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  • Start 2 Dec 2019
    End 13 Dec 2019
    Education
    Taster Week

    09:00 - 17:30 | Information event

    Get to know our English-taught Bachelor's programmes by attending a sample lecture, seminar or practical training during the Taster Week from 2 to 13 December.

  • 9 Dec 2019
    Developing fungal infection tools

    11:00 - 12:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    The number of invasive fungal infections (IFIs) is increasing because of recent advancements in pharmacology, i.e. use of immunosuppressant drugs, and medical interventions (surgeries), overuse of antibiotics and ...

  • 9 Dec 2019
    New-generation device for patients with positional obstructive sleep apnea

    14:00 - 15:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Linda Benoist studies three groups of patients: primary snorers, people with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and those with position-dependent sleep apnea (POSA). Some of the aspects she looks at the effectiveness ...

  • 9 Dec 2019
    EU vlag
    Visions of Europe: Habsburg lessons for today’s Europe

    20:00 - 21:30 | Event

    The Habsburg Empire looked a lot like the European Union, Caroline de Gruyter argues. Although it was a state, which the EU of course is not, it was a complex international construction aiming to bring security and ...

  • 10 Dec 2019
    Biomedical engineering for breathomics

    10:00 - 11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    P. Brinkman will defend the doctoral thesis ‘Biomedical Engineering for Breathomics: Towards Clinical Application in Respiratory Diseases Biomarkers, Instruments and Technology Readiness Levels’

  • 10 Dec 2019
    Health Service utilisation in a transnational context

    12:00 - 13:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    A. Şekercan will defend the doctoral thesis ‘Health Service Utilisation in a Transnational Context. Causes and Consequences among Dutch Residents with Turkish or Moroccan Backgrounds’.

  • 10 Dec 2019
    Implementation of policy prescriptions for commercialization by water operators

    14:00 - 15:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Mireia Tutusaus Luque analyses the alterations visible in the daily implementation of commercial models of water provisioning and, in doing so, present a better understanding of how water operators implement policy ...

  • 10 Dec 2019
    Encapsulation strategies in homogeneous catalysis

    16:00 - 17:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Lukas Jongkind studies the encapsulation of transition metal complexes based on the structure of the ligands used and the application of these complexes in various catalytic reactions.

  • 11 Dec 2019
    UFOs over Suriname

    10:00 - 11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Tanya Wijngaarde studies how stories about UFOs originating in the Unites States are received in other societies. She looks specifically at multireligious and multiracial Suriname, focusing on three aspects that are ...

  • 11 Dec 2019
    GluA3 plasticity and Its role in Alzheimer's disease

    12:00 - 13:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Virtually all brain functions, including the formation of new memories, require communication between braincells via their specialized contacts called ‘synapses’. Synapses use various AMPA-receptors to facilitate the ...

  • 11 Dec 2019
    Effects of time on managers and investors

    12:00 - 13:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Binqi Tang studies how the time perspectives of managers and investors affect their actions with respect to corporate social responsibility, focusing on Chinese small and medium sized enterprises.

  • 11 Dec 2019
    Setting up a digital review panel with expert Barrett's pathologists

    13:00 - 14:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    M.J. van der Wel will defend the doctoral thesis ‘What Makes an Expert Barrett’s Pathologist? Concordance and Pathologist Expertise Within a Digital Review Panel’.

  • 11 Dec 2019
    Economics of institutions and technology

    14:00 - 15:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Anghel Negriu takes a computational approach to studying interactions between institutions (finance, markets, innovation policy and sanctions) and technology (product development and the application of product ...

  • 11 Dec 2019
    Airpower in Afghanistan

    15:00 - 16:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Rob Sinterniklaas studies the influence of the Revolution in Military Affairs (RMA) on the effectiveness of airpower in irregular conflicts, characterised by a fight against elusive enemies that do not operate as ...

  • 11 Dec 2019
    CO2 is in the air
    The meaning of academic practice in times of ecological crises

    17:00 - 18:30 | Event

    For the last two decades, the state of our planetary ecosystem has been a primary research question in all scientific disciplines. Nonetheless, the condition of our ecosystem is worsening. How does academic practice ...

  • 12 Dec 2019
    Breakfast workshop ontbijt
    How to protect your invention

    08:30 - 10:30 | Workshop

    Suppose you come up with a unique invention or innovation. Of course, you don't want someone else to run off with it. How do you actually protect your invention? Do you need to patent before publishing; how does that ...

  • 12 Dec 2019
    Meta analysis of advanced upper gastrointestinal cancer treatment

    10:00 - 11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    E. ter Veer will defend the doctoral thesis ‘Systematic Approach to Unify Evidence for Advanced Upper Gastrointestinal Cancer Treatment’.

