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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

Amar Awad – Physiology
Mon
29
Aug
Amar Awad – Physiology
Time 09:00 - 12:00 29 August 09:00 - 12:00
Place Assembly hall Betula, University Hospital, Umeå.

Dissertation. Functional Brain Imaging of Sensorimotor Dysfunction and Restoration.

September

Anton Rönnblom – Otorhinolaryngology
Fri
16
Sep
Anton Rönnblom – Otorhinolaryngology
Time 09:00 - 12:00 16 September 09:00 - 12:00
Place Assembly hall, Sunderby Hospital

Dissertation. Middle ear mechanics – Using temporal bone experiments to improve clinical methods.

Michele Persiani, Computing Science
Fri
16
Sep
Michele Persiani, Computing Science
Time 13:15 - 17:15 16 September 13:15 - 17:15
Place Hörsal NAT.360.

Dissertation. Expressing and Recognizing Intentions.

Nicholas Baroncelli Torretta, Industrial Design
Wed
21
Sep
Nicholas Baroncelli Torretta, Industrial Design
Time 14:00 - 18:00 21 September 14:00 - 18:00
Place Umeå Institute of Design, Umeå University.

Dissertation. Moving decolonially in design for sustainabilities: Spaces, rhythms, rituals, celebrations, conflicts.

Hedi Katre Kriit – Public Health
Fri
23
Sep
Hedi Katre Kriit – Public Health
Time 09:00 - 12:00 23 September 09:00 - 12:00
Place Curiosum Black Box

Dissertation. Health assessment of sustainable transport solutions in urban environments

Mark Anthony Rambaran, Chemistry
Fri
23
Sep
Mark Anthony Rambaran, Chemistry
Time 10:15 - 14:15 23 September 10:15 - 14:15
Place Lilla Hörsalen, Department of Chemistry, KBC-Building.

Dissertation. Tunable surfaces: Using polyoxoniobates and -tantalates as molecular building blocks.

Sule Anjomshoae, Computing Science
Mon
26
Sep
Sule Anjomshoae, Computing Science
Time 08:30 - 12:00 26 September 08:30 - 12:00
Place Hörsal NAT.D.320.

Dissertation. Context-Based Explanations for Machine Learning Predictions.

Hendricus Verheijen, Physical geography
Fri
30
Sep
Hendricus Verheijen, Physical geography
Time 09:00 - 13:00 30 September 09:00 - 13:00
Place SAM.A.280 (S205)

Dissertation. Factors regulating the origin and magnitude of carbon dioxide emissions from high-latitude lakes.

Andriy Rebryk, Chemistry
Fri
30
Sep
Andriy Rebryk, Chemistry
Time 10:00 - 14:00 30 September 10:00 - 14:00
Place KBC-huset, Lilla hörsalen, KBE301.

Dissertation. Comprehensive non-target screening to find and identify new biomagnifying organic contaminants in the Baltic Sea top consumers.

October

Brith Granström – Otorhinolaryngology
Fri
7
Oct
Brith Granström – Otorhinolaryngology
Time 09:00 - 12:00 7 October 09:00 - 12:00
Place Lecture hall Ear, nose, throat, University Hospital, Umeå.

Dissertation. Life after head and neck cancer.

Niloofar Moosavi - Statistics
Fri
7
Oct
Niloofar Moosavi - Statistics
Time 09:00 - 13:00 7 October 09:00 - 13:00
Place NBET.A.101

Dissertation. Valid causal inference in high dimensional and complex settings

Jacob Lewerentz, Molecular Biology
Fri
7
Oct
Jacob Lewerentz, Molecular Biology
Time 13:00 - 17:00 7 October 13:00 - 17:00
Place Astrid Fagraeus, A103.

Dissertation. Genomic adaptation and gene-dosage regulation of Drosophila melanogaster cells, and long-read software developments.

Helena Nydahl, Energy Technology
Mon
10
Oct
Helena Nydahl, Energy Technology
Time 13:00 - 17:00 10 October 13:00 - 17:00
Place Triple Helix, Universitetsledningshuset.

Dissertation. Communication of Life Cycle Assessment Results - Life Cycle Key Performance Indicators.

Christopher Blöcker, Computational Science and Engineering
Fri
21
Oct
Christopher Blöcker, Computational Science and Engineering
Time 09:00 - 13:00 21 October 09:00 - 13:00
Place Naturvetarhuset, NAT.D.470.

Dissertation. Through the Coding-Lens - Community Detection and Beyond.

Josef Lundman – Radiophysics
Fri
28
Oct
Josef Lundman – Radiophysics
Time 09:00 - 12:00 28 October 09:00 - 12:00
Place 1D T9 lecture hall D

Dissertation. Geometric distortions in MRI based radiotherapy and PET/MRI.

November

Grainne Bourke – Anatomy
Fri
4
Nov
Grainne Bourke – Anatomy
Time 09:00 - 12:00 4 November 09:00 - 12:00
Place Lecture hall D 480, Nature science building

Dissertation. Magnetic resonance imaging and diffusion tensor imaging after brachial plexus injury and repair: Experimental and clinical study.

Alexandra Schindele – Ear. nose, throat diseases
Fri
25
Nov
Alexandra Schindele – Ear. nose, throat diseases
Time 09:00 - 12:00 25 November 09:00 - 12:00
Place Hall Snäckan, Östersund

Dissertation. Mapping viruses in non-malignant tonsils, nasal polyps, sinonasal inverted papilloma and laryngeal cancer.