Allison Bailey has successfully defended her Ph.D.

Allison Bailey successfully defended her Ph.D. thesis at the Department of Arctic and Marine Biology, Faculty of Biosciences, Fisheries and Economics, UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø, on 5 May 2017.

Allison Bailey

Allison Bailey. Photo: Private

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Allison Bailey defending her PhD. Photo: Private

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Allison Bailey w/supervisors: Fist row from left: Peter Thor, Allison Bailey and Claudia Halsband; Second row: Haakon Hop and Camilla Svensen. Photo: Private

Her Thesis was entitled "The fate of a key Arctic copepod in future ocean acidification. Integrating molecular, organismal, and evolutionary thinking in the face of climate change", and dealt with ocean acidification effects on the Arctic copepod Calanus glacialis.

Opponents were Professor Hans G. Dam, University of Connecticut, USA and Dr. Pennie Lindeque, Plymouth Marine Laboratory, UK, and the committee was led by Dr. Sophie Bourgeon, AMB. Supervisors on her project have been Dr. Peter Thor (Norwegian Polar Institute), Dr. Camilla Svensen (AMB), Dr. Claudia Halsband (Akvaplan NIVA) and Dr. Prof. Haakon Hop (Norwegian Polar Institute).

We congratulate Dr. Bailey!