Agora Center honored significant, interdisciplinary doctoral theses at its annual Agora Day through years 2002-2016.


Tiina Mäkelä: A Design Framework and Principles for Co-designing Learning Environments Fostering Learning and Wellbeing

2017 (4)

Juho Heikkinen: Conceptualizing the role of multidisciplinarity and student perceptions of university-industry collaboration in project-based learning
Tero Pasanen: Beyond the pale : gaming controversies and moral panics as rites of passage
Boyang  Zhang: Understanding evolvíng organisational issues in social media
Merie Kannampuzha: Understanding and measuring social entrepreneurship

2016 (4)

Pentti Nakari: Potential and Challenges in Home Care Service Process Optimization - A Route Optimization Approach
Sonja Niiranen: Increasing Girls’ Interest in Technology Education as a Way to Advance Women in Technology

Francis Sampa: The Outcomes of National Literacy Programs on the Basic Reading Skills in Familiar Lanugage among Zambian Early Graders

Michael Cochez: Taming Big Knowledge Evolution

2015 (5)

Lohvansuu, Kaisa: Brain Responses to Speech Sounds in Infants and Children with and without Familial Risk for Dyslexia
Rikala, Jenni: Designing a Mobile Learning Framework for a Formal Educational Context
Jokinen, Jussi: Designing a Mobile Learning Framework for a Formal Educational Context
Puhakka, Suzanne: Digital Solutions for Multilingual Learning Environments: The Case of GraphoGameTM Adaptations in Kenya
Kulmala, Juha-Pekka:  The effects of locomotor pattern diversity and ageing on the lower limb joint mechanics and loading during human walking and running

2014 (5)

Meriläinen, Niina: Understanding the framing of issues in multi-actor arenas – power relations in the human rights debate
Tuukkanen, Terhi: A Framework for Children's Participation in Online Environments
Chansa-Kabali, Tamara: The Acquisition of Early Reading Skills: Influence of the Home Environment
Pineda, Roger: Technology in culture: a theoretical discourse on convergence in human-­‐technology interaction
Jere-Folotiya, Jacqueline: Influence of Grade One Teachers and Graphogame on Initial Literacy Acquisition: Lusaka District

2013 (4)

Nagy, Michal: Uusia työkaluja itseohjautuvien hajautettujen tietojärjestelmien toteuttamiseen
Norrena, Juho: Opettaja tulevaisuuden taitojen edistäjänä: Jos haluat opettaa noita taitoja, sinun on ensin hallittava ne itse
Rousi, Rebekah: Kielteinen käyttäjäkokemus jää mieleen
Salo, Markus: Explaining Users’ Critical Incidents of Physical Mobile Interactions

2012 (5)

Hautala, Jarkko: Tavu voi auttaa luetun ymmärtämisessä
Iqbal, Ahmer: Facilitating the use of virtual worlds in schools
Lamminen, Juha: Intentiolähtöinen lähestymistapa käytettävyyttä koskevien vaatimusten määrittelyyn. Kuluttajamarkkinoille suunnatun innovatiivisen ohjelmistotuotteen vuorovaikutussuunnittelu
Ronimus, Miia: Digitaalisen oppimispelin motivoivuus: Havaintoja Ekapeliä pelanneista lapsista

2011 (4)

Maksimainen, Johanna: Aspects of Values in Human-Technology Interaction Design-Content-Based view to Values
Nikitin, Sergiy: Dynamic Aspects of Industrial middleware Architectures
Puranen, Tuukka: Metaheuristics meet metamodels: a modeling language and a product line architecture for route optimization systems
Soranto, Annemari: Interest-Based Topology Management in Unstructured Peer-to-Peer Networks
Skrypnyk, Irina: Unstable Feature Relevance in Classification Problems

2010 (7)

Cong, Fengyu: Evaluation and extraction of mismatch negativity through exploiting temporal, spectral, time-frequency, and spatial features
Hakkinen, Markku: Why Alarms Fail? A Cognitive Explanatory Model
Kalyakin, Igor: Extraction of Mismatch Negativity from Electroencephalography Data
Kujala, Tuomo: Capacity, Workload and Mental Contents – Exploring the Foundations of Driver Distraction
Lugano, Giuseppe: Digital community design: exploring the role of mobile social software in the process of digital convergence
Lyyra, Pessi: Higher-order theories of consciousness: An appraisal and application
Saine, Nina: On the Rocky Road of Reading: Effects of Computer-assisted Reading Intervention for At-risk Children

