2022

20 Dec - Iver Frimannslund (REALTEK)

20 Dec - Iver Frimannslund (REALTEK)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Iver Frimannslund, Faculty of Science and Technology (REALTEK) will defend his PhD thesis "Resolving snow challenges for increased deployment of photovoltaic systems" on 20 December 2022.

15 Dec – Stella Namanji (BIOVIT)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Stella Namanji, Faculty of Biosciences (BIOVIT) will defend her PhD thesis “Environmental policy for forest tree biodiversity conservation in Uganda: A holistic approach to the policy process" on 15 Dec 2022.

16 Dec - Ana Claudia Ferreira Aza (MINA)

Ana Claudia Ferreira Aza, Faculty of Environmental Sciences and Natural Resource Management (MINA), will defend her PhD thesis December the 16th, 2022. 

9 Dec - Morten Nilsen (KBM)

9 Dec - Morten Nilsen (KBM)

PhD degree – Public Defence
Morten Nilsen, Faculty of Chemistry, Biotechnology and Food Science (KBM) will defend his PhD thesis “The gut microbiota from the general population during the first year of life”, on 9 December 2022.

9 Dec – Øystein Monsen (BIOVIT)

9 Dec – Øystein Monsen (BIOVIT)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Øystein Monsen, Faculty of Biosciences (BIOVIT) will defend his PhD thesis "The contribution of repetitive elements to salmonid genome evolution" on 9 Dec 2022.

12 Dec - Andreas Riborg (VET)

12 Dec - Andreas Riborg (VET)

PhD degree - Trial Lecture and Public Defense
Andreas Riborg, Department of Paraclinical Sciences (ParaFag), Faculty of Veterinary Medicine will defend his PhD thesis "Molecular studies of Yersinia ruckeri in Norwegian aquaculture" on 12 December 2022.

2 Dec - Liv Østevik (VET)

PhD degree - Trial Lecture and Public Defense
Liv Østevik, Department of Production Animal Sciences (ProdMed), Faculty of Veterinary Medicine will defend her PhD thesis "Gill infections, gill pathology and gill-related mortality in farmed Atlantic salmon" on 2 December 2022.

1 Dec - Clifton Makate (HH)

1 Dec - Clifton Makate (HH)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence

Clifton Makate, School of Economics and Business (HH) will defend his PhD thesis "Seed security in the presence of climate shocks and socioeconomic inequality in Africa" on Thursday 1 December, 2022.

25 Nov – Kossiba Jeannette Winsou (BIOVIT)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Kossiba Jeannette Winsou, Faculty of Biosciences (BIOVIT) will defend her PhD thesis “Spodoptera frugiperda (JE Smith) (Lepidoptera:
Noctuidae) in Benin: feasibility of biological control" on 25 November 2022.

25 Nov - Mariya Evgenieva Kelova (MINA)

25 Nov - Mariya Evgenieva Kelova (MINA)

Mariya Evgenieva Kelova, Faculty of Environmental Sciences and Natural Resource Management (MINA), will defend her PhD thesis “On-site treatment options for recovery of nutrients in dry toilets”, Friday 25 November 2022. 

17 Nov - Khadeeja Siddique (VET)

17 Nov - Khadeeja Siddique (VET)

PhD degree - Trial Lecture and Public Defense
Khadeeja Siddique, Department of Preclinical Sciences and Pathology (Prepat), Faculty of Veterinary Medicine will defend her PhD thesis "Characterization of teleost pituitary cell types using single-cell transcriptomics (scRNA-seq)" on 17 November 2022

11 Nov - Dimitrios Papoutsis (KBM)

11 Nov - Dimitrios Papoutsis (KBM)

PhD degree – Public Defence
Dimitrios Papoutsis, Faculty of Chemistry, Biotechnology and Food Science (KBM) will defend his PhD thesis “Impact of dietary components
and reactive oxygen species (ROS) in the colon and its microbiota in a low-grade inflammation mouse model”, on 11 November 2022.

