10 Dec - Neri Horntvedt Thorsen (MINA)

Av Cathrine Glosli

Neri Horntvedt Thorsen, Faculty of Environmental Sciences and Natural Resource Management (MINA),  will defend his PhD thesis “Large carnivore responses to human activity and infrastructure at multiple scales in Scandinavia”, Friday the 10th of December 2021, at 16.15.

Public defence - MINA

 PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence

English title of thesis:

“Large carnivore responses to human activity and infrastructure at multiple scales in Scandinavia”, Friday December 10 2021, at 16.15.

Norwegian title of the thesis:

"Store rovdyrs responser til menneskelig aktivitet og infrastruktur over flere skalaer i Skandinavia."

Prescribed subject of the trial lecture:

"What are the roles and limits of habituation versus avoidance in conservation planning for large carnivores confronting an increased human footprint?"

Time and place for the trial lecture and the public defence:

Friday the 10th of December 2021 at 16.15 in Festsalen, Urbygningen. 

This public defense will be held in partly digital form due to Covid-19. The disputation can be attended in Festsalen or by using the following link in Zoom: https://nmbu.zoom.us/j/63226950740

All are welcome to attend the digital meeting, but please read the guidelines below before you open the link. This is to make sure that the disputation can be held without interruptions and noise.

All physically present must register their name and contact details in case of infection tracing.

Evaluation committee

First opponent: Dr John R. Squieres, Rocky Mountain Research Station, USA

Second opponent: Dr Camilla Wikenros, Swedish University fof Agriculture Science, Sweeden

Committee coordinator: Professor Katrine Eldegard, NMBU/MINA


Main supervisor: Professor Ole-Gunnar Støen, NMBU/MINA

Co-supervisors: Professor Richard Bischof NMBU/MINA, Dr John Odden, Norwegian Institute for Nature Research, Dr John Linnell, Norwegian Institute for Nature Research

Guidelines for attending

  • Do not use the camera.

  • Mute your microphone.

  • In Zoom you will first be placed in the waiting room. Please introduce yourself with your name, rather than with your IP address or computer name.

  • If anyone has a question and wants to oppose ‘ex auditorio’, please write in the chat window of Zoom (1) “XY (your name) has a question" and (2) the question in brief. The chair of the defense will evaluate whether your question is opportune, and you will be given the word after the two opponents have concluded.

  • When you are being given the word, you switch on your microphone and camera. Ensure briefly whether you are being heard.

  • We advise you to test your own equipment before attending. 

    The chat is not to be used for general discussions.

The doctoral thesis is available for public review. For those who want access to the thesis in pdf-form, please send an email to Ole Wiggo Røstad – ole.rostad@nmbu.no

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