Disputasoppslag

Disputasoppslag

20 December – Sini Wallén (BIOVIT)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Sini Wallen, Faculty of Biosciences (BIOVIT) will defend her PhD thesis “Genetic improvement of feed efficiency in dairy cattle" on 20 December 2017.

19 Dec - Cyril Frantzen (KBM)

Cyril Frantzen, Faculty of Chemistry, Biotechnology and Food Science (KBM) will defend his PhD thesis: ”The microbial diversity of mesophilic starter cultures used in cheese production” on 19 December 2017.

19 Dec - Lars Grønvold (KBM)

Lars Grønvold, Faculty of Chemistry, Biotechnology and Food Science (KBM) will defend his PhD thesis: ”Investigating evolution of gene regulation with cross-species comparative transcriptomics” on 19 December 2017.

19 December - Øyvind Salvesen (VET)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Øyvind Salvesen, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (VET) will defend his PhD thesis "The cellular prion protein and the inflammatory response" on 19 December 2017.

Rasmus Steffansen

18 Dec - Rasmus Steffansen (LANDSAM)

Rasmus Steffansen, Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Faculty of Landscape and Society will defend his thesis "The Norwegian Second Home Phenomenon. A Critical Perspective" on 18 December 2017

Disputasoppslag

15 Dec - Nanthasane Vannavong (REALTEK)

Nanthasane Vannavong, Faculty of Science and Technology (RealTek), NMBU will defend his PhD thesis: “Causal factors and health risks associated with faecal contamination and Aedes aegypti infestation in household water storage in Laos and Thailand”, on 15 December 2017

Raymond Achu Samndong

15 December- Raymond Achu Samndong (Landsam)

Raymond Achu Samndong, Department of International Environment and Development Studies, Faculty for Landscape and Society, will defend his thesis "Governing the jungle: REDD+ and Forest governance in the Democratic Republic of Congo, an analysis of drivers, tenure, gender and participation." on 15 December, 2017.

15 Dec - Stine Indrelid (KBM)

Stine Indrelid, Faculty of Chemistry, Biotechnology and Food Science (KBM) will defend her PhD thesis: ”The Soil Bacterium Methylococcus capsulatus Bath and its Interactions with Human Immune Cells in vitro” on 15 December 2017.

15 December - Malin Rokseth Reiten (VET)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Malin Rokseth Reiten, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (VET) will defend her PhD thesis "Non-neuronal functions of the prion protein. Insights from a unique animal model" on 15 December 2017.

PhD student Fasil Ejigu Eregno

14 Dec - Fasil Ejigu Eregno (REALTEK)

Fasil Ejigu Eregno, Faculty of Science and Technology (RealTek), NMBU will defend his PhD thesis: “Quantitative Microbial Risk Assessment and Water Quality Modelling - On Drinking Water Sources, Recreational and Recycled Waters” on 14 December 2017

Fredrik Andersen

8. December – Fredrik Andersen (HH)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Fredrik Andersen (HH)will defend his PhD thesis “ Experience and Theory: A Defense of the Kantian A priori and Kepler’s Philosophy of Science in Light of Modern Space-Time Physics” on 8. December 2017

8 December - Coletha Mathew Mtenga (VET)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Coletha Mathew Mtenga, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (VET) will defend her PhD thesis "Infections associated with reproductive disorders in cattle  in Tanzania: occurrence, characterization and impact" on 8 December 2017.

7 December - Kristina Borch-Pedersen (VET)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Kristina Borch-Pedersen, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (VET) will defend her PhD thesis "Functional characterization of the germination receptors in the spore-forming species Bacillus licheniformis” on 7 December 2017.

Trine Isaksen

7 Dec - Trine Øye Isaksen (KBM)

Trine Øye Isaksen, Faculty of Chemistry, Biotechnology and Food Science (KBM) will defend her PhD thesis: ”Structural and functional characterization of NcLPMO9C, a broad-specificity lytic polysaccharide monooxygenase” on 7 December 2017.

6 December - Hanne Merete Haatveit (VET)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Hanne Merethe Haatveit, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (VET) will defend her PhD thesis "Molecular studies of Piscine orthoreovirus proteins -Viral factories, kinetics and vaccination" on 6 December 2017.

1 December - Jemere Bekele Harito (VET)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Jemere Bekele Harito, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (VET) will defend his PhD thesis "Waterborne transmission of Toxoplasma gondii:novel approaches to development of analytical techniques" on 1 December 2017.

