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Archive PhD defence ceremonies

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Results: 21 - 40 of 3354
  • 8 Nov 2019
    Preventive antibiotic therapy in patients with acute stroke

    10:00 - 11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    J. Vermeij will defend the doctoral thesis ‘Preventive Antibiotic Therapy in Patients with Acute Stroke’.

  • 7 Nov 2019
    Programming of the brain by early-life stress

    12:00 - 13:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Maralinde Abbink investigates the impact of early-life stress on the brain, and the constribution of lifestyle or environmental influences to the increased susceptibility to cognitive impairment. She focuses on ...

  • 7 Nov 2019
    Evaluating the therapeutic potential of CD40 in low-grade chronic inflammation

    10:00 - 11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    P.J.H. Kusters will defend the doctoral thesis 'Evaluating the Therapeutic Potential of CD40 in Low-Grade Chronic Inflammation'.

  • 6 Nov 2019
    The urban auditory experience

    14:00 - 15:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Edda Bild collects insights into the relationship between the activities of users of urban public spaces and their auditory environments, and how these insights can inform urban planning and design practices.

  • 6 Nov 2019
    High risk cardiovascular disease: from insight to therapy

    12:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    R.M. Stoekenbroek will defend the doctoral thesis ‘High Risk Cardiovascular Disease From Insight to Therapy’.

  • 6 Nov 2019
    Engineering red fluorescent proteins

    11:00 - 12:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Fluorescent proteins are used as genetic labels to study processes in live cells. The aim of Daphne Bindels's research is to create an improved monomeric red fluorescent protein for quantitative cellular imaging.

  • 6 Nov 2019
    Uncertainty quantification applied to offshore wind farms

    10:00 - 11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Uncertainty quantification is a rapidly growing field of research that considers the uncertainties arising in all aspects of computational science. Anne Eggels investigates the application of uncertainty ...

  • 5 Nov 2019
    Exploring learner-generated images of the past in secondary education

    14:00 - 15:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Constructing a concrete image of the past can help students understand and engage with the past. Tessa de Leur investigates student generated images of the past in the context of different imagination tasks in ...

  • 5 Nov 2019
    Talking touch screen questionnaire for physical therapy

    12:00 - 13:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Marlies Welbie investigates the development and use of a talking touch-screen questionnaire to support patients with diverse levels of health literacy in taking an active role in the diagnostic phase of physical ...

  • 5 Nov 2019
    Management control systems in professional service firms

    10:00 - 11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Helena Kloosterman investigates management control systems in professional service firms. She explores two forms of control 'tightness'as key attributes for the design of these systems in firms: explicit control ...

  • 1 Nov 2019
    Diagnosis and treatment of mucopolysaccharidose

    14:00 - 15:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    G.A. Kuiper will defend the doctoral thesis ‘Capturing MPS I: From Early Diagnosis to Late Complications’.

  • 1 Nov 2019
    Institutional group portraits in Amsterdam

    13:00 - 14:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Norbert Middelkoop studies Amsterdam's institutional group portraits dating from 1525-1850. He considers these group portraits of civic guards, governing boards and guilds in their shared context, bringing them back ...

  • 1 Nov 2019
    Quantum platforms on atom chips

    12:00 - 13:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    David Davtyans investigates different challenges encountered on the way to developing a quantum platform based on an atom chip with Rydberg atoms.

  • 1 Nov 2019
    Comics and the dynamics of WWII remembrance

    11:00 - 12:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Rik Spanjers considers the causes and effects of the success of Art Spiegelman's Maus (1980-1991) and chart the formal directions in which WWII comics have moved since. he does so by analysing Peter Pontiac's ...

  • 1 Nov 2019
    Metaphor in Herodotus' histories

    10:00 - 11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Aniek van den Eersten examines the deliberate use of metaphors in Herodotus' Histories. She argues that Herodotus uses metaphors to structure his work, to characterise his protagonists, to implicitly give judgements ...

  • 31 Oct 2019
    Protective antibody responses against Hepatitis C infections in high-risk populations

    14:00 - 15:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    S. Merat will defend the doctoral thesis ‘Protective Antibody Responses Against HCV E1E2 in High-Risk Populations’.

  • 31 Oct 2019
    Sectional approach to pelvic floor anatomy

    12:00 - 13:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Y. Wu will defend the doctoral thesis ‘A Sectional approach to pelvic floor anatomy. Differences with the dissectional technique’.

  • 31 Oct 2019
    Effect of high fat diet on hepatic drug metabolism

    10:00 - 11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    R. Achterbergh will defend the doctoral thesis ‘Nutritional Conditioning: The Effect of A Short-Term High Fat Diet on Hepatic Drug Metabolism’.

  • 30 Oct 2019
    Biochar-soil amendment for low-emission agriculture

    14:00 - 15:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Biochar (pyrogenic organic matter) has emerged as an innovative way to improve soil fertility, increase soil carbon sequestration and reduce emission of carbon dioxide, methane and nitrous oxide from agricultural ...

  • 30 Oct 2019
    Emergent laws of spacetime mechanics

    13:00 - 14:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Irfan Ilgin investigates the hypothesis that gravity is an emergent phenomenon.