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van den Brand, Siebe (author)
It is observed that the bed level development of the Pannerden Canal (PC) and the Waal changed since the peak flows of 1993, 1995 and 1998. The erosion rate of the Pannerden Canal decreased greatly just downstream of the bifurcation while the erosion rate of the Waal stayed more or less constant. This leads to an increasing depth of the Waal...
master thesis 2024
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Ylla Arbos, C. (author)
Humans have intervened in rivers for centuries. River engineering measures have aimed at protecting populations against flooding, ensuring reliable and safe navigation, providing freshwater for drinking, domestic and industrial use, irrigation, and energy supply, and providing opportunities for recreation. All around the world, measures such as...
doctoral thesis 2024
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van Noesel, Luc (author)
As one of the largest innovation hubs in the world, the Brainport Eindhoven region experiences significant economic and population growth. However, with this success comes a challenge: the transportation infrastructure is increasingly strained, with new housing developments and population growth escalating the transport demand. The economic...
master thesis 2024
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Wu, Xinyue (author)
In case you feel confused, this is an architecture project based on research which in total took one year. The process was never linear, but the narrative has to be. <br/><br/>For the first six months I studied the essential values of collective housing in post war period, how they prompted to solve housing crisis and how they embraced the...
master thesis 2024
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Beckmann, Julia (author), Coenen, Pieter (author), Speklé, Erwin (author), Kraal, J.J. (author)
People with a physically demanding job have an unhealthy disbalance in occupational and leisure-time physical activity (PA). We aimed to understand which contextual factors influence this disbalance, and explore opportunities for lifestyle interventions that could restore this disbalance. We applied a contextmapping study with six production...
book chapter 2024
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Zhu, H. (author), Liu, E. (author), You, Fangzhou (author), de Bont, Cees (author), Gruber, Thorsten (author), Dong, Hua (author), Melles, M. (author)
Economic studies have shown that living in poverty may produce a subjective feeling of scarcity, which affects people's cognitive functions and decision-making. Understanding this mechanism could inform healthcare designers on designing inclusive health interventions by considering the psychological scarcity and limited cognitive resources of...
book chapter 2024
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Tsou, Yung-Ting (author), Kovács, Lilla Veronika (author), Louloumari, Angeliki (author), Stockmann, Lex (author), Blijd-Hoogewys, Els M.A. (author), Koutamanis, A. (author), Rieffe, Carolien (author)
School-based interventions for socially including autistic pupils in mainstream schools were systematically reviewed. Included interventions targeted at least one level of the school environment: the autistic children, the peers, the staff, and/or the physical environment, and assessed autistic pupils’ quantity and/or quality of social...
review 2024
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van Denderen, R. Pepijn (author), Schielen, R.M.J. (author), Paarlberg, Andries J. (author), Reneerkens, Michiel (author), Augustijn, Denie C. M. (author)
Local river interventions, such as channel narrowing or side channels, are often necessary to maintain safety, ecology, or navigation. Such interventions have different effects on the river's bed morphology during periods of high- and low-discharge events. Mapping the bed-level variations for different discharge levels and understanding these...
journal article 2024
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Wu, D. (author), Zhang, R. (author), Pore, Ameya (author), Ha, Xuan Thao (author), Li, Z. (author), Herrera, Fernando (author), Kowalczyk, Wojtek (author), De Momi, Elena (author), Dankelman, J. (author), Kober, J. (author)
Minimally Invasive Procedures (MIPs) emerged as an alternative to more invasive surgical approaches, offering patient benefits such as smaller incisions, less pain, and shorter hospital stay. In one class of MIPs, where natural body lumens or small incisions are used to access deeper anatomical locations, Flexible Surgical and Interventional...
review 2024
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Nahawandi, Raneem (author)
A maritime metropolis that acts as a gateway from which elements from all over the world can enter and mix, resulting in a repository of a large set of heterogeneous entities; Marseille is a knot of flows and fluxes intensifying and manifesting in an assemblage of entities that are products of continuous historical processes. It is a platform of...
master thesis 2023
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Wagenaar, Britt (author)
The Netherlands is experiencing a significant increase in its aging population. Multi morbidity and a rapidly growing shortage of healthcare personnel are putting pressure on the healthcare system, leading to capacity issues. The capacity problems of care have medical, safety, social, and economic consequences. Policy measures are needed to...
master thesis 2023
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Kang, Weiwei (author)
With the prevalence of stroke being notable in the Netherlands, there's a growing interest in understanding the psychosocial elements that guide the rehabilitation process. This study aims to develop an intervention tool to inspire greater motivation in stroke survivors to actively participate in their recovery activities.<br/><br/>This research...
master thesis 2023
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Pramana, K.E.R. (author)
The world as we know it today has largely been shaped by human intervention. Given the importance of water in particular many small-scale interventions in the hydrological system have been applied. In order to predict and monitor how these interventions affect the hydrological cycle, hydrological research has to be performed. In this thesis,...
doctoral thesis 2023
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Fabre, Elodie (author)
Facing the neo-liberalisation of the city, "the furtive monument" is a path across the city, combining programs of the body, the mind and the politics, in order to reach a state of empowerment. Based on a situationist drift, architectural interventions transform the way the city of Rotterdam is experienced, not based on profit but based on...
master thesis 2023
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Bufler, Valentin (author)
This thesis set out to investigate how small to midsize industrial design practices address strategic challenges. For this a literature review was conducted, as well as complementary desk research and an interview study with design practitioners. Later on three small case studies helped set the direction of the project. The findings and insights...
master thesis 2023
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Vogels, Marlein (author)
Purpose: In percutaneous renal ablation (PRA), reaching the target accurately is challenging due to target motion and limited real-time visualization of the target, requiring a suitable navigation strategy. In the context of this thesis research, skin markers are used in combination with an the Azurion C-arm system (Philips Healthcare, Best, The...
master thesis 2023
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Groen, Dennis (author)
Several areas in the Netherlands are considered vulnerable. These areas have poor livability and safety. Creating safe space is about improving the perceived safety and livability in neighborhoods by designing spatial interventions. One of these vulnerable areas is Rotterdam South. In Rotterdam South, Hillesluis is perceived by the inhabitants...
master thesis 2023
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Blauw, Thomas (author)
This thesis consists of a paper about spatial quality in neo gothic churches and a design project about transforming the St. Barbarachurch in Culemborg. The paper explores the effects of different spatial solutions that can be used for transforming neo gothic churches on the spatial quality to draw learning for future design assignments...
master thesis 2023
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Liang, Wanning (author)
As the capital of Peru and one of the largest metropolises in South America, Lima's rapid development has attracted worldwide attention. In recent years, the water crisis has become a pressing problem as people flock to Lima with a thirst for opportunity.<br/><br/>Lima is located in a coastal desert area on the Pacific coast, backed by the Andes...
master thesis 2023
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Mortensen, Isabella (author)
Post-war shopping malls in the Netherlands are becoming increasingly vacant, which is reflected in the level of activity of the public spaces. These retail-oriented places are becoming less visited as the main reason to come here disappears. This presents a challenge in a compact and densely populated country with a high space demand. With the...
master thesis 2023
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