PhD defenses

The following list provides an overview of all upcoming PhD defenses at Ghent University. The specified links refer to our Dutch website.

 

  • Constructing SIMON: a tool for evaluating personal interests and capacities to choose a post-secondary major that maximally suits the potential

    Oct 24
    Faculty
    Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences
    Promovendus/a
    Lot Fonteyne
    Academic Degree
    Doctor in de Psychologie
    Promotor(s)
    Promotor: Prof. dr. Filip De Fruyt, Vakgroep Ontwikkelings-, Persoonlijkheids- en Sociale Psychologie (PP07) - copromotor: Prof. dr. Wouter Duyck, Vakgroep Experimentele Psychologie (PP02)
    Defense location and time
    Het Pand, zaal rector Vermeylen, Onderbergen 1, 9000 Gent, 10:00
  • Reforming Processes for Sustainable Syngas Production: The Role of Fe

    Oct 24
    Faculty
    Faculty of Engineering and Architecture
    Promovendus/a
    Stavros-Alexandros Theofanidis
    Academic Degree
    Doctor in de ingenieurswetenschappen: chemische technologie
    Promotor(s)
    prof. Guy Marin, vakgroep Materialen, Textiel en Chemische Proceskunde - dr. Vladimir Galvita, vakgroep Materialen, Textiel en Chemische Proceskunde
    Defense location and time
    auditorium 1, iGent, first floor, Technologiepark Zwijnaarde 15, 9052 Zwijnaarde, 16:00
  • Invasion of feline, canine and porcine alphaherpesviruses through target mucosae of their respective host

    Oct 24
    Faculty
    Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
    Promovendus/a
    Yewei Li
    Academic Degree
    Doctor in de diergeneeskundige wetenschappen
    Promotor(s)
    Prof. Dr. Hans Nauwynck Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, UGent
    Defense location and time
    Auditorium 1 (Hoogbouw), Salisburylaan 133, 9820 Merelbeke, 17:00
  • Activation and modulation of automatic response tendencies

    Oct 25
    Faculty
    Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences
    Promovendus/a
    Carsten Bundt
    Academic Degree
    Doctor in de Psychologie
    Promotor(s)
    Promotor: Prof. dr. Wim Notebaert, Vakgroep Experimentele Psychologie (PP02) - Copromotor: Prof. dr. Marcel Brass, Vakgroep Experimentele Psychologie (PP02)
    Defense location and time
    Auditorium 1, Faculteit Psychologie en Pedagogische Wetenschappen, Henri Dunantlaan 2, 9000 Gent, 14:00
  • Being in the driver’s seat of your job: investigating determinants, mechanisms, and outcomes of job and team crafting

    Oct 25
    Faculty
    Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
    Promovendus/a
    Inge De Clippeleer
    Academic Degree
    Doctor in de toegepaste economische wetenschappen
    Promotor(s)
    Prof. dr. Dirk Buyens, vakgroep Personeels- en Organisatiemanagement - Prof. dr. Ans De Vos, Universiteit Antwerpen
    Defense location and time
    Aula, Voldersstraat 9, 9000 Gent, 17:00
  • Tactical Management Sense-and-Respond Framework Enhancement using ICT

    Oct 26
    Faculty
    Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
    Promovendus/a
    Renata Petrevska Nechkoska
    Academic Degree
    Doctor in de toegepaste economische wetenschappen
    Promotor(s)
    prof. dr. Geert Poels, vakgroep Beleidsinformatica en Operationeel beheer - Prof. Gjorgji Mancheski, University St. Kliment Ohridski
    Defense location and time
    Amphitheatre 3’, Faculty of Economics, Marksova 133, 7500 Prilep - Macedonia, 11:00
  • Differentiated instruction implementation in primary schools: Linking psychological factors in students and teachers to achievement

    Oct 26
    Faculty
    Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences
    Promovendus/a
    Muhamad Nanang Suprayogi
    Academic Degree
    Doctor in de Pedagogische Wetenschappen
    Promotor(s)
    Promotor: Prof. dr. Martin Valcke, Vakgroep Onderwijskunde (PP06)
    Defense location and time
    Leszaal 2.1, Faculteit Psychologie en Pedagogische Wetenschappen, Henri Dunantlaan 2, 9000 Gent, 16:00
  • Unraveling nocturnal polyuria in adults

