2016

19 Dec - PhD Defence Hambulo Ngoma (HH)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Hambulo Ngoma, School of Economics and Business, will defend his PhD thesis: "Conservation agriculture, livelihoods and deforestation in Zambia", on 19 December 2016.

15 Dec - PhD Defence Kirill Ovchinnikov (IKBM)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Kirill Ovchinnikov, Department of Chemistry, Biotechnology and Food Science (IKBM), will defend his PhD thesis: "A study of leaderless bacteriocins, with focus on structure – function and receptor characterization", on 15 December 2016.

15 Dec - PhD Defence Daud Jones Kachamba (INA)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Daud Jones Kachamba, Department of Ecology and Natural Resource Management, will defend his PhD thesis: "Biomass estimation models and methods for miombo woodlands of Malawi using field and remotely sensed data", on 15 December 2016.

14 Dec - PhD Defence Mangesh Ramesh Avhad (IMT)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Mangesh Ramesh Avhad, Department of Mathematical Sciences and Technology (IMT), will defend his PhD thesis "Heterogeneous catalytic conversion of non-edible lipid biomass to biochemicals", on 14 December 2016.

13 Dec - PhD Defence Mona Bakke Myrvang (IMV)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Mona Bakke Myrvang, Department of Environmental Sciences (IMV), will defend her PhD thesis "Geochemistry and availability of barium (Ba) to plants grown in soils with ordinary and Ba-enriched mineralogy" on 13th December 2016.

13 Dec - PhD Defence Victoria Hippolite Moshy (Noragric)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Victoria Hippolite Moshy, Department of International Environment and Development Studies, will defend her PhD thesis: "The effects of social-ecological changes on the livelihoods of fishing communities in Mafia Island, Tanzania", on 13 December 2016.

12 Dec - Public Defence Marian Schubert (IPV)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Marian Schubert, Department of Plant Sciences, will defend his PhD thesis: "Evolution of adaptations to temperate climate in the grass subfamily Pooideae", on 12 December 2016.

9 Dec - PhD Defence Anna Kipping (INA)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Anna Kipping, Department of Ecology and Natural Resource Management, will defend her PhD thesis: "Modeling hourly energy consumption in Norwegian buildings", on 9 December 2016.

9 Dec - PhD Defence Helga Amdahl (IPV)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Helga Amdahl, Department of Plant Sciences, will defend her PhD thesis "Improving the seed yield potential of tetraploid red clover (Trifolium pratense L)", on 9th December 2016.

9 Dec - PhD Defence Hilde Vinje (IKBM)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Hilde Vinje, Department of Chemistry, Biotechnology and Food Science, will defend her PhD thesis "Prokaryote classification – method development and novel insight in 16S ribosomal RNA-based classification”, on 9 December 2016.

9 Dec - PhD Defence Helga Amdahl (IPV)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Helga Amdahl, Department of Plant Sciences, will defend her PhD thesis: "Improving the seed yield potential of tetraploid red clover (Trifolium pratense L)", on 9 December 2016.

 

19 Feb - PhD Defence Sigrid Svanborg (IKBM)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Sigrid Svanborg, Department of Chemistry, Biotechnology and Food Science, will defend her PhD thesis: "Production and characterization of native whey and native whey products" on 19 February 2016.

15 Feb - PhD Defence Getachew Sime Feyissa (Noragric)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Getachew Sime Feyissa, Department of International Environment and Development Studies (Noragric), will defend his PhD thesis: "Agronomic technologies in maize and their adoption and diffusion in semi-arid central Rift Valley Ethiopia: agronomic and economic analyses", on 15 February 2016.

8 Feb - PhD Defence - Ole Mathis Opstad Kruse (IMT)

PhD degree - Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Ole Mathis Opstad Kruse, Department of Mathematical Sciences and Technology, will defend his PhD thesis: "Quantification of plant ozone injury using image analysis", on 8 February 2016.

5 February - PhD Defence Helene Thorsen Rønning (MatInf)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Helene Thorsen Rønning, Department of Food Safety and Infection Biology, will defend her PhD thesis: "Detection and quantification of the food-related bacterial toxins cereulide, lichenysin and botulinum neurotoxin/CD with liquid chromatography – tandem mass spectrometry" on 5 February 2016.

