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Thimmapa, Pradeepthi (author)
Contemporary project-based organisations recognise the importance of leveraging past project knowledge for competitive advantage. By leveraging the lessons learned from previous and ongoing projects, organisations can benefit from managing learning within and across projects effectively. Despite these benefits, challenges persist in effectively...
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van de Ven, Lise (author)
Project aim<br/>In recent years, the amount of households facing problematic debts has been increasing. To combat the resulting problems, municipalities offer debt counseling, focusing on (voluntary) arrangements to help recipients become debt-free. The recent reduction of counseling duration from 36 to 18 months raises concerns about recipients...
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Deffner, M.A. (author), Kovács, Fruzsina (author), Pesendorfer, Jakob (author), Schepel, Floor (author), Zhai, Y. (author)
Nitrogen is an essential element of planetary life. Yet, human actions create such a surplus of its derivatives like ammonia (NH3) and nitrogen oxides (NOx) that the naturally occurring amounts doubled, causing a cascade of environmental and societal problems.<br/>Our research studies dairy farming in North-West Europe with a focus on the...
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Prokopiuk, Katarzyna (author)
This research investigates the importance of leisure practices in bringing rivers back to cities. It explores the historical and present significance of water-based recreation and its role in urban ecosystems. The paper analyses the development of waterfronts from centres of social activity, through their industrialization and neglect, to a...
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Doorn, Youri (author)
This thesis aims to delve into the historical connections between the establishment of Flevoland, the unique imperative for a multifunctional centre, and the architectural marvel that is “De Meerpaal” in Dronten. The exploration seeks to understand the motivations behind Flevoland’s desire for such a centre, how it led to architect Frank van...
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Janus, Maksymilian (author)
Large plate panel building architecture is one of the important aspects related to the historical background and its development, especially in Slavic Europe where buildings were linked with the Soviet occupation. Through examination of case studies, the study focuses on social, economic, and political factors that played a role in the rapid...
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Ruppert, Mats (author)
In a society where food poverty is affecting more and more people. The presence of social food initiatives, such as community kitchens, is of growing importance. This paper investigates London’s high streets in search of tools to achieve the acknowledgement of social food provision in the everyday life of society. Something which is still not...
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Pavlov, Max (author)
The electricity grid in the Netherlands is highly congested and poses a significant challenge due to increasing demand and the transition to sustainable energy sources, which overwhelms the existing infrastructure. To address this issue, Distribution System Operators (DSOs) like Alliander are tasked with managing waiting lists for power...
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Saveur, Tom (author)
The promotion of desirable behaviours, such as socially appropriate or health-promoting actions, can be bolstered through a deeper understanding and awareness of the values that underpin the associated behavioural choices. Various implementations for promoting behaviour change based on goals already exist in Human-Robot Interaction, but, since...
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Koop, Kelvin (author)
There is a lack of academic attention towards the relationship between local governments and circular economy social innovations. While academic evidence suggests that local governments and policymakers can positively affect the success of social innovations, there is a lack of in-depth studies on how exactly they support social innovation. The...
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van Tooren, Tim (author)
This Master’s thesis investigates strategies for Yonderland, Europe's largest premium outdoor retailer, to attract and retain Generation Z, a demographic not previously targeted by the company. Through extensive research, including qualitative and quantitative methods, a literature review, interviews with stakeholders, and multiple creative...
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Coggins, T.N. (author)
In the introduction of this thesis, I contend that robot ethics, as a research field, generally treats privacy as the appropriate distribution of information, and therefore overlooks privacy concerns raised by robots beyond this conceptualization’s purview. I illustrate this contention by evaluating a hypothetical case involving a household...
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Köhrer, Irina (author)
<b>Purpose:</b> The construction industry is responsible for great amounts of resource consumption, waste generation and both carbon and greenhouse gas emissions in the European Union. The currently still predominant linear mindset of take-make-consume-dispose must shift to reduce the industry’s environmental impact and enable the transition...
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Frangu, Alesia (author)
Infrastructure and urban development projects continue to experience problems and tensions when it comes to external stakeholders, even though the importance of collaboration and dialogue between the external stakeholders and project developers is being increasingly stressed. There seems to be a lack of supporting policy and management...
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Jaff, Mani (author)
The prevalence of mental health issues among adolescents and young adults is increasing, with social media usage identified as a potential contributing factor. As technology becomes more integral to daily life, the design decisions of social media platforms emerge as significant determinants of users' mental well-being.<br/>Despite awareness of...
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Six, Pascale (author)
Plastic is one of the major pollutants in the world and currently, more than 300 million tons of plastic are produced worldwide (Miandad et al. 2019). Since only 9.5% of plastic waste is being recycled, littering has caused a lot of non-recyclable plastics (NRP) that wander around damaging the environment and ending up in landfills, oceans and...
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Veraart, Marijn (author)
Cycling as a mode of transport is getting increasingly more attention from academics and governments around the world. It improves the physical and mental well being of citizens, it is efficient in terms of space and it provides economic benefits. However, traffic engineers and urban planners of these cities currently lack the means to...
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Hietbrink, Cedric (author)
Urban densification is essential to keep the green spaces surrounding Dutch cities, especially in the Randstad. The current Dutch housing stock, of which a significant portion was built during the 1960's and 1970's, lacks a flexible layer in which people in urgent need of housing can find (temporary) affordable housing. Short-stay housing, which...
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Hendi, Alaa (author)
The growing concern about a mental health crisis and a looming threat of the loneliness epidemic worldwide that was further escalated by the COVID-19 pandemic forced people into isolation and created a new form of ‘work from home’ lifestyle. Nonetheless, the loneliness epidemic can be traced back to the 19th-century design principles that...
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Moens, Joël (author)
This research and design explores holistic sustainability as a remedy for long term development of modern shopping malls in the Netherlands. Shopping malls are susceptible to changes and sometimes fail to create an equal balance between the environmental, social and economic aspects of sustainability, leading to vacant shops and lower quality of...
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