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Groeneveld, Sebas (author)
This master thesis explores the boundary resources in Dutch first line healthcare that are required in order to increase the intent of Information Systems suppliers in to join a digital platform. This is researched, as information systems suppliers lack an ability to innovate. Innovation can be increased by an open digital platform for...
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Schrama, Verena (author)
Every day physicians make choices on clinical treatment that directly influence patients’ well-being. To deal with these critical decisions and avoid treatment errors and costs, physicians show a growing interest in Clinical Decision Support Systems (IDSS). Current CDSSs, however, suffer from limited transparency and flexibility, which gives...
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Groeneveld, Bart (author)
The Urban Heat Island effect increases the air temperature in cities compared to rural areas because cities have a lot more hardened surfaces than rural areas. As the amount of people living in cities increases and the global air temperatures rise, these negative effects will increase and mitigation action has to be taken. This research...
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Meijer, Joran (author)
Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) has seen a recent surge in policy uptake, but currently lacks guidance on clear institutionalisation in practice (Burget et al., 2017; Owen et al., 2021). Formal standards have tremendous potential as a possible instrument in order to meet societal challenges due to the anticipatory and inclusive nature...
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de Jong, Anne-Marie (author)
In 2011, Adaptive Delta Management (ADM) was introduced in the Dutch Delta Program as a policy development method to incorporate uncertainty in decision making transparently. Currently, little is known over the functioning of ADM in practice, while this is determining its success. The study explores the application of ADM in Dutch practice....
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Hesselink, Florian (author)
The Dutch heating transition involves changing the heating systems of eight million buildings to a sustainable alternative by 2050. Many heating system technologies are available, but deciding which systems are cheapest for all these buildings is a difficult question to answer. Local policymakers are increasingly making use of heating transition...
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Berendschot, Maarten (author)
In recent decades, logistic markets havebeen changing. Ecommerce is growing steadily, and the recent Covid19 pandemicgave an extra boost to that. Besides, customers are seeking more flexibility inthe logistic services. Parcel delivery is changing, yet this leads to variousnegative externalities including congestion, air, and...
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Kooijman, Julia (author)
In the last decade many development projects focused on agricultural development, wherein smallholder farmers are challenged to change their traditional practices and make use of new technologies and techniques. However, it is seen that smallholder farmers are not able or willing to apply learned practices or increase production. One reason for...
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de Planque, Diederik (author)
The world is currently a rushed environment; things change faster than ever. Technological innovations impress us again every year. Many innovations that enhance society are the result of innovating organisations. These organisations invest in innovative solutions, for their own good, but eventually also for the greater good. Allocating...
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Brouwer, Joey (author)
With the increasing research of autonomous vehicles coming closer to introduction in society, it is necessary to research the effects on traffic safety for the introduction of these types of vehicles for rural roads. A lot of research has been done for the introduction of AVs on highway roads, researching the introduction for rural roads is the...
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van Rossum, Rik (author)
With the fast-growing electricity demand, challenges arise affecting the reliability and the quality of the distribution network. The Dutch DSOs could expand the network capacity, but it is not sure if the network can be expanded fast enough. Network expansion will result in higher total consumer costs and if the network expansion rate is too...
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aan het Rot, Harmen (author)
A mixed-methods research to study the effect of a mediated environment on player experience and the result of the game Cue Kitchen, that aims to increase awareness about the invisible symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease in the social environment of people with Parkinson’s
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Sun, Huayi (author)
The long time horizon of sustainable energy developments is often associated with all sorts of issues that are caused by changes in values. The public attitude can be affected by these changes and potential risks in the lack of social acceptance could occur, which always lead to public oppositions to the implementation of the sustainable energy...
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Besier, Jorick (author)
The manufacturing processes of the Dutch ceramic plants are energy intensive with high temperatures. Most heat is generated by firing natural gas, which causes CO2 emissions. According to the Dutch Climate Agreement, the ceramic plants need to abate their CO2 emissions by 2030. This study intends to provide an analysis of applicable...
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van der Wijst, Cindy (author)
The brownfield container terminal at the Maasvlakte aims at realizing a zero-emission vehicle fleet to strive for its aim to be zero-emission by 2040. Therefore, the research question is as follows: “What are the consequences for costs and operational performance of implementing mature renewable energy carriers for AGVs at the container...
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Macquart, Timothée (author)
The Netherlands was faced with drought disruption within their Inland Waterways (IWT) in the past few years. The drought of 2018 was so severe that the disruption caused economic losses. As the topic of drought disruption is new, little strategies have been developed to reduce the economic loss due drought disruption. One concept has gained...
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Edua-Mensah, Eusebio (author)
Due to the current pandemic caused by COVID-19, its impact has again become clear that resilience is essential within cities and communities. An important aspect of this community resilience is the relationship between local institutions and local communities. To discover how this dynamic between formal and informal actors, and networks changes...
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Kleinendorst, Jay Jay (author)
The Dutch carpet tile industry is one of the most polluting and unsustainable industries worldwide, with a waste product that is only fit for landfilling. This thesis set out to model the industry and conclude on effective sustainability increasing measures. It was identified that the creation of one carpet tile (0.25 square meters) causes a...
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Mengher, Vlad (author)
Selection of industrial sites is a complex issue that requires careful consideration of a wide range of factors. Classical location decision-making overemphasize the role of economic factors while the energy related factors are often neglected. This research supports the energy transition by means of rethinking the location decision-making...
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van der Heide, Ruurd (author)
Most countries have shown their concern towards global warming and made commitments to decrease carbon emissions. Energy usage will have to become more efficient and generated by an increasing amount of sustainable resources. Hard-to-abate industries will require incentives to decarbonize their processes. Research shows that consumer-facing...
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