Three ARCTOS PhD students will defend their thesis in May!

Adriana Sardi and Allison Bailey will defend their thesis on May 5th, and Julie Grenvald on May 9th.

Adriana has been working on ‘Biomonitoring and risk assessment tools to manage the impact of diesel oil in tropical coastal habitats’ and the defense is taking place at 12:15 in Auditorium 1.022 in the Technology building at UiT. Her trial lecture is entitled ‘Current use of biomarkers in contamination monitoring’ and will take place at 10:15, same location.

Allison’s thesis is entitled ‘The fate of a key Arctic copepod in future ocean acidification: Integrating molecular, organismal, and evolutionary thinking in the face of climate change’. The defense is taking place at 12:15 in Perspektivet auditorium in Handelshøgskolen at UiT. The topic of her trial lecture is ‘Demonstrating local adaptation and evolution of tolerance to acidification and hypercapnia in long-lived zooplankton’ and will be presented at 10:15, same place.

Julie has also been working with zooplankton, focussing on ‘Understanding winter patterns of zooplankton Diel Vertical Migration (DVM) in a high Arctic fjord (Kongsfjorden, Svalbard)’. She will defend her thesis at 12:15 in Store Auditorium in the NFH building at UiT. Her trial lecture is entitled ‘Shedding light on Arctic zooplankton behavior’ and will take place at 10:15, same location.

Join us!

Allison’s and Julie’s trial lectures and defenses can be streamed. Contact arctos@bfe.uit.no if you would like to join remotely.