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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

Louise Stiernman – obstetrics and gynecology
Fri
23
Aug
Louise Stiernman – obstetrics and gynecology
Time 13:00 - 16:00 23 August 13:00 - 16:00
Place Bergasalen, NUS

Defence of doctoral thesis. Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder: Studies of brain structure and function, GABAA-active neurosteroids and GABAA receptor plasticity

Atakelti Abraha – Epidemiology and Public Health
Fri
30
Aug
Atakelti Abraha – Epidemiology and Public Health
Time 09:00 - 12:00 30 August 09:00 - 12:00
Place NUS, Building 5B, Floor 3, Room Alicante

Defence of doctoral thesis. Bridging Gaps in Under-Five Child Health

September

Mickaël Zehren, Computing Science
Mon
2
Sep
Mickaël Zehren, Computing Science
Time 13:00 - 17:00 2 September 13:00 - 17:00
Place Hörsal MIT.C.343.

Defence of doctoral thesis. Towards automatic DJ mixing: cue point detection and drum transcription.

Olivia Carlund – Pathology
Fri
13
Sep
Olivia Carlund – Pathology
Time 09:00 - 12:00 13 September 09:00 - 12:00
Place Stora Hörsalen 5B, floor 6

Defence of doctoral thesis. Epigenetic and telomere analyses in diffuse large B-cell lymphoma and telomere biology disorders

Johanna Molin – Obstetrics and Gynecology
Fri
20
Sep
Johanna Molin – Obstetrics and Gynecology
Time 09:00 - 12:00 20 September 09:00 - 12:00
Place Bergasalen

Defence of doctoral thesis. Metformin treatment during pregnancy, metabolic and immunological aspects

Puthy Pat – Public Health
Fri
20
Sep
Puthy Pat – Public Health
Time 09:00 - 12:00 20 September 09:00 - 12:00
Place Betula

Defence of doctoral thesis. Insights from inside: Mental health and well-being of incarcerated youths in Cambodia.

Sourasekhar Banerjee, Computing Science
Mon
23
Sep
Sourasekhar Banerjee, Computing Science
Time 13:00 - 17:00 23 September 13:00 - 17:00
Place Hörsal HUM.D.210, Humanisthuset.

Defence of doctoral thesis. Advancing Federated Learning: Algorithms and use cases.

Anja Neidhardt-Mokoena, Industrial Design
Thu
26
Sep
Anja Neidhardt-Mokoena, Industrial Design
Time 13:15 - 17:00 26 September 13:15 - 17:00
Place Project Studio, Umeå Institute of Design.

Defence of doctoral thesis. Feminist Design Strategies for Transforming Design Museums Towards More Just Futures.

Hanna Jonsson, Physical Geography
Fri
27
Sep
Hanna Jonsson, Physical Geography
Time 09:00 - 13:00 27 September 09:00 - 13:00
Place Hörsal HUM.D.220 - Hjortronlandet.

Defence of doctoral thesis. Earthworms in the tundra: impacts of non-native earthworms on carbon cycling and ecosystem functioning in the Fennoscandian mountains.

Sofie Björklund, Chemistry
Fri
27
Sep
Sofie Björklund, Chemistry
Time 09:00 - 13:00 27 September 09:00 - 13:00
Place Stora Hörsalen (KBE303), KBC-huset.

Defence of doctoral thesis. Exploring the Occurrence, Distribution and Transport of Per-and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances in Waste-To-Energy Processes.

Malin Vestin Fredriksson – otorhinolaryngology
Fri
27
Sep
Malin Vestin Fredriksson – otorhinolaryngology
Time 09:00 - 12:00 27 September 09:00 - 12:00
Place Auditorium, Sunderby Hospital, Luleå

Defence of doctoral thesis. Radiological evaluation of maxillary sinusitis and temporal bone structures

October

Elin Collins – Obstetrics and Gynecology
Fri
4
Oct
Elin Collins – Obstetrics and Gynecology
Time 09:00 - 12:00 4 October 09:00 - 12:00
Place Bergasalen

Defence of doctoral thesis. Benign hysterectomy and salpingectomy - outcomes and complications according to Swedish health and quality registers and women's perspectives

Stina Alm - Pediatrics
Fri
11
Oct
Stina Alm - Pediatrics
Time 09:00 - 12:00 11 October 09:00 - 12:00
Place Bergasalen, NUS

Defence of doctoral thesis. Nutrition and growth in preterm infants

Saúl Rodríguez Martínez, Environmental Science
Fri
11
Oct
Saúl Rodríguez Martínez, Environmental Science
Time 09:00 - 13:00 11 October 09:00 - 13:00
Place Stora hörsalen, KBC (KBE303).

Defence of doctoral thesis. Global worming, attempting to reconstruct earthworms pealeohistory with DNA.

Anette Nyberg – Nursing
Fri
18
Oct
Anette Nyberg – Nursing
Time 09:00 - 12:00 18 October 09:00 - 12:00
Place Aula Biologica

Defence of doctoral thesis. Patient Safety: Perioperative nursing perspectives.

Annika Breidenstein – Medical Chemistry and Biophysics
Thu
24
Oct
Annika Breidenstein – Medical Chemistry and Biophysics
Time 09:00 - 12:00 24 October 09:00 - 12:00
Place KBE303, KBC-building

Defence of doctoral thesis. Exploring the diversity of conjugative Type IV Secration Systems.

November

Alicia Böthun – Medical Science
Fri
29
Nov
Alicia Böthun – Medical Science
Time 09:00 - 12:00 29 November 09:00 - 12:00
Place Hall B, 9 floor, University Hospital, Umeå

Defence of doctoral thesis. Perspectives on concurrent jaw and neck pain: function, development and perceptions.