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 Mona Bakke Myrvang (IMV)

Norwegian title of thesis:
"Geokjemi og tilgjengelighet av barium (Ba) til planter som vokser i jord med ordinær og Ba-anriket mineralogi"

Prescribed subject of the trial lecture:
"Exploiting and manipulating root electrostatic properties for improvements in food security and safety in regions with low productive soils"

Time and place for the trial lecture and the public defence:
Tuesday 13 December 2016 at 12:15 in the Auditorium J106, Soil Building, Fougnerbakken 3, Ås.

Evaluation committee:
First opponent: Dr. Dane T. Lamb, Global Centre for Environmental Remediation (GCER) University of Newcastle, Australia
Second opponent: Dr. Anne Kjersti Bakken, Norwegian Institute of Bioeconomy Research (NIBIO)
Committee coordinator: Professor Trine Aulstad Sogn, Department of Environmental Sciences, NMBU

Supervisors:
Main supervisor: Associate Professor Elin Gjengedal, Department of Environmental Sciences, NMBU
Co-supervisor(s):
Professor Tore Krogstad, Department of Environmental Sciences, NMBU
Associate Professor Michael Heim, Department of Environmental Sciences, NMBU
Senior Researcher Åsgeir R. Almås, Department of Environmental Sciences, NMBU
Associate Professor Marina A. Bleken, Department of Environmental Sciences, NMBU

The doctoral thesis is available for public review at the NMBU library.
Thesis number 2016:71, ISSN 1894-6402, ISBN 978-82-575-1388-7.

Published 30. november 2016 - 12:21 - Updated 5. desember 2016 - 12:58