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Tietze, Tim (author)
This graduation report aimed towards the vision „ Transform the needs of the minority into the wishes of the majority“. Children with physical disabilities face the issue to be excluded from the toy world of the able-bodied children. Toys with small buttons, heavyweight or the need of two hands for operating are examples which let children with...
master thesis 2019
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Noë, Tom (author)
Children missing an upper limb face a wide range of issues. Besides the difficulties adult prosthetic users face, such as unsatisfactory function, comfort, and appearance, children also have to deal with the challenges associated with growth. The goal of this thesis was to design an appealing solution for these growing children with an upper...
master thesis 2019
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Kiliçoğlu, Ihsan (author)
This thesis explores the possible effects of spatial characteristics on the use and<br/>perception public space by pre-teen children. The aim of this thesis was to identify spatial patterns that can be used to create urban public spaces which enhance the ability of children to make (diverse) friends, to explore different urban landscapes,...
master thesis 2018
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Vilarasau Creus, Núria (author)
This project aims at improving the experience of children during blood drawing procedure at Sant Joan de Déu Barcelona Children’s Hospital.<br/>Blood test is a procedure that creates stress and anxiety for patients, and it can result in a very traumatic experience for children. This brings other issues that make the blood draw more complicated,...
master thesis 2018
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Simons, Rochelle (author)
An acute admission is a disruption from daily life and affects the child patient and his or her family. To reduce this disruption of daily life, the VKC is planning to build a Paediatric Acute Medical Unit (P-AMU) in the coming years. The VKC (Vrouw-Kind Centrum; Woman-Child Center) is the center of excellence in the field of all woman and child...
master thesis 2018
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Verweij, Kees (author)
Play objects designed for for rebellious play offer possibilities for physically and socially active play and derives its play value from balancing rebellion and conformism, rulemaking and rule-breaking. In doing so it is aimed to provide a setting where children can behave in ways that may not normally be stimulated. playing with a rebellious...
master thesis 2017
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de Boer, Jelmer (author), de Bree, Emilie (author), Remeijsen, Pascal (author), Verzijl, Matthijs (author)
A large problem that primary schools face is that the ratio of pupils to teachers is too high, the class sizes are too large and this makes it difficult for a single teacher to have a good oversight of how the development of a given child is going. The aim of Interactive Robotics is to tackle this problem by bringing robots into the classroom to...
bachelor thesis 2017
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de Groot, Jens (author)
This report describes the project of designing an interactive exhibit for children in the context of Science Centre Delft to actively explore, and thereby learn about, the interactions of light and sound beams with materials. It involves the application of a directional speaker in a totally new and dynamic way to trigger sound and light effects....
master thesis 2017
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Ten Brug, L.F. (author)
Double Degree: Faculty of Architecture, Urbanism and the Built Environment / Urbanism AND Faculty of Applied Sciences / Science ommunication. Obesity is appointed as a pressing 21st century public health threat by the World health organization. Current sedentary behaviour in Western society is key in fast spread of the obesity epidemic. Children...
master thesis 2017
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Kik, R.M. (author)
One out of seven primary school children is suffering from overweight and sometimes even obesity. This is caused by a lack of physical activity and unhealthy food diets. Children playing outdoors is positively and significantly associated with the child’s physical activity. Peerdrops is a small Dutch company that creates product, graphic and...
master thesis 2017
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Moreo, M. (author)
In developing countries amputation surgeries are performed more often than in western countries due to a lack of medical knowledge and the prevalence of illnesses that have been defeated in the developed world. Only 5% of the amputees own a prosthesis because there are distribution and maintenance problems, as well as cultural issues surrounding...
master thesis 2016
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van der Ende, E. (author)
This thesis describes the development of Voogel, a collection of bird masks with which children can experience a bird’s vision with their human eyes. Recent research showed that word of mouth marketing has lately been the most effective way of marketing for Avifauna and not other marketing programs they conduct, like flyers and posters. The goal...
master thesis 2016
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Gerlag, P.L.L. (author)
INTRO Rijndam is a rehabilitation centre in Rotterdam that is specialised in complex rehabilitation problems. Rijndam has different locations and different departments. At the Ringdijk there is a children’s department where the toddlers are supported by caregivers of rehabilitation daycare, social workers, psychologists, rehabilitation...
master thesis 2016
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Bakayan, H. (author)
The occupations and the society of the future will be different than that of today. With occupations the general interaction forms are being meant. Occupations will focus on problem solving, Internet of Things and IT. Virtual Reality and 3D printing will be more embedded in people’s life. The occupations of the future will change the way...
master thesis 2016
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Deighton, E.M. (author)
master thesis 2016
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Jakubowska, B.M. (author)
The project focuses mostly on the social aspect, precisely on the relationship between immigrant and native Dutch children, as well as their families in order to bridge the gap between those groups.
master thesis 2016
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Uña Borràs, M. (author)
Unaccompanied Minors Service (UMS) is one of the products offered by the airline Koninklijke Luchtvaart Maatschappij N.V., better known as KLM. This pre-requested service offers an escort to children between the ages of five to fourteen, who travel alone. Children who recieve this service are called Unaccompanied Minors (UM). The current UMS is...
master thesis 2015
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Copini, H. (author)
In the last couple of years there has been a massive increase in the development of wearable self-monitoring products and services. Within this project the initial goal was to explore the possibilities how parents of young children could be supported with a wearable device which is able to monitor vital signs or detect specific symptoms when...
master thesis 2015
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Van Geel, B. (author)
Globally about 1 billion people (mainly living in developing countries) cannot get the health services that they need. This is a result of the lack of access, lack of trained health personnel, inadequate resources and facilities, and products and services are not affordable to the majority of the people. The company Healthy Entrepreneurs (HE)...
master thesis 2015
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Blok, D. (author)
Child-resistant caps (CRC) are well-known as a solution to create a child-resistant barrier for bottles with toxic chemicals inside such as bleach or turpentine. The problem of intoxications with children however still exists. The problem lies in the fact that the real reasons of intoxications are not being tackled. Almost every CRC on the...
master thesis 2015
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