Doctoral Abstracts and Theses

Here we present a list of doctoral theses and abstracts by doctoral students from our various research areas. Information includes the date, subject field, author's name and a direct link to the thesis and abstract of the respective researcher.

Name: Veronica Sjöberg, Dalarna University
Health Sciences
November 24
eVIS – A digital support for physical activity in patients with chronic pain
News article: 
Nytt digitalt stöd kan hjälpa vid smärta (Swedish)

Name: Jonah Kiruja, Dalarna University
Subject: Health Sciences
Date: October 6
Thesis: Quality of maternal healthcare : Exploring severe maternal outcomes and the influence of delays and decision-making on caesarean sections in a low-resource setting

Name: Erika Bomström Aho, Dalarna University
Subject: Pedagogical Work
Date: September 8
Thesis: Villkor för lärande : Utbildning på språkintroduktionsprogrammet ur lärar- och elevperspektiv

Name: Jama Ali Egal, Dalarna University
Subject: Health Sciences
Date: June 7
Thesis: Women search for normality in birth: Solutions empowering resilience and reproductive agency while reducing adverse outcomes for Somaliland women

Name: Ross May, Dalarna University
Subject: Microdata Analysis
Date: March 31 
Thesis: On the Feasibility of Reinforcement Learning in Single- and Multi-Agent Systems: The Cases of Indoor Climate and Prosumer Electricity Trading Communities

Name: Luis Da Costa Oliveira, Dalarna University
Subject: Microdata Analysis
Date: January 17
Thesis: Decision-making strategies of internationalization under challenging times : Lessons from SMEs
News article: Internet-based operations can disrupt companies in their internationalization processes

Dissertation at other higher education institutions

Name: Puneet Kumar Saini, Uppsala University
Subject: Engineering Science with specialization in Civil Engineering and Built Environment
Date: November 23
Thesis: Solar integrated heating systems: Applications in buildings and industries

Name: Åsa Bergman Bruhn, Karlstad University
Subject: Working Life Science
Date:  March 31 
Thesis: The double-sided nature of lifestyle-oriented work within the Swedish equine sector: Characteristics and consequences for employee health and well-being
News article: Arbetsmiljö och arbetsförhållanden inom hästnäringen i ny forskning

Namn: Fan Zhang, Dalarna University
Subject: Microdata Analysis 
Date: November 24
Thesis: Machine learning for building energy system analysis

Name: Vijay Padi, Dalarna University
Subject: Microdata Analysis 
Date: June 3
ThesisParking support model for open parking lots
News articleNew research contributed to efficient parking and decrease in CO2 emissions

Name: Helena Fridberg, Dalarna University
Subject: Health Sciences
Date: May 20
Thesis: The complexities of implementing person-centred care in a real-world setting: A case study with seven embedded units

Name: Charlotte Roos, Dalarna University
Subject: Health Sciences
Date: April 22 
Thesis: Promoting dignity and well-being in residential care facilities: Older persons’ perceptions and experiences of important aspects and associated factors

Name: Elin Eriksson, Dalarna University
Subject: Pedagogical Work
Date: February 11
Thesis: Teaching with the support of pre-produced materials : To approach natural science in preschool

Dissertation at other higher education institutions

Name: Kevin Walther, Uppsala University
Subject: Business Studies
Date: December 9
Thesis: Digital internationalization of SMEs: A phenomenon-based study on the video game industry

Namn: Mahwish Naseer, Karolinska Institutet
Subject: Health Sciences
Datum: October 14
Thesis: Why do older adults seek emergency care? The impact of contextual factors, care, health, and social relations
News article: New thesis explores factors explaining emergency care use among older persons

Name: Marco Hernandez Velasco, Uppsala University
Subject: Engineering Physics
Date: December 16
Year-round production of forest seedlings under LED lamps biological and energetic implications of indoor cultivation