Camilla Houeland

01 December - Camilla Houeland (LANDSAM)

Camilla Houeland, Department of International Environment and Development Studies, Faculty for Landscape and Society, will defend her thesis "Punching above their weight - Nigerian trade unions in the political economy of oil." on 1 December, 2017.

Disputasoppslag

01 Dec - Rannveig Margrete Jacobsen (MINA)

Rannveig Margrete Jacobsen, Faculty of Environmental Sciences and Natural Resource Management, will defend her PhD thesis “Saproxylic insects influence community assembly and succession of fungi in dead wood”, on 1. December 2017..

Marta Perez de Nanclares Fernandez

30 November – Marta Perez de Nanclares Fernandez (BIOVIT)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Marta Perez de Nanclares Fernandez, Faculty of Biosciences (BIOVIT) will defend her PhD thesis “Rapeseed co-products in pig diets – Effects on nutrient and
energy digestibility and metabolism" on 30 November 2017.

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24 Nov – Margrethe Brantsæter (VET)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Margrethe Brantsæter, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (VET) will defend her PhD thesis «Effects of the rearing period and the production phase of fear-related responses in adult laying hens» on 24 November, 2017.

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24 Nov - Paweł Łycuś (KBM)

Paweł Łycuś, Faculty of Chemistry, Biotechnology and Food Science (KBM) will defend his PhD thesis: "Novel aspects of the ecophysiology of denitrifying bacteria and their roles in N2O emissions" on 24 November 2017. 

Linn Solli

17 Nov - Linn Solli (KBM)

Linn Solli, Faculty of Chemistry, Biotechnology and Food Science (KBM) will defend her PhD thesis: ”Degradation of proteinaceous material, ammonium accumulation and microbial dynamics in anaerobic digesters” on 17 November 2017.

Tina Rise Tuveng

10 Nov - Tina Rise Tuveng (KBM)

Tina Rise Tuveng, Faculty of Chemistry, Biotechnology and Food Science (KBM) will defend her PhD thesis ”Discovery and characterization of enzymes acting on chitin” on 10 November 2017".

Marit Heller

9 Nov - Marit Heller (LANDSAM)

Marit Heller, Department of International Environment and Development Studies, Faculty for Landscape and Society, will defend her thesis " Economic incentives in household waste management; just a waste? A relational approach to agents and structures in household waste sorting" on 9 November, 2017.

Isaya Appelesy Ketto

8 Nov - Isaya Appelesy Ketto (KBM)

Isaya Appelesy Ketto, Faculty of Chemistry, Biotechnology and Food Science (KBM) will defend his PhD thesis ”Impact of milk protein genotypes on milk coagulation properties” on 8 November 2017.

Aase Kristine Aasen Lundberg

7 Nov - Aase Kristine Aasen Lundberg (LANDSAM)

Aase Kristine Assen Lundberg, Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Faculty of Landscape and Society will defend her thesis "Handling legitimacy challenges in conservation management: case studies of collaborative governance in Norway"

3 Nov - Jorke Harmen Kamstra (VET)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Jorke Harmen Kamstra, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (VET), will defend his PhD thesis “Epigenetic inheritance in zebrafish: environmental stress-induced alterations of DNA methylation” on 3 November 2017.

24 Oct - Arnar Mar Buason (HH)

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Arnar Mar Buason will defend his PhD thesis “Time and Money: A Study of Purchasing Decisions” on October 24. 2017

27 Oct – Conor Goold (BIOVIT)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Conor Goold, Faculty of Biosciences (BIOVIT) will defend his PhD thesis “Assessing personality traits in dogs: conceptual and
methodological issues" on 27 October 2017.

Geir Torgersen

27 Oct - Geir Torgersen (REALTEK)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Geir Torgersen, Faculty of Science and Technology (REALTEK) will defend his PhD thesis "Sustainable Planning to Reduce Urban Flooding - an Interdisciplinary Approach" on 27 October 2017.

Helene Lie

24 Oct Helene Lie - (LANDSAM)

Helene Lie, Department of International Environment and Development Studies, Faculty for Landscape and Society, will defend her thesis "Inclusive Value Chain Development: Applying Systems Thinking and Participatory Modeling to Dairy Value Chain Analyses in Nicaragua and Tanzania" on 24 October, 2017.

