2021

17 Dec - Martina Galler (KBM)

17 Dec - Martina Galler (KBM)

PhD degree – Public Defence
Martina Galler, Faculty of Chemistry, Biotechnology and Food Science (KBM) will defend her PhD thesis “New methodologies in sensory and
consumer research with preadolescents to guide product development of healthy, child-centered food”
, on Friday December 17, 2021.

15 Dec - Michael Skjelderup (LANDSAM)

15 Dec - Michael Skjelderup (LANDSAM)

PhD degree: Trial lecture and public defence. Michael Skjelderup, Department of international Environment and Development Studies (Noragric), Faculty of Landscape and Society, will defend his thesis "Insurgent order-making: Militant Islamist rule and kinship-based communities in Somalia’s Lower Jubba Province, 2006–2012" on 15 December 2021.

14 Dec - Stanislav Iakhno (VET)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defense
Stanislav Iakhno, Department of Paraclinical Sciences, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine will defend his PhD thesis “Porcine gut microbiota, short‑chain fatty acids, and gut health in response to a high yeast inclusion diet” on 14 December 2021.

17 Dec – Adam Thomas O’Toole (MINA)

17 Dec – Adam Thomas O’Toole (MINA)

Adam Thomas O’Toole, Faculty of Environmental Sciences and Natural Resource Management (MINA), will defend his PhD thesis “The agronomic and environmental effects of biochar under field conditions in Norway» on Friday December 17 2021.

 

10 Dec – Ranjana Pathak (BIOVIT)

10 Dec – Ranjana Pathak (BIOVIT)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Ranjana Pathak, Faculty of Biosciences (BIOVIT) will defend her PhD thesis ”Identification of photoreceptors with functional characterization of photolyase in Pseudoidium neolycopersici" on 10 December 2021.

09 & 10 December 2021 - Dr. Philos. Defence Knut Bjørn Stokke (LANDSAM)

09 & 10 December 2021 - Dr. Philos. Defence Knut Bjørn Stokke (LANDSAM)

Knut Bjørn Stokke (LANDSAM), will defend his Dr.Philos. thesis "Samarbeid og nettverk i planlegging - et redskap for integrert areal- og ressursforvaltning?" digitally on 10 December 2021. 

The trial lecture on self-chosen subject will be held digitally on 09 December.

9 Dec - Sofie Navelsaker Thommessen (VET)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defense
Sofie Navelsaker Thommessen, Department of Paraclinical Sciences (ParaFag), Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, will defend her PhD thesis “Selective VDJ rearrangements of antibody genes in Rainbow trout mobilize efficient and protective responses after immunization with VHSV and IPNV antigens- the public response, an ancient defence strategy to direct the adaptive immune responses towards common pathogens and a useful model to measure vaccination success” on 9 December 2021.

8 Dec – Pabodha Weththasinghe (BIOVIT)

8 Dec – Pabodha Weththasinghe (BIOVIT)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Pabodha Weththasinghe, Faculty of Biosciences (BIOVIT) will defend her PhD thesis ”Nutritional, health, and technical properties of black soldier fly (Hermetia illucens) in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) feeds" on 8 December 2021.

3 Dec - Miguel Muñoz Mazón (MINA)

Miguel Muñoz Mazón, Faculty of Environmental Sciences and Natural Resource Management (MINA), will defend his PhD thesis “Forest disturbance and tree species elevation ranges in Costa Rica”, Friday the 3rd of December 2021 at 14.15.

15 Dec – Xinxiu Yu (BIOVIT)

15 Dec – Xinxiu Yu (BIOVIT)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Xinxiu Yu, Faculty of Biosciences (BIOVIT) will defend her PhD thesis ”Reproductive and Genetic Studies in Large Yellow Croaker" on 15 December

15 Dec – Ian Thomas Behnke Byrnes (MINA)

15 Dec – Ian Thomas Behnke Byrnes (MINA)

Ian Thomas Behnke Byrnes, Faculty of Environmental Sciences and Natural Resource Management (MINA),  will defend his PhD thesis “Characterization of Radioactive Particle Exposure Using Micro and Nano-Focused X-ray Techniques” Wednesday December 15 2021.