    Oct 26
    Faculty
    Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
    Promovendus/a
    Marie-Astrid Denys
    Academic Degree
    Doctor in de gezondheidswetenschappen
    Promotor(s)
    Administratief verantwoordelijke promotor: prof. Karel Everaert, Vakgroep Uro-Gynaecologie - tweede promotor: dr. An-Sofie Goessaert, Vakgroep Uro-Gynaecologie – derde promotor: prof. Johan Vande Walle, Vakgroep Pediatrie en Genetica
    Defense location and time
    Aula, Voldersstraat 9, 9000 Gent, 17:00
  • Circulating extracellular vesicles in cancer: A strategy to unlock hidden secrets

    Oct 26
    Faculty
    Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
    Promovendus/a
    Glenn Vergauwen
    Academic Degree
    Doctor in de gezondheidswetenschappen
    Promotor(s)
    Administratief verantwoordelijke promotor: prof. Rudy Van den Broecke, Vakgroep Uro-gynaecologie - tweede promotor: prof. Olivier De Wever, Vakgroep Radiotherapie en Experimenteel Kankeronderzoek – derde promotor: prof. An Hendrix, Vakgroep Radiotherapie en Experimenteel Kankeronderzoek
    Defense location and time
    aud. E, ingang 32, campus UZ, De Pintelaan 185, 9000 Gent, 17:00
  • We want equality between women and women’ - An intersectional study of women’s mobilization for justice and democracy in post-Ben Ali Tunisia

    Oct 26
    Faculty
    Faculty of Political and Social Sciences
    Promovendus/a
    Loes Debuysere
    Academic Degree
    Doctor in de Politieke Wetenschappen
    Promotor(s)
    Prof. Dr. Sami Zemni
    Defense location and time
    Academieraadzaal - AULA, Volderstraat 9, 9000 Gent, 18:00
  • Osmotic drought stress influence on physiological and biochemical characteristics of pistachio (Pistacia spp.) seedlings.

    Oct 27
    Faculty
    Faculty of Bioscience Engineering
    Promovendus/a
    Ali Esmaeilpour
    Academic Degree
    Doctor in de toegepaste biologische wetenschappen
    Promotor(s)
    Prof. dr. ir. Patrick Van Damme (BW02)-Prof. dr. ir. Roeland Samson (Universiteit Antwerpen)
    Defense location and time
    A0.030 (A20), Blok A, Coupure Links 653, 9000 Gent, 13:00
  • Exploring the glycosylation potential of glucansucrases: from enzyme to product

    Oct 27
    Faculty
    Faculty of Bioscience Engineering
    Promovendus/a
    Tim Devlamynck
    Academic Degree
    Doctor in de toegepaste biologische wetenschappen : chemie en bioprocestechnologie
    Promotor(s)
    Prof. dr. ir. Wim Soetaert (BW06)-Prof. Lubbert Dijkhuizen (Rijksuniversiteit Groningen)
    Defense location and time
    Aula Academiegebouw Universiteit Groningen, Broerstraat 5 5, 9712 CP Groningen - Nederland, 14:30
  • Texture and Microstructure Formation in Commercially Pure Aluminum during High Pressure Torsion

    Oct 27
    Faculty
    Faculty of Engineering and Architecture
    Promovendus/a
    Soroosh Naghdy
    Academic Degree
    Doctor in de ingenieurswetenschappen: materiaalkunde
    Promotor(s)
    prof. Patricia Verleysen, vakgroep Elektrische Energie, Metalen, Mechanische Constructies en Systemen - prof. Leo Kestens, vakgroep Elektrische Energie, Metalen, Mechanische Constructies en Systemen
    Defense location and time
    auditorium 'metallurgie', first floor, Technologiepark Zwijnaarde 903, 9052 Zwijnaarde, 16:00
  • Tactical Sales Forecasting with External Leading Indicators Intelligence

