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Doctoral defence of Alsen Kapinga on 16.4.2020

Date and venue: 16.4.2020 at 12 noon, online defence

The doctoral dissertation of Master of Public Administration in Human Resource Management Alsen Florian Kapinga, entitled Mobile Technology for Empowerment: A case of Women Entrepreneurs in Food Processing Sector in Tanzania will be examined at the Faculty of Science and Forestry. The opponent in the public examination will be Professor Judy Van Biljon, University of South Africa and the custos will be professori Markku Tukiainen, University of Eastern Finland. The public examination will be held in English.

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PhD Studies in Computer Science

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  • Technologies for Learning and Development

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Most students are involved in the School's teaching activities, or collaborate in projects closely with Finnish and international companies. A versatile, rich and stimulating learning envisonment with world-class supervisors in their own research fields in an excellent starting point for an international R&D career. After graduation the students will have good capabilities to adjust to the demanding requirements of research and industry of the future. Besides the academic skills, a PhD degree in Computer Science gives a broad professional and leadership competence.