Name: Asif M Huq, Högskolan Dalarna
Ämne: Microdata Analysis
Date: November 12
Corporate Disclosure Regulations: Social Solution or Problem? Huq, Asif M, Dalarna University, School of Culture and Society
News article: EU audit and nonfinancial reporting reforms – inefficient and costly for society

Name: Marie Moström Åberg, Mälardalens högskola
Subject: Working life science
Date: October 29
Epistemology of practice and its consequences in practice. Educating for knowing-in-action in working life

Name: Maria Larsson, Högskolan Dalarna
Subject: Pedagogical Work
Date: October 22
Viktig läsning? Svensklärare i gymnasiet om läsundervisning i en performativ kontext

Name: Charlie Lindgren, Högskolan Dalarna
Subject: Microdata Analys 
Date: June 4
Voluntary Information Sharing, Retail Pricing, and Firm Performance

Name: Helena Eriksson, Stockholms universitet
Subject: Pedagogical Work
Date: April 9 
Att utveckla algebraiskt tänkande genom lärandeverksamhet. En undervisningsutvecklande studie i flerspråkiga klasser i grundskolans tidigaste årskurser

Name: Ricardo Ramírez Villegas
Energy system 
February 24
"Energy efficient renovation in a life cycle perspective - A case study of a Swedish multifamily-building"

Name: Nadezda Lebedeva
Subject: Pedagogical Work
Date: January 15
"What keeps play alive? A dynamic system approach to playing interactions of young newcomer children in Sweden"

Name: Jonathan Yachin, Mid Sweden University
Subject: Human Geography Business Administration
Date: November 20, 2020
"Behind the scenes of rural tourism: a study of entrepreneurship in tourism micro-firms"

Name: Tina Lidberg, University of Gävle
Subject: Energy Engineering
Date: November 6, 2020
"Building Energy Efficiency Measures in District Heating Systems"

Name: Jenny Åberg, Örebro University
Subject: Political Science
Date: October 2, 2020
"The Establishment of Semi-Presidential Regimes: A Mixed Methods Approach to How and Why."

Name: Susanne Koistinen
Subject: Nursing
Date: September 25, 2020
"Oral health, experiences of oral care, associated factors, and mortality among older people in short-term care"

Name: Helena Grundén, Linnéuniversitetet
Subject: Mathematics Didactics
Date: September 14, 2020
"Mathematics teaching through the lens of planning – actors, structures and power"

Name: Lotta Wedman, Göteborgs universitet
Subject: Mathematics Didactics
Date: September 11, 2020
"The concept in mathematical education: A concept analysis"

Name: Corey Blackman, Högskolan i Gävle 
Subject: Energy Engineering
Date: September 8, 2020
"Evaluation of Modular Thermally Driven Heat Pump Systems"

Name: Cecilia de Bernardi, the University of Lapland, Finland
Subject: Tourism Studies
Date: August 28, 2020
"Authenticity as a compromise: "a critical realist perspective on Sámi tourism labels"" (in Finnish)

Name: Marit S Nybelius
Subject: Media and Communication Studies
Date: May 15, 2020
"Förhandling pågår. En studie av internationella skidförbundet (FIS) medialisering" (in Swedish)

Name: Somayeh Aghanavesi
Subject: Microdata Analysis
Date: May 8, 2020
"Sensor-based knowledge- and data-driven methods: A case of Parkinson’s disease motor symptoms quantification"

Name: Therese Granström
Subject: Endocrinology and Diabetes
Date: April 28, 2020
"Patient-reported and medical outcomes in patients treated for diabetic macular edema: A real-world longitudinal study"

Name: Maryam Bourbour
Subject: Pedagogy
Date: April 23, 2020
"Digital technologies in preschool education: The interplay between interactive whiteboards and teachers' teaching practices"

Name: Jonas Jäder
Subject: Didactics
Date: January 10, 2020
"Med uppgift att lära: om matematikuppgifter som en resurs för lärande" (in Swedish)

Name: Maria Fredriksson
Pedagogical Work
December 6, 2019
"Med blicken på möten. Bubers pedagogiska idé i dialog med förskolans praktik"