Anja Karine Ruud

20 Oct – Anja Karine Ruud (BIOVIT)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Anja Karine Ruud, Faculty of Biosciences (BIOVIT) will defend her PhD thesis “Resistance to Septoria nodorum leaf blotch and the importance of sensitivity to necrotrophic effectors in Norwegian spring wheat" on 20 October 2017.

Sebastian Peters

20 Oct - Sebastian Peters (LANDSAM)

Sebastian Peters, Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Faculty of Landscape and Society will defend his thesis "Socio-spatiality - intended by designers, realised by users. The case of shared space", on 20 October 2017

6 Oct - Morten Lund (VET)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Morten Lund, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (VET) will defend his PhD thesis “Immunological and physiological effects of Piscine orthoreovirus infection
in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar)” on 6 October 2017.

29 Sept - Simen Foyn Nørstebø (VET)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Simen Foyn Nørstebø, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (VET) will defend his PhD thesis “Microbe-associated molecular patterns of Aliivibrio salmonicida:
roles in the pathogenesis of cold-water vibriosis” on 29 September 2017.

Camilla Elise Jørgensen

29 Sept - Camilla Elise Jørgensen (KBM)

Camilla Elise Jørgensen, Faculty of Chemistry, Biotechnology and Food Science (KBM) will defend her PhD thesis ”Protein fractionation by microfiltration in high-protein yogurt processing” on 29 September 2017.

Marianne Aasen, PhD candidate Noragric

28 Sept - Marianne Aasen (LANDSAM)

Marianne Aasen, Department of International Environment and Development Studies, Faculty for Landscape and Society, will defend her thesis "Public attitudes toward climate change and climate policies: the role of political values and institutional contexts" on 28 September, 2017.

Nina Zoric

26 Sept – Nina Zoric (BIOVIT)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Nina Zoric, Faculty of Biosciences (BIOVIT) will defend her PhD thesis “Characterization of genes and gene products influencing carotenoid metabolism in Atlantic salmon" on 26 September 2017.

22 Sept - Jon Gustav Kirkerud (MINA)

Jon Gustav Kirkerud, Faculty of Environmental Sciences and Natural Resource Management, will defend his PhD thesis “Energy system flexibility for variable renewable energy inte-gration in Northern Europe" 22 September 2017.

Lina H Ellingsen-Dalskau

22 Sept - Lina Harvold Ellingsen-Dalskau (LANDSAM)

Lina Harvold Ellingsen-Dalskau, Department of Public Health Science, Faculty of Landscape and Society will defend her PhD thesis "Prevocational training on care farms for people outside the work force - the self-determination theory perspective", on 22 September 2017

21 Sep - Yanliang Wang (MINA)

Yanliang Wang, Faculty of Environmental Sciences and Natural Resource Management, will defend his PhD thesis ““Biochemical and molecular analyses of plant root released organic anions and their function in relation to phosphorus uptake" 21 September 2017.

Victor Strimbu, MINA, NMBU

15 Sept - Victor Strimbu (MINA)

Victor Strimbu, Faculty of Environmental Sciences and Natural Resource Management, will defend his PhD thesis “Biomass stock and change estimation in boreal forests using remotely sensed data – results from empirical studies and simulations”, on September 15, 2017.

Tesfaye Kebede Belay

15 Sept - Tesfaye Kebede Belay (BIOVIT)

Tesfaye Kebede Belay, Faculty of biosciences, will defend his PhD thesis “Multivariate Analyses of Milk Infrared Spectra and Predictions from it in Dairy

Cattle Populations" on 15.09.2017

Ph.d.-student Alice Budai

14 Sept - Alice Budai (MINA)

Alice Budai, Faculty of Environmental Sciences and Natural Resource Management, will defend her PhD thesis “Biochar stability as influenced by production conditions”, on September 14, 2017.

8 Sept - John James Debenham (VET)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
John James Debenham, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (VET),Department of Companion Animal Clinical Sciences, will defend his PhD thesis “Intestinal Protozoa in Wildlife: parasite transmission at the wildlife-human-domestic animal interface” on September 8, 2017.

7 Sept - Palle Brink (VET)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Palle Brink, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (VET), Department of Companion Animal Clinical Sciences, will defend his PhD thesis “Clinical, histological and inflammatory changes in osteochondrosis of tarsocrural joints in horses” on September 7, 2017.

