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Martinez Rodriguez, Valeria (author)
WASH interventions are essential to support human health, prosperity, and dignity, as they provide the base for an adequate standard of living. In many low- and middle- income countries, especially in rural and low-income areas, decentralized wastewater treatment systems (DEWATS) can offer a solution to convey, treat, and dispose of or reuse...
master thesis 2024
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den Haan, Adriaan (author)
With the ever so rapid transition towards renewable energy, the offshore electricity transmission system has to expand. Towards 2050, a meshed offshore network is seen as a cost-effective solution to bring electricity to shore. Although there is no "one size fits all", a Cross-Border Cost Allocation procedure is the designated procedure to...
master thesis 2024
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de Vree, A.M.W. (author)
Maritime sectors have been notorious for their slow paced innovation efforts and although it is an efficient sector, it has big impact on the environment just because of the size of the industry (M. Rahim, et al. 2016). There is a lot of activity on the seas, changes in this sector could make a big difference when making our world become more...
master thesis 2023
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Insinger, Emma (author)
This thesis addresses the issue of teacher shortages in Dutch primary education. The first section of the study encompasses a multi-actor analysis of the Primary Education sector and provides a comprehensive overview of the recent efforts to reduce the teacher shortage. <br/>Next, utilising Q-methodology, profiles of three types of teachers are...
master thesis 2023
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Cardoso Suter, Matias (author)
Walkability, which refers to the extent to which the built environment encourages walking, has been linked to increased physical activity and improved health. While various studies have developed indicators to assess walkability, limited attention has been given to the influence of specific city characteristics on residents’ perceptions of...
master thesis 2023
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Ruiter, Bram (author)
In light of recent failures in policy dossiers with regard to the identification of need claims of citizens, participatory procedures have been made mandatory for municipalities in the constitution of a carbon-neutral energy system. However, the legitimacy of mainstream participatory procedures is limited because guidelines for public...
master thesis 2023
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Wiarda, M.J. (author), Coenen, T.B.J. (author), Doorn, N. (author)
In shaping collective responses to societal challenges, we currently lack an understanding of how to grasp and navigate conflicting ideas on societal problems and potential solutions. The problem-solution space is an increasingly popular framework for conceptualizing the extent to which problem-oriented and solution-oriented views are divergent....
journal article 2023
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Masso, Anu (author), Männiste, Maris (author), Calzati, S. (author)
This study strives to contribute to the discussions on the increasing use of data in organisational settings within specific contexts like governance and control of spatial mobilities. Whereas legal, regulatory, and technical aspects are widely studied, there is less knowledge about public discourses on data, especially the data professionals'...
journal article 2023
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Piltz, I.G. (author), Annema, J.A. (author), Pesch, U. (author)
Experts in the Netherlands have lately debated the novel policy idea to freely apply municipal solid waste incineration bottom ash (MSWIBA). In this paper, we map this ambivalent and unforeseeable, subjective, expert debate. This will help policymaking because more knowledge on subjective expert viewpoints and perceptions allows for clustering...
journal article 2023
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Oomens, E.C. (author), van Wegberg, R.S. (author), Klievink, A. J. (author), van Eeten, M.J.G. (author)
In recent years, the intelligence domain has transformed and become more cyber-oriented. This has been accompanied by governance reforms of intelligence agencies’ powers and oversight mechanisms. However, opinions on key points of these reforms diverge and diverging professional opinions may affect how reforms achieve intended goals. Using Q...
journal article 2023
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Sharma, Vikas (author)
Opportunity Management is a well-defined concept in the field of project management. However, at the same time, opportunity management is not practised very well. Under risk management, threats and opportunities are identified and managed. In practise, opportunities are overlooked while threats receive more attention. Numerous barriers to the...
master thesis 2022
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Huisman, Jeffrey (author)
The COVID-19 pandemic had a strong impact on travel behaviour and Dutch societal perspectives on that travel behaviour. During 2020 and even the first half of 2021, the number of airplane passengers and train passengers saw a massive drop during the pandemic. The car, while definitely affected early in the pandemic, saw less of a drop and car...
master thesis 2022
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Buteyn, Sophie (author)
Increasing emissions from aviation combined with the intensifying climate change, highlight the need for a sustainable change in the aviation sector. Since innovations making flying in itself more sustainable are taking long to implement, a behavioural change (flying less or not at all) is<br/>necessary.<br/><br/>Recent societal developments...
master thesis 2022
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Nieuwenhuis, E.M. (author), Cuppen, Eefje (author), Langeveld, J.G. (author)
Urban water systems are under increased pressure from ongoing developments like climate change, population growth and urbanization. While it is clear that current urban water challenges need a more integrated approach, practitioners disagree on what such an integrated approach means exactly. Integration could therefore be described as a...
journal article 2022
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Intriago Zambrano, J.C. (author), Diehl, J.C. (author), Ertsen, M.W. (author)
Improved water management is an important strategy to support smallholder farming, and thus to foster food security and improved livelihoods. Within this strategy, technologies like water pumps, especially those operating on renewable energies, are key, as they are more environmentally sound and affordable alternatives. Their successful and...
journal article 2022
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van Dijk, R. (author), Intriago Zambrano, J.C. (author), Diehl, J.C. (author), Ertsen, M.W. (author)
Despite extensive research on farmers’ constraints and decisions, technology developers, policymakers and development organizations still encounter difficulties in relating policies to farmers’ strategies. Often, the concept of ‘smallholders’ is applied as explaining and predicting farmers’ decisions – suggesting that specific strategies of...
journal article 2022
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Minkman, E. (author)
This study explains how contrasting perspectives on resolving impasses in policymaking exist among all relevant actors in a case of transferring Dutch flood management policy to Jakarta, Indonesia. It does so by introducing Q methodology as a novel method in policy transfer and policy mobility studies. International policy transfer requires a...
journal article 2022
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Samenjo, Karl (author)
Schistosomiasis is a Neglected Tropical Disease (NTD) that is caused by water-base parasite, putting more than 800 million people at risk. Sub-Saharan Africa accounts for approximately 93% of the world’s schistosomiasis cases with the highest prevalence is found in countries like Nigeria. Current diagnostic devices for schistosomiasis...
master thesis 2021
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Muntjewerff, Stijn (author)
Understanding the perceived stimuli and barriers by private homeowners is key knowledge to realise effective climate adaptive policy and consequently the adoption of SSCAM by homeowners. Q-methodology was used to unravel the perspectives of 25 homeowners from the Vruchtenbuurt, Den Haag and Hillegersberg-Zuid, Rotterdam on climate adaptation....
master thesis 2021
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Piltz, Gunilla (author)
Municipal solid waste incineration (MSWI) bottom ash is a by-product of Waste-to-Energy recycling and has until today been used for construction purpose or been landfilled. Especially in the Netherlands the regulatory regime constantly changes and increases the applicability of novel materials from MSWI in construction. Due to the Green Deal a...
master thesis 2021
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