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Time and place: Mar. 4, 2021 10:15 AM, Zoom

Doctoral candidate Nicholas McKitterick at the Department of Pharmacy, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, is  defending the thesis "Molecularly Imprinted Polymers for the Analysis of Small Cell Lung Cancer Biomarkers by Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry" for the degree of Philosophiae Doctor.

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Time: Mar. 2, 2021 2:00 PM

Doctoral candidate Ashish Rauniyar at the Department of informatics, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, is defending the thesis “Exploring and Enhancing Spectral and Energy Efficiency of Non-Orthogonal Multiple Access in Next-Generation IoT Networks” for the degree of Philosophiae Doctor.

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Time and place: Mar. 2, 2021 1:15 PM, Zoom (videolink)

Doctoral candidate Thomas Birchall at the Department of Geosciences, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, is defending the thesis Pore Pressure Regimes of the Northern Barents Shelf - Implications for Fluid Flow for the degree of Philosophiae Doctor.

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Time: Feb. 19, 2021 4:00 PM

Doctoral candidate Shukun Tokas at the Department of informatics, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, is defending the thesis “Analysis and Enforcement of GDPR-related Privacy Principles in Object-Oriented Distributed Systems” for the degree of Philosophiae Doctor.

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Time and place: Feb. 18, 2021 12:00 PM, Zoom

Doctoral candidate Sondre Andreas Engebråten at the Department of informatics, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, is defending the thesis Concurrent multi-tasking drone swarms through quality-diversity methods and COTS hardware for the degree of Philosophiae Doctor.

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Time and place: Feb. 11, 2021 1:15 PM4:00 PM, Zoom

MSc. Raphael Schuler at the Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, is defending the thesis « Oxide thermoelectrics - materials, junctions and modules » for the degree of Philosophiae Doctor.

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Time and place: Feb. 8, 2021 1:15 PM, Zoom

PhD candidate Chris Hadjineophytou at the Department of Biosciences will be defending the thesis "Protein glycosylation in the genus Neisseria: coordinated evolution of glycan biosynthesis and substrate targeting" for the degree of Philosophiae Doctor.

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Time and place: Jan. 29, 2021 3:15 PM, Zoom

Doctoral candidate Misganaw Tamrat Gessese at the Department of Biosciences will be defending the thesis "Conservation status and behavioral ecology of the endangered Swayne’s hartebeest (Alcelaphus buselaphus swaynei) in Ethiopia" for the degree of Philosophiae Doctor.

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Time: Jan. 29, 2021 3:00 PM

Doctoral candidate Wilfred Felix Senyoni at the Department of informatics, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, is defending the thesis “Institutional Work in Strengthening Health Information Systems in Fragmented Settings: An Action Research Study of Information Dashboards in East African Community and Indonesia” for the degree of Philosophiae Doctor.

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Time and place: Jan. 29, 2021 1:15 PM, Zoom (videolink)

Doctoral candidate Ella Wulfsberg Stokke at the Department of Geosciences, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, is defending the thesis Linking climatic changes and North Atlantic volcanism across the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum at Fur, Denmark for the degree of Philosophiae Doctor.

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Time and place: Jan. 29, 2021 1:15 PM, Zoom

Doctoral candidate Martin Tveten at the Department of Mathematic, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, is  defending the thesis Scalable change and anomaly detection in cross-correlated data for the degree of Philosophiae Doctor.

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Time and place: Jan. 29, 2021 1:00 PM4:00 PM, Online

Doctoral candidate Marie K. Foss at the Institute of Theoretical Astrophysics, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, is  defending the thesis "Mapping the Teenage Universe with COMAP" for the degree of Philosophiae Doctor.

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Time and place: Jan. 29, 2021 1:00 PM, Zoom

Doctoral candidate Kristian Stølevik Olsen at the Department of Physics, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, is defending the thesis 

“Active and passive Brownian particles in complex environments”

for the degree of Philosophiae Doctor.

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Time and place: Jan. 28, 2021 1:00 PM, Zoom (videolink)

Doctoral candidate Rie Hjørnegaard Malm at the Department of Geosciences, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, is defending the thesis What is fieldwork for? Exploring Roles of Fieldwork in Higher Education Earth Science for the degree of Philosophiae Doctor.

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Time and place: Jan. 28, 2021 1:00 PM, Zoom:

M.sc. Karl Jacob Hiden Rudander by the Department of Technology Systems will be defending his thesis: 

"Underwater Acoustic Communication in the Very High-Frequency Band"

for the degree of Philosophiae Doctor.

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Time and place: Jan. 27, 2021 5:00 PM, Zoom

Doctoral candidate Ymir Kalmann Frodason at the Department of Physics, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, is defending the thesis 

"Hybrid functional investigations of point defects in ZnO and β-Ga2O3"

for the degree of Philosophiae Doctor.

