Ken Steen Pedersen´s Doctoral Defence

On Thursday 26 August 2021 at 13:00 DVM, PhD Ken Steen Pedersen will defend his doctoral dissertation in order to be awarded the doctoral degree in Veterinary Science (doctor medicinae veterinaria, (


“Selected diagnostic aspects of Porcine Intestinal Disease Complex in nursery pigs”

Opponents at the Defence Ceremony
Professor Jill Ritchie Thomson, Edinburgh Veterinary Disease Surveillance Centre, Scotland is 1st official opponent.
Professor Mari Heinonen, University of Helsinki is 2nd official opponent.

Opponents ex Auditorio
Unofficial opponents must contact the chair of the cefence ceremony Professor Thomas Thymann, University of Copenhagen, e-mail: .

Professor John Elmerdahl Olsen, University of Copenhagen, chairs the assessment committee

Please contact the author by e-mail: to obtain a copy of the dissertation.

For a copy of the assessment committee’s report please contact Faculty Service by e-mail:

Time and Place

Thursday 26 August 2021 at 13:00

The defence is conducted as a digital defence with partly physical presence.

The physical place of the defence
Auditorium A1-05.01, Dyrlægevej 100, 1870 Frederiksberg C

To attend the digital defence, please follow the link


If you wish to attend the defence via the digital solution: Please follow the link and hereafter the instructions to download the required Zoom-client. If the Zoom-client is incompatible with your pc, smartphone etc. you can attend via an Internet browser. Log-in in due time before to allow time to install the Zoom-client.

As the defence is held as a partly digital defence with physical presence, we kindly ask guests who do not have an active role in the defence to mute your microphones and leave your cameras turned off during the defence.