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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

Linus Hägg, Computational Science
Thu
22
Oct
Linus Hägg, Computational Science
Time 14:00 - 16:00 22 October 14:00 - 16:00
Place MA121, MIT building.
Dissertation. The fW-mean filter framework for topology optimization and analysis of Friedrichs systems.
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.
Johan Strandberg, Mathematical Statistics
Fri
30
Oct
Johan Strandberg, Mathematical Statistics
Time 10:15 - 14:15 30 October 10:15 - 14:15
Place Aula biologica.
Dissertation. Non-parametric methods for functional data.

November

Menti Ndile – nursing
Wed
4
Nov
Menti Ndile – nursing
Time 09:00 - 12:00 4 November 09:00 - 12:00
Place Triple Helix, University Management Building
Dissertation. Improving initial care of road traffic injured people in Tanzania - Evaluation of a traffic police first aid education program.
Helena Norberg – Cardiology
Fri
6
Nov
Helena Norberg – Cardiology
Time 09:00 - 12:00 6 November 09:00 - 12:00
Place Lecture hall B, 9th floor, University Hospital, Umeå
Dissertation. Bridging the gap between clinical trials and clinical practice – Sacubitril-valsartan in heart failure as a model
Moa Persson, Experimental Physics
Fri
13
Nov
Moa Persson, Experimental Physics
Time 09:00 - 13:00 13 November 09:00 - 13:00
Place Aulan IRF, Kiruna, Sweden.
Dissertation. Escape to space or return to Venus: Ion flows measured by Venus Express.
Sulistyawati– Epidemiology and Public Health
Tue
17
Nov
Sulistyawati– Epidemiology and Public Health
Time 08:30 - 11:30 17 November 08:30 - 11:30
Place Butajira and online
Dissertation. Dengue Prevention and Control in Indonesia - A case study in Yogyakarta City.
Pedram Tabatabaei – Neurosurgery
Fri
20
Nov
Pedram Tabatabaei – Neurosurgery
Time 09:00 - 12:00 20 November 09:00 - 12:00
Place Lecture hall B, 9 floor, University hospital, Umeå
Dissertation. Stereotactic microdialysis for metabolic assessment and treatment of malignant glioma.
Anna Söderholm – Public Health
Fri
20
Nov
Anna Söderholm – Public Health
Time 13:00 - 16:00 20 November 13:00 - 16:00
Place Triple Helix, University management building
Dissertation. Chemical intolerance – Disability and health aspects from a biopsychosocial perspective.
Robin Henriksson – cardiology
Fri
27
Nov
Robin Henriksson – cardiology
Time 09:00 - 12:00 27 November 09:00 - 12:00
Place Assembly hall, Östersund hospital
Dissertation. Secondary prevention after acute coronary syndrome – Antiplatelet therapy and risk factor control.
Ziye Zheng, Environmental Chemistry
Fri
27
Nov
Ziye Zheng, Environmental Chemistry
Time 10:00 - 14:00 27 November 10:00 - 14:00
Place Glasburen, KBC.
Dissertation. Development of strategies for alternatives assessment of plastic additives – Explor in silico tools to identify more sustainable flame retardants.

December

Majid Mustafa, Chemistry
Thu
3
Dec
Majid Mustafa, Chemistry
Time 10:00 - 14:00 3 December 10:00 - 14:00
Place Glasburen and digital.
Dissertation. Treatment of high priority organic substances in complex waters.
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.
Bernadette Sztojka, Plant molecular biology
Thu
10
Dec
Bernadette Sztojka, Plant molecular biology
Time 10:00 - 14:00 10 December 10:00 - 14:00
Place Glasburen, KBC.
Dissertation. New regulators of xylem lignification in Arabidopsis.
Stina Bodén – Oncology
Fri
11
Dec
Stina Bodén – Oncology
Time 09:00 - 12:00 11 December 09:00 - 12:00
Place Leccture hall B, 9 floor, University hospital, Umeå
Dissertation. Inflammation and risk of chronic diseases with a focus on colorectal cancer and the impact of dietary patterns.
Gustaf Tanghöj – Pediatrics
Fri
11
Dec
Gustaf Tanghöj – Pediatrics
Time 09:00 - 12:00 11 December 09:00 - 12:00
Place Assembly hall, Östersund hospital
Dissertation. Young infants with atrial septum defect.
Petrus Boström – Surgery
Fri
11
Dec
Petrus Boström – Surgery
Time 13:00 - 16:00 11 December 13:00 - 16:00
Place Lecture hall B, 9 floor, University hospital Umeå
Dissertation. Rectal cancer – the impact of surgical technique on morbidity, mortality and survival.
Urban Johansson Kostenniemi – Pediatrics
Fri
18
Dec
Urban Johansson Kostenniemi – Pediatrics
Time 09:00 - 12:00 18 December 09:00 - 12:00
Place Big lecture hall, building 5B, 6 floor, target point P, University hospital, Umeå
Dissertation. Bacterial meningitis in children - Clinical aspects and preventive effects of vaccinations
Julia Schröders – Global Health
Fri
18
Dec
Julia Schröders – Global Health
Time 09:00 - 12:00 18 December 09:00 - 12:00
Place Butajira room, Epidemiology and Global Health
Dissertation. Aging and transitions: understanding the role of social networks for older adults’ health in Indonesia.

February

Anna Graipe – Cardiology
Fri
19
Feb
Anna Graipe – Cardiology
Time 09:00 - 12:00 19 February 09:00 - 12:00
Place Assembly hall, Östersund hospital
Dissertation. Bleeding complications after Acute Coronary Syndrome with special reference to Intracranial Hemorrhage.