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Verhoeven, M.D. (author), de Valk, S.C. (author), Daran, J.G. (author), van Maris, A.J.A. (author), Pronk, J.T. (author)
D-Glucose, D-xylose and L-arabinose are major sugars in lignocellulosic hydrolysates. This study explores fermentation of glucose-xylose-arabinose mixtures by a consortium of three ‘specialist’ Saccharomyces cerevisiae strains. A D-glucose- and L-arabinose-tolerant xylose specialist was constructed by eliminating hexose phosphorylation in an...
journal article 2018
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Cieraad, I.G. (author)
This article presents an interpretation of nostalgia in which it is traced back to its original meaning as an emotion concerned not with time, but with place, the Alpine mountains of Switzerland, which in the early nineteenth century became associated with notions of the medieval past. With recourse to nineteenth-century anthropological theories...
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Bryant, G.A. (author), Fessler, D.M.T. (author), Fusaroli, R. (author), Clint, E. (author), Amir, D. (author), Chavez, B. (author), Denton, K.K. (author), Díaz, C. (author), Duran, L.T. (author), Fančovičová, J. (author), van den Hende, E.A. (author), More Authors (author)
Laughter is a nonverbal vocalization occurring in every known culture, ubiquitous across all forms of human social interaction. Here, we examined whether listeners around the world, irrespective of their own native language and culture, can distinguish between spontaneous laughter and volitional laughter—laugh types likely generated by...
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Baldwin Hess, Daniel (author), Tammaru, T. (author), van Ham, M. (author)
This open access book explores the formation and socio-spatial trajectories of large housing estates in Europe. Are these estates clustered or scattered? Which social groups originally had access to residential space in housing estates? What is the size, scale and geography of housing estates, their architectural and built environment...
book 2018
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Nase, I. (author), Arkesteijn, M.H. (author)
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to investigate how strategic corporate real estate (CRE) management varies across different types of organizational culture. Additionally, the authors examine how a set of well-established strategies is categorized by CRE executives and investigate whether there have been any changes in priorities of...
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Korthals Altes, W.K. (author), Kleinhans, R.J. (author), Meijers, E.J. (author)
Both harmony and conflict may occur between local and more distant communities regarding artefactsof cultural heritage. Incoming tourism, which is attracted by cultural heritage, may provide jobs and othermeans of income to local residents. However, incoming tourists may also trigger or accelerate a process ofgentrification in which local...
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Dooper, Noelle (author)
The Manutenção Militar Complex (MMC) is situated along the river just outside of the city center of Lisbon. Within the industrial complex they produced food, uniforms and other goods for the Portuguese Army. Whilst the Portuguese Army reached 200,000 men in the 1960s, it is now reduced to 20,000 active soldiers. This meant that the factories of...
master thesis 2017
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Hagoort, Jafeth (author)
In less densely populated areas and cities (like Maastricht) of the Netherlands vacancy is a social issue. Vacancy is caused by a decrease of demand for
shrinkage), creating an excessive offer of, real estate. This ´spatial shrinkage´ is related to the demographic and economic shrinkage that is characteristic of our times; a ´new reality´....
master thesis 2017
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Bergamasco, Carolina (author)
Institute for the preservation and valorisation of the TU Delft university collections which promotes the reconnection of the university with the city of Delft.
master thesis 2017
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Marang, L. (author)
Polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHAs) are microbial storage polymers accumulated by many different prokaryotes as an intracellular carbon and energy reserve. The polymer properties make PHA interesting as bioplastic. Moreover, the monomers could serve as chiral building blocks or be used as a biofuel.
Currently, PHA is commercially produced using...
doctoral thesis 2017
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Dietz, Suzanne (author)
With the help of a qualitative case study and existing literature from scientific fields like social sciences, psychology, policy studies, and innovation studies a research framework was compiled for studying imagination as a driving force for innovation fueled by its social context. A try-out of this research framework suggested the result of...
master thesis 2017
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Papadam, M. (author)
This thesis explored urban strategies for harnessing diverse types of cultural heritage of the ordinary urban environment in order to achieve sustainable urban development. During the past century, urban expansions took place without any special regard towards existing cultural heritage expressions. Despite the significant role of heritage in...
master thesis 2017
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Chin-On, Ziran (author)
In 2014, the National Archaeological Anthropological Memory Management Foundation (NAAM) was commissioned by the Bonairean government (OLB) to realize a permanent museum exhibition on the ground floor of the Passanggrahan building. The exhibition is to be based on the (historic) city center of Kralendijk. Being that the realization of this...
master thesis 2017
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de Zeeuw, Willem (author)
This report shows that animal glue from porcine skins can be used to make thin films with reproducible properties. It shows that the tensile strength of the film relates linearly to the bloom strength, while the stiffness remains constant for temperatures lower than the glass transition temperature. The report continues to show how Differential...
master thesis 2017
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Sakiinah, Ummu (author)
The project is an initiative to revitalize a multicultural shopping street in Rotterdam, called Middellandstraat. The design question was how to support the shops to attract more visitors to the shopping street through the food diversity. Investigations into the visitors' experience in the street, the context, and market research were done to...
master thesis 2017
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Huskens, Cheron (author)
The graduation project, “East vs. West: Influence of Visual Cues of Packaging on Perceived Product Quality of Mayonnaise”, focuses on food product packaging, how they may be perceived differently across cultures and how they can be tailored to better suit specific cultures if necessary. The project looks into what aspects of food packaging makes...
master thesis 2017
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Boerboom, Menno (author)
Ghana as a developing country has some challenges for the future. These challenges include an energy crisis, a high dependence on firewood and high levels of poverty. Biogas technology has the potential to make a contribution in solving these challenges, but is not yet widely implemented in Ghana. For this reason, the aim of this thesis was to...
master thesis 2017
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Paicu, Liviu (author)
The scope of the project was the creation of a sustainable international air hub in the Caribbean region. The aspect of sustainability has been approached from all the facets it implies, ranging from energy to social and cultural sustainability.
master thesis 2017
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van Klink, Bram (author)
master thesis 2017
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Hjerrild, Louise (author)
This thesis project on Christiania in the context of Copenhagen is an account of the research being carried out during the graduation year of Urbanism, eventually resulting in a design oriented project within the ‘Design of the Urban Fabric’ Research Group.

The structure of this graduation project is divided into five chapters,...
master thesis 2017
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