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Inaugural and valedictory lectures, PhD defence ceremonies

Results: 1 - 20 of 27
Results: 1 - 20 of 27
  • 16 Oct 2019
    Ageing with HIV

    10:00 - 11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    R.A. van Zoest will defend the doctoral thesis ‘Ageing with HIV: from Pathogenesis to Policy’.

  • 16 Oct 2019
    Managing people in a flexible labour market

    12:00 - 13:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Eloisa Federici investigates the consequences of today's flexible labour market on the jobs, careers and employment relationships of workers.

  • 16 Oct 2019
    Cerebral outcomes after transcatheter aortic valve implantation

    14:00 - 15:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    W. Vlastra will defend the doctoral thesis ‘Cerebral Outcomes in Patients Undergoing Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation’

  • 16 Oct 2019
    Prof Hinda Haned
    Fair transparent and accountable data science

    16:00 - 17:00 | Inaugural lecture

    Why is it important for data science to be accountable? And what are the challenges we face in realising accountable data science in practice? These are the central questions Hinda Haned asks in her inaugural lecture.

  • 17 Oct 2019
    Searching for dark matter underground

    10:00 - 11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Dark matter has been a mystery to physicists for decades. The fact that we haven't seen it means that it must interact with with normal matter so rarely that it has no effect on the Earth. By building detectors deep ...

  • 17 Oct 2019
    'MitraClip, the Real World'

    12:00 - 13:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    F.A. Kortlandt will defend the doctoral thesis ‘MitraClip, the Real World’.

  • 17 Oct 2019
    Distributive justice of housing in Amsterdam

    14:00 - 15:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    A.R. Jonkman will defend the doctoral thesis 'Distributive Justice of Housing in Amsterdam'.

  • 18 Oct 2019
    Genomic complexity in hematologic malignancies

    10:00 - 11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    A.C. Leeksma will defend the doctoral thesis ‘Making Sense of Genomic Complexity and Nonsense-RNA in Hematologic Malignancies.’

  • 18 Oct 2019
    Caching performance on multi-core systems

    11:00 - 12:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Modern computer systems are constructed using commodity multi-core processors. Multiple applications running simultaneously on a multi-core system compete for shared memory, causing inter-application interference. ...

  • 18 Oct 2019
    BE/X-ray transients at low X-ray luminosity

    12:00 - 13:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Alicia Rouco Escorial investigates transient Be/X-ray systems, focusing on their low-luminosity state.

  • 18 Oct 2019
    Ziia Buniiatove and the invention of an Azerbaijani past

    13:00 - 14:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Sara Crombach studies the Soviet post-World War II discourse on Azerbaijani history. She focuses on the life and works of Ziia Musaevich Buniiatov, Hero of the Soviet Union, historian and orientalist, born in Baku in ...

  • 18 Oct 2019
    Metabolic orchestration of macrophages

    14:00 - 15:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    J. Baardman will defend the doctoral thesis ‘Metabolic Orchestration of Macrophages in Disease’.

  • 18 Oct 2019
    S. Musterd
    New perspectives on residential segregation

    16:00 - 17:00 | Lecture

    Segregation based on country of origin and social disadvantage is often automatically seen as problematic, even though many households seek out a degree of homogeneity in their living environment. In his valedictory ...

  • 22 Oct 2019
    Illuminating protein interactions in the periplasm

    10:00 - 11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Antibiotic treatment is becoming less and less effective due to the rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria. Despite efforts of scientists, no new antibiotics have been discovered in the past decades. To better target ...

  • 22 Oct 2019
    The town as fatherland

    12:00 - 13:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Tymen Peverelli investigates the broad spectrum of mixed feelings cultivated by erudite citizens (scholars, architects, clergymen and other people of letters) vis-a-vis the nation state in Bruges, Leeuwarden and ...

  • 22 Oct 2019
    Computational fluid dynamics to improve temperature predictions for bladder hyperthermia

    14:00 - 15:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    G. Schooneveldt will defend the doctoral thesis ‘Computational Fluid Dynamics Powered Treatment Planning to Improve Temperature Predictions for Bladder Hyperthermia’.

  • 23 Oct 2019
    Literary tropes in translations of Dutch novels

    10:00 - 11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    When texts are translated into other languages, idiosyncratic features of the source text are sometimes normalised to make them conform to the features of the target language. Imogen Cohen studies normalisation in ...

  • 23 Oct 2019
    Resource scheduling for cloud applications

    12:00 - 13:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Yang Hu investigates how we can effectively program and control resources to satisfy quality-critical constraints of applications on cloud infrastructure.

  • 23 Oct 2019
    Chinese religion and philosophy in print in the Dutch Republic

    13:00 - 14:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Trude Dijkstra examines how Chinese religion and philosophy were represented in printwork created in the Dutch Republic between 1595 and 1700.

  • 23 Oct 2019
    Effectively controlling quality-critical cloud applications

    14:00 - 15:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Cloud computing allows developers to operate applications without maintaining physical infrastructures. it does involve a number of challenges, however, including performance uncertainty, as cloud resources are ...