Helge Ingvart Fredriksen

The external examiners of Helge's dissertation were Professor Alejandro S. González-Martín, Universite de Montreal, Canada, and Professor Despina Potari, University of Athens, Hellas.

Helge, who is employed at the University of Tromsø, in Bodø, is the first of MatRIC's fellows to be awarded a PhD for his work.

The next of MatRIC's PhD fellows to defend her dissertation will be Shaista Kanwal on 4 and 5 November 2020. Shaista's dissertation has the title, "Dynamics of undergraduate engineering students' learning activities in mathematics in an online and a blended environment." The external examiners are Professor Chris Rasmussen, San Diego State University, and Professor Ghislaine Gueudet, ESPE Bretagne, University of Brest. Information about Shaista's trial lecture and defence will be announced at www.uia.no.