Tom Birchall defends his PhD 02.03.2021

Disputation and trial lecture: Thomas Birchall, UNIS/UiO

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.

Trial lecture

2.3.2021, 10:15, Zoom (videolink)

Title: Integration of state-of-art techniques for landslide/quick clay hazard assessment

Join the trial lecture (Zoom link)

Adjudication committee

  • Senior Geoscientist Hanneke Verweij, Delft, The Netherlands
  • Professor Christian Hermanrud, Department of Earth Science, UiB
  • Professor Nazmul Haque Mondol, Department of Geosciences, UiO


  • Associate Professor Kim Senger, University Centre in Svalbard
  • Professor Alvar Braathen, Institutt for geofag, UiO
  • Senior Geologist Fridtjof Riis, Norwegian Petroleum Directorate