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  • 21 Mar 2019
    Improving diagnoses of dyslexia

    14:00 - 15:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Peter Tamboer explores and compares different ways of improving diagnoses of dyslexia: through better methodology or with self-report questionnaires and brain-imaging techniques.

  • 21 Mar 2019
    The lives of women in Roman Syria

    12:00 - 13:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Sanne Klaver investigates the social life of women in three cities in Roman Syria: Dura-Europos, Palmyra, and Seleucia on the Euphrates. Her aim is to investigate female participation in the various spheres of life ...

  • 21 Mar 2019
    Improving tubercolosis mortality estimates

    10:00 - 11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    A. Lopez Garcia-Basteiro will defend the thesis ‘Improving Tuberculosis Mortality Estimates: An Evaluation of Data Sources, Strategies and New Diagnostics in a High Tuberculosis and HIV Burden Setting’.

  • 20 Mar 2019
    Optimising cardiac rehabilitation programmes

    14:00 - 15:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    T. Vromen will defend the thesis ‘Optimising Exercise Based Cardiac Rehabilitation Programs in The Netherlands - One Size Does Not FIT All’.

  • 20 Mar 2019
    Optimized expression of therapeutic RNAs

    12:00 - 13:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Z. Gao will defend the thesis ‘Optimized Expression of Small Therapeutic RNAs’.

  • 20 Mar 2019
    Molecular mechanisms of antibiotic resistance

    10:00 - 11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Marloes Hoeksema investigates molecular mechanisms underlying antibiotic resistance. She focuses specifically on the roles of oxygen radicals and of genome plasticity in the development of resistance.

  • 19 Mar 2019
    Etiology and management of coronary artery disease

    14:00 - 15:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    A. Qanitha will defend the thesis ‘Etiology, Management, and Outcomes of Patients with Coronary Artery Disease in a Resource-Poor Indonesian Setting Learning from the Local Evidence’.

  • 15 Mar 2019
    Balancing the neuronal network

    14:00 - 15:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    The brain consists of complex networks that need to function optimally under variable and challenging conditions. They must remain stable to ensure consistent and optimum functioning, but the brain must also have the ...

  • 15 Mar 2019
    Gating neuronal activity in the brain

    12:00 - 13:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Information from the outside world is processed and integrated by several areas of the brain's cortex. The parahippocampal cortext consists of various regions which together form the input and output structure of ...

  • 15 Mar 2019
    Transitional millisecond pulsars

    11:00 - 12:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Transitional millisecond pulsars are binary systems consisting of a neutron star and a low-mass companion star. These systems switch between two states: an observable radio millisecond pulsar (‘RMSP state’), during ...

  • 15 Mar 2019
    Effective search of web documents

    10:00 - 11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Automatically grouping and classifying documents on the Web is an important aspect of making it easier to search these documents effectively. Hosein Azarbonyad focuses on empowering content-based approaches for ...

  • 12 Mar 2019
    Endosonography for lung cancer staging

    14:00 - 15:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    On 12 March L.M.M. Crombag will defend the PhD thesis ‘Endosonography for Lung Cancer Staging’.

  • 8 Mar 2019
    Pain management in acute traumatic injuries

    14:00 - 15:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    On 8 March, M.L. Ridderikhof will defend the PhD thesis ‘Pain Management in Adult Patients with Acute Traumatic Injuries. Improving Injury-Related Pain Treatment’.

  • 8 Mar 2019
    Measuring weakly interacting massive particles

    13:00 - 14:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Erik Hogenbirk's research forms part of the quest to uncover what particles dark matter consists of. One model that offers a possible explanation is the Weakly Interacting Massive Particle (WIMP) model. Hogenbirk ...

  • 8 Mar 2019
    New dynamic macro banking model

    12:00 - 13:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Robin Döttling's research spans the areas of banking, corporate finance and macroeconomics. He develops a dynamic macro-banking model to study how the zero-lower bound on deposit rates affects banking regulation and ...

  • 8 Mar 2019
    Non-dopaminergic symptoms in Parkinson's disease

    10:00 - 11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    On 8 March, D.C. Velseboer will defend the PhD thesis ‘Non-Dopaminergic Symptoms in Parkinson’s Disease’.

  • 7 Mar 2019
    Diagnosing scaphoid fractures

    14:00 - 15:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    On 7 March, W.H. Mallee will defend the PhD thesis ‘Diagnostic Work-Up of Suspected Scaphoid Fractures’.

  • 7 Mar 2019
    Cultural network of Jan van Scorel

    12:00 - 13:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Jan van Scorel is known as the 'painter who brought the Italian Renaissance to the Netherlands'. Gaila Jehoel shows that he was also a successful networker who used his artistic and diplomatic talents and business ...

  • 7 Mar 2019
    Black holes and vacua in string theory

    10:00 - 11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    On 7 March, D.B. Cohen Maldonado will be defending the PhD thesis 'Black Holes and Vacua in String Theory. A Non-supersymmetric Study'.

  • 6 Mar 2019
    Professionalisation of museum guides

    11:00 - 12:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    The aim of Mark Schep's research is to shed more light on the practices of museum guides and ways that can help further professionalise their craft. His overarching question is: how can we define competencies of ...