7 Nov - Kristine Eraker Aasland Hansen (VET)

7 Nov - Kristine Eraker Aasland Hansen (VET)

PhD degree - Trial Lecture and Public Defense
Kristine Eraker Aasland Hansen, Department of Production Animal Sciences (ProdMed), Faculty of Veterinary Medicine will defend her PhD thesis "Environmental persistent organic pollutants (POPs) – their interactions with behavior and development of colorectal cancer" on 7 November 2022.

3 Nov - Tsegabirhan Kifleyohannes Tesama (VET)

3 Nov - Tsegabirhan Kifleyohannes Tesama (VET)

PhD degree - Trial Lecture and Public Defense
Tsegabirhan Kifleyohannes Tesama, Department of Paraclinical Sciences (ParaFag), Faculty of Veterinary Medicine will defend her PhD thesis "Investigations on Cryptosporidium and Giardia in Tigray, Ethiopia from a One Health Perspective" on 3 November 2022.

1 Nov - Andreas Økland (HH)

1 Nov - Andreas Økland (HH)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence

Andreas Økland, School of Economics and Business (HH) will defend his PhD thesis "Tax and Secrecy Issues in Real Estate Markets" on Tuesday 1 November, 2022.

28 Oct - Morten Munthe (REALTEK)

28 Oct - Morten Munthe (REALTEK)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Morten Munthe, Faculty of Science and Technology (REALTEK) will defend his PhD thesis "Press ‘Run’ to Improve Mathematical Expertise (PRIME)" on 28 October 2022.

21 Oct - Pranvera Hiseni (KBM)

21 Oct - Pranvera Hiseni (KBM)

PhD degree – Public Defence
Pranvera Hiseni, Faculty of Chemistry, Biotechnology and Food Science (KBM) will defend her PhD thesis “Development og Liquid Array Diagnostic (LAD) technology for prediction og human gut microbiota composition and functionality”, on 21 October 2022.

21 Oct - Ellen Kristine Solbrekke Hansen (REALTEK)

21 Oct - Ellen Kristine Solbrekke Hansen (REALTEK)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Ellen Kristine Solbrekke Hansen, Faculty of Science and Technology (REALTEK) will defend her PhD thesis "En klasseromsstudie: Elevers kreative matematiske resonnement og lærerhandlinger. Designprinsipper for å lære ved og gjennom CCMR kompetanse" on 21 October 2022.

27 Oct - Miria Nakamya (HH)

27 Oct - Miria Nakamya (HH)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence

Miria Nakamya, School of Economics and Business (HH) will defend her PhD thesis "Bioenergy for sustainable development in developing countries" on Thursday 27th October, 2022.

13 Oct - Mari Røken (VET)

13 Oct - Mari Røken (VET)

PhD degree - Trial Lecture and Public Defense
Mari Røken, Department of Paraclinical Sciences (ParaFag), Faculty of Veterinary Medicine will defend her PhD thesis "Antimicrobial resistance in companion animals and their home environments- A One Health perspective" on 13 October 2022.

30 Sep - Ida Arff Tarjem - NORAGRIC

30 Sep - Ida Arff Tarjem - NORAGRIC

PhD degree: Trial lecture and public defence. Ida Arff Tarjem, Department of international Environment and Development Studies (Noragric), Faculty of Landscape and Society, will defend her thesis "Towards Feminist Crops: A Feminist Technoscience Study of Gender-Responsive and Transformative Crop Breeding" on 30 September, 2022.

30 Sep – Rodmar Isak Rivero (BIOVIT)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Rodmar Isak Rivero, Faculty of Biosciences (BIOVIT) will defend his PhD thesis “Physiology of Flowering and Dormancy Regulation in Everbearing Strawberry" on 30 September 2022.

30 Sep - Yngvild Ransedokken (MINA)

30 Sep - Yngvild Ransedokken (MINA)

Yngvild Ransedokken, Faculty of Environmental Sciences and Natural Resource Management (MINA), will defend her PhD thesis “Tree species effects on litter decomposition and soil carbon”, Friday 30 September, 2022. 

