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Current PhD candidates

The research of the Graduate School of Campus Fryslân is organized in four research programmes, the ‘Frisian Flagships’. The research of the PhD researchers fall for the larger part within these four flagships. The exception is the research within the Centre for Internationalization of Education.

Department: Global and Local Governance
Name Research project
Abe Hendriks The Politics of a Transition to a Circular Economy
Bram Van Vulpen Regional disparities and identity politics: a socio-spatial analysis.
Alex Belloir

Expanding the Silos: New Perspectives on Bureaucratic Politicization and it's Causes

Hatenboer, Constant

Assessing the Role of Regional Organisations in Marine Governance: A Comparative Study of Effectiveness and Legitimacy in the Caribbean and the North Sea

Sofie Dreef

De jacht op publieke waarde in Bestuurlijk Regionale Ecosystemen (BREs)

Junyu Zhang

Dairy Policy in the Multi-level Governance: A Comparative Study of The European Union and China

Anna Mikhaylovskaya

Consensus, Compromise & the Majority Rule

Lije Dong

Decentralization in Comparative Perspective

Department: Governance and Innovation
Name Project
Germain Abdul-Rahman

Norms and Values in the Virtual World.

Eko Rahmadian

The Use of Big Data in Sustainable Tourism

Anno Bunnik

Policing the Future? Assessing the Implementation of Big Data by UK Law Enforcement

Taís Blauth

Artificial Intelligence: The Effects of an AI Arms Race in the Future of Global Security

Tim Huiskes

Global Governance of Water and Transport Adaptation to Climate Change in Jakarta, Mexico City, and The Netherlands

Hamed Seddighi Khadiva

Children’s national disaster preparedness: policy analysis in Iran and program evaluation in Yazd city

Department: Sustainable Entrepreneuship in a Circular Economy
Name Research project
Femke Vrenegoor Evaluating how the attitudes of micro and small sized accommodation entrepreneurs translate into sustainable behaviour
Hellen Dawo Sustainable entrepreneurship: Opportunities to facilitate ecological, socio-cultural and economic development in a protected nature area.
Hüseyin Can Saral Leadership roles in sustainable entrepreneurship and development
Valerija Golubic

How do social enterprises create social value? Theory and evidence from work integration and healthcare enterprises

Eric Fath-Kolmes

Model of Dynamic Capabilities for Flourishing Enterprises in the Construction Industry

Jens Kaus

The role of sustainable entrepreneurship and corporate-entrepreneur collaborations in a Circular Economy

Department: Language, Technology & Culture
Name Research project
Frank Hopwood Speech Technology
Bianca Dijkstra Communication Strategies in European Logistics
Phat Do

The role of the number of lexical tones in speech emotion recognition using pitch-related features

Xiyuan Go

Voice and Speech Technology

Department: Sustainable Health
Name Research project
Lise Beumeler Personalized lifestyle intervention for recovery after critical illness
Hilde de Vries Therapeutic potential and physiological function of infant bile acids in energy metabolism
Beorn Nijenhuis Task Specific Dystonia in Skater's Cramp
Wido Heeman Reducing anastomotic leakage using laser speckle contrast imaging
Edith Visser Vitamin D in asthma and COPD - Dietary supplements to improve treatment and outcome exacerbations
Dionne Sizoo Nutrition and outcome after bariatric surgery: focus on weight reduction, body composition and metabolism
Vasco Ferreira

Theory and technology for remote neurological examination

Halim Albakkor

Identity Capital in Uprooted migrant Communities: Comparative Study of Syrian and Moroccan-Dutch and Dutch adolescents in the Netherlands

Maryory Galvis Pedraza

Exposome and epigenetics in the Lifelines cohort study

Department: Knowledge Infrastructures
Name Research project
Clarisse Kraamwinkel

Climate Resilience Delta Areas Supported by Responsible Data Infrastructures

Efe Cengiz

Rediscovering the ‘local’ in knowledge infrastructures

Selen Eren

Cherishing hope beyond the ’truth’: Building a more reliable and responsible knowledge infrastructure for the naturalcultural diversity to survive

Xiaoyao Han

Value of Big Data in research

Centre for Internationalisation of Education

The present candidates (and projects) are in various states of progress, ranging from writing their 3rd paper to forming their project:

Name Research project
Evers, Nico (External PhD researcher) Assessing how faculty-led short-term study-abroad programs enable or block (elements of) global citizenship development of US students
Hietbrink, Joëlle

Assessing intercultural competence outcomes for international business

Van der Hoek, Klaas-Wybo (External PhD researcher) Reaction of Higher Education Institutes on government policy about transnational education in the Netherlands
Eftekhari, Pouneh Internationalisation of the disciplines: Differences in conceptualization and implementation
Henao, Kelly International and intercultural learning: Emerging teaching practices in Latin America
Li, Weiwei Willingness to share information in multi-cultural collaborative learning groups
Dianike Malay, Elok Academic and Social integration of Indonesian international students – starting Sep 2019
van den Hende, Franka Explaining tensions with curriculum internationalisation; a resource-based process
Ambagts- van Rooijen, Marloes Lecturer competences for capitalizing on students’ cultural diversity in the international classroom
Last modified:20 December 2022 2.55 p.m.