Disputasoppslag

25 Aug - Kaja Kandare (MINA)

Kaja Kandare, Faculty of Environmental Sciences and Natural Resource Management, will defend her PhD thesis “Fusion of airborne laser scanning and hyperspectral data for predicting forest characteristics at different spatial scales”, on August 25, 2017.

18 Aug - Ronja Wonneberger (BIOVIT)

Ronja Wonneberger, Faculty of biosciences, will defend her PhD thesis on 18.08.2017

Jennifer West

27 Jun - Jennifer West (Landsam)

Jennifer West, Department of International Environment and Development Studies, Faculty for Landscape and Society, will defend her thesis "Agricultural investments for development in Tanzania: reconciling actors, strategies and logics?" on June 27, 2017.

30 Jun - Clara Maria Osnes Jalland (VET)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defense
Clara Maria Osnes Jalland, Department of Basic Sciences and Aquatic Medicine, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (VET) will defend her PhD thesis “Influence of base-excision-repair pathway enzymes on prion pathogenesis” on June 30, 2017

16 Jun - Claudia Colabella (REALTEK)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Claudia Colabella, Faculty of Science and Technology (REAKLTEK) will defend her PhD thesis "NGS-based rDNA barcoding in fungal species identification and delimitation: limits, opportunities and relation to phenotypic HT FT-IR spectroscopy" on 16 June 2017.

Ph.d.-student Ronghua Kang, MINA

27 Jun - Ronghua Kang (MINA)

Ronghua Kang, Faculty of Environmental Sciences and Natural Resource Management, will defend her PhD thesis “Nitric Oxide Emission Characteristics in an N-saturated Subtropical Forested Headwater Catchment, Southwest China”, on June 27, 2017.

Anne Gabriela Hertel, ph.d.-student, MINA

23 June - Anne Gabriela Hertel (MINA)

Anne Gabriela Hertel, Faculty of Environmental Sciences and Natural Resource Management, will defend her PhD thesis “The effect of berry abundance and mortality risk on behavior and life history in Scandinavian brown bears”, on June 23, 2017.

16. Jun - Torun Fretheim (HH)

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20 Jun - Natalie Lim Yen Nee (KBM)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Natalie Lim Yen Nee, Faculty of Chemistry, Biotechnology and Food Science (KBM) will defend her PhD thesis "Microbial denitrification control in acid and neutral soils with implications for greenhouse gas emissions and atmospheric chemistry" on 20 June 2017.

16 Jun - Navreet Kaur (KBM)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Navreet Kaur, Faculty of Chemistry, Biotechnology and Food Science (KBM) will defend her PhD thesis "Parameters and Pedigrees in Forensic Genetics and Statistics" on 16 June 2017.

Disputasoppslag

15 Jun - Anuradha Ravi (KBM)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Anuradha Ravi, Faculty of Chemistry, Biotechnology and Food Science (KBM) will defend her PhD thesis "Characterization of the infant gut microbiota mobilome" on 15 June 2017.

14 Jun - Käthe Elise Kittelsen (VET)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defense
Käthe Elise Kittelsen, Faculty of Veterinary Science (VET), Department of Production Animal Clinical Sciences, will defend her PhD thesis “Welfare challenges in broiler chickens at the end of the production period; With emphasis on walking ability, mortality on farm, catching related injuries and transportation mortality in Norwegian broiler production.” on June 14., 2017

9 Jun - Kaja Borchgrevink (Landsam)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Kaja Borchgrevink, Department of International Environment and Development Studies Noragric, Faculty of Landscape and Society, will defend her PhD thesis "With Faith in Development: Islamic Charity as Development in Practice?" on 9 June 2017.

Connor J Cavanagh

6 Jun - Connor J. Cavanagh (Landsam)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Connor J. Cavanagh, Department for International Environment and Development Studies, Faculty of Landscape and Society, will defend his PhD thesis “Plague of bureaucracies: Producing and territorializing differences in Eastern Africa, 1888 - 1940.” on 6 June, 2017.

19 May - Abdolrahman Khezri (VET)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Abdolrahman Khezri, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (VET), Department of Basic Sciences and Aquatic Medicine, will defend his PhD thesis “Cocktails of persistent organic pollutants lead to behavioral and reproductive toxicity.” on 19 May, 2017.

