Institute for Advanced Study (IAS)

Master's students selected to write their thesis at the IAS

22 December 2018

With much pleasure we present nine Master's students who will join our multidisciplinary research community and compete for the IAS thesis prize!

Following our call for proposals we have selected nine outstanding students, based on academic track record, motivation and thesis topic:

  • Eva Abels, Brain and Cognitive Sciences
    Control of heart rhythm by the brain: the impact of stress-induced reductions in amygdala and hippocampus GABA on cardiac electrophysiology (BrainBeatS)
  • Julia Anten, Computational Science
    Causal mapping of major depression in complexity modelling
  • Bas Chatel, Computational Science
    Causal mapping of major depression in complexity modelling
  • Mario Giulianelli, Artificial Intelligence
    Linguistic phenomena of homophily and alignment in public conversations
  • Natalie Anne Kastel, Brain and Cognitive Sciences
    Revolutionizing education through complexity theory
  • Fiona Lipperta, Computational Science
    Information dissipation in criminal networks
  • Sofia Orellana, Brain and Cognitive Sciences
    Longitudinal functional network changes in glioma patients
  • David SantamarĂ­a Legarda, Logic and Mathematics
    Theory of classes
  • Simone Schneider, Cultural Sociology
    Paying for erotic online intimacy. Motivations and gratifications of consumers of adult webcam performances

The students will present their topics during a kick-off meeting on 21 January 2019.

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