27 Sep - Sepideh Niazi (REALTEK)

27 Sep - Sepideh Niazi (REALTEK)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Sepideh Niazi, Faculty of Science and Technology (REALTEK) will defend her PhD thesis "Experimental and theoretical evaluation of thermodynamic properties of low melting chlorides suitable for liquefaction of biomass" on 27 September 2022.

23 Sep - Erik Smith-Meyer (HH)

23 Sep - Erik Smith-Meyer (HH)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence

Erik Smith-Meyer, School of Economics and Business (HH) will defend his PhD thesis "Three Essays on Electricity Prices" on Friday 23rd September, 2022.

23 Sep - Kirstine Thiemer (MINA)

Kirstine Thiemer, Faculty of Environmental Sciences and Natural Resource Management (MINA), will defend her PhD thesis "Mass development of macrophytes – causes and consequences of macrophyte removal for ecosystem structure, function, and services" the 23rd of September, 2022. 

23 Sep - Rebecca Cavicchia (LANDSAM)

23 Sep - Rebecca Cavicchia (LANDSAM)

PhD degree: trial lecture and public defence, Rebecca Cavicchia, Dept. of Urban and Regional Planning, Faculty of Landscape and Society will defend her thesis "Questioning social sustainability in a densifying city: the case of Oslo" 23 September 2022

8 Sep - Johanne Heitmann Solheim (REALTEK)

8 Sep - Johanne Heitmann Solheim (REALTEK)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Johanne Heitmann Solheim, Faculty of Science and Technology (REALTEK) will defend her PhD thesis "Modelling scattering and absorption in the vibrational spectroscopy of cells and tissues" on 8 September 2022.

23 Sep – Ingrid Marie Håkenåsen (BIOVIT)

23 Sep – Ingrid Marie Håkenåsen (BIOVIT)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Ingrid Marie Håkenåsen, Faculty of Biosciences (BIOVIT) will defend her PhD thesis “ Novel protein sources in diets for weaned piglets - effect on growth performance, gut function, and health" on 23 September 2022.

25 Aug - Elisabeth Støhle Rødland (MINA)

25 Aug - Elisabeth Støhle Rødland (MINA)

Elisabeth Støhle Rødland, Faculty of Environmental Sciences and Natural Resource Management (MINA), will defend her PhD thesis “Microplastic particles from roads and traffic – occurrence and concentrations in the environment” on Thursday the 25th of August, 2022.

30 Jun – Matilde Mengkrog Holen (BIOVIT)

30 Jun – Matilde Mengkrog Holen (BIOVIT)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Matilde Mengkrog Holen, Faculty of Biosciences (BIOVIT) will defend her PhD thesis “Characterization of genes and proteins related to chitin metabolism in Atlantic salmon" on 30 June 2022.

23 Jun - Yuan Gao (KBM)

PhD degree – Public Defence
Yuan Gao, Faculty of Chemistry, Biotechnology and Food Science (KBM) will defend her PhD thesis “Physiology of denitrification in bradyrhizobia and their potential as strong sinks for the greenhouse gas N2O”, on 23 June 2022.

24 Jun - Heidi Østby (KBM)

24 Jun - Heidi Østby (KBM)

PhD degree – Public Defence
Heidi Østby, Faculty of Chemistry, Biotechnology and Food Science (KBM) will defend her PhD thesis “Understanding and optimizing the role of lytic polysaccharide monooxygenases in enzymatic conversion of lignocellulosic biomass”, on 24 June 2022.

23 Jun - Eirik Garpestad Kommedal (KBM)

23 Jun - Eirik Garpestad Kommedal (KBM)

PhD degree – Public Defence
Eirik Garpestad Kommedal, Faculty of Chemistry, Biotechnology and Food Science (KBM) will defend his PhD thesis Light-driven lytic polysaccharide monooxygenase (LPMO)-catalyzed solubilization of polysaccharides”, on 23 June 2022.

