Applicants selected for doctoral student positions at the University of Oulu (2016 – 2019)

The open call for doctoral student positions at the University of Oulu invited applications for 58 four-year (2016 – 2019) and 7 two-year (2016 – 2017) doctoral student positions , and multiple short-term vacancies (during 2016 2017).

The call attracted a total of 1503 applications. The applicants were evaluated and selected according to the criteria defined in the general call text and the relevant programme-specific call text, by a selection committee appointed by each of the programmes with positions open in the call.

The final selections of candidates awarded the doctoral student positions (2016 – 2019) by each of the nine programmes are listed below.

Advanced Materials Doctoral Programme (ADMA-DP)

Positions opened in the call: 6 four-year positions & 1 two-year position

Total number of applications received: 217

Applicants selected for doctoral student positions (2016–2019): 7

Four-year positions

Haiko, Juha-Pekka: 4 years

Kärenlampi, Kimmo: 4 years

Pylvänäinen, Mika: 4 years

Rathnayake, Wickrasin R.B. Lakmal: 4 years

Razmi, Farooji Arian: 4 years

Selkälä, Tuula: 4 years

Two-year position

Omodara, Linda: 2 years

 

Aurora Doctoral Programme in Environment, Society and Technology in the North (Aurora-DP)

Positions opened in the call: 5 four-year positions

Total number of applications received: 208

Applicants selected for doctoral student positions (2016–2019): 5

Fedorova, Elena: 4 years

Jaros, Anna: 4 years

Komu, Teresa: 4 years

Nikarmaa, Tiina: 4 years

Suutarinen, Johanna: 4 years

 

Biocenter Oulu Doctoral Programme (BCO-DP)

Positions opened in the call: 11 four-year positions

Total number of applications received: 119

Applicants selected for doctoral student positions (2016–2019): 9

A new call for candidates for the two unfilled positions will be opened shortly.

Ali-Kippari, Heidi: 4 years

Bansal, Amit: 4 years

Bendes, Ábris: 4 years

Giannareas, Nikolaos: 4 years

Hiltunen, Anniina: 4 years

Laitakari, Anna: 4 years

Paiva Pires, Isa: 4 years

Sridhar, Shruthi: 4 years

Xia, Jihan: 4 years

 

Doctoral Programme of Exact Sciences (Exactus-DP)

Positions opened in the call: 7 four-year positions

Total number of applications received: 91

Applicants selected for doctoral student positions (2016–2019): 7

Grandin, Maxime Thierry Jean: 2 years

Ignatova, Irina: 2 years

Koskela, Jennimari Sofia: 4 years

Kuismin, Markku: 3 years

Laine, Sami: 3 years

Tyni, Teemu Kristian: 4 years

Workayehu, Abiyot Bires: 4 years

 

Eudaimonia (Human Sciences) Doctoral Programme (EUDA-DP)

Positions opened in the call: 9 four-year positions

Total number of applications received: 135

Applicants selected for doctoral student positions (2016–2019): 10

Cooke, Taina: 4 years

Harju, Kaisa Elina: 4 years

Huhta, Anna-Maija-Erika: 4 years

Isohätälä; Jaana Maria: 4 years

Käsmä, Marjukka: 4 years

Pihkala, Suvi Tuulia: 2 years

Sobocinski, Marta Szidonia: 4 years

Sokol, Robin: 2 years 2 months

Väätänen, Vesa: 2 years

Wallenius, Krista Serafiina: 2 years

 

Infotech Oulu Doctoral Program (Infotech-DP)

Positions opened in the call: 12 four-year positions, 3 two-year positions & 1 six-month position

Total number of applications received: 201

Applicants selected for doctoral student positions (2016–2019): 17

Four-year positions

Boulkenafet, Zinelabidine, 3 years

Keränen, Niina, 2 years

Lee, Kisung, 2 years

Liu, Chen-Feng, 4 years

Liu, Xin, 3 years

Mohanani, Rahul, 3 years

Paul, Tirthankar, 4 years

Rajna, Zalán, 4 years

Ruokamo, Henna, 4 years

Sanguanpuak, Tachporn, 3 years

Tervo, Nuutti, 4 years

Väätäjä, Maria, 4 years

Two-year positions

Hautala, Ilkka, 2 years

Kauppinen, Marko, 2 years

Porambage, Pawani, 2 years

Ylimäki, Markus, 2 years

Six-month position

Bibikova, Olga, 6 months

 