    Oct 27
    Faculty
    Faculty of Engineering and Architecture
    Promovendus/a
    Yves Sagaert
    Academic Degree
    Doctor in de ingenieurswetenschappen: bedrijfskundige systeemtechnieken en operationeel onderzoek
    Promotor(s)
    prof. El-Houssaine Aghezzaf, vakgroep Industriële Systemen en Productontwerp - dr. Bram Desmet (Solventure, Gent) - prof. Nikolaos Kourentzes (Lancaster University Management School, Verenigd Koninkrijk)
    Defense location and time
    Jozef Plateauzaal, Plateaustraat 22, 9000 Gent, 16:00
  • Diagnosis and treatment of urinary tract infections in non-pregnant adult women in primary care

    Oct 27
    Faculty
    Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
    Promovendus/a
    Stefan Heytens
    Academic Degree
    Doctor in de gezondheidswetenschappen
    Promotor(s)
    Administratief verantwoordelijke promotor: prof. Thierry Christiaens, Vakgroep Farmacologie - tweede promotor: prof. An De Sutter, Vakgroep Huisartsgeneeskunde en Eerstelijnsgezondheidszorg – derde promotor: prof. Geert Claeys, Vakgroep Klinische Biologie, Microbiologie en Immunologie
    Defense location and time
    Aula, Voldersstraat 9, 9000 Gent, 16:00
  • Personality and leadership: Trait-perspectives on charisma, curvilinear relationships, and measurement innovations

    Oct 27
    Faculty
    Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences
    Promovendus/a
    Jasmine Vergauwe
    Academic Degree
    Doctor in de Psychologie
    Promotor(s)
    Promotor: Prof. dr. Filip De Fruyt, Vakgroep Ontwikkelings-, Persoonlijkheids- en Sociale Psychologie (PP07) - Copromotor: Prof. dr. Joeri Hofmans, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Work & Organizational Psychology
    Defense location and time
    Het Pand, zaal rector Blancquaert, Onderbergen 1, 9000 Gent, 16:00
  • Influence of Externally Bonded FRP Strengthening on Compressive Membrane Action and Robustness of Concrete Structures

    Oct 30
    Faculty
    Faculty of Engineering and Architecture
    Promovendus/a
    Yihua Zeng
    Academic Degree
    Doctor in de ingenieurswetenschappen: bouwkunde
    Promotor(s)
    prof. Luc Taerwe, vakgroep Bouwkundige Constructies - prof. Robby Caspeele, vakgroep Bouwkundige Constructies
    Defense location and time
    Jozef Plateauzaal, Plateaustraat 22, 9000 Gent, 10:30
  • Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy for Intracellular Sensing and Protease Activity Detection: From Chip Technology to Applications

    Oct 30
    Faculty
    Faculty of Engineering and Architecture
    Promovendus/a
    Pieter Wuytens
    Academic Degree
    Doctor in de ingenieurswetenschappen: fotonica en in de toegepaste biologische wetenschappen: cel- en genbiotechnologie
    Promotor(s)
    prof. Roel Baets, vakgroep Informatietechnologie - prof. Andre Skirtach, vakgroep Moleculaire Biotechnologie
    Defense location and time
    conference room 'Ceremoniezaal Aula', Voldersstraat 9, 9000 Gent, 17:00
  • Epigenetic Profiling in Cancer

    Oct 31
    Faculty
    Faculty of Bioscience Engineering
    Promovendus/a
    Geert Trooskens
    Academic Degree
    Doctor in de toegepaste biologische wetenschappen: cel- en genbiotechnologie
    Promotor(s)
    Prof. dr.ir. Wim Van Criekinge (BW10) - Prof. dr. ir. Tim De Meyer (BW10)
    Defense location and time
    A0.030 (A20), Blok A, Coupure Links 653, 9000 Gent, 16:00
  • Acting upon the true self: The role of authentic leadership in enhancing followers' well-being at work

    Nov 06
    Faculty
    Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences
    Promovendus/a
    Anneleen Mortier
    Academic Degree
    Doctor in de Psychologie
    Promotor(s)
    Promotor: Prof. dr. Peter Vlerick, Vakgroep Personeelsbeleid, Arbeids- en Organisatiepsychologie (PP09)
    Defense location and time
    Ceremoniezaal, Campus Aula, Voldersstraat 9, 9000 Gent, 10:00