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Welle Donker, F.M. (author), Kuveždić Divjak, Ana (author)
As part of the Twinning Open Data Operational (TODO) Project, a series of virtual and physical site visits were organized in 2021 and 2022 as part of the Capacity Building Work Package. The goal of the site visits was to increase the knowledge of the TODO Consortium partners and to expand their understanding of the real-life implementation of...
abstract 2022
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Mulder, I. (author), Magni, A. (author)
An increasing number of social innovators are leveraging cