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Theses accepted

Thesis of both Kaj Syrjänen and Olli Kuparinen have been accepted with the best grade Pass with Distinction. Congratulations Kaj and Olli!

Dissertation defences

6th August 2021: Kaj Syrjänen

Kaj Syrjänen from Tampere University defended his thesis “Quantitative Language Evolution: Case Studies in Finnish Dialects and Uralic Languages” on Friday 6th August 2021 at 12 o’clock. The opponent was Dr. Annemarie Verkerk from Saarland University and custos Dr. Unni Leino from Tampere University. The thesis is available here and dissertation defence will be in Zoom. More information about the thesis (in Finnish) here.

18th June 2021: Olli Kuparinen

Olli Kuparinen from Tampere University defended his thesis “Muutoksen mekanismit. Kolmen aikapisteen reaaliaikatutkimus Helsingin puhekielestäon Friday 18th June 2021 at 12 o’clock. The opponent was Dr. Heikki Paunonen from University of Helsinki and custos Dr. Unni Leino from Tampere University. The thesis is available here. More information about the thesis (in Finnish) here.