – Cardiology
Time 13:00 - 16:00 26 October 13:00 - 16:00
Place Hall B, 9 floor, University Hospital, Umeå
Dissertation. The important role of left atrial function parameters in clinical practice.

December

Ulrica Johansson – Pediatrics
Fri
10
Dec
Ulrica Johansson – Pediatrics
Time 09:00 - 12:00 10 December 09:00 - 12:00
Place Hall Bergasalen Q 27, University Hospital, Umeå.
Dissertation. Complementary feeding based on Nordic foods. Effects on nutrient intake, growth, biomarkers and eating behavior.