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Inaugural lectures, PhD defence ceremonies

Results: 1 - 14 of 14
Results: 1 - 14 of 14
  • 28 May 2019
    Ethnotypes in Latin American cinema

    12:00 - 13:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Until recently, indigenous characters in films tended to be depicted mainly as superficial, relatively stable and mono-dimensional. To simplify matters, directors frequently opted for group scenes, giving the ...

  • 28 May 2019
    Towards a better understanding of epileptogenesis in epilepsy

    14:00 - 15:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Epileptic seizures are the most important symptom of Temporal Lobe Epilepsy. Cato Drion studies the modulation of epilepsy and epileptogenesis by two substances with anti-epileptic properties: rapamycin and curcumin.

  • 29 May 2019
    Mangrove ecosystem-based strategies in coastal protection

    10:00 - 11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Coastal disasters such as tsunamis, erosion and floods are increasing in frequency and intensity and are a threat to the lives and livelihoods of millions of people in coastal areas. Annisa Triyanti examines the ...

  • 29 May 2019
    New framework for quantum algorithms

    14:00 - 15:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    András Gilyén studies how efficiently quantum computers can solve various problems, and how large speedups can be achieved compared to classical computers. He develops a generic quantum algorithmic framework that we ...

  • 4 Jun 2019
    Markers in adult-onset asthma

    10:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    H. Coumou promoveert op het proefschrift ‘Diagnostic and Prognostic Markers in Adult-Onset Asthma’.

  • 4 Jun 2019
    Traits of Páramo vegatation in the northern Andes

    14:00 - 15:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Páramos are grasslands in the high Andes which are essential ecosystems for water regulation and carbon reservoirs. The plants that grow there exhibit certain characteristics adapated to low mean annual temperature ...

  • 5 Jun 2019
    Physical therapy for ICU patients

    10:00 - 11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    On 5 June J. Sommers will defend the thesis ‘Physical therapy for patients in the Intensive Care Unit. Towards safe and purposeful physical therapy practice for critically ill patients.’

  • 5 Jun 2019
    Very preterm children at early school age: assessment, development and support

    12:00 - 13:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    On 5 June S. van Veen will defend the doctoral thesis ‘Very preterm children at early school age: Studies into assessment, development and support.’

  • 5 Jun 2019
    Integration of visual and auditory information in the sensory cortex

    13:00 - 14:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Sensory information is collected by our senses and sent to specialised areas of the brain. Visual information first enters the neocortex via the primary visual cortex. It was long assumed that this area only ...

  • 5 Jun 2019
    Combined analytical techniques for the analysis of complex consumer products

    14:00 - 15:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Analytical chemistry plays a critical role in many fields ranging from fundamental research to life sciences, industrial analysis and social applications. Guoqiang Chen develops new analytical methods to meet the ...

  • 6 Jun 2019
    Multi-modality radiotherapy in cervical cancer

    12:00 - 13:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    L.E. van Heerden will defend the doctoral thesis ‘Multi-Modality Radiotherapy in Cervical Cancer: Impact on the 3D Dose Distribution.’

  • 6 Jun 2019
    Interaction between genes and complex life cycles

    14:00 - 15:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    For more than a hundred years, biologists have been studying how these two things, genes and complex life cycles, interact. When there are so many interactions and feedbacks, it can be difficult to understand what is ...

  • 7 Jun 2019
    Northern European cultural institutions in Cairo's contemporary culture scene

    12:00 - 13:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Ilka Eickhof examine the interconnections and links between European funders and the receivers of such funding in Cairo’s contemporary cultural scene after 2011, and to investigate how these relationships are ...

  • 7 Jun 2019
    Crossing habitat boundaries in the face of environmental change

    13:00 - 14:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    By considering the effects of changing environmental conditions on individual life histories, Catalina Chaparro Pedraza investigates the ecological and eco-evolutionary consequences of those changing conditions on ...