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Results: 1 - 13 of 13
  • 19 Feb 2019
    Caesarius Mommers and reading education in the Netherlands

    14:00 - 15:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Sjak Rutten describes the life and work of brother Caesarius Mommers (1925-2007), a friar who developed a reading method that was and still is used extensively in Dutch primary education.

  • 21 Feb 2019
    Follistatin-like 1 in Development and Disease

    12:00 - 13:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    On 21 February, A. Mattiotti will defend the doctoral thesis 'Follistatin-like 1 in Development and Disease'.

  • 22 Feb 2019
    Coming out in queer European cinema

    10:00 - 11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Paris Cameron-Gardos investigates various ways in which coming-out has been scripted in queer European cinema.

  • 22 Feb 2019
    Youth perspective on everyday toxicity in France

    11:00 - 12:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Mariana Rios Sandoval investigates how young people are navigating toxic environments in a time of environmental crisis. She focuses on the seemingly invisible, yet ubiquitous toxicity that is characteristic of ...

  • 22 Feb 2019
    Social well-being of sexual minorities

    12:00 - 13:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Mirjam Fischer studies whether persons in same-sex relationships face structural obstacles to living equally autonomous lives as heterosexuals in Europe. She specifically investigates whether there is a social ...

  • 22 Feb 2019
    Casting Rodin's thinker

    13:00 - 14:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Tonny Beentjes reports on his restoration of the Laren casting of Rodin's Thinker. His research throws light on sand mould casting techniques.

  • 22 Feb 2019
    Queueing systems with nonstandard input processes

    14:00 - 15:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    David Koops investigates queueing systems with nonstandard arrival processes. These range from doubly stochastic Poisson processes driven by shot noise and Hawkes processes to nonhomogeneous Possoin processes and ...

  • 26 Feb 2019
    Applications of representation theory in discrete mathematics

    12:00 - 13:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Bart Litjens presents two new applications of the representation theory of finite groups in discrete mathematics. The first is motivated by a problem in coding theory. The second application deals with flows in ...

  • 27 Feb 2019
    Percutaneous treatment of aortic valve disease

    14:00 - 15:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    On 27 February, M.S. van Mourik will defend the PhD thesis ‘Percutaneous Treatment of Aortic Valve Disease. Towards Optimal Patient Outcomes’.

  • 28 Feb 2019
    Queues on random graphs

    14:00 - 15:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Nicos Starreveld's combines queueing theory and random graph theory to study queueing processes on randomly evolving graphs.

  • 1 Mar 2019
    Assembling nanocrystal superstructures

    10:00 - 11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    At the nanoscale, electronic materials can develop size-dependent properties due to quantum-confinement effects. This is the case for semiconductor nanocrystals, also known as quantum dots. To be used as an active ...

  • 1 Mar 2019
    Coronary stenosis physiology appraisal

    12:00 - 13:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    L. Casadonte will defend the PhD thesis ‘Coronary Stenosis Physiology Appraisal: Handle with Care’.

  • 1 Mar 2019
    Insights into scaphoid fractures

    14:00 - 15:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    T. Drijkoningen will defend the PhD thesis ‘Secrets in Scaphoid Fractures’.