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Mulders, Imke (author)
In the pursuit of creating monumental and desirable cities with a sustainable character, the municipality of Delft has embarked on a journey of integrating sustainability principles into its urban development strategies. This paper traces Delft's evolution in sustainable design practices through a historical lens over the past three decades....
student report 2024
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Gopalakrishnan, Aditya (author)
Corporate venturing practices have been one of the most successful practices in terms of shared innovation or leveraging outside talent to further one’s competitive edge in the rapidly growing and evolving industry of technology. Since, technology has been one of the main driving factors in providing solutions for achievement of short term and...
master thesis 2024
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van Tienhoven, Tessa (author)
Placemaking is currently a popular concept to implement for the revitalisation of urban areas, often connected to achieving various social goals in neighbourhoods. However, while the concept of placemaking has been in use for some decades, still a lot of confusion exists concerning the specifications of placemaking. This thesis analyses how...
master thesis 2024
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Strecht Ribeiro Hipólito Reis, José (author)
The report at hand is a comprehensive summary of the conducted research and consequent developments in the experimental design of a solar-heated water displacement pump focused on its implementation in areas lacking access to safe drinking water, particularly in developing countries.<br/>The research begins by examining the dire situation faced...
master thesis 2024
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Dierikx, M. (author), Albers, N. (author), Scheltinga, Bouke (author), Brinkman, W.P. (author)
Goal-setting is commonly used in behavior change applications for physical activity. However, for goals to be effective, they need to be tailored to a user’s situation (e.g., motivation, progress). One way to obtain such goals is a collaborative process in which a healthcare professional and client set a goal together, thus making use of the...
conference paper 2024
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Li, Shikuan (author)
With the growing importance of teamwork in higher education, effective communication and goal congruence have become vital in improving the effectiveness of student teamwork. This study aims todesign and implement an innovative system that combines a goal-setting chatbot and an effort visualizer to facilitate effective collaboration in student...
master thesis 2023
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PATEL, himanshu (author)
Equalized involvement of stakeholders in decision-making processes (DMP) allows them to achieve a balanced outcome, when aiming to create value for each participant. However, as the number of stakeholders increases, traditional methods of interactive engagement become more complex, often leading to unbalanced solutions. Identifying such balanced...
master thesis 2023
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Atta, Omar (author)
This thesis explores the integration of sustainability in the Replacement and Renovation program (V&amp;R) of Rijkswaterstaat (RWS) WNN, focusing on renewing and revitalizing aging infrastructure assets. With a substantial portion of RWS assets approaching the end of their design life, sustainability becomes crucial for continued functionality....
master thesis 2023
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Ştefan, Andrei (author)
Physical activity is one of the main factors that contribute to reducing the chance of chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease, obesity, and depression, all while improving an individual’s health in general. While this is the case, the fact still remains that many adults across the world do not reach the minimum recommendations for...
master thesis 2023
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Dierikx, Martin (author)
To reduce morbidity and mortality caused by multiple chronic conditions, the number of steps people take each day should be gradually increased. For this, a recommended step goal can be created that is based on an individual's previous walking behaviour. However, for a person, the achievability of this recommended goal can change daily because...
master thesis 2023
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Hoeksma, Bram (author)
Currently, our society faces a pressing challenge: global warming. The solution lies in the energy transition, which replaces fossil fuels with clean sources. This requires a global effort across all sectors, including shipping. While a significant portion of shipping relies on polluting fuels, the European Union’s Green Deal aims for climate...
master thesis 2023
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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...
master thesis 2023
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Meijer, Renée (author)
This master thesis answers the following research question: <br/><br/>How can architecture enable communities to rebuild and thrive in the aftermath of ruinous chaos, by rapidly implement simple, sustainable design solutions, whilst acknowledging the chaotic situation and leveraging the receptiveness to change? <br/><br/>The research assumes the...
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Wardenaar, Neva (author)
The Dutch national climate agreement mentions important goals related to sustainability. The task is to reduce CO2 emissions by 49% in 2030 compared to 1990 and by 80 to 95% in 2050. To achieve these goals, every sector, including public real estate like universities, needs to contribute. This study focuses on the 14 Dutch universities....
master thesis 2023
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Termote, Daniëlle (author)
Sustainability has gained significant importance in the building industry due to its impact on energy consumption, resource utilization, waste generation, and CO2 emissions. The responsibility for ensuring sustainable building construction often falls on project managers, tasked to lead teams and successfully deliver building projects. Project...
master thesis 2023
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Oomens, Willem (author)
Smallholder farmers in the Shea Industry live a challenging life. From lack of economic opportunities to climate change, if they are not helped their already troubling situation will worsen. Sommalife is a social startup who strives to sustainably improve the lives of rural farmers in West Africa by helping with production, protecting lands from...
master thesis 2023
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Shan, WenHui (author)
The Dutch government has published the circular economy goal, which aims to reduce 50% consumption of raw materials by 2030 and realize full circularity by 2050. The goal leads the promotion of the sustainability development, particularly, on improving the resilience of the self-sufficient material supply chain in the Dutch economy. As one of...
master thesis 2023
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Albers, N. (author), Hizli, B. (author), Scheltinga, Bouke (author), Meijer, Eline (author), Brinkman, W.P. (author)
Goal-setting is often used in eHealth applications for behavior change as it motivates and helps to stay focused on a desired outcome. However, for goals to be effective, they need to meet criteria such as being specific, measurable, attainable, relevant and time-bound (SMART). Moreover, people need to be confident to reach their goal. We thus...
journal article 2023
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Mares Nasarre, P. (author), Martínez-Ibáñez, Víctor (author), Sanz-Benlloch, Amalia (author)
Teaching sustainability and ethics to engineering students is a challenging but necessary task that has been increasingly investigated during the last few years. In this research, a systematic method to identify the level of awareness in students about sustainability and ethics is developed. Here, it is applied to students studying the Civil...
journal article 2023
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Swart, J.A.A. (author), van de Poel, I.R. (author)
Hybrid potato breeding is an emerging technology that can have a strong impact on the potato sector by replacing seed potatoes with true seeds. The Netherlands is a world leader in certified seed potatoes and a number of Dutch companies play a pivotal role in the development of this technology. This implies a certain responsibility for the...
book chapter 2023
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