PhD defense by Jette Rygaard

PhD defense by Jette Rygaard


Jette studied the media
usage of Greenlandic youth

Friday 09 March 2018, Jette Rygaard defends her PhD at Aalborg University.

In her PhD, Jette has studied the media consumption of Greenlandic youth through quantitative and qualitative surveys of 12-25 year olds' lives with media in Greenlandic cities 1996 - 2016.

In her PhD, Jette asks questions like:

  • Which media do the young people use in their everyday lives? 
  • What interests them? 
  • What is the main challenge for the young people in relation to their media usage, such as 'access'?
  • How do these young people use media to optimize their identity and their living conditions as young locals in a globalized world?

The PhD defense takes place 09 March 2018 at 13.00 - 16.00 in the auditorium at A. C. Meyers Vænge 15 in Copenhagen.

Institute of Communication & Psychology at Aalborg Universitet hosts a reception after the defense. 

Everybody is welcome.

Jette will also do a public lecture about her PhD at Ilisimatusarfik, 21 March 2018 at 15.15 - with a reception afterwards from 16.00.

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