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Vear, Hannah (author)
Recently, Deloitte, Nibud and ING conducted a study on financial health in the Netherlands. As a next step, the involved parties have taken the initiative by creating the Financial Health Index (FHI), a tool to measure people’s financial health via fifteen questions. Deloitte is searching for new channels that they could use to stimulate the...
master thesis 2022
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Nazeer, N. (author)
The aerospace industry is an ever-evolving field that has seen many technological advances over the past decades. The desire for aircraft to be not only efficient and reliable but also cheaper and safer has brought about many proposals across the industry. One of these advances is towards morphing aircraft wings to make wings lighter, more...
doctoral thesis 2022
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Ajanidisz, Andris (author)
Microtask crowdsourcing has grown in popularity in recent years. Microtasking is a form of crowdsourcing in which typically small, simple tasks are distributed over the Internet to a large number of people, also known as workers. Workers are highly susceptible to developing musculoskeletal disorders due to prolonged computer use and the...
bachelor thesis 2022
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Aretz, Nadyne (author)
The increase in health problems due to smoking or lack of physical activity has created the incentive to develop a virtual coach to help people with smoking cessation and increase physical activity. In this study, a mixed-methods analysis (thematic analysis, quantitative analysis, and a literature study) was carried out to find out what the...
bachelor thesis 2022
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Ali, Mahira (author)
Seeing the virtual coach as a friend is beneficial as it increases the motivation, confidence, and perseverance of the accompanying. Here, an investigation has taken place to what characteristics the virtual coach must possess to establish this friendly relationship. Thus, the main research question is: What are the reasons for seeing the...
bachelor thesis 2022
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Nordström, Ragna (author)
The Hospital of Thinkable Boundaries: Methods for Noetic Design; addresses how the modern city and knowledge-context deals with mental illness and healing. Rather than studying medical spaces this research stems from personal evidence of embetterment through the noetic experience, where productive and vital experience is materialized by the...
master thesis 2022
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Magloire-Isidora, Aisrel (author)
Noise pollution is a contemporary problem that developed through urbanisation and industrialization. The consequences of this issue directly influence the health of human beings, as their perception of noise leads to certain behavioural responses. By addressing this issue in a strategic way, residential housing can still be created in noise...
master thesis 2022
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Huang, Tsin Yu (author)
Microtask crowdsourcing workers, also known as crowd workers, perform small tasks known as microtasks.<br/>These people use crowdsourcing platforms to complete these microtasks.<br/>Crowd workers have to work in front of a screen to complete these microtasks, risking musculoskeletal problems and other mental problems.<br/>Their working...
bachelor thesis 2022
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Hennink, Birgitte (author)
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Julian Villena, Leyre (author)
This master thesis report is the result of a six-month-long graduation project for the Design for Interaction master at TU Delft. The report describes the development of the design guidelines to attune the TAS program to the Netherlands.<br/>The main goals that guided the project were three: identify which aspects of a healthy habit program (TAS...
master thesis 2022
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Stek, P.E. (author)
Motivation. The sustainability technology sectors, encompassing health and sustainable energy technology, play a critically important role in addressing global challenges such as climate change and ageing populations, which require a transition to a low or zero-carbon energy system, and sustainable and affordable healthcare. While these problems...
doctoral thesis 2022
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Gupta, Akshit (author)
Urban forests and vegetation are fundamental for developing resilient cities. Thus, the effective management and protection of urban trees and greenery are essential. Nowadays, urban trees are experiencing atypical amount of natural and human-induced stresses which affects their functionality, productivity and survival. The current methods for...
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den Heijer, Xander (author)
The Dutch healthcare system has reached a point of no return. Or we drastically change our behaviour and the way healthcare is delivered. Or we keep on going as we do, and the costs will be unbearable, pressure on the workers increases and access to care will become something for the happy few. To contribute to changing the Dutch healthcare...
master thesis 2022
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Gispen, Coosje (author)
This thesis set out to explore the meaning of autonomy and use this knowledge to create a tool for designers to communicate the complexity of the concept with their clients. In today’s society, we value autonomy and we strive to ensure that everyone can lead their life as autonomous as possible. In fact, we view autonomy as ultimate independence...
master thesis 2022
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Graat, Mariska (author)
The current food system stimulates unhealthy food choices and is a major contributor to environmental pressures. To improve this situation, an integrated approach is necessary, where we take into account the different actors in the food environment and how each of these can contribute to a more healthy and sustainable society. Although change...
master thesis 2022
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Vossen, Pippa (author)
In this research, a sustainability and cost assessment of battery health management strategies applied to Lithium batteries of an electric Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (eUAV) is performed. A mission-based strategy is proposed with the aim to elongate battery lifetime. With this strategy, the battery is charged to the estimated State of Charge (SOC)...
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Wassink, Mats (author)
<b>Background &amp; Objective</b>: The unprecedented value and long­term uncertainties of gene therapies have challenged established health technology assessment (HTA) methods. Real-world data (RWD) and real-world evidence (RWE) may mitigate the encountered uncertainties. However, empirical evidence appears to be lacking in the literature. This...
master thesis 2022
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Thakoerdajal, Nitesh (author)
Highly-loaded low-speed roller bearings are frequently used in equipment offshore e.g. slew bearings in crane, sheave bearings and FPSO turret bearings. Reducing maintenance costs, increasing productivity, ensuring safety of people and structural integrity and longevity assurance of equipment can be achieved by the condition monitoring of highly...
master thesis 2022
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Solbes Ferri, Irene (author)
The objective of this master project is to improve the current SHM techniques for global damage identification of beam-like composite structures. The studied damage diagnosis method is based on structural vibrations from which the modal parameters are obtained. The literature study provides an overview of the most common vibration-based damage...
master thesis 2022
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Beckmann, Julia (author)
Cardiovascular diseases are a prevalent cause of death worldwide. People with physically demanding jobs tend to have poorer cardiovascular health than people with sedentary jobs. In contrast to leisure-time physical activity (PA), occupational PA (lifting, pushing, and pulling heavy loads over a long period without sufficient recovery) seems to...
master thesis 2022
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