23 Jun - Lisa Fagerli Lunde (MINA)

23 Jun - Lisa Fagerli Lunde (MINA)

Lisa Fagerli Lunde, Faculty of Environmental Sciences and Natural Resource Management (MINA), will defend her PhD thesis “The importance of invertebrates on fungi in dead wood” on Thursday the 23rd of June 2022.

20 Jun - Yuanyue Ge (REALTEK)

20 Jun - Yuanyue Ge (REALTEK)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Yuanyue Ge, Faculty of Science and Technology (REALTEK) will defend her PhD thesis "Machine learning-based perception to identify and localize pickable strawberries for harvester robots" on 20 June 2022

17 Jun - Julia Kvitsjøen (REALTEK)

17 Jun - Julia Kvitsjøen (REALTEK)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Julia Kvitsjøen, Faculty of Science and Technology (REALTEK) will defend her PhD thesis "Kostnadseffektiv håndtering av overvann og urban flom i en by i vekst og i et klima i endring" on 17 June 2022.

17 Jun - Eirik Næsset Ramtvedt (MINA)

17 Jun - Eirik Næsset Ramtvedt (MINA)

Eirik Næsset Ramtvedt, Faculty of Environmental Sciences and Natural Resource Management (MINA), will defend his PhD thesis “Fine-spatial radiation measurements for heterogeneous boreal–alpine and sub-alpine vegetation” on Friday the 17th of June, 2022.

17 Jun - Reina Jochems (VET)

17 Jun - Reina Jochems (VET)

PhD degree - Trial Lecture and Public Defense
Reina Jochems, Department of Production Animal Sciences (ProdMed), Faculty of Veterinary Medicine will defend her PhD thesis "In vitro embryo production in Norwegian Duroc and Landrace pigs" on 17 June 2022.

15 Jun – Maria Valkeneer Kjetså (BIOVIT)

15 Jun – Maria Valkeneer Kjetså (BIOVIT)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Maria Valkeneer Kjetså, Faculty of Biosciences (BIOVIT) will defend her PhD thesis “Genomic prediction using high-density and whole-genome sequence genotypes" on 15 June 2022.

14 Jun - Line Degn Hansen (KBM)

14 Jun - Line Degn Hansen (KBM)

PhD degree – Public Defence
Line Degn Hansen, Faculty of Chemistry, Biotechnology and Food Science (KBM) will defend her PhD thesis “Leveraging H2O2-fuelled activity of lytic polysaccharide monooxygenases in cellulase cocktails for improved bioprocessing of lignocellulosic biomass”, on 14 June 2022.

3 Jun - Giorgia Carnovale (KBM)

3 Jun - Giorgia Carnovale (KBM)

PhD degree – Public Defence
Giorgia Carnovale, Faculty of Chemistry, Biotechnology and Food Science (KBM) will defend her PhD thesis “Tailoring microalgal biomass for food  applications: fermented beverage as a case study”, on 3 June 2022. 

3 Jun - Ida Marielle Mienna (MINA)

3 Jun - Ida Marielle Mienna (MINA)

Ida Marielle Mienna, Faculty of Environmental Sciences and Natural Resource Management (MINA), will defend her PhD thesis “The role of biotic and abiotic factors on treeline ecotone dynamics: studies using field observations and remote sensing”, Friday the 3rd June 2022. 

25 May – Jeleel Opeyemi Agboola (BIOVIT)

25 May – Jeleel Opeyemi Agboola (BIOVIT)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Jeleel Opeyemi Agboola, Faculty of Biosciences (BIOVIT) will defend his PhD thesis “Can fish grow on trees? Nutritional and functional properties of yeasts in diets for Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar)" on 25 May 2022.

13 May – Cathrine Brekke (BIOVIT)

13 May – Cathrine Brekke (BIOVIT)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Cathrine Brekke, Faculty of Biosciences (BIOVIT) will defend her PhD thesis "Genetic variation in recombination rates and genetic shuffling in pigs, cattle and Atlantic salmon" on 13 May 2022.

13 May – Stefano Zanotto (BIOVIT)

13 May – Stefano Zanotto (BIOVIT)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Stefano Zanotto, Faculty of Biosciences (BIOVIT) will defend his PhD thesis "A study of freezing tolerance in red clover (Trifolium pratense L.) " on 13 May 2022.

