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Hovestad, Harmen (author)
Military decision-making involves art and science and aims to translate strategic goals into tactical actions for achieving specific outcomes. It relies on a commander’s capacity to navigate complex and sometimes ambiguous situations to develop detailed plans and actionable orders. At the military tactical level, decisions focus on executing...
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ter Laak, Simon (author)
A pressure ulcer (PU) is defined as localised damage to the skin and/or underlying tissue, as a result of pressure or pressure in combination with shear. Despite the fact that pressure ulcers have received a lot of attention recently in hospitals and long-term care homes, they still form a major issue. The ErasmusMC is one of the hospitals with...
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Doppenberg, Ruben (author)
An important process for navigating the uncertainties associated with the energy transition is power system planning. Energy system models are considered to be useful tools for supporting the power system planning process but are limited in several ways. Firstly, energy system models often have a high computational burden, limiting the...
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van Leiden, Jarno (author)
Climate change is intensifying severe weather and flood hazards, putting riverfront residents at growing risk. Although existing public flood defences like dikes and nature-based solutions offer protection, recent events like those in Limburg in 2021 highlight the need to address flood risk at the homeowner level. With the expectation that...
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Hillen, Justus (author)
In the wake of the 2015 Paris Agreement on climate change, global efforts have intensified to reduce carbon emissions and transition to renewable energy sources such as solar and wind power. However, the asymmetry in energy production and consumption among nations, coupled with the seasonal and temporal intermittency and geographical variations...
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Boucherie, Tom (author)
The Dutch government is targeting substantial growth within the heating sector, with ambitions to double the number of sustainable heat connections for households by 2030 – from 0.5 to 1 million – and eventually reaching 2.5 million connections by 2050. The proposed institutional design outlined in the new Heat Act, also known as the "Wet...
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Torlak, Yunus Emre (author)
Executive Summary<br/>Introduction: The global shift towards a circular economy aims to optimize resource use, minimize waste, and promote sustainable growth. Monitoring this transition is vital, and open data presents itself as a pivotal tool. This research explores the potential of open data in monitoring circular economy objectives, focusing...
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van der Meer, Lars (author)
This paper explores the potential of smart contracts in the reinsurance industry to address escalating non-productive costs driven by market dynamics. Reinsurers, aiming to enhance stability amid increasing inflation, claim severity, and frequency, have adopted stricter underwriting criteria and raised premiums. This has led to a more detailed...
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Lee, Thijme (author)
This master's thesis explores the potential of persuasive games for addressing challenges in multiactor systems. For many multi-actor system problems, the different actors need to take action to handle these problems. Persuasive gaming is proposed as a method that can stimulate taking action. This thesis identifies a gap in the applicability of...
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Di Pietro Garcia, Carlos (author)
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Dumas, Youp (author)
Climate change is a pressing concern affecting the livelihoods of farmers in Ghana's Ashanti region due to erratic rainfall patterns, primarily impacting rain-fed agriculture. This research explores the potential of carbon credits to encourage smallholder farmers in the Ashanti region to adopt agroforestry practices as a solution. Agroforestry,...
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Kreuger, Floris (author)
Global warming is one of the biggest societal problems in 2023. The share of IT usage within this problem has been growing rapidly in the last decades, and this is likely to continue. To stop the increasing footprint of IT (usage) a significant change is required. However, due to the pervasive nature of IT integration in our daily lives, this is...
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van Asselt, Maartje (author)
Indonesia started its journey towards a net-zero energy system. Research and developments towards these targets are currently well underway. However, present-day prediction models show that the rising demand of the island will not be met with the renewable energy technology potential. One solution for this problem is the development of power...
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Lawino, Marilyn (author)
Decision-making about sustainable energy development often constitutes not only choices about which technology to adopt but also the dependencies of these technological choices on the social, economic and political helms within the context they are applied. For Uganda, juggling some of the country’s innate challenges like poverty and lack of...
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van Paassen, Jeroen (author)
Situation<br/>The constant increase in global temperatures is becoming more and more concerning for the future of our planet. The health of the planet is crucial for our existence and for the health of humanity, which is why we need to maintain and care for our environment. The pharmaceutical sector contributes to a lot of greenhouse gas...
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Aydin, Mustafa (author)
In the contemporary global environment, supply chains are increasingly vulnerable to disruptions, with environmental and supplier disturbances posing frequent challenges. This research aimed to understand the influence of a systematic supplier selection approach, combined with an effective risk mitigation strategy, on supply chain performance...
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Dekkers, Mees (author)
The Paris Agreement seeks to limit global temperature rise and achieve climate neutrality by 2050. The UN's Sustainable Development Goal 7 emphasizes sustainable energy access, with smart grids playing a crucial role. These grids adapt to user behavior and interconnect various components. While smart grids address challenges in integrating...
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Groot, Janne (author)
Transdisciplinary (TD) research plays a crucial role in addressing the complex challenges of climate adaptation. Despite popularisation of TD research, ambiguity remains in the specific implementation of this approach. As more projects aim to adopt TD approaches, more clarity is needed to structure the organisation and implementation of TD...
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Termaat, Milu (author)
This master’s thesis explores the future of citizen participation in public decision-making in the Netherlands. Citizen participation is regarded as an important aspect of the Dutch democracy since it is used to gain insights into what the citizens consider important. Currently, there is scarce scientific literature on the future of citizen...
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Golan, Emily (author)
The transportation system in Israel is facing a crisis due to its heavy reliance on private vehicles. To shift towards sustainable mobility, improving public transport quality in the Tel Aviv metropolitan area is crucial. This research investigates the preferences of Tel Aviv citizens regarding transport projects aimed at enhancing public...
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