27 Aug - Liv Monica Trondrud (MINA)

Av Cathrine Glosli

Liv Monica Trondrud, Faculty of Environmental Sciences and Natural Resource Management (MINA), will defend her PhD thesis “Energetics in seasonal environments: reindeer as a case study” on Friday 27 August 2021.

English title of the thesis

"Energetics in seasonal environments: reindeer as a case study”

Norwegian title of the thesis

"Energetikk i sesongmessige miljøer: reinsdyr som fokusart"

Prescribed subject of the trial lecture

"Evolution of endothermy in terrestrial mammals – past, present, and future impacts of climate change on this evolutionary path"

This public defense will be held partly in digital form since physical presence is hindered as a result of the Corona pandemic. The disputation can be attended by using the following link in Zoom: https://nmbu.zoom.us/j/66117509367

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. 

Time and date for the trial lecture and public defense: 27 August 2021 at 13.15. 

Evaluation committee

First opponent: Associate Professor Murray M. Humphries, McGill University
Second opponent: Associate Professor Clare Stawski, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Committee coordinator: Associated Professor Jonathan Edward Colman  


Main supervisor: Professor Leif Egil Loe, NMBU
Co-supervisors: Professor John R. Speakman, University of Aberdeen, Dr Elzbieta Król, University of Aberdeen, Dr Gabriel Pigeon, NMBU 

Guidelines for attending

  • Do not use 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 defence 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 be used for general discussions.

The doctoral thesis is available for public review. For those of you 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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