Name: Maria Svedbo Engström
Caring Science
November 29, 2019
"Patient Perspectives brought to the Fore for Diabetes Care: Descriptions as well as Development and Testing of the Diabetes Questionnaire"

Name: Dávid Molnár
Applied Material Physics
November 28, 2019
"Stacking fault energy and deformation behaviour of austenitic stainless steels: a joint theoretical-experimental study"

Name: Moa Swing Gustafsson
 Energy and Environmental Technology
November 5, 2019
"Heating of buildings from a system perspective"

Name: Katarina Grim
Health Sciences
September 13, 2019
"Legitimizing the knowledge of mental health service users in shared decision making: Promoting participation through a web-based decision support tool"

Name: Ilias Thomas
Microdata Analysis
April 5, 2019
"Automating levodopa dosing schedules for Parkinson’s disease"
News article: Automating Dosing Schedules for Parkinson’s Disease

Name: Sanja Nilsson 
Subject: Religious Studies
Date: March 22, 2019
"Performing Perfectly: Presentations of Childhood in Knutby Filadelfia Before and After the Dissolution of the Congregation"
News article: Growing Up in Knutby Filadelfia

Name: Anna Anåker
Subject: Medical Sciences
Date: February 21, 2019
"Fysisk miljö på strokeenheter : betydelse för vården" (in Swedish) 
News article: The Physical Environment at Stroke Units

Name: Hans Kellner
Materials Science (KTH Royal Institute of Technology)
December 12, 2017
"Study of Non-metallic Inclusion in Alloy 825"

Name: Fatumo Osman
Medical Sciences (Karolinska institutet)
December 8, 2017
"Ladnaan : evaluation of a culturally tailored parenting support program to Somali-born parents"

Name: Stefano Poppi
Energy Engineering (KTH Royal Institute of Technology)
October 9, 2017
"Solar heat pump systems for heating applications: Analysis of system performance and possible solutions for improving system performance"

Name: Anders Bornhäll 
Economics (Örebro University)
October 6, 2017
"Unseen job creators and firm growth barriers: the role of capital constraints and seniority rules"

Name: Anders Persson
History, Educational Science (Umeå University)
September 15, 2017
"Lärartillvaro och historieundervisning: innebörder av ett nytt uppdrag i de mätbara resultatens tid"

Name: Thorbjörn Swenberg
Innovation and Design (Mälardalen University)
September 15, 2017
"Framing the Gaze: (Audio-) Visual Design Intentions and Perceptual Considerations in Film Editing"

Name: Farhana Borg
Subject: Education (Umeå University)
Date: September 8, 2017
"Caring for people and the planet: preschool children's knowledge and practices of sustainability"

Name: Eva Hämberg
Subject: Social Work (Örebro University)
Date: June 17, 2017
"Tillsyn i teori och praktik: om statlig styrning och kontroll av socialtjänstens individ- och familjeomsorg"

Name: Marcus Gustafsson
Energy, Forest and Built Environments (KTH Royal Institute of Technology)
June 15, 2017
"Energy Efficient Renovation Strategies for Swedish and Other European Residential and Office Buildings"

Name: Xiaoyun Zhao
Complex Systems - Microdata Analysis (Dalarna University)
April 28, 2017
"Government vs Market in Sustainable Residential Development?: Microdata analysis of car travel, CO2 emission and residence location"

Name: Jan Olsson
Subject: Education (Umeå University)
April 26, 2017
"GeoGebra, Enhancing Creative Mathematical Reasoning"

Name: Eva-Lena Erixon
Education (Örebro University)
March 31, 2017
"Matematiklärares kompetensutveckling online: policy, diskursoch meningsskapande"

Name: Jennie Svensson
Subject: Steel Forming and Surface Engineering (KTH Royal Institute of Technology)
Date: March 28, 2017
"An Experimental Study to Improve the Casting Performance of Steel Grades Sensitive for Clogging"

Name: Lovisa Berg
Intercultural Studies (University of Edinburgh)
January 20, 2017
"Creating a Man, a Mouse or a Monster? : Masculinityas Formulated by Syrian Female Novelists through the Second Half of the 20thCentury."

