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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

Jessica Gard Timmerfors, Technical Chemistry
Fri
21
Aug
Jessica Gard Timmerfors, Technical Chemistry
Time 10:15 - 13:15 21 August 10:15 - 13:15
Place Stora hörsalen, KBC
Dissertation. Wood Chips for Kraft and Sulfite Pulping - Evaluation of Novel Forest-Industrial Drum-Chipping Technology.

September

Steffi Jimmy – Molecular Biology
Tue
1
Sep
Steffi Jimmy – Molecular Biology
Time 13:00 - 16:00 1 September 13:00 - 16:00
Place Lecture hall B, 9 floor, University hospital, Umeå
Dissertation. Novel RelA-SpoT homolog toxin-antitoxin systems that inhibit bacterial growth through production of toxic alarmone ppApp.
Robert Rosenblatt – Urology
Fri
4
Sep
Robert Rosenblatt – Urology
Time 09:00 - 12:00 4 September 09:00 - 12:00
Place Surgical center library, B91, University Hospital, Umeå
Dissertation. Neoadjuvant chemotherapy in muscle-invasive urinary bladder cancer: studies on treatment response, tumor draining lymph nodes and blood transfusion.
CANCELLED! Junia Joffer – Public Health
Fri
4
Sep
CANCELLED! Junia Joffer – Public Health
Time 09:00 - 12:00 4 September 09:00 - 12:00
Place Lecture hall, Falu Hospital
Dissertation. Health for future. Self-rated health and social status among adolescents
Gabriel Granåsen – Medical technology
Fri
4
Sep
Gabriel Granåsen – Medical technology
Time 13:00 - 16:00 4 September 13:00 - 16:00
Place Lecture room 933, University hospital, Umeå
Dissertation. Patient stratification and treatment effects in diseases with disturbed cardiac function.
Jerry Lindholm, Chemistry
Tue
8
Sep
Jerry Lindholm, Chemistry
Time 10:00 - 14:00 8 September 10:00 - 14:00
Place Glasburen, KBC.
Dissertation. Molecular-level controls on water and organics intercalation in layered minerals.
Jyoti Mohan Gurung, Molecular Biology
Fri
11
Sep
Jyoti Mohan Gurung, Molecular Biology
Time 09:00 - 13:00 11 September 09:00 - 13:00
Place Hörsal 933 Unod B 9.
Dissertation. Coordinating type III secretion system biogenesis in Yersinia pseudotuberculosis.
Linda Rankin – Pharmacology
Fri
11
Sep
Linda Rankin – Pharmacology
Time 09:00 - 12:00 11 September 09:00 - 12:00
Place Triple Helix, University management building
Dissertation. Chronic pain - From the study of student attitudes and preferences to the in vitro investigation of a novel treatment strategy.
Johan Fahlman, Environmental Science
Fri
11
Sep
Johan Fahlman, Environmental Science
Time 10:00 - 14:00 11 September 10:00 - 14:00
Place KB.E3.01 Lilla hörsalen, KBC-huset.
Dissertation. Fate and effects of behavior modifying pharmaceuticals in boreal freshwater.
Casper de Lichtenberg, Biophysical Chemistry
Fri
11
Sep
Casper de Lichtenberg, Biophysical Chemistry
Time 13:00 - 17:00 11 September 13:00 - 17:00
Place Glasburen, KBC.
Dissertation. Time-resolved structural and mechanistic studies of water oxidation in PSII.
Itay Zamir – Pediatrics
Fri
18
Sep
Itay Zamir – Pediatrics
Time 09:00 - 12:00 18 September 09:00 - 12:00
Place Assembly hall Betula, L0, University Hospital, Umeå
Dissertation. Hyperglycemia, nutrition and health outcomes in preterm infants.
Maria Göransdotter, Industrial Design
Fri
18
Sep
Maria Göransdotter, Industrial Design
Time 13:30 - 17:30 18 September 13:30 - 17:30
Place Projektstudion, Designhögskolan.
Dissertation. Transitional Design Histories.
Carlos Núñez Otero – Clinical Microbiology
Fri
25
Sep
Carlos Núñez Otero – Clinical Microbiology
Time 09:00 - 12:00 25 September 09:00 - 12:00
Place Triple Helix, University management building
Dissertation. Novel Inhibitors of Chlamydia trachomatis Infectivity.
Xi Wang, Ecology
Fri
25
Sep
Xi Wang, Ecology
Time 13:00 - 17:00 25 September 13:00 - 17:00
Place KBC, KBE301 - Lilla hörsalen.
Dissertation. Roles of demography and natural selection in shaping genome-wide variation of Norway spruce.
Majid Mustafa, Chemistry
Wed
30
Sep
Majid Mustafa, Chemistry
Time 10:00 - 14:00 30 September 10:00 - 14:00
Place Lilla Hörsalen KBC and digital.
Dissertation. Treatment of High Priority Organic Substances in Complex Waters.

October

Therese Kellgren, Computational Science and Engineering
Fri
16
Oct
Therese Kellgren, Computational Science and Engineering
Time 09:00 - 13:00 16 October 09:00 - 13:00
Place Hörsal B, Lindellhallen.
Dissertation. Hidden patterns that matter. Statistical methods for analysis of DNA and RNA data.
Lars Larsson, Computing Science
Fri
16
Oct
Lars Larsson, Computing Science
Time 10:00 - 14:00 16 October 10:00 - 14:00
Place Aula Biologica.
Dissertation. Managing Cloud Resource Scarcity.
Phong Tran – Medical Biochemistry
Wed
28
Oct
Phong Tran – Medical Biochemistry
Time 09:00 - 12:00 28 October 09:00 - 12:00
Place KB.E3.01
Dissertation. Pathology of dNTP dysregulation.

December

Lena Hansson – Pediatrics
Fri
4
Dec
Lena Hansson – Pediatrics
Time 09:00 - 12:00 4 December 09:00 - 12:00
Place Bergasalen, University hospital, Umeå
Dissertation. When the pediatric heart is affected: Impact on nutrition, growth and body composition from infancy to adolescence.