1 Feb - PhD Defence Nevena Mišljenović (IMT)

PhD degree - Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Nevena Mišljenović, Department of Mathematical Sciences and Technology, will defend her PhD thesis: "Investigation of torrefaction and addition of alternative raw materials in biomass pelletization", on 1 February 2016.

29 Jan - Kristine Bistrup Eide (IKBM)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Kristine Bistrup Eide, Department of Chemistry, Biotechnology and Food Science, will defend her PhD thesis ”A detailed study of the enzymatic properties of Human Chitotriosidase (HCHT)”, on 29 January 2016.

28 Jan - PhD Defence Marianne Singsaas (ILP)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Marianne Singsaas, Department of Landscape Architecture will defend her PhD thesis: "Regional planlegging som redskap for helhetlig arealforvaltning i villreinfjellene", on 28 January 2016.

28 Jan - PhD Defence Snorre Gulla (MatInf)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Snorre Gulla, Department of Food Safety and Infection Biology, will defend his PhD thesis: "Introductory studies on bacterial agents infecting cleaner fish", on 28 January 2016.

28 Jan - PhD Defence Abda Khalid (Noragric)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Abda Khalid, Department of International Environment and Development Studies (Noragric), will defend her PhD thesis "Exploring Gendered Dimensions of Ownership, Access and Use of Land-Based Resources in Post Crisis Swat, Pakistan", on 28 January 2016.

20 Jan - PhD Defence Igor Pipkin (HH)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Igor Pipkin , NMBU School of Economics and Business will defend his PhD thesis "Essays on the Russian Electricity and Capacity Market", on 20 January 2016.

19 January - PhD Defence Anna Rybarczyk-Plonska (IPV)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Anna Rybarczyk-Plonska, Department of Plant Sciences will defend her PhD thesis: "Health-related compounds in broccoli (Brassica oleracea L. var. italica) as affected by postharvest temperature, light and UV-B irradiation", on 19 January 2016.

15 January - PhD Defence Anders Myhr (IMT)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Anders Myhr, Department of Mathematical Sciences and Technology will defend his PhD thesis: "Developing Offshore Floating Wind Turbines: The Tension-Leg-Buoy Design", on 15 January 2016.

15 Jan - PhD Defence Lydia Gaspare Kanyairita (Noragric)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Lydia Gaspare Kanyairita, Department of International Environment and Development Studies (Noragric) will defend her PhD thesis: "Linking ecological and social elements to sustain coral reef fisheries: A case of groupers [Epinephelidae] in Mafia Island, Tanzania", on 15 January 2016.

2 Dec - PhD Defence Hanne Eik Pilskog (INA)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Hanne Eik Pilskog, Department of Ecology and Natural Resource Management, will defend her PhD thesis "Effects of climate, historical logging and spatial scales on beetles in hollow oaks", on 2 December 2016.

30 Nov - PhD Defence Daniel Flø (INA)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Daniel Flø, Department of Ecology and Natural Resource Management, will defend his PhD thesis "Invasion potential and host suitability for selected bark- and wood-boring insect pests", on 30 November 2016.

29 November - PhD Defence Nina Bruvik Westberg (HH)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Nina Bruvik Westberg, NMBU School of Economics and Business, will defend her PhD thesis "Four empirical essays on agriculture and human capital in Sub-Saharan Africa", on 29 November 2016.

22 November - PhD Defence Wiktoria Kaczmarek-Derda (IPV)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Wiktoria Kaczmarek-Derda, Department of Plant Sciences (IPV), will defend her PhD thesis "Control of rush (Juncus spp.) – an expanding weed in grassland areas in Western Norway", on 22 November 2016.

18 November - PhD Defence Emilio Humberto Alvarenga Castellanos (IMV)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Emilio Humberto Alvarenga Castellanos, Department of Environmental Sciences, Faculty of Environmental Science and Technology, will defend his PhD thesis "Applicability of Natural Porous Materials and Lime with Conditioning and Sorption Properties for Wastewater Treatment", on 18 November 2016.

11 November - PhD Defence Longfei Yu (IMV)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Longfei Yu, Department of Environmental Sciences, will defend his PhD thesis "Nitrogen turnover and N2O emissions as a function of edaphic and hydrological conditions in subtropical forests of South China", on 11th November 2016.