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Time and place: Jan. 25, 2021 3:00 PM, Zoom

Doctoral candidate Lucia Crespo Campo at the Department of Physics, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, is defending the thesis 

"Investigating the γ decay of Ni isotopes and its applications to nuclear astrophysics"

for the degree of Philosophiae Doctor.

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Time and place: Jan. 25, 2021 1:30 PM, Zoom

Doctoral candidate Jian Bin Ben Chen at the Department of Physics, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, is defending the thesis 

"Instability and Beam-Beam Study for Multi-TeV PWFA e+e- and γγ Linear Colliders"

for the degree of Philosophiae Doctor.

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Time and place: Jan. 22, 2021 1:15 PM4:00 PM, Zoom

MSc. Liv-Elisif Queseth Kalland at the Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, is defending the thesis   « Ab-initio modelling and experimental study of order-disorder, hydration, and ionic conductivity of fluorite-related oxides » for the degree of Philosophiae Doctor.

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Time and place: Jan. 20, 2021 1:15 PM, Zoom

Doctoral candidate Alice Petronella Hedenlund at the Department of Mathematic, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, is  defending the thesis Multiplicative Tate Spectral Sequences for the degree of Philosophiae Doctor.

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Time and place: Jan. 15, 2021 11:15 AM, Zoom

Doctoral candidate Ina Jungersen Andresen at the Department of Biosciences will be defending the thesis "Genomic- and transcriptomic investigations of the giant green alga Acetabularia acetabulum Resurrecting a forgotten model system to study cell morphogenesis" for the degree of Philosophiae Doctor.

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Time and place: Jan. 15, 2021 10:30 AM, Zoom

Doctoral candidate Vanja Morisbak at the Department of Physics, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, is defending the thesis 

         "Searching for new forces of Nature

  New neutral gauge bosons in dimuon final states with                            the ATLAS detector at the LHC"

for the degree of Philosophiae Doctor.

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Time: Jan. 7, 2021 12:00 PM

Doctoral candidate James D. Trotter at the Department of informatics, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, is defending the thesis High-performance finite element computations: Performance modelling, optimisation, GPU acceleration & automated code generation for the degree of Philosophiae Doctor.

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Time and place: Dec. 18, 2020 1:15 PM, Zoom

Doctoral candidate Rossana Virginia Rojas Molina at the Department of Mathematic, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, is  defending the thesis Membrane budding dynamics by diffusion and kinetic recruitment of proteins for the degree of Philosophiae Doctor.

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Time: Dec. 16, 2020 4:00 PM

Doctoral candidate Diana Saplacan  at the Department of informatics, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, is defending the thesis Situated Abilities: Understanding Everyday Use of ICTs for the degree of Philosophiae Doctor.

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Time and place: Dec. 16, 2020 1:15 PM, Zoom (videolink)

Doctoral candidate Nina Schuhen at the Department of Geosciences, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, is defending the thesis Statistical post-processing of weather forecast ensembles: obtaining optimal deterministic and probabilistic predictions at multiple time scales for the degree of Philosophiae Doctor.

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Time and place: Dec. 14, 2020 1:15 PM4:00 PM, Zoom

MSc. Volodymyr Levchenko at the Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, is defending the thesis « Synthesis of Cyclometalated Au (III) Complexes for Catalysis and MOF Functionalization » for the degree of Philosophiae Doctor.

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Time and place: Dec. 11, 2020 1:15 PM4:00 PM, Zoom

MSc. Xinyu Li at the Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, is defending the thesis   «Na-Based Layered Tellurate Na2M2TeO6 (M = Zn, Mg): Synthesis, Crystal Structure and Na+ Ion Diffusion » for the degree of Philosophiae Doctor.

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Time and place: Dec. 11, 2020 12:15 PM, Zoom

Doctoral candidate Jannicke Irina Nesman at the Department of Pharmacy, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, is  defending the thesis "Synthetic, Biosynthetic and Biological Studies of Specialized Pro-resolving Mediators: Novel Leads in Drug Discovery" for the degree of Philosophiae Doctor.

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Time and place: Dec. 11, 2020 12:15 PM, Zoom

PhD candidate Elise Holter Thompson at the Department of Biosciences will be defending the thesis "Perineuronal nets in memory processing and behavior" for the degree of Philosophiae Doctor.

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Time and place: Dec. 10, 2020 1:15 PM4:00 PM, Zoom

MSc. Knut Tormodssønn Hylland at the Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, is defending the thesis « Synthesis and Reactivity of Zn Schiff Base Complexes Derived from 2, 2’-diaminobiphenyls » for the degree of Philosophiae Doctor.

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Time and place: Dec. 9, 2020 1:15 PM, Zoom

Dr Philos candidate Eve M. Jourdain at the Department of Biosciences will be defending the thesis "Dietary variations and specializations of killer whales (Orcinus orca) in Norway" for the degree of Dr Philos.

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Time and place: Dec. 8, 2020 1:15 PM, Zoom

Doctoral candidate Lorenzo Ciardo at the Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, is  defending the thesis Spectral graph parameters and connectivity for the degree of Philosophiae Doctor.