Open Research Projects (Open-Res)

Positions opened in the call: 2 four-year positions

Total number of applications received: 82

Applicants selected for doctoral student positions (2016–2019): 2

Lavrinienko, Anton: 4 years

Mäkinen, Miia: 3 years, 8 months

 

Oulu Business School Doctoral Programme (OBS-DP)

Positions opened in the call: 3 four-year positions & 3 two-year positions

Total number of applications received: 297

Applicants selected for doctoral student positions (2016–2019): 6

Four-year positions

Bufi, Ermela: 4 years

Ming Tan, Teck: 4 years

Vaaramo, Mikko: 4 years

Two-year positions

Atkova, Irina: 2 years

Okkonen, Hanna: 2 years

Ruman, Asif: 2 years

 

Medical Research Center Oulu Doctoral Programme (MRC Oulu-DP)

Positions opened in the call: 6 four-year positions & multiple short-term positions

Total number of applications received: 153

Applicants selected for doctoral student positions (2016–2019): 72

Four-year positions

Khatun, Masuma: 4 years       

Klets, Olesya: 2 years               

Lin, Ruizhu: 4 years                   

Pasanen, Anu: 2 years

Raatikainen, Ville: 4 years      

Tornberg, Jaakko: 4 years

Short-term positions (total durations during 2016-2017)

Aho, Olli-Matti: 6 months

Ahonen-Siirtola, Mirella: 6 months

Akhi, Ramin: 9 months

Alahuhta, Ilkka: 3 months

Alavaikko, Salla: 6 months

Autio, Timo: 4 months

Casula, Victor: 6 months

da Rocha Dourado, Maurício: 6 months

Euro, Ulla: 4 months

Försti, Anna-Kaisa: 9 months

Hagnäs, Maria: 9 months

Hanhisuanto, Sini: 3 months

Harvio, Maria: 6 months

Hauru, Riikka: 6 months

Hautakangas, Milla-Riikka: 6 months

Heikkinen, Juuso: 3 months

Hernberg, Samu: 9 months

Huhta, Heikki: 4 months

Huhtaniska, Sanna: 7 months

Hurme-Niiranen, Anri: 12 months

Husa, Anja: 6 months

Hynynen, Johanna: 12 months

Härkin, Pia: 7 months

Härmä, Antti: 6 months

Jaurila, Henna: 6 months

Kangaskokko, Jenni: 6 months

Kankaanpää, Jari: 6 months

Kelhälä, Hanna-Leena: 9 months

Kinnunen, Lotta: 6 months

Koivunen, Sanna: 6 months

Komulainen-Ebrahim, Jonna: 12 months

Korkalainen, Noora: 3 months

Kubin, Minna: 6 months

Lehtonen, Ville: 9 months

Lepojärvi, Sannamari: 3 months

Lingaiah, Shilpa: 12 months

Lunkka, Nina: 6 months

Mahlman, Mari: 11 months

Marttila, Antti: 3 months

Marttila, Maria: 6 months

Mattila, Taneli: 6 months

Mosorin, Maria-Elina: 3 months

Mustaniemi, Sanna: 6 months

Ollikainen, Emilia: 6 months

Paakki, Jyri-Johan: 9 months

Paavola, Timo: 9 months

Partanen, Terhi: 6 months

Patankar, Madhura: 12 months

Piironen, Marjo: 6 months

Puhto, Teija: 6 months

Puurunen, Veli-Pekka: 3 months

Pääkkö, Tero: 4 months

Ramsay, Hugh: 6 months

Ronkainen, Eveliina: 6 months

Saarela, Elina: 6 months

Saarinen, Juha: 6 months

Siitonen, Ari: 6 months

Sinikumpu, Suvi-Päivikki: 12 months

Sundquist, Elias: 12 months

Tiisanoja, Antti: 6 months

Tonttila, Panu: 3 months

Toukola, Tomi: 4 months

Tuovila, Mari: 3 months

Uimari, Outi: 6 months

Varpuluoma, Outi: 3 months

Väyrynen, Otto: 12 months

Last updated: 11.11.2015