  • 12 Dec 2019
    Invasive and pharmacological treatment of acute coronary syndrome

    12:00 - 13:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    N.P.G. Hoedemaker promoveert op het proefschrift ‘Invasive and Pharmacological Treatment of Acute Coronary Syndrome’.

  • 12 Dec 2019
    Exhaled breath analysis for the diagnosis of pneumonia

    12:00 - 13:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    P.M.P. van Oort will defend the doctoral thesis ‘Exhaled Breath Analysis for the Diagnosis of Pneumonia’.

  • 12 Dec 2019
    Acquiring the Dutch quantitative pronominal element ER

    14:00 - 15:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Some languages including Dutch possess a pronominal element that is obligatorily used in certain quantitative constructions. In Dutch this element is 'er'. Sanne Berends investigates difficulties with acquiring this ...

  • 12 Dec 2019
    Fluids in critically iII children with acute respiratory failure

    14:00 - 15:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    S.A. Ingelse will defend the doctoral thesis ‘Less is More. Fluids in Critically III Children with Acute Respiratory Failure’.

  • 12 Dec 2019
    New Borders. Hotspots and the European Migration Regime

    15:00 - 17:00 | Event

    To many, a border is a geographical fact. But what happens when a border is subject to an emergency? Today, as millions are forced to migrate due to war, famine and political unrest, it is important to analyse how ...

  • 12 Dec 2019
    Uses and risks of synthetic chemicals

    16:00 - 17:00 | Inaugural lecture

    In her inaugural lecture Annemarie van Wezel explores the uses and risks of synthetic chemicals, and what we can do to reduce those risks.

  • 12 Dec 2019
    Data heart
    Surveillance, privacy and quantified relationships

    20:00 - 21:30 | Event

    Facebook, Instagram, Fitbit – never has it been easier to log and track our lives. We have become networked, and ‘always on’. We are living the digital life, but are we living the digital good life?

  • 12 Dec 2019
    The politics of visibility and the diffusion of sexual minority rights in Europe

    20:00 - 21:30 | Event

    Germany was home to the first gay rights movement in the late 1800s and was well-known as a bastion of sexual liberalism during the Weimar Republic. But since World War II, it has been slower than many other European ...

  • 13 Dec 2019
    Securing the Local

    09:00 - 17:00 | Event

    The Securing the Local Project will have its closing conference on the 13th of December. Please join us for the presentations and discussions.

  • 13 Dec 2019
    Probing gravity and accretion using neutron stars

    10:00 - 11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Nina Gusinskaia uses neutron stars to understand basic physical processes like accretion and the nature of gravity. She does this primarily through joint radio and X-ray observations of low-mass X-ray binaries ...

  • Start 13 Dec 2019
    End 13 Nov 2019
    Advances in the design of adenoviral vectored vaccines

    11:00 - 12:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    M. Vujadinovic will defend the doctoral thesis ‘Advances in the Design of Adenoviral Vectored Vaccines’.

  • 13 Dec 2019
    Spectral embodiment as a figure of aesthetic resistance in the work of women painters

    13:00 - 14:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    In her research, Janice McNab aims to define a conceptual figurine hovering in the work of women artists such as Hilma af Klint and Lousie Bourgeois. This ghostly figure is a spectral representation of the body that ...

  • 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 ...

  • 16 Dec 2019
    Ir/relevance of race
    “Making the Data Confess.” Quantification in the History of Racial Science

    15:30 - 17:00 | Event

    Racism challenges the development of biometric technologies today. To better understand this situation, my historical research explores how these technologies build on older racial research practices.

  • 17 Dec 2019
    Large scale hydraulic projects in Ecuador

    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
    Politics of large scale mining in the Ecuadorian Amazon

    10:00 - 11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Karolien van Teijlingen explore 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
    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.

  • 17 Dec 2019
    Chinese statue
    Chinese Poetry and Translation: Rights and Wrongs

    17:00 - 18:30 | Event

    This event stretches from queer-feminist engagement with China’s newest poetry to philological reflection on its oldest, and from classical Chinese poetry in Western languages to Baudelaire and Celan in Chinese. How ...

  • 17 Dec 2019
    Gala van de Sterrenkunde

    17:30 - 22:00 | Event

    De Nederlandse Onderzoekschool voor Astronomie (NOVA) organiseert samen met het populairwetenschappelijke tijdschrift New Scientist het Gala van de Sterrenkunde. Op deze feestelijke avond worden 20 jaar NOVA en 100 ...

  • 17 Dec 2019
    In the art of listening to the matter

    20:00 - 21:30 | Event

    ARIAS and SPUI25 present ‘In the art of listening to the matter’, a panel discussion focusing on the question of new materialism.

  • 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’.