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Time and place: Dec. 4, 2020 4:30 PM, Zoom

Doctoral candidate Marianne Etzelmüller Bathen at the Department of Physics, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, is defending the thesis 

"Point defects in silicon carbide for quantum technologies: Identification, tuning and control"

for the degree of Philosophiae Doctor.

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Time and place: Dec. 4, 2020 1:15 PM4:00 PM, Zoom

MSc. Josefine Eilsø Nielsen at the Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, is defending the thesis « Examining the Molecular Mechanism of Antimicrobial Peptides using Neutron and X- ray Scattering Techniques » for the degree of Philosophiae Doctor.

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Time and place: Dec. 4, 2020 1:15 PM, Zoom (videolink)

Doctoral candidate Alexandra Zaputlyaeva at the Department of Geosciences, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, is defending the thesis Fluid geochemistry and migration processes at the Lusi mud eruption, Indonesia for the degree of Philosophiae Doctor.

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Time and place: Dec. 3, 2020 3:00 PM, Zoom

Doctoral candidate Sohail Musa Mahmood at the Department of Physics, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, is defending the thesis 

“Exploring Single Event Effects in the ALICE (A Large Ion Collider Experiment) SAMPA chip”

for the degree of Philosophiae Doctor.

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Time and place: Dec. 3, 2020 1:15 PM, Zoom

Doctoral candidate Jonas Moss at the Department of Mathematic, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, is  defending the thesis Psychometrics and the modelling of publication bias for the degree of Philosophiae Doctor.

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Time and place: Dec. 1, 2020 2:00 PM, Zoom (videolink)

Doctoral candidate Zachary Scott McGraw at the Department of Geosciences, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, is defending the thesis Global radiative impacts of aerosol variations through mixed-phase and cirrus clouds for the degree of Philosophiae Doctor.

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Time: Nov. 30, 2020 2:30 PM

Doctoral candidate Amin Shahraki  at the Department of informatics, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, is defending the thesis Network Management in Internet of Things: From Establishing to Analysing for the degree of Philosophiae Doctor.

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Time: Nov. 27, 2020 12:00 PM

Doctoral candidate Karen Brastad Evensen at the Department of Informatics, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, is defending the thesis Non-invasive monitoring of the intracranial pressure waveform for the degree of Philosophiae Doctor.

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Time and place: Nov. 23, 2020 9:15 AM, Zoom (videolink)

Doctoral candidate Joost Martijn van den Broek at the Department of Geosciences, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, is defending the thesis The role of subduction in the formation and evolution of continental fragments and microcontinents for the degree of Philosophiae Doctor.

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Time and place: Nov. 20, 2020 3:00 PM, Zoom

Doctoral candidate Marte Julie Sætra at the Department of Physics, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, is defending the thesis "Computational modeling of ion concentration dynamics and metabolic oxygen consumption in brain tissue" for the degree of Philosophiae Doctor.

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Time and place: Nov. 20, 2020 1:15 PM, Zoom

Doctoral candidate Martin Helsø at the Department of Mathematic, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, is  defending the thesis Investigations into real determinantal quartic hypersurfaces for the degree of Philosophiae Doctor.

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Time and place: Nov. 20, 2020 12:15 PM, Zoom

Doctoral candidate Julia Anna Weikum at the Department of Pharmacy, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, is  defending the thesis "Bacterial protein systems at the membrane interface: Structural and biophysical studies of the E.coli adhesion receptor intimin and the magnesium transporter MgtA" for the degree of Philosophiae Doctor.

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Time and place: Nov. 18, 2020 1:15 PM4:00 PM, Zoom

MSc. Vittoria Mallia at the Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, is defending the thesis «Potential endocrine disrupting activity of cyanobacteria – possible roles for microcystins» for the degree of Philosophiae Doctor.

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Time and place: Nov. 18, 2020 12:15 PM, Zoom

Doctoral candidate Magnus Saed Restan at the Department of Pharmacy, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, is  defending the thesis "Electromembrane extraction - enhanced theoretical understanding and new applications" for the degree of Philosophiae Doctor.

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Time and place: Nov. 16, 2020 1:15 PM, Zoom

Doctoral candidate Martin Falck at the Department of Biosciences will be defending the thesis "Differentiation of human embryonic stem cells towards neural progenitor cells to study the effect of paracetamol on prenatal brain development" for the degree of Philosophiae Doctor.

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Time and place: Nov. 13, 2020 1:15 PM, Zoom (videolink)

Doctoral candidate Claire Olga Maryse Aupart  at the Department of Geosciences, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, is defending the thesis Mechano-chemical feedbacks during serpentinization of ultramafic rocks for the degree of Philosophiae Doctor.

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Time: Nov. 13, 2020 12:00 PM

Doctoral candidate Andrey Kutuzov at the Department of Informatics, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, is defending the thesis Distributional word embeddings in modeling diachronic semantic change for the degree of Philosophiae Doctor.