Name: Kristin Svenson
Subject: Complex Systems - Microdata Analysis (Dalarna University)
Date: January 20, 2017
"A Microdata Analysis Approach to Transport Infrastructure Maintenance"

Name: Emil Gustafsson 
 Materials Engineering 
December 20, 2016
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Name: Anna Annerberg 
December 16, 2016
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Name: Susanna Nordin
Subject: Medical Science
Date: December 8, 2016
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Name: Mattias Gradén
Subject: Human Geography
Date: November 17, 2016
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Name: Anna Teledahl
Date: October 8, 2016
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Name: Eva Randell
 Medical Science
 October 7, 2016
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Name: Peter Jansson
Social Work
October 14, 2016
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Name: Maria Olsson
 Special Education
September 23, 2016
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Name: Robert Thorp
 History / Educational Sciences
September 9, 2016
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Name: Wei Hing Rosenkvist
August 29, 2016
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Name: Diala Jomaa
Microdata Analysis 
June 16, 2016
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Name: Joacim Larsson von Garaguly
 Business Administration and Management
June 7, 2016
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Name: Mari-Cristin Malm
February 25, 2016
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Name: Sören Högberg
Subject: Education
Date: December 18, 2015
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Name: Olga Viberg 
Subject: Information Systems
Date: December 1, 2015
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Name: Myat Win Kaung 
Subject: Energy and Environmental Technology
Date: December 14, 2015
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Name: Ulrica Byrskog
Subject: Nursing
Date: October 1, 2015
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Name: Roger Nyberg
Subject: Computer Engineering
Date: October 15, 2015
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Name: Solveig Malmsten
Subject: Swedish
Date: September 5, 2015
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Name: Giulia Messina Dahlberg
Subject: Education
Date: September 21, 2015
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Name: Mohammad Ali Joudi
Subject: Energy Systems
Date: June 12, 2015
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Name: Zuzana Macuchova
Subject: Human Geography
Date:  June 5, 2015
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Name: Tomas Carlsson
Subject: Medicinsk vetenskap inriktning idrottsmedicin
Date: June 7, 2015
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Name: Magnus Carlsson
Subject: Medicinsk vetenskap inriktning idrottsmedicin
Date: June 7, 2015
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Name: Maria Thulemark
Subject: Human Geography
Date: May 29, 2015
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Name: Klas Sundberg
Subject: Business Administration and Management
Date: May 20, 2015
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Name: Xiangli Meng
Subject: Microdata Analysis
Date: April 23, 2015
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Name: Alexis Rydell
Subject: Arbetsvetenskap
Date: February 6, 2015
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Name: Julie Skogs
Subject: English
Date: February 6, 2015
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Name: Elisabeth Jobs
Subject: Medical Sciences
Date: December 4, 2014
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Name: Christine Cox Eriksson
 November 13, 2014
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Name: Niklas Elert
 September 19, 2014 
Thesis (pdf)

Name: Ginger Selander
Subject: Caring Sciences
Date: August 2014
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Name: BethAnne Yoxsimer Paulsrud
Subject: English
Date: June 5, 2014
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Name: Majbritt Felleki
Subject: Statistics
Date: June 4, 2014
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Name: Gunn Nyberg
Subject: Education
Date: May 9, 2014
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Name: Taha Khan
Subject: Computer Engineering
Date: April 16, 2014
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Name: Catia Cialani
Subject: Economics
Date: March 25, 2014
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Name: Mikael Berg
Subject: Didaktics
Date: March 14, 2014
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Name: Mevludin Memedi
Subject: Computer Engineering
Date: February 14, 2014
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Name: Mats Landström
Subject: Economics
Date: January 24, 2014
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