10 Nov - PhD Defence - Geoffrey Sean Gilpin (IMT)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Geoffrey Sean Gilpin, Department of Mathematical Sciences and Technology (IMT), will defend his PhD thesis: "The environmental life cycle assessment of selected 1st through 3rd generation biofuels within the context of sustainable development", on 10 November 2016.

4 November - PhD Defence Christine Olsen (ILP)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Christine Olsen, Department of Landscape Architecture and Spatial Planning (ILP), will defend her PhD thesis "Animal-assisted intervention as health promotion for elderly persons with dementia", on 4 November 2016.

2 Nov - PhD Defence Harrison C. Gallantree-Smith (IKBM)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Harrison C. Gallantree-Smith, Department of Chemistry, Biotechnology and Food Science (IKBM) will defend his PhD thesis: "Synthesis of Some Marine Natural Product Fatty Acid Derivatives", on 2 November 2016.

28 Oct - PhD Defence - Elin Petterson (BasAm)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defense
Elin Petterson, Department of Basic Sciences and Aquatic Medicine (BasAm), will defend her PhD thesis: "Characterization of Salmonid alphavirus subtype 3 - Recombination and adaptation", on 28 October 2016.

28 Oct - PhD Defence Peyman Mosberian Tanha (IHA)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Peyman Mosberian Tanha, Department of Animal and Aquacultural Sciences (IHA) will defend his PhD thesis: "Interactive effects of dietary and environmental challenges on digestive function and intestinal homeostasis in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)", on 28 October 2016.

21 Oct - PhD Defence - Karina Gajardo (BasAm)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Karina Gajardo, Department of Basic Sciences and Aquatic Medicine, will defend her PhD thesis: "Nutrition and intestinal health in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar): Involvement of antinutrients and microbiota", on 21 October 2016.

21 Oct - PhD Defence - Athman Kyaruzi Ahmad (IMT)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Athman Kyaruzi Ahmad, Department of Mathematical Sciences and Technology (IMT), will defend his PhD thesis: "Participatory Action Research for engaging schools and communities to enhance relevant learning: the use of 'farm' as a pedagogical resource in Tanzanian rural primary schools", on 21 October 2016.

14 Oct - PhD Defence Maria Therese Tjernsbekk (IHA)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Maria Therese Tjernsbekk, Department of Animal and Aquacultural Sciences (IHA), will defend her PhD thesis: "Protein quality evaluation of animal protein ingredients applied in extruded dry dog food using mink (Neovison vison) as a model species", on 14 October 2016.

14 Oct - PhD Defence Han Zhu (IKBM)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Han Zhu, Department of Chemistry, Biotechnology and Food Science (IKBM), will defend her PhD thesis: "Evaluating nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) as a robust absolute reference method for water holding capacity (WHC) of pork meat", on 14 October 2016.

7 Oct - PhD Defence Fernanda Machado Tahamtani (ProdMed)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Fernanda Machado Tahamtani, Department of Production Animal Clinical Sciences (ProdMed), will defend her PhD thesis: "Early environmental effects on laying hen development", on 7 October 2016.

7 Oct - PhD Defence Dejene Hagos (INA)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Dejene Assefa Hagos, Department of Ecology and Natural Resource Management (INA) will defend his PhD thesis: "Modeling integration of renewable energy sources into Inland Norway energy system", on 7 October 2016.

30 Sept - Jennifer Sarah Maria Loose (IKBM)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Jennifer Sarah Maria Loose, Department of Chemistry, Biotechnology and Food Science (IKBM), will defend her PhD thesis: "Biochemical investigation of catalysis by lytic polysaccharide monooxygenases", on 30 September 2016.

 

28-29 Sept - PhD Defence Thomas Gölles (IMT/UNIS)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Thomas Gölles, Department of Mathematical Sciences and Technology (IMT), NMBU & Department of Arctic Geophysics, UNIS, will give a trial lecture 28 September and defend his PhD thesis “Impurities of glacier ice: accumulation, transport and albedo”, 29 September 2016.

23 Sept - PhD Defence Murat Bagcioglu (IMT)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Murat Bagcioglu, Department of Mathematical Sciences and Technology (IMT), will defend his PhD thesis: "Multiscale vibrational spectroscopy of pollen", on 23 September 2016.

