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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

September

Sofia Håglin, Molecular Biology
Fri
6
Sep
Sofia Håglin, Molecular Biology
Time 09:00 - 13:00 6 September 09:00 - 13:00
Place A103
Dissertation. Vitamin A regulated neuronal regeneration and homeostasis.
Jakub Krzywda, Computing Science
Fri
6
Sep
Jakub Krzywda, Computing Science
Time 13:15 - 16:15 6 September 13:15 - 16:15
Place Umeå University, Biologihuset, Aula Anatomica (Bio.A.206)
Dissertation. May the Power Be with You: Managing Power-Performance Tradeoffs in Cloud Data Centers.
Frithjof Theens, Educational Work
Thu
12
Sep
Frithjof Theens, Educational Work
Time 13:00 - 16:00 12 September 13:00 - 16:00
Place KBC-building, KBE301.
Dissertation. Does language matter? - Sources of inequivalence and demand of reading ability of mathematics tasks in different languages.
Robin Ekman, Theoretical Physics
Fri
13
Sep
Robin Ekman, Theoretical Physics
Time 10:00 - 13:00 13 September 10:00 - 13:00
Place Naturvetarhuset, N420
Dissertation. Quantum kinetic theory for plasmas: spin, exchange, and particle dispersive effects.
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.
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 the use of obstetric ultrasound in Rwanda and Vietnam.

November

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
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