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PhD Thesis

  1. Real space analysis of operando X-ray spectroscopy and scattering studies of Cobalt Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis catalysts. Herbert, Jennifer J.; (2021) Doctoral thesis (Eng.D), UCL (University College London)
  2. Selenium and zinc enriched bioproducts generated from wastewater as micronutrient feed supplements and biofertilizers. Jun Li (2021) Ghent University
  3. Active anisotropic colloids from colloidal monolayers. Daniel ten Napel, Utrecht University. 
  4. Martins Cardoso, R. (2021) Dyslipidemia at the crossroad of the skin barrier and the arterial wall. Leiden University, Netherlands.

HDR Thesis