22 Sept - PhD Defence Solveig Sølverød Mo (ProdMed)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Solveig Sølverød Mo, Department of Production Animal Clinical Sciences, will defend her PhD thesis: "Cephalosporin-resistant Escherichia coli in the Norwegian broiler production pyramid - genetic characterization and determination of risk factors", on 22 September 2016.

19 Sept - PhD Defence Vegard Nilsen (IMT)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Vegard Nilsen, Department of Mathematical Sciences and Technology (IMT), will defend his PhD thesis: "Quantitative microbial risk assessment for drinking water: Dose-response theory and virus filtration dynamics", on 19 September 2016.

16 Sept - PhD Defence Evgenii Burlakov (IMT)

PhD Degree - Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Evgenii Burlakov, Department of Mathematical Sciences and Technology (IMT), will defend his PhD thesis:"Methods of functional analysis in homogenized neural field theory", on 16 September 2016.

9 Sept - PhD Defence Stian Mørch Aaen (MatInf)

Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Stian Mørch Aaen, Department of Food Safety and Infection Biology, will defend his PhD thesis: "Chemotherapeutants against salmon lice Lepeophtheirus salmonis - screening of efficacy", on 9 September 2016.

31 Aug - PhD Defence - Amr Ahmed Abdelrahim Gamil (BasAm)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Amr Ahmed Abdelrahim Gamil, Department of Basic Sciences and Aquatic Medicine, will defend his PhD thesis: "The interplay between IPNV and host cell machinery: Possible strategies for immune evasion", on 31 August 2016.

26 Aug - PhD Defence - Kristine Hov Martinsen (IHA)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Kristine Hov Martinsen, Department of Animal and Aquacultural Sciences will defend her PhD thesis: "Genetic analyses of feed efficiency traits in pigs", on 26 August 2016.

25 Aug - PhD Defence Marianne Sundt Sødring (MatInf)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Marianne Sundt Sødring, Department of Food Safety and Infection Biology, will defend her PhD thesis: "The novel A/J Min/+ mouse as a model for colorectal cancer, and the effects of hemin on intestinal tumorigenesis", on 25 August 2016.

19 Aug - PhD Defence Live Heldal Hagen (IKBM)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Live Heldal Hagen, Department of Chemistry, Biotechnology and Food Science (IKBM), will defend her PhD thesis ”Microbial communities in biogas reactors and their link to stabililty and performance”, on 19 August 2016.

6 July - PhD Defence Enquebaher Kassaye Tarekgne (IKBM)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Enquebaher Kassaye Terakgne, Department of Chemistry, Biotechnology and Food Science (IKBM), will defend his PhD thesis: ”Staphylococcus aureus from Milk and Milk Products in Ethiopia: Prevalence, Enterotoxigenic Potential, Antibiotic Resistance and spa types”, on 6 July 2016.

1 July - PhD Defence Daumantas Bloznelis (HH)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Daumantas Bloznelis, NMBU School of Economics and Business, will defend his PhD thesis "Management of short-term price uncertainty in the salmon spot market", on 1 July 2016.

1 July - PhD Defence Wei Liu (IMT)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Wei Liu, Department of Mathematical Sciences and Technology, will defend his PhD thesis: "Enhancement of Coagulant Dosing Control in Water and Wastewater Treatment Processes", on 1 July 2016.

1 July - PhD Defence Manamperumage Duminda Manamperuma (IMT)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence Manamperumage Duminda Manamperuma, Department of Mathematical Sciences and Technology, will defend his PhD thesis: "Optimisation of the coagulation process to improve plant availability of phosphorus in wastewater sludge", on 1 July 2016.

1 July - PhD Defence Maria T. Hultman (IMV)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Maria T. Hultman, Department of Environmental Sciences, will defend her PhD thesis "Evaluation of primary rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) hepatocytes suitability as a screening assay for estrogen receptor agonists", on 1 July 2016.

16 June - PhD Defence Hilde Fossum Forberg (MatInf)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Hilde Fossum Forberg, Department of Food Safety and Infection Biology, will defend her PhD thesis: "Influenza A(H1N1)PDM09 virus infection in swine; Virus characterization and NK cell responses to infection", on 16 June 2016.

