Disputation and trial lecture - Kristine Cerbule

MSc in International Fisheries Management Kristine Cerbule (NFH) will Wednesday May 22, 2024, hold her trial lecture and defend her thesis for the PhD degree in Natural Science.

Trial lecture on assigned topic will take place at 10.15:

“A critical assessment of fisher uptake of biodegradable fishing gear”

Later, at 12.15, she will defend her thesis entitled:

Use of biodegradable plastic materials in gillnet and longline fisheries 

 Evaluation Committee:

  • Director dr. Paul Winger, Fisheries and Marine Institute of Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada (1 opponent)
  • Senior scientist Haraldur Arnar Einarsson, IMR, Island (2 opponent)
  • Professor Claire Armstrong, NFH, (internal member and leader of the committee)


  • Professor Petter Holm, NFH, main supervisor
  • Professor Bent Herrmann, NFH, co-supervisor
  • Associate professor Eduardo Grimaldo, NFH, co-supervisor
  • Assistant professor Jure Brčić, University of Split, co-supervisor


Both defense and trial lecture will be streamed and recorded from Panopto:

Trial lecture



The thesis is available in Munin.

Dean at Faculty of Biosciences, Fisheries and Economics Jørgen Berge will lead the disputation.

When: 22.05.24 at 10.15–15.00
Where: Store auditorium, E-101, NFH-bygget
Location / Campus: Digital, Tromsø
Target group: Employees, Students, Guests, Invited, Unit
Contact: Lisbeth Stina Nordøy
Phone: 77644586
E-mail: Lisbeth.Nordoy@uit.no
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