10 Dec – Maria Clementina Alvarez Flores (BIOVIT)

10 Dec – Maria Clementina Alvarez Flores (BIOVIT)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Maria Clementina Alvarez Flores, Faculty of Biosciences (BIOVIT) will defend her PhD thesis ” A new approach for predicting milk production responses and feed utilization in dairy cows" on 10 December 2021.

17 Dec - Ine Storaker Myrbråten (KBM)

17 Dec - Ine Storaker Myrbråten (KBM)

PhD degree – Public Defence
Ine Storaker Myrbråten, Faculty of Chemistry, Biotechnology and Food Science (KBM) will defend her PhD thesis “Functional insights into novel factors affecting cell division in Gram-positive bacteria”, on Friday December 17, 2021.

10 Dec – Alexandra Leeper (BIOVIT)

10 Dec – Alexandra Leeper (BIOVIT)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Alexandra Leeper, Faculty of Biosciences (BIOVIT) will defend her PhD thesis ”A multi-disciplinary approach using growth performance, gut microbiome, and behaviour to characterise and optimise the impact of dietary protein supply for Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) aquaculture" on 10 December 2021.

10 Dec - Neri Horntvedt Thorsen (MINA)

10 Dec - Neri Horntvedt Thorsen (MINA)

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.

26 Nov - Awais Arifeen LANDSAM

26 Nov - Awais Arifeen LANDSAM

PhD degree: Trial lecture and public defence. Awais Arifeen, Department of international Environment and Development Studies (Noragric), Faculty of Landscape and Society, will defend his thesis "Vulnerability, Disasters and Humanitarian Assistance: A Study of Authority Relations and Flooding Events in Baltistan, Pakistan" on 26 November 2021.

25 Nov - Christina Maria Veit (VET)

25 Nov - Christina Maria Veit (VET)

PhD degree - Trial Lecture and Public Defense
Christina Maria Veit, Department of Paraclinical Sciences (ParaFag), Faculty of Veterinary Medicine will defend her PhD thesis "Effects of a controlled immune activation on social behaviour, neurophysiology and the acute phase response in pigs" on 25 November 2021.

24 Nov - Tatiana Drotikova (KBM)

24 Nov - Tatiana Drotikova (KBM)

PhD degree – Public Defence
Tatiana Drotikova, Faculty of Chemistry, Biotechnology and Food Science (KBM) will defend her PhD thesis “Polycyclic aromatic compound (PACs) in
ambient air of Svalbard. Concentrations, seasonal trends, sources, and
transformation processes”
, on Wednesday November 24, 2021.

19 Nov - Ervina (KBM)

19 Nov - Ervina (KBM)

PhD degree – Public Defence
Ervina, Faculty of Chemistry, Biotechnology and Food Science (KBM) will defend her PhD thesis “Taste sensitivity and food liking in preadolescent children”, on Friday 19 November, 2021.

19 Nov - Silvia Mete (LANDSAM)

19 Nov - Silvia Mete (LANDSAM)

PhD degree: Trial lecture and public defence. Silvia Mete, Department of Urban & Regional Planning, Faculty of Landscape and Society, will defend her thesis "Future sustainability for housing development: An Eco-modernist and a de-growth scenario" on 19 November 2021.

18 Nov – Hannah Tabea Wenng (MINA)

18 Nov – Hannah Tabea Wenng (MINA)

Hannah Tabea Wenng, Faculty of Environmental Sciences and Natural Resource Management (MINA), will defend her PhD thesis “Impact of climate and agricultural management on hydrology and water quality.  A headwater catchment scale approach” Thursday the 18th of November, 2021.

11 Nov - Trond Holand (VET)

11 Nov - Trond Holand (VET)

PhD degree - Trial Lecture and Public Defense
Trond Holand, Department of Production Animal Clinical Sciences (ProdMed), Faculty of Veterinary Medicine will defend his PhD thesis "Development of Response Surface Pathway Methodology" on 11 November 2021.