6 May - Ana Maria de Lera Garrido (MINA)

Ana Maria de Lera Garrido will defend her PhD thesis “Application of external prediction models in forest management inventories based on airborne laser scanning” Friday the 6th of May 2022.

28 Apr - Anton Stepnov (KBM)

28 Apr - Anton Stepnov (KBM)

PhD degree – Public Defence
Anton Stepnov, Faculty of Chemistry, Biotechnology and Food Science (KBM) will defend his PhD thesis “An investigation of the interplay between in situ hydrogen peroxide production and catalytic efficiency in lytic polysaccharide monooxygenase reactions”, on 28 April 2022. 

29 Apr – Nana Wentzel Thorringer (BIOVIT)

29 Apr – Nana Wentzel Thorringer (BIOVIT)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Nana Wentzel Thorringer, Faculty of Biosciences (BIOVIT) will defend her PhD thesis "Carbohydrate digestion in horses. Methods, processing, and future perspectives" on 29 April 2022.

28 Apr - Michaela Falk (VET)

28 Apr - Michaela Falk (VET)

PhD degree - Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Michaela Falk, Department of Production Animal Sciences (ProdMed), Faculty of Veterinary Medicine will defend her PhD thesis "Selenium requirement in Norwegian high-yielding pigs" on 28 April 2022.

22 Apr - Pavel Grabalov (LANDSAM)

22 Apr - Pavel Grabalov (LANDSAM)

PhD degree: Trial lecture and public defence, Pavel Grabalov, Department of Public Health Science, Faculty of Landscape and Society will defend his thesis 'Urban cemeteries as public spaces: A comparison of cases from Scandinavia and Russia'. 22 April 2022.

8 Apr - Teshome Hunduma Mulesa (LANDSAM)

8 Apr - Teshome Hunduma Mulesa (LANDSAM)

PhD degree: Trial lecture and public defence. Teshome Hunduma, Department of international Environment and Development Studies (Noragric), Faculty of Landscape and Society, will defend his thesis "Sowing seeds of security: A multilevel perspective on the governance of plant genetic resources and seed systems in Ethiopia" on 08 April, 2022.

1 Apr - Simon Mark Weldon (MINA)

1 Apr - Simon Mark Weldon (MINA)

Simon Mark Weldon, Faculty of Environmental Sciences and Natural Resource Management (MINA), will defend his PhD thesis  “Biochar for N2O mitigation and improved delivery and retention of mineral nitrogen in compost and soil” on 1 April 2022. 

30 Mar - Julia Del Carmen Naime Sanchez Henkel (HH)

30 Mar - Julia Del Carmen Naime Sanchez Henkel (HH)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence

Julia Del Carmen Naime Sanchez Henkel, School of Economics and Business (HH) will defend her PhD thesis "Drivers of deforestation and incentives for REDD+" on 30th March 2022.

25 Mar - Anja Standal (LANDSAM)

25 Mar - Anja Standal (LANDSAM)

PhD degree: Trial lecture and public defence, Anja Standal, Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Faculty of Landscape and Society will defend her thesis "The Building-Street Relationship Investigating the Art of Compact City Building in Contemporary Norwegian Practice"  25 March 2022

25 Mar - Chrysoula Kielland (KBM)

25 Mar - Chrysoula Kielland (KBM)

PhD degree – Public Defence
Chrysoula Kielland, Faculty of Chemistry, Biotechnology and Food Science (KBM) will defend her PhD thesis “Small intestinal microbiota – Regulation by reactive oxygen species and influence of diet”, on 25th March 2022. 

17 Mar - Liza Miriam Cohen (VET)

17 Mar - Liza Miriam Cohen (VET)

PhD degree - Trial Lecture and Public Defense
Liza Miriam Cohen, Department of Production Animal Sciences (ProdMed), Faculty of Veterinary Medicine will defend her PhD thesis "Respiratory disease in Norwegian pig production- with focus on Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae" on 17 March 2022.