2009 (3)

Aittokoski, Timo: On Challenges of Simulation-Based Global and Multiobjective Optimization
Ivannikov, Andriy: Extraction of Event-Related Potentials from Electroencephalography Data
Lähteenmäki, Vili: Essays on Early Modern Conceptions of Consciousness: Descartes, Cudworth, Locke

2008 (8)

Khriyenko, Oleksiy: Adaptive Semantic Web based Environment for Web Resources
Laitila, Erkki: Symbolic Analysis and Atomistic Model as a Basis for a Program Comprehension Methodology
Nousiainen, Tuula: Children’s Involvement in the Design of Game-Based Learning Environments
Pavlova, Yulia: Multistage Coalition Formation Game of a Self-Enforcing International Environmental Agreement
Price, Gavin: Numerical Magnitude Representation in Developmental Disorders of Arithmetic and Reading: Behavioural and Brain Imaging Studies
Setämaa-Kärkkäinen, Anne: Network Connection Selection – Solving a New Multiobjective Optimization Problem
Tirronen, Ville: Global Optimization using Memetic Differential Evolution with Applications to Low Level Machine Vision
Valkonen, Tuomo: Diff-convex combinations of Euclidean distances: A search for optima

2007 (9)

Fadjukoff, Päivi: Identity formation in adulthood
Kilpeläinen, Turo: Genre and Ontology based Business Information Architecture Framework (GOBIAF)
Kuuva, Sari: Content-Based Approach to Experiencing Visual Art
Naumenko, Anton: Semantics-based access control in business networks
Ruohonen, Toni: Improving the operation of an Emergency Department by using a simulation model
Siitonen, Marko: Social Interaction in Online Multiplayer Communities
Sivunen, Anu: Vuorovaikutus, viestintäteknologia ja identifioituminen hajautetuissa tiimeissä
Wahlstedt, Ari: Stakeholders’ conceptions of learning in learning management systems development
Yevseyeva, Iryna: Solving classification problems with multicriteria decision aiding approaches

2006 (7)

Katasonov, Artem: Dependability Aspects in the Development and Provision of Location-Based Services
Kohvakko, Nataliya: Context Modeling and Utilization in Heterogeneous Networks
Latvala, Juha-Matti: Digitaalisen kommunikaatiosovelluksen kehittäminen kodin ja koulun yhteydenpidon edistämiseksi
Parkkola, Hanna: Designing ICT for Mothers – User Psychological Approach
Turchyn, Pavlo: Adaptive meshes in computer graphics and model based simulations
Zhovtobryukh, Dmytro: Context-aware Web Service Composition
Äyrämö, Sami: Knowledge mining using robust clustering

2005 (1)

Helfenstein Sacha: Transfer : review, reconstruction, and resolution

2004 (3)

Dementieva, Maria: Regularization in multistage cooperative games
Kujala, Janne: On computation in statistical models with a psychophysical application
Mattila, Anssi: Understanding Seamless Mobile Service Interface Between Customer and technology: An Empirical Study

2003 (5)

Kontoniemi, Marita: "Milloin sinä otat itseäsi niskasta kiinni?" : opettajien kokemuksia alisuoriutujista
Metsäpelto, Riitta-Leena: Individual differences in parenting: The five-factor model of personality as an explanatory framework
Niemelä, Marketta: Visual search in graphical interfaces : a user psychological approach
Salo, Pauli: Causatives and the Empty Lexicon, A Minimalist Perspective
Suoranta, Mari: Adoption of mobile banking in Finland

2002 (5)

González Vega, Narciso: Factors affecting simulator-training effectiveness
Isomäki, Hannakaisa: The Prevailing Conceptions of the Human Being in Information Systems Development: Systems Designers= Reflections
Kankaanranta, Marja: Developing digital portfolios for childhood education
Manninen, Ari: Elaboration Of NMT And GSM Standards - From Idea to Market
Virtanen, Pauli: Neuro-fuzzy expert systems in financial and control engineering Moving CSCW research from an idea to a product
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