15 May - Guro Sveberg (VET)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Guro Sveberg, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (VET), Department of Production Animal Clinical Sciences , will defend her PhD thesis “Behaviour of Norwegian red and Holstein-Friesian cattle through complete estrous cycles”

12 May - Simen Gjelseth Antonsen (KBM)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Simen Gjelseth Antonsen, Faculty of Chemistry, Biotechnology and Food Science (KBM) will defend his PhD thesis "Total synthesis as a tool for structural elucidation of some marine lipid natural products" on 12 May 2017.

10 May - Leif Tore Trædal (LANDSAM)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Leif Tore Trædal, Faculty of Landscape and Society (LANDSAM), Noragric Department of International Environment and Development Studies, will defend his PhD thesis "How not to cut down a tree: A comparative study of forest policies, livelihoods and land use in Vietnam" on 10 May 2017.

8 May - Sverre Nagell Bjordal (LANDSAM)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Sverre Nagell Bjordal, Faculty of Landscape and Society (LANDSAM) will defend his PhD thesis "Real Estate Development as Strategic Project Management" on 8 May 2017.

3 May - Melissa Murphy (LANDSAM)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Melissa Murphy, Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Faculty of Landscape and Society (LANDSAM) will defend her PhD thesis "Marking space: Negotiating room for user efficacy in residential urban spaces" on 3 May 2017.

4 May - Marta Bou Mira (BIOVIT)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Marta Bou Mira, Faculty of Biosciences (BIOVIT) will defend his PhD thesis "Metabolism of omega-3 very long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L): Effects of different dietary levels of EPA and DHA on fish performance and health" on 4 May 2017.

26 Apr - Kasper Knoblauch Christensen (RealTek)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Kasper Knoblauch Christensen, Faculty of Science and Technology (RealTek) will defend his PhD thesis "Detecting Ideas in online communities. Utilizing machine learning and text mining for finding ideas in online communities" on 26 April 2017.

28 Apr - Marek Marian Pierzchala (MINA)

Marek Marian Pierzchala, Faculty of Environmental Sciences and Natural Resource Management (MINA) will defend his PhD thesis "Developing the use of imaging technology for forest operations" on 28 April 2017.

27 Apr - Christina Steppeler (VET)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Christina Steppeler, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (VET), Department of Food Safety and Infection Biology, will defend her PhD thesis "Effects of meat and meat components on intestinal carcinogenesis in the A/J Min/+ mouse model" on 27 April, 2017.

19 Apr - Gro Horgen Vikesdal (RealTek)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Gro Horgen Vikesdal, Faculty of Science and Technology (RealTek), NMBU & Department of Optometry and Vision Science, University College of Southeast Norway (USN) will defend her PhD thesis "Vision, eye movements and dyslexia - Saccade latency, fixation stability and the relationship with optometric measures" on 19 April 2017.

7 Apr - Mette Helen Bjørge Müller (VET)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Mette Helen Bjørge Müller, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (VET), Department of Food Safety and Infection Biology, will defend her PhD thesis "Perinatal exposure to environmental contaminants and associations to health risks in Northern Tanzania" on 7 April, 2017.

6 Apr - Aleksandra Martinovic (KBM)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Aleksandra Martinovic, Faculty of Chemistry, Biotechnology and Food Science (KBM) will defend her PhD thesis "Diversity and functional aspects of cheese ripening bacteria" on 6 April 2017.

4 Apr - Helle Jodaa Holm (VET)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Helle Jodaa Holm, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (VET), Department of Basic Sciences and Aquatic Medicine, will defend her PhD thesis "Immunological response profiles to salmon lice infections in Atlantic salmon - Modulation by nutrition and selective breeding" on 4 April, 2017.

31 Mar - Siv Kirsten Hanche-Olsen (VET)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Siv Kirsten Hanche-Olsen, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (VET), Department of Companion Animal Clinical Sciences, will defend his PhD thesis "Acquired Equine Polyneuropathy -clinical, pathological and epidemiological aspects" on 31 Mar, 2017.

31 Mar - Stefano Puliti (MINA)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Stefano Puliti, Faculty of Environmental Sciences and Natural Resource Management (MINA) will defend his PhD thesis "Use of photogrammetric 3D data for forest inventory" on 31 March 2017.

30 Mar - Piotr Chylenski (KBM)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Piotr Chylenski, Faculty of Chemistry, Biotechnology and Food Science (KBM), will defend his PhD thesis "Development of strategies for enzymatic degradation of lignocellulosic biomass" on the 31st of March 2017.