5 Nov - Ajay Yadav (VET)

5 Nov - Ajay Yadav (VET)

PhD degree - Trial Lecture and Public Defense
Ajay Yadav, Department of Production Animal Clinical Sciences (ProdMed), Faculty of Veterinary Medicine will defend his PhD thesis "Neurodevelopmental toxicity of a human relevant mixture of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) and perfluorooctane sulfonic acid (PFOS)" on 5 November 2021.

1 Nov - Hannah Harjen (VET)

1 Nov - Hannah Harjen (VET)

PhD degree - Trial Lecture and Public Defense
Hannah Harjen, Department of Companion Animal Clinical Sciences (SportFaMed), Faculty of Veterinary Medicine will defend her PhD thesis "Clinical and clinicopathological characteristics in canine Vipera berus envenomation" on 1 November 2021.

29 Oct – Ingunn Øvsthus (BIOVIT)

29 Oct – Ingunn Øvsthus (BIOVIT)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Ingunn Øvsthus, Faculty of Biosciences (BIOVIT) will defend her PhD thesis “Yield and quality of vegetables fertilized with  materials recycled from organic resources" on 29 October 2021.

29 Oct - Yanxian Li (VET)

29 Oct - Yanxian Li (VET)

PhD degree - Trial Lecture and Public Defense
Yanxian Li, Department of Paraclinical Sciences (ParaFag), Faculty of Veterinary Medicine will defend his PhD thesis "Insect larvae meal as a feed ingredient for Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar): Effects on intestinal function, health, and microbiota." on 29 October 2021.

22 Oct - Mariella Evelyn Güere Calderón (VET)

22 Oct - Mariella Evelyn Güere Calderón (VET)

PhD degree - Trial Lecture and Public Defense
Mariella Evelyn Güere Calderón, Department of Preclinical Sciences and Pathology (PrePat), Faculty of Veterinary Medicine will defend her PhD thesis "Genetic variation in Norwegian cervids – relevance to the occurrence of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD)" on 22 October 2021.

21 Oct - Isaac Rumpel Mulei (VET)

21 Oct - Isaac Rumpel Mulei (VET)

PhD degree - Trial Lecture and Public Defense
Isaac Rumpel Mulei, Department of Paraclinical Sciences (ParaFag), Faculty of Veterinary Medicine will defend his PhD thesis "Occurrence of infectious pancreatic necrosis virus, infectious hematopoietic necrosis virus and Flavobacterium psychrophilum in rainbow trout and role of management practices in farmed rainbow trout and tilapia diseases in Nyeri County, Kenya" on 21 October 2021.

12 Oct – Anupam Gogoi (BIOVIT)

12 Oct – Anupam Gogoi (BIOVIT)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Anupam Gogoi, Faculty of Biosciences (BIOVIT) will defend his PhD thesis ”Virulence mechanisms of Phytophthora cactorum and defence responses by its strawberry host" on 12 October 2021.

8 Oct - Anne Flore Bakke (VET)

8 Oct - Anne Flore Bakke (VET)

PhD degree - Trial Lecture and Public Defense
Anne Flore Bakke, Department of Preclinical Sciences and Pathology (PrePat), Faculty of Veterinary Medicine will defend her PhD thesis "Immune responses in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) following vaccination and Salmonid alphavirus challenge" on 8 October 2021.

1 Oct - Marianne Bakken (REALTEK)

1 Oct - Marianne Bakken (REALTEK)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Marianne Bakken, Faculty of Science and Technology (REALTEK) will defend her PhD thesis "Explainable and Data-efficient Learning for Visual Guidance of Autonomous Agri-robots"

1 Oct - Andreas Lervik (VET)

1 Oct - Andreas Lervik (VET)

PhD degree - Trial Lecture and Public Defense
Andreas Lervik, Department of Companion Animal Clinical Sciences (SportFaMed), Faculty of Veterinary Medicine will defend his PhD thesis "Development of a total intravenous anaesthesia regime for use in pigs during live tissue training and biomedical research" on 1 October 2021.

