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Time and place: Oct. 15, 2020 3:15 PM, Zoom

Cand.med. Guri Hagberg at Institute of Clinical Medicine will be defending the thesis "Long term effect of stroke on survival, cognition and amyloid brain pathology - a seven-year follow-up study" for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

Time and place: Oct. 15, 2020 2:30 PM3:30 PM, Zoom

Dr. Juho Rousu, Professor in Computer Science, Aalto University, Finland, will present the lecture "Machine Learning of Drug Combination Responses."

Time and place: Oct. 15, 2020 2:00 PM4:00 PM, Zoom

The Throne Holst paper- and twitter awards will be arranged October 15th at 2.00-4.00 PM.

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Time and place: Oct. 15, 2020 12:15 PM3:15 PM, Zoom

Master in Political Strategy and Communication Helena Seibicke at ARENA Centre for European Studies will defend her PhD thesis Between Expertisation and Advocacy? The European Women’s Lobby, Gender Expertise and EU Governance.

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Time and place: Oct. 15, 2020 12:15 PM, Zoom

MD Viera Stubnova at Institute of Clinical Medicine will be defending the thesis "Heart-kidney interactions in outpatients with heart failure - reducing confounding by propensity score matching" for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

Time and place: Oct. 12, 2020 6:15 PM, Zoom

Master Gaia Calamera at Institute of Clinical Medicine will be defending the thesis “Molecular and functional compartmentation of cGMP in the heart.” for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

Time and place: Oct. 9, 2020 12:15 PM, Zoom

Msc Zhi Zhao at Institute of Basic Medical Sciences will be defending the thesis “Multivariate structured penalized and Bayesian regressions for pharmacogenomic screens” for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

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Time and place: Oct. 8, 2020 2:15 PM5:00 PM, in Zoom

M.Phil. in Economics Ingrid Cathrine Hjort at Department of Economics will defend her thesis "Second-Best Approaches to Regulate Emissions" for the PhD degree.

Time and place: Oct. 7, 2020 2:15 PM3:30 PM, Zoom: 8270614124

Aikaterini (Katerina) Fotopoulou, PhD, is a Professor in Psychodynamic Neuroscience at University College London. Her lab focuses on topics and disorders that lie at the borders between neurology and psychology, funded initially by a Starting Investigator Grant ‘Bodily Self’ and more recently a Consolidator grant ‘METABODY’ from the European Research Council. Katerina is the founder of IASAT and the editor of the volume: Fotopoulou, A., Conway, M.A., Pfaff, D. From the Couch to the Lab: Trends in Psychodynamic Neuroscience. Oxford University Press, 2012. In 2016, Katerina was awarded the prestigious Early Career Award of the International Neuropsychology Society. See here for further projects and publications.

Time and place: Oct. 7, 2020 12:15 PM, Zoom

M.Sc Prudence Atukunda at Institute of Basic Medical Sciences will be defending the thesis “Improved child development outcomes in rural Uganda: long-term follow-up of a randomized maternal education trial” for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

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Time and place: Oct. 2, 2020 4:00 PM7:00 PM, In Zoom

Master of Economic Theory and Econometrics Herman Kruse at Department of Economics will defend the thesis "Household Retirement Decisions" for the PhD degree.

Time and place: Oct. 2, 2020 12:15 PM, Zoom

Master Kenneth Larsen at Institute of Clinical Medicine will be defending the thesis “Early detection of autism spectrum disorder. Identification of symptoms associated with ASD in the second year of life in typical day-care centres in Norway” for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

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Time and place: Oct. 2, 2020 12:15 PM, Zoom

MSc Helge Toft at Institute of Clinical Medicine will be defending the thesis “Cytokines and psychiatric symptoms in patients receiving inpatient treatment: The relationship between changes in immune activation and symptoms of mental distress. A 12-week follow-up study of patients with mental health disorders” for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

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Time and place: Sep. 28, 2020 4:00 PM, Zoom

Master Miaomiao Li at Institute of Basic Medical Sciences will be defending the thesis “Novel Roles of the N6-methyladenosine Reader YTHDF2 in Genome Stability and Neuronal Development” for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

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Time and place: Sep. 25, 2020 5:15 PM8:00 PM, Zoom

MSc Rojyar Khezri at Institute of clinical Medicine will be defending the thesis Host autophagy mediates organ wasting and nutrient mobilization for tumor growth for the degree of Philosophiae Doctor (PhD).

Time and place: Sep. 25, 2020 12:15 PM, Zoom

MSc Ane Charlotte Christensen at Institute of Basic Medical Sciences will be defending the thesis “Balancing stability and plasticity-perturbations of extracellularmatrix and inhibitory activity in themature grid cell network” for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

Time and place: Sep. 25, 2020 12:15 PM, Zoom

MD Lene Kirkhus at Institute of Clinical Medicine will be defending the thesis “Assessment and impact of frailty and comorbidity in older cancer patients” for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

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Time and place: Sep. 24, 2020 9:00 AMSep. 25, 2020 4:00 PM, University of Oslo, Blindern

Online conference: EELC8 will be livestreamed using Zoom


The theme of the eighth biennial Explorations in Ethnography, Language and Communication conference is “Perspectives across disciplinary and political borders.”

Time and place: Sep. 23, 2020 2:15 PM3:30 PM, Zoom: 8270614124

Jim Porter is a researcher at the Hugo Valentin Centre in the Department of History at Uppsala University.   His work has appeared in Isis, History of Science and Multiethnica and his current research project is funded by the Marcus and Amalia Wallenberg Foundation.  Dr. Porter is interested in social and scientific constructions of “intelligence” and how such beliefs and theories were put to work in educational policy in the interwar and post-WWII United States.     

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Time and place: Sep. 23, 2020 12:15 PM, Zoom

MSc Lene Christensen at Institute of Health and Society will be defending the thesis “The influence of pregnancy and pelvic girdle pain on weight-bearing activities - A biomechanical and clinical study” for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

Time and place: Sep. 23, 2020 11:15 AM, Zoom

M.Sc Ranjeeta S. Acharya at Institute of Clinical Medicine will be defending the thesis “Pelvic girdle pain and pelvic floor disorders in pregnant women” for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

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Time and place: Sep. 23, 2020 11:15 AM, Zoom

MSc Ragnhild Elén Gjulem Jamt at Institute of Clinical Medicine will be defending the thesis “Psychoactive substance use among drivers in a rural area - Studies of prevalence, risk of road traffic crash involvement and driver characteristics” for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

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Time and place: Sep. 21, 2020 1:15 PM4:00 PM, In Zoom

MSc in Economics Pål Boug at Department of Economics will defend the thesis "The Cointegrated Vector Autoregressive Model: Concepts and Evidence" for the Dr.Philos. degree.

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

MSc Kari Gire Dahl at Institute of Health and Society will be defending the thesis “Health literacy in the context of kidney transplant recipients: a multimethod study” for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

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

M.Sc Silje Havrevold Henni at Institute of Health and Society will be defending the thesis “Integration of advanced geriatric nurses: A mixed methods study of role and scope of practice” for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).