30 Mar - Gerdt Müller (KBM)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Gerdt Müller, Faculty of Chemistry, Biotechnology and Food Science (KBM), will defend his PhD thesis "Activation of LPMOs in cellulase cocktails for efficient biochemical processing of lignocellulosic biomass" on the 30th of March 2017.

28 Mar - Vegard Ophaug (RealTek)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Vegard Ophaug, Faculty of Science and Technology(RealTek) will defend his PhD thesis "Geodetic observations and modeling of gravity field, sea level, and ocean dynamics in the Norwegian coastal zone" on 28 March 2017.

24 Mar - Johannes Christoph Peter Rahlf (MINA)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Johannes Christoph Peter Rahlf, Faculty of Environmental Sciences and Natural Resource Management (MINA) will defend his PhD thesis "Forest resource mapping using 3D remote sensing: Combining national forest inventory data and digital aerial photogrammetry" on 24 March 2017.

17 Mar - Gisken Trøan (BIOVIT)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Gisken Trøan, Faculty of Biosciences (BIOVIT) will defend her PhD thesis "Effects of feeding rapeseed product differing in glucosinolate concentration on iodine concentration in cow milk" on 17 March 2017.

15 Mar - Sindre Thørn Nelson (VET)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Sindre Thørn Nelson, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (VET), Department of Production Animal Clinical Sciences, will defend his PhD thesis "Factors affecting calf production in Norwegian suckler herds" on 15 Mar, 2017.

3 Mar - Jostein Mulder Pettersen (VET)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Jostein Mulder Pettersen, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (VET), Department of Food Safety and Infection Biology, will defend his PhD thesis "Controlling pancreas disease in salmon aquaculture in Norway -Epidemiological and economic perspectives" on 3 Mar, 2017.

8 Mar - Ako Eugene Ako (BIOVIT)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Ako Eugene Ako, Faculty of Biosciences (BIOVIT), Department of Plant Sciences will defend his PhD thesis "Functional dissection of the Physcomitrella patens DEK1 Loop and Linker segments" on 8 March 2017.

3 Mar - Adrian Ertsås Naas (KBM)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Adrian Ertsås Naas, Faculty of Chemistry, Biotechnology and Food Sciences (KBM), will defend his PhD thesis "Investigating the cellulolytic potential of the cow rumen metagenome" on 3 March 2017.

28 Feb - Ingunn Risnes Hellings (VET)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Ingunn Risnes Hellings, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (VET), Department of Companion Animal Clinical Sciences, will defend her PhD thesis "Differences between cartilage canals with relevance for osteochondrosis in horses" on 28 February, 2017.

17 Feb - Tatiana Konevskikh (RealTek)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Tatiana Konevskikh, Faculty of Science and Technology (RealTek), will defend her PhD thesis "Modeling scattering and absorption in the infrared spectroscopy of cells and thin films" on 17 February 2017.

10 Feb – Alf Seljenes Dalum (VET)

Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Alf Seljenes Dalum, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Basic Sciences and Aquatic Medicine, will defend his PhD thesis "Studies on the interbranchial lymphoid tissue in the gills of Atlantic salmon and common carp" on 10 February, 2017.

17 Feb - Sophanit Mekasha (KBM)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Sophanit Mekasha, Faculty of Chemistry, Biotechnology and Food Science (KBM), will defend her PhD thesis "Characterization and application of enzymes for saccharification of chitin" on 17 February 2017.

10 Feb - Øyvind N. Handberg (HH)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Øyvind N. Handberg, NMBU School of Economics and Business (HH), will defend his PhD thesis "Local forest use and conservation: framed field experiments in Tanzania" on 10 February 2017.

13 Jan - Marko Ocepek (BIOVIT)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Marko Ocepek, Faculty of Biosciences (BIOVIT), Department of Animal and Aquacultural Sciences, will defend his PhD thesis "Can we produce a super sow? Maternal investment, maternal traits and its consequences for piglet survival", on 13 January 2017.

13 Jan - Katarzyna Kuczkowska (KBM)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Katarzyna Kuczkowska, Faculty of Chemistry, Biotechnology and Food Science (KBM) will defend her PhD thesis "Development of Lactobacillus plantarum as a potential vehicle for delivery of antigens to mucosal sites" on 13 January 2017.