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  • 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 ...

  • 24 Oct 2019
    Coronary artery disease and new stent technology

    10:00 - 11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    P. Woudstra will defend the doctoral thesis ‘Coronary Artery Disease and New Stent Technology’.

  • 24 Oct 2019
    Fighting war without violence

    12:00 - 13:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Bart van den Bosch studies the rules of international humanitarian law regulating military cyber operations below the threshold of attack.

  • 24 Oct 2019
    Role of creatine kinase in hypertension

    14:00 - 15:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    F.A. Karamat will defend the doctoral thesis ‘The Role of Creatine Kinase in Hypertension: Therapeutic Perspectives’.

  • 25 Oct 2019
    Treatment of early stage non-small cell lung cancer

    10:00 - 11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    M.H. van Gool will defend the doctoral thesis ‘Response Monitoring during Neoadjuvant Targeted Treatment in Early Stage Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer’.

  • 25 Oct 2019
    Social identification and political participation among immigrants

    12:00 - 13:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Maria Kranendonk investigates to what extent origin-country and religious identification relate to the political participation of immigrants from predominantly Muslim countries and their children in Western Europe.

  • 25 Oct 2019
    Towards a steady-state pure Bose-Einstein Condensate

    14:00 - 15:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    The first achievement of a pure Bose-Einstein Condensate (BEC) in 1995 was the first time a pure quantum mechanical state of matter was realised. This new ability to control matter sparked the revolution in ultracold ...

  • 25 Oct 2019
    M.B.M. van der Klis
    Truth in Science

    16:00 - 17:00 | Lecture

    In his valedictory lecture, Michiel van der Klis will explore why we find it so hard to face the truth as humans, and how science helps us to overcome this. He will focus on the counter-intuitive reality that the ...

  • 29 Oct 2019
    Effects of exposure to immigration news

    10:00 - 11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Ivo Bosilkov investigates how media reporting on the migrant crisis has influenced citizens' political attitudes to migration.

  • 29 Oct 2019
    Unit-aware organization modeling

    12:00 - 13:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Paul Griffioen combines knowledge from the fields of computing and auditing to investigate he possibilities of unit-aware organization modeling.

  • 29 Oct 2019
    Forensic medicine and radiology

    14:00 - 15:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    M. Vester will defend the doctoral thesis ‘Forensic Medicine and Radiology. Never Judge a Body by Its Cover’.

  • 30 Oct 2019
    Complexities of the human innate immune system

    10:00 - 11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    The aim of Louella Presbitero's research is to understand the complexities, intricate details and underlying mechanisms of how the human innate immune system functions. She explores his through in-silico studies.

  • 30 Oct 2019
    Exploring black hole accretion

    11:00 - 12:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    M.T.P. Liska will be defending the doctoral thesis 'Exploring Black Hole Accretion in Unexplored Regimes Using GRMHD Simulations' .

  • 30 Oct 2019
    3D modelling of in-stent restenosis

    12:00 - 13:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Pavel Zun develops a fully-coupled 3D multiscale computational model of in-stent restenosis, which describes tissue growth after a stent has been placed to treat coronary artery disease.