9 Mar - Yi-kuang Chen (MINA)

9 Mar - Yi-kuang Chen (MINA)

Yi-kuang Chen, Faculty of Environmental Sciences and Natural Resource Management (MINA), will defend her PhD thesis “Emerging Challenges in the Energy Transition in Northern Europe: Potentials and Impacts”, Wednesday the 9th of March 2022. 

18 Mar - Henriette Arnesen (VET)

18 Mar - Henriette Arnesen (VET)

PhD degree - Trial Lecture and Public Defense
Henriette Arnesen, Department of Preclinical Sciences and Pathology (PrePat), Faculty of Veterinary Medicine will defend her PhD thesis "Housing of laboratory mice in a natural habitat– influence on immune system, gut microbiota, and colorectal cancer development" on 18 March 2022.

8 Mar - Saeed Abdul-Ganiyu (MINA)

8 Mar - Saeed Abdul-Ganiyu (MINA)

Saeed Abdul-Ganiyu , Faculty of Environmental Sciences and Natural Resource Management (MINA), will defend his PhD thesis “Performance of a photovoltaic-thermal system in a tropical environment of central Ghana”, on Tuesday the 8th of March 2022.

3 Mar –  Katherine Ann Gredvig Nielsen (BIOVIT)

3 Mar – Katherine Ann Gredvig Nielsen (BIOVIT)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Katherine Ann Gredvig Nielsen, Faculty of Biosciences (BIOVIT) will defend her PhD thesis ”Fungicide resistance and resistance dynamics in Botrytis populations in Norway" on 3 March 2022.

18 Feb - Veronica Trygstad (LANDSAM)

18 Feb - Veronica Trygstad (LANDSAM)

Veronica Trygstad, Department of Property and Law, Faculty for Landscape and Society will defend her thesis "Cadastral records of cases conducted by the land consolidation court" on 18 February 2022

18 Feb - Vilde Leipart (MINA)

18 Feb - Vilde Leipart (MINA)

Vilde Leipart, Faculty of Environmental Sciences and Natural Resource Management (MINA), will defend her PhD thesis “Understanding the structure-function relationship of honey bee Vitellogenin" on Friday February 18 2022.

28 Jan - Kari-Anne Fange (HH)

28 Jan - Kari-Anne Fange (HH)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence.

Kari-Anne Fange, School of Economics and Business (HH), will defend her PhD thesis "Essays on the Reformed Norwegian Electricity Retail Market" on 28 January 2022.

28 Jan - Linda Nesse (LANDSAM)

28 Jan - Linda Nesse (LANDSAM)

PhD degree: Trial lecturer and public defence. Linda Nesse, Department of Public Health Science, Faculty of Landscape and Soceity will defend her thesis: 'Recovery among residents with co-occurring substance use and mental health problems: The role of core issues in supported housing and the community context'. 28 January 2022.  

27 Jan - Håvard Bjørgen (VET)

27 Jan - Håvard Bjørgen (VET)

PhD degree - Trial Lecture and Public Defense
Håvard Bjørgen, Department of Preclinical Sciences and Pathology (PrePat), Faculty of Veterinary Medicine will defend his PhD thesis "Melanised focal muscle changes in Atlantic salmon- Interactions between infection and immunity" on 27 January 2022.

20 Jan - Camilla Fritsvold (VET)

20 Jan - Camilla Fritsvold (VET)

PhD degree - Trial Lecture and Public Defense
Camilla Fritsvold, Department of Paraclinical Sciences (ParaFag), Faculty of Veterinary Medicine will defend her PhD thesis "Pathogenesis studies of cardiomyopathy syndrome (CMS) in Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar L." on 20 January 2022.

14 Jan - Elizabeth MacAfee (LANDSAM)

14 Jan - Elizabeth MacAfee (LANDSAM)

PhD degree: Trial lecture and Public defence. Elizabeth MacAfee, Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Faculty of Landscape and Society, will defend her thesis " Assembling drinking water quality and inequality: the case of Kaolack, Senegal" on 14 January 2022.