15 Oct – Sheona Noemi Innes (BIOVIT)

15 Oct – Sheona Noemi Innes (BIOVIT)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Sheona Noemi Innes , Faculty of Biosciences (BIOVIT) will defend her PhD thesis “Growth, hydraulic and transcriptomic responses to high air humidity and the involvement of abscisic acid (ABA)" on 15 Oct 2021.

24 Sep - Bart Immerzeel (MINA)

24 Sep - Bart Immerzeel (MINA)

Bart Immerzeel, Faculty of Environmental Sciences and Natural Resource Management (MINA), will defend his PhD thesis "How green is the green shift? The potential effects of a bioeconomy on ecosystem services in Nordic catchments" on Friday the 24th of September, 2021. 

24 Sep - Marte Fergestad (VET)

24 Sep - Marte Fergestad (VET)

PhD degree - Trial Lecture and Public Defense
Marte Fergestad, Department of Paraclinical Sciences (ParaFag), Faculty of Veterinary Medicine will defend her PhD thesis "Bovine Staphylococci and their Spectrum of Antimicrobial Resistance and Virulence Characteristics" on 24 September 2021.

17 Sep - Lisa-Victoria Bernhardt (VET)

17 Sep - Lisa-Victoria Bernhardt (VET)

PhD degree - Trial Lecture and Public Defense
Lisa-Victoria Bernhardt, Department of Paraclinical Sciences (ParaFag), Faculty of Veterinary Medicine will defend her PhD thesis "Development, optimization and field testing of a filtration method for detection of salmonid alphavirus in seawater" on 17 September 2021.

17 Sep – Henriette Berg Olsen (BIOVIT)

17 Sep – Henriette Berg Olsen (BIOVIT)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Henriette Berg Olsen, Faculty of Biosciences (BIOVIT) will defend her PhD thesis “Genetic analyses of semen characteristics in
Norwegian Red" on 17 Sept 2021.

16 Sep - Zoë Fretheim-Kelly (VET)

16 Sep - Zoë Fretheim-Kelly (VET)

PhD degree - Trial Lecture and Public Defense
Zoe Fretheim-Kelly, Department of Companion Animal Clinical Sciences (SportFaMed), Faculty of Veterinary Medicine will defend her PhD thesis "From horses to humans: A comparative study developing the first protocol for measuring upper airway pressures in exercising humans." on 16 September 2021.

14 Sep - Muhammad Salman Malik (VET)

14 Sep - Muhammad Salman Malik (VET)

PhD degree - Trial Lecture and Public Defense
Muhammad Salman Malik, Department of Paraclinical Sciences (ParaFag), Faculty of Veterinary Medicine will defend his PhD thesis "Persistent infection of Piscine orthoreovirus-1 (PRV-1) in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar)" on 14 September 2021.

9 Sep - Letemichael Negash (VET)

9 Sep - Letemichael Negash (VET)

PhD degree - Trial Lecture and Public Defense
Letemichael Negash, Department of Production Animal Clinical Sciences (ProdMed), Faculty of Veterinary Medicine will defend her PhD thesis "Molecular epidemiology of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis among pulmonary tuberculosis patients in Tigray Region, Ethiopia" on 9 September 2021.

27 Aug - Liv Monica Trondrud (MINA)

27 Aug - Liv Monica Trondrud (MINA)

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.

7 Jul - Hilde Nikoline Hambro Dybsand (MINA)

7 Jul - Hilde Nikoline Hambro Dybsand (MINA)

Hilde Nikoline Hambro Dybsand, Faculty of Environmental Sciences and Natural Resource Management (MINA), will defend her PhD thesis “Participant Experiences in Wildlife Watching Tourism”, Wednesday the 7th of July, 2021. 

