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van der Sluijs, Hannah (author)
The challenges of today’s world don’t restrict to borders, specific industries or fields of expertise as linear development models may suggest. In order for development to react in a synchronized manner to capture the complexity of these crises, a transition has been initiated within the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the way of...
master thesis 2024
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Ghasia, Zahra (author)
The use of Electronic Health Records (EHRs) has seen a breakthrough in clinical research for personalized treatments (Hamburg & Collins, 2010.) Despite the potential advantages of vast EHR data available, constraints of privacy and legislation hinder its use (Rieke et al., 2020.) Health data exists in an interconnected healthcare system ...
master thesis 2024
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Luttikhuizen, Bernard (author)
The Dutch drinking water utilities are legally responsible for supplying drinking water to their assigned customer base. Continuing to supply drinking water for the long term is coming under pressure from challenges on the supply side, related to water quality and quantity on the one hand and developments due to increasing demand for drinking...
master thesis 2024
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Ville, Alicia (author), Hunfeld, Nicole (author), Bakker, C.A. (author), Sené, Baptiste (author), Diehl, J.C. (author)
This project aims to reduce the environmental impact of the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the Erasmus Medical Center (EMC). Systemic design research was executed to map the current waste flow created by the ICU. Literature review, interviews and observations were performed to gather information about the healthcare protocols, hospital procurement...
conference paper 2024
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Mayer, Jakob (author), Süsser, Diana (author), Pickering, Bryn (author), Bachner, Gabriel (author), Sanvito, F.D. (author)
Net-zero energy system configurations can be met in numerous ways, implying diverse economic effects. However, what is usually ignored in techno-economic and economy-wide analysis are the distinct social-political drivers and barriers, which might constrain certain elements of future energy systems. We thus apply a model ensemble that defines...
journal article 2024
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Geurtsen, Jesse (author)
If nothing changes, one in four employees must work in the healthcare sector in 2040, according to the Scientific Council for Government Policy (WRR, 2021). Therefore, acute care must undergo a fundamental system transformation to effectively address the needs of a growing and ageing population, while on the other hand there is a growing...
master thesis 2023
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Rietveld, Mike (author)
Efficient distribution is crucial in many industries today, especially in retail, where customer demand grows rapidly. The rise of online shopping and automation has led to a shift towards using Central Distribution Centers (CDCs). Retailers are part of this trend, which requires them to rethink how they handle their distribution. This study...
master thesis 2023
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van Loo, Joey (author)
All over the world, cities are attempting to emit less carbon to limit the possibly detrimental effects of human-induced climate change. One way to limit carbon emissions is by reducing fossil fuel car use and transitioning to forms of low-carbon mobility. Electric vehicles (EVs) are an exponentially popular low-carbon transport solution,...
master thesis 2023
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Alboustani, Tarik (author)
System Design in the built environment is one of the most influential design paradigms in architecture and construction. This paper seeks to amalgamate empirical design strategies with various architectural principles, including the notion of “open buildings” or “open-ended architecture,” as well as Structuralism, all within a computational...
master thesis 2023
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Roth, Jutta (author)
This executive summary provides an overview of the key findings and insights presented in the master's thesis named "Exploring MINIs contribution to urban ecosystems. Igniting Strategies on heat wave mitigation.". The study investigates the role of the brand MINI, in addressing the pressing issue of urban heat waves and its transformation to an...
master thesis 2023
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Savalle, Evelijn (author)
We live in a world where our plates are filled with convenience and our choices are influenced by an environment full of temptation. The current food system places immense pressure on planetary boundaries and affects people’s health. <br/><br/>A large portion of the Dutch population does not stick to healthy diet guidelines, including the...
master thesis 2023
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van Weverwijk, Joyce (author)
In a world increasingly faced with complexity, systemic design is growing in popularity as a knowledge field to target such complex contexts. However, it is yet to be applied in organizations and projects. This thesis aims to bridge the existing knowledge and practice gap between transitioning, or ‘reframing’, from traditional problem-solving...
master thesis 2023
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Jayaram, Sampada (author)
Every year in the Netherlands, approximately 100,000 patients are diagnosed with cancer (https://www.nki.nl/.) . With these numbers on the rise, and a shortage of staffing, there is an increased workload on the existing professionals to work fast, despite the complexity and meticulous nature of radiotherapy planning. There are multiple obstacles...
master thesis 2023
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Joshika Sachithanandan, Joshika (author)
In recent times, there has been a growing interest in spending extended amounts of time in outer space. To enable these endeavors, living and storage spaces will have to be much larger than current technologies can transport and set up in space. An interesting solution to this problem is the usage of a deployable structure that occupies a small...
master thesis 2023
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IJpma, Marije (author)
In the last decade, European citizens had to overcome multiple severe disruptive events like Covid-19, extreme weather and war at the EU-boarder. With ongoing climate change and political instability, more crises are expected to arise. To deal with these crises an increased resilience of individuals, organisations and society is needed. One...
master thesis 2023
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de Jager, Sterre (author)
Today’s fashion industry is characterised by a continuous cycle of rapid production, early disposal, low-quality materials, and pre- and post-consumer waste, with consequential environmental damage and social injustice. The production of denim involves a resource-intensive and lengthy supply chain, in which a lack of evolution in design over the...
master thesis 2023
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Vida, Philomena (author)
Challenging a predominant focus in academia on studying societal and spatial challenges primarily in the Global South or non-Western environments, this project investigates the urban fabric and hidden socio-political mechanisms of precarity in the city of Munich, Germany. Houselessness appears as the manifestation of a global housing crisis and...
master thesis 2023
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Bleekemolen, Sophie (author)
The issue of labour exploitation in the Netherlands has been gaining more attention lately. Regularly stories appear in the news in which employees are treated inhumanely by their employer, work in unsafe conditions, or live in unhealthy accommodations. The issue has also been gaining attention in politics. The advice of Aanjaagteam Bescherming...
master thesis 2023
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Veenkamp, Wessel (author)
This design report focuses on exploring the opportunities for technology-driven interventions to address health inequalities in children during their first 1000 days of life in Lamu, Kenya. Children’s health during the first 1000 days of life is crucial for their future development and overall health. Interventions that focus on improving health...
master thesis 2023
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van der Leun, Joanna (author)
In advanced capitalist societies, nature has become more dependent on human influence. But some species are living in closer proximity than others. Including the Lesser Black-backed Gull. Throughout the 20th century, human activities have led to changes in the environment of this “synanthropic” species, a species living in close proximity to...
master thesis 2023
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