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Inaugural and valedictory lectures, PhD defence ceremonies

Results: 1 - 20 of 30
Results: 1 - 20 of 30
  • 16 Dec 2019
    A Bayesian perspective for the generation of telescope data

    11:00 - 12:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Thom Riley uses a Bayesian perspective to generate telescope data. He does this as part of a larger project aimed at studying dense matter based on flux oscillations detected during thermonuclear X-ray bursts.

  • 16 Dec 2019
    Supramolecular transition metal catalysis

    14:00 - 15:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Control over the selectivity and reactivity in transition metal catalysis is a major challenge and important for applications in both fine and bulk chemical industries. Shaotao Bai investigates how supramolecular ...

  • 17 Dec 2019
    Politics of large scale mining in the Ecuadorian Amazon

    10:00 - 11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Karolien van Teijlingen explores the power dynamics of large-scale mining expansion in Ecuador and its contentious relation to development.

  • 17 Dec 2019
    Optimizing the restoration of endodontically treated teeth

    11:00 - 12:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    René Daher investigates new concepts for the restoration of endodontically treated posterior teeth.

  • 17 Dec 2019
    Large scale hydraulic projects in Ecuador

    12:00 - 13:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    The aim of Juan Pablo Hidalgo Bastidas's research is to gain more insight into the way in which power relations came to form part of and influence the design, construction and implementation of three large-scale ...

  • 17 Dec 2019
    Peat formation on a former landfill

    14:00 - 15:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Ciska Overbeek studies the processes underlying the production and decomposition of aquatic pioneer vegetation in peat formation on a former landfill site in the Vogelmeerpolder in the Netherlands.

  • 18 Dec 2019
    Optimising neonatal enteral feeding

    10:00 - 11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Mw. J.E. Schoonenboom will defend the doctoral thesis ‘Well Begun Is Half Done. Optimizing Compositional and Practical Aspects of Neonatal Enteral Feeding’.

  • 18 Dec 2019
    Evolution of massive stars and binaries

    11:00 - 12:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Mathieu Renzo investigates several aspects of the evolution of massive stars and binaries, paying particular attention to the final fate of stars, and the implications of a stellar death for potential companions.

  • 18 Dec 2019
    The profane media logic of anonymous imageboard culture

    12:00 - 13:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Daniël de Zeeuw investigates the profane media logic of anonymous imageboard culture on forums such as 4chan, compared to the culture of mainstream social media platforms such as Facebook.

  • 18 Dec 2019
    Political support as cause and consequence of electoral volatility

    13:00 - 14:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Remko Voogd sytematically investigates the causal relations between electoral volatility (at the individual and system level) and forms of political support.

  • 18 Dec 2019
    Anemia of inflammation in the critically ill

    14:00 - 15:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    M. Boshuizen will defend the doctoral thesis ‘Iron Metabolism in Anemia of Inflammation in the Critically Ill’.

  • 18 Dec 2019
    Spade and mud works: an archaeological history of Amsterdam

    15:00 - 16:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Water and land are two of the most important elements in the history of Amsterdam. Ranjith Jayasena examines the extent to which the archaeological record, combined with documents contributing multiple lines of ...

  • 19 Dec 2019
    Optimizing fluid therapy in intensive care

    10:00 - 11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    A. Smorenberg will defend the doctoral thesis ‘Optimising fluid therapy in intensive care: Hypo- versus Hypervolaemia’.

  • 19 Dec 2019
    Optimizing care in operating rooms and intensive care units

    12:00 - 13:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    L. Ball will defend the doctoral thesis ‘Optimizing Mechanical Ventilation, Lung Imaging and Intrapulmanory Drug Delivery in Operating Room and Intensive Care Unit Patients’.

  • 19 Dec 2019
    Protective ventilation in ICU Patients

    14:00 - 15:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    F.D. Simonis will defend the doctoral thesis ‘Protective Ventilation and Classification in ICU Patients’.

  • 19 Dec 2019
    Biocatalytic synthesis of α-chiral amines

    15:00 - 16:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Wesley Böhmer highlights the potential of using enzymes in bioorganic synthesis of valuable chemical compounds and it provides a critical overview of currently applied methods for enzyme immobilization and flow ...

  • 19 Dec 2019
    Austere livelihoods in Northern Portugal

    16:00 - 17:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Carmen Leidereter carries out ethnographical research focusing on the way households in Northern Portugal have dealt with cut backs resulting from the financial crisis in 2008, and how this relates to a longer ...

  • 20 Dec 2019
    Hypermobility in childhood

    10:00 - 11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    M.C. Scheper will defend the doctoral thesis ‘Hypermobility Syndrome and Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (Hypermobility Type). Unraveling the Concepts of Disability during Childhood’.

  • 20 Dec 2019
    Tailored treatment in localized prostate cancer

    11:00 - 12:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    B.G. Muller will defend the doctoral thesis ‘Prerequisites for Patient-Tailored Treatment in Localiezed Prostate Cancer’.

  • 20 Dec 2019
    Impact of age on acute respiratory distress syndrome

    12:00 - 13:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    L.R.A. Schouten will defend the doctoral thesis ‘The Impact of Age on the Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome. From Bedside to Bench and Back’.