5 Jul - Lukas Rieder (KBM)

5 Jul - Lukas Rieder (KBM)

PhD degree – Public Defence
Lukas Rieder, Faculty of Chemistry, Biotechnology and Food Science (KBM) will defend his PhD thesis “Kinetic investigations of the oxidative cleavage of oligomeric carbohydrates provide novel insights into the catalytic action of fungal lytic polysaccharide monooxygenases.”, on Monday July 05, 2021.

2 Jul - Kjell Rune Jonassen (KBM)

2 Jul - Kjell Rune Jonassen (KBM)

PhD degree – Public Defence
Kjell Rune Jonassen, Faculty of Chemistry, Biotechnology and Food Science (KBM) will defend his PhD thesis “Biogas digestate as substrate and vector for the introduction of N2O-respiring bacteria to agricultural soil.”, on Friday July 02, 2021.

25 Jun - Yennie Bredin (MINA)

25 Jun - Yennie Bredin (MINA)

Yennie Bredin, Faculty of Environmental Sciences and Natural Resource Management (MINA), will defend her PhD thesis "Flooding matters: Structure, above-ground biomass, and carbon stocks of an Amazonian forestscape" on the 25th of June, 2021.

25 Jun - Anna Skåne (KBM)

PhD degree – Public Defence
Anna Skåne, Faculty of Chemistry, Biotechnology and Food Science (KBM) will defend her PhD thesis “Studies of molecular determinants of virulence in Aliivibrio salmonicida and Vibrio anguillarum”, on Friday June 25, 2021.

24 Jun - Øystein Klakegg (VET)

24 Jun - Øystein Klakegg (VET)

PhD degree - Trial Lecture and Public Defense

Øystein Klakegg, Department of Paraclinical Sciences (ParaFag), Faculty of Veterinary Medicine will defend his PhD thesis "Bacterial impact on growth, health and disease of farmed Atlantic salmon and lumpfish" on 24 June 2021.

28 Jun: Dag Pasquale Pasca (REALTEK)

28 Jun: Dag Pasquale Pasca (REALTEK)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Dag Pasquale Pasca, Faculty of Science and Technology (REALTEK) will defend his PhD thesis "Ambient vibration testing of civil engineering structures: development of a Python module and applications to case studies" on 28 June 2021.

18 Jun - Hilde Kjelgaard Brustad (KBM)

18 Jun - Hilde Kjelgaard Brustad (KBM)

PhD degree – Public Defence
Hilde Kjelgaard Brustad, Faculty of Chemistry, Biotechnology and Food Science (KBM) will defend her PhD thesis “Relationship inference and inbreeding in forensic genetics”, on Friday June 18, 2021.

18 Jun - Camilla Hagman (MINA)

18 Jun - Camilla Hagman (MINA)

Camilla Hedlund Corneliussen Hagman, Faculty of Environmental Sciences and Natural Resource Management (MINA), will defend her PhD thesis “Exploring the link between phytoplankton and environmental stressors using lake sediments as archives: A study of Gonyostomum semen’s expansion in Norwegian lakes” on the 18th of June, 2021. 

17 Jun - Silje Granstad (VET)

17 Jun - Silje Granstad (VET)

PhD degree - Trial Lecture and Public Defense

Silje Granstad, Department of Preclinical Sciences and Pathology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, will defend her PhD thesis "Impact of feed composition on rearing of broiler chickens without in-feed antimicrobials" on 17 June 2021.

17 June - Anders Dugstad (HH)

17 June - Anders Dugstad (HH)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence

Anders Dugstad, School of Economics and Business (HH), will defend his PhD thesis "Applying Stated Preference Methods to Value Ecosystem Services - Methodological Challenges and Validity Tests" on 17 June.

15 Jun: René Alvestad (REALTEK)

15 Jun: René Alvestad (REALTEK)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
René Alvestad, Faculty of Science and Technology (REALTEK) will defend his PhD thesis "Drivers behind variation in welfare, quality, and production performance in Atlantic salmon farming production data" on 15 June 2021.