27 June - Christine Grøndahl-Rosado (SpFaMed, MatInf, BasAm)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Christine Grøndahl-Rosado, Department of Companion Animal Clinical Sciences, Department of Food Safety and Infection Biology and Department of Basic Sciences and Aquatic Medicine, will defend her PhD thesis: "Characterization of NK cells in the dog with a focus on the activating receptor NCR1", on 27 June 2016.

24 June - PhD Defence Zabron C. Nziku (IHA)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Zabron C. Nziku, Department of Animal and Aquacultural Sciences, will defend his PhD thesis: "Essentials for Sustainable Dairy Goat Breeding Program in Tanzania", on 24 June 2016.

21 June - PhD Defence Hadush Tsehaye Beyene (IPV)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Hadush Tsehaye Beyene, Department of Plant Sciences (IPV), will defend his PhD thesis: "Fusarium verticilliodies and fumonisin management in maize in Ethiopia", on 21 June 2016.

20 June - PhD Defence Qing Wang (IKBM)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Qing Wang, Department of Chemistry, Biotechnology and Food Science (IKBM), will defend her PhD thesis: "Health communication with adolescents and young adults to promote healthy eating", on Monday 20June 2016.

17 June - PhD Defence Niklas Mähler (IKBM)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Niklas Mähler, Department of Chemistry, Biotechnology and Food Science (IKBM), will defend his PhD thesis: "Gene regulation and the emergence of phenotypes – a network approach", on 17 June 2016.

17 June - PhD Defence Carolin Fischer (INA)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Carolin Fischer, Department of Ecology and Natural Resource Management (INA), will defend her PhD thesis: "Density and bending properties of Norway spruce (Picea abies (L.) Karst.) structural timber – Inherent variability, site effects in machine strength grading and possibilities for presorting", on 17 June 2016. 

15 June - PhD Defence Kjersti Thorkildsen (Noragric)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Kjersti Thorkildsen, Department of International Environment and Development Studies, will defend her PhD thesis: "Contesting Conservation and Development: Quilombolas struggling for rights and resources in the Ribeira Valley, Brazil", on 15 June 2016.

10 June - Özgün Candan Onarman Umu (IKBM)

Özgün Candan Onarman Umu, Department of Chemistry, Biotechnology and Food Science, will defend her PhD thesis: "Modulation of gut microbiota by pre/probiotics and the potential health promoting outcomes for the host", on 10 June 2016.

8 June - PhD Defence Linn Mari Storengen (BasAm)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Linn Mari Storengen, Department of Basic Sciences and Aquatic Medicine, will defend her PhD thesis: "Genetic studies of canine anxiety", on 8 June 2016.

8 June - PhD Defence - Tomasz Leszek Woznicki (IPV)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Tomasz Leszek Woznicki, Department of Plant Sciences will defend his PhD thesis: "Influence of genotype and climatic environment on fruit yield and chemical composition of black currant (Ribes nigrum L.)", on 8 June 2016.

3 June - PhD Defence Eva Brod (IMV)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Eva Brod, Department of Environmental Sciences and NIBIO, will defend her PhD thesis "The recycling potential of phosphorus in secondary resources", on Friday 3 June 2016.

3 June - PhD Defence Else Margrethe Lefdal (ILP)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Else M. Lefdal, Department of Landscape Architecture will defend her PhD thesis "Nye skoleanlegg for videregående opplæring – transparens, sentrumslokalisering og brukermedvirkning", on 3 June 2016.

24 May - PhD Defence Lars Erik Gangsei (IKBM)

Lars Erik Gangsei, Department of Chemistry, Biotechnology and Food Science, will defend his PhD thesis: "Linear Multiresponse Models - Theoretical Developments and Applications in Porcine", on 24 May 2016.

19 May - PhD Defence Whaldener Endo (INA)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Whaldener Endo, Department of Ecology and Natural Resource Management (INA), will defend his PhD thesis: "Game Vertebrate Responses to Rural Populations in Neotropical Protected Areas”, on 19 May 2016.

13 May - PhD Defence Nina Jøranson (ILP)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Nina Jøranson, Department of Landscape Architecture (ILP), will defend her PhD thesis "Emotional robots as health promotion in dementia care – group activity with a seal robot in nursing homes", on 13 May 2016.

