Tampere University Student's Handbook
Doctoral Programme of Humans and Technologies (DPHAT)
From August 1, 2021 on, the name of the Doctoral Programme in Interactive Technology was changed to the Doctoral Programme of Humans and Technologies (DPHAT) in connection with the reorganization of the doctoral programmes in the Faculty of Information Technology and Communication Sciences.
The research fields of the Doctoral Programme of Humans and Technologies are the following:
• Human-Technology Interaction),
• Information Studies and
• Games and Gamification.
Faculty of Information Technology and Communication Sciences
Pinni B Building
FI-33014 Tampere University
Head of the Doctoral Programme: Professor Kaisa Väänänen
Study Coordinator: Sari Raudasoja
Education Assistant: Petra Lappalainen
Planning group for the Doctoral Programme of Humans and Technologies (DPHAT)
Kaisa Väänänen, Chair
Doctoral student representative: Saara Ala-Luopa
Steering Group for Doctoral Education
Chair: Vice Dean Pekka Verho
The Dean of the Faculty of Information Technology and Communication Sciences
The Dean for example appoints pre-examiners, grants permissions for public defence, appoints staff for the defence (Custos, Opponent, Evaluation board), evaluates Licentiate Theses, approves the changes of supervisors, admits new students, signs degree certificates.
Faculty Council of the Faculty of Information Technology and Communication Science
The Faculty Council meetings are on Wednesdays at 13 o’clock. Material for the meeting must be submitted to the presenting official at least one week before the date of the meeting.
Tasks of the Faculty Council are for example grading of doctoral dissertations, the approval of curriculum and course offerings of the doctoral programme, the approval of selection criteria for new doctoral students, the handling of appeals.
Presenting official at the Faculty Council: Study Coordinator Sari Raudasoja
Dates of the Faculty Council meetings