14 and 15 Jun - Cornelia Helmcke (LANDSAM)

14 and 15 Jun - Cornelia Helmcke (LANDSAM)

PhD degree - Trial lecture and Public defence

Cornelia Helmcke, Department of International Environment and Development Studies ( Noragric), Faculty of Landscape and Society, will defend her thesis "The Defence of Territory: Contested Environmental Politics at the El Quimbo Hydroelectric Dam in Huila, Colombia" 14 and 15 June 2021.

10 Jun - Kristin Jenssen Sola (REALTEK)

10 Jun - Kristin Jenssen Sola (REALTEK)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Kristin Jenssen Sola, Faculty of Science and Technology (REALTEK) will defend her PhD thesis "Fremmedvann i avløpsnettet. Analyser av påvirkningsfaktorer, konsekvenser og mulige tiltak" 10 juni 2021

10 Jun - Ingunn Bjørkhaug (LANDSAM)

10 Jun - Ingunn Bjørkhaug (LANDSAM)

PhD degree - Trial lecture and Public defence

Ingunn Bjørkhaug, Department of International Environment and Development Studies ( Noragric), Faculty of Landscape and Society, will defend her thesis "Side by side, but far apart? Refugee–host relationships and narratives in a displacement economy" on 10 June 2021.

1 Jun - Patricia Bwalya (VET)

PhD degree - Trial Lecture and Public Defense

Patricia Bwalya, Department of Paraclinical Sciences (ParaFag), Faculty of Veterinary Medicine will defend her PhD thesis "Streptococcus-like infections in farmed tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) of Lake Kariba: Characterization of pathogenic species and host responses" on 1 June 2021.

28 May - Ross Wetherbee (MINA)

28 May - Ross Wetherbee (MINA)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence: Ross Wetherbee, Faculty of Environmental Sciences and Natural Resource Management (MINA), will defend his PhD thesis "Veteran oaks, biodiversity and ecosystem functioning in southern Norway" on 28 May 2021. 

28 May-  Dag Yngve Dahle (HH)

28 May- Dag Yngve Dahle (HH)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence

Dag Yngve Dahle, School of Economics and Business (HH), will defend his PhD thesis "Approaches to branding and behaviour: Studies of HRM and employee voice through organizational branding" on 28 May.

28 May– Ghulam Qasim Khan (BIOVIT)

28 May– Ghulam Qasim Khan (BIOVIT)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence

Ghulam Qasim Khan, Faculty of Biosciences (BIOVIT) will defend his PhD thesis ”Improved starch and protein utilization by extruded feed pellets targeted to benefit dynamics of rumen digestion in dairy cows" on 28 May 2021.

27 May - Menasbo Gebru Tesfay (HH)

27 May - Menasbo Gebru Tesfay (HH)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence

Menasbo Gebru Tesfay, School of Economics and Business (HH), will defend his PhD thesis "Land rental markets, technology adoption, and smallholders’ commercialization in a semi-arid economy" on 27. May.

7 May - Kristin Opdal Seljetun (VET)

7 May - Kristin Opdal Seljetun (VET)

PhD degree - Trial Lecture and Public Defense
Kristin Opdal Seljetun, Department of Companion Animal Clinical Sciences (SportFaMed), Faculty of Veterinary Medicine will defend her PhD thesis "Prevalence of anticoagulant rodenticides in dogs and red foxes" on 7 May 2021.

7 May– Haile Welearegay Gebreslase (BIOVIT)

7 May– Haile Welearegay Gebreslase (BIOVIT)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Haile Welearegay Gebreslase, Faculty of Biosciences (BIOVIT) will defend his PhD thesis ”Breeding for Milk Production in Sheep in Ethiopia" on 7 May 2021.

6 May – Ólafur Hjörtur Kristjánsson (BIOVIT)

6 May – Ólafur Hjörtur Kristjánsson (BIOVIT)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Ólafur Hjörtur Kristjánsson, Faculty of Biosciences (BIOVIT) will defend his PhD thesis ”Quantitative genetics of growth rate and carcass quality traits in Atlantic salmon" on 6 May 2021.

30 Apr -  Aida Tabarroky Ardebili (HH)

30 Apr - Aida Tabarroky Ardebili (HH)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence

Aida Tabarroky Ardebili, School of Economics and Business (HH), will defend her PhD thesis "Personality traits, food values and consumer behavior" on 30 April 2021.

28 Apr - Elin Tanding Sørensen (LANDSAM)

28 Apr - Elin Tanding Sørensen (LANDSAM)

PhD degree - Trial lecture and Public defence (Elin Tanding Sørensen), Department of Landscape Architecture, Faculty of Landscape and Society, will defend her thesis "Multispecies Neighbourhoods in Urban Sea Areas" on 28 April 2021

27 Apr - Augustino Alfred Chengula (VET)

27 Apr - Augustino Alfred Chengula (VET)

PhD degree - Trial Lecture and Public Defense
Augustino Alfred Chengula, Department of Paraclinical Sciences (ParaFag), Faculty of Veterinary Medicine will defend his PhD thesis "Tilapia Lake Virus (TiLV) – development of PCR-based diagnostic assays and insights into infection mechanisms" on 27 April 2021.

23 Apr - Simona Dzurendova (REALTEK)

23 Apr - Simona Dzurendova (REALTEK)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Simona Dzurendova, Faculty of Science and Technology (REALTEK) will defend her PhD thesis "Sustainable Fungal Biorefineries: Optimizing production of valuable metabolites in oleaginous Mucoromycota" on 23 April 2021.

20 Apr - Tamirat Tefera Temesgen (VET)

20 Apr - Tamirat Tefera Temesgen (VET)

PhD degree - Trial Lecture and Public Defense
Tamirat Tefera Temesgen, Department of Paraclinical Sciences, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine will defend his PhD thesis "Detection and viability assessment of foodborne parasites of public health importance on berries" on 20 April 2021.

29 Apr - Hanne Friis Berntsen (VET)

29 Apr - Hanne Friis Berntsen (VET)

PhD degree - Trial Lecture and Public Defense
Hanne Friis Berntsen, Department of Production Animal Clinical Sciences (ProdMed), Faculty of Veterinary Medicine will defend her PhD thesis "Mixtures of persistent organic pollutants and single perfluorinated compounds: Do they adversely affect nerve and immune cell function in vitro?" on 29 April 2021.

16 Apr - Li Xie (MINA)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence: Li Xie, Faculty of Environmental Sciences and Natural Resource Management (MINA), will defend his PhD thesis "Single and combined toxicity of gamma and ultraviolet B radiation in the aquatic macrophyte Lemna minor on the 16th April 2021. 

16 Apr - Anne Selvén Kallerud (VET)

16 Apr - Anne Selvén Kallerud (VET)

PhD degree - Trial Lecture and Public Defense
Anne Selvén Kallerud, Department of Companion Animal Clinical Sciences (SportFaMed), Faculty of Veterinary Medicine will defend her PhD thesis "Something in the way you move: Studies of movement asymmetry in young Standardbred trotters" on 16 April 2021.

12 Apr - Jie Wang (VET)

12 Apr - Jie Wang (VET)

PhD degree - Trial Lecture and Public Defense
Jie Wang, Department of Paraclinical Sciences (ParaFag), Faculty of Veterinary Medicine will defend his PhD thesis "Gut health and microbiota during the life cycle of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) produced under commercial Arctic conditions: Modulation by functional feed ingredients investigated in vivo and in vitro" on 12 April 2021.

24 Mar – Selamawit Araya Kidane (BIOVIT)

24 Mar – Selamawit Araya Kidane (BIOVIT)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Selamawit Araya Kidane, Faculty of Biosciences (BIOVIT) will defend her PhD thesis ”Plant-parasitic nematodes of the Ethiopian food security crop enset (Ensete ventricosum) - occurrence, distribution, characterisation and management" on 24 March 2021.

22 Mar - Elise Caspersen (HH)

22 Mar - Elise Caspersen (HH)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Elise Caspersen, School of Economics and Business (HH), will defend her PhD thesis "Freight trip generation and consumer preferences for reducing externalities from last mile deliveries" on 22 March 2021.

15 Mar - Gebresilassie Asnake Ewunie (REALTEK)

15 Mar - Gebresilassie Asnake Ewunie (REALTEK)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Gebresilassie Asnake Ewunie, Faculty of Science and Technology (REALTEK) will defend his PhD thesis "Biofuel production potential of Jatropha curcas L: oil characterization for biodiesel production, and enhancing the biogas production potential of various residues using different pretreatment methods" on 15 March 2021.

 

10 Mar - Habitamu Taddese Berie (REALTEK)

10 Mar - Habitamu Taddese Berie (REALTEK)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Habitamu Taddese Berie, Faculty of Science and Technology (REALTEK) will defend his PhD thesis "Methods for estimation of major forest attributes based on remotely sensed data for the support of REDD+ measurement, reporting and verification (MRV)" on 10 March 2021.

23 Feb – Jikun Chen (BIOVIT)

23 Feb – Jikun Chen (BIOVIT)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Jikun Chen, Faculty of Biosciences (BIOVIT) will defend his PhD thesis ”Supplying dairy cows with Propionibacterium to reduce enteric methane emission" on 23 February 2021.

12 Feb – Kim Erik Grashei (BIOVIT)

12 Feb – Kim Erik Grashei (BIOVIT)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Kim Erik Grashei, Faculty of Biosciences (BIOVIT) will defend his PhD thesis ”Genomic methods in breeding programs: Parental assignment, triploid genomics and case-parental control modelling" on 12 February 2021.

05 Feb - Lena Oksdøl Foseid (KBM)

05 Feb - Lena Oksdøl Foseid (KBM)

PhD degree – Public Defence
Lena Oksdøl Foseid, Faculty of Chemistry, Biotechnology and Food Science (KBM) will defend her PhD thesis “Lipids in Norwegian seaweed – An investigation of the fatty acids and glyceroglycolipids in selected seaweed”, on Friday February 5, 2021.

26 Jan - Vignesh Raja Ponnambalam (REALTEK)

26 Jan - Vignesh Raja Ponnambalam (REALTEK)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Vignesh Raja Ponnambalam, Faculty of Science and Technology (REALTEK) will defend his PhD thesis "Row Following Based Navigation Systems for Agricultural Robots" on 26 January 2021.

22 Jan - Kristine von Krogh (VET)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Kristine von Krogh, Department of Preclinical Sciences and Pathology, Faculty for Veterinary Medicine, will defend her PhD thesis, “An Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua L.) pituitary model system for reproductive and reprotoxic testing in vitro” on 22 January 2021.

21 Jan - Aleksandra Roos (MINA)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Aleksandra Roos, Faculty of Environmental Sciences and Natural Resource Management (MINA), will defend her PhD thesis "Demand flexibility in electricity markets", Thursday 21 January 2021.

20 Jan - Sarah Ephrida Tione (HH)

20 Jan - Sarah Ephrida Tione (HH)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Sarah Ephrida Tione, School of Economics and Business (HH), will defend her PhD thesis "Land markets and agricultural household decisions nexus in Malawi" on 20 January 2021.

18 Jan - Kristin Sæbø Pettersen (VET)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Kristin Sæbø Pettersen, Department of Paraclinical Sciences, Faculty for Veterinary Medicine, will defend her PhD thesis, “The effect of food chain stressors on Listeria monocytogenes” on 18 January 2021.

15 Jan - Siv Meling (VET)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Siv Meling, Department of Production Animal Clinical Sciences, Faculty for Veterinary Medicine, will defend her PhD thesis, “The presence of an acute phase response in experimental classical scrapie in lambs indicates a shift towards a pro-inflammatory status in the clinical terminal stages” on 15 January 2021.