10 May - PhD Defence Pia Heltoft Thomsen (IPV)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Pia Heltoft Thomsen, Department of Plant Sciences will defend her PhD thesis "Potato quality during storage: Effect of maturity level and ventilation strategies. Studies on the storage disease Fusarium dry rot", on 10 May 2016.

29 Apr - PhD Defence Gu Yi (IKBM)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Gu Yi, Department of Chemistry, Biotechnology and Food Science, will defend her PhD thesis "Present health challenges in fresh and processed meat" on 29 April 2016.

29 Apr - PhD Defence Christian Bianchi Strømme (INA)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Christian Bianchi Strømme, Department of Ecology and Natural Resource Management (INA), will defend his PhD thesis: "Phenology, growth and metabolism of two northern deciduous tree species in relation to temperature and light conditions", on 29 April 2016.

14.-15. Apr - Dr. Philos. Defence Leiv Bjarte Mjøs (ILP)

Dr. Philos. - Trial Lectures and Public Defence
Leiv Bjarte Mjøs, Department of Landscape Architecture and Spatial Planning (ILP), will defend his Dr. Philos. thesis: "Matrikulær utvikling i Norge", on 15 April 2016.
Trial lecture on self-chosen subject will be held 14 April.

8 Apr - PhD Defence Sondre Stokke Naadland (IHA)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Sondre Stokke Naadland, Department of Animal and Aquacultural Sciences, will defend his PhD thesis: "A comparison of organic grass-clover silages from primary growth and regrowth in dairy cows", on 8 April 2016.

7 Apr - PhD Defence Turid Katrine Gjerstad Torheim (IMT)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Turid Katrine Gjerstad Torheim, Department of Mathematical Sciences and Technology, will defend her PhD thesis: "Multivariate Analysis of Medical Images in Cancer Treatment Planning and Evaluation", on 7 April 2016.

30 March - PhD Defence Mohamed Abdelhalim (IPV)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence

Mohamed Abdelhalim, Department of Plant Sciences will defend his PhD thesis: "Microdochium nivale in perennial grasses: Snow mould resistance, pathogenicity and genetic diversity", on 30March 2016.

18 March 2016 - PhD Defence Markus Arne Kjær Sydenham (INA)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Markus Arne Kjær Sydenham, Department of Ecology and Natural Resource Management (INA), will defend his PhD thesis: "Drivers of the diversity and distribution of wild bees in a species poor region", on 18 March 2016.

 

17 March - PhD Defence Christina Blumentrath (ILP)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Christina Blumentrath, Department of Landscape Architecture and Spatial Planning (ILP), will defend her PhD thesis: "Aesthetic Characteristics of Roads – Between Road Planning Professionals' Ideals and Laypersons' Perceptions", on 17 March 2016.

11 March - Sigrid de Barbentane Nagoda (Noragric)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Sigrid de Barbentane Nagoda, Department of International Environment and Development Studies (Noragric), will defend her PhD thesis: "Reproducing Vulnerability through Climate Change Adaptation? Policy Processes, Local Power Relations and Food Insecurity in North-Western Nepal", on 11 March 2016.

11 March - PhD Defence Beatrice Christopher Tarimo (INA)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Beatrice Christopher Tarimo, Department of Ecology and Natural Resource Management, will defend her PhD thesis: "Fire dynamics in savanna woodlands of Tanzania: spatial and temporal patterns and relationships with wood species", on 11 March 2016.

4 March - PhD Defence Oscar Iheshiulor (IHA)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Oscar Iheshiulor, Department of Animal and Aquacultural Sciences will defend his PhD thesis "Improving the accuracy of genomic predictions in numerically small populations" on 4 March 2016.

4 March - PhD Defence Ragnhild Aabøe Inglingstad (IKBM)

Ragnhild Aabøe Inglingstad, Department of Chemistry, Biotechnology and Food Science, will defend her PhD thesis: "Quality of Norwegian goat milk for cheese production", on 4 March 2016.

4 March - Public Defence Randi Berland Frøseth (IMV)

Randi Berland Frøseth, Department of Environmental Sciences, will defend her PhD thesis: "Nitrogen dynamics in an organic green manure - cereal rotation and mineralization of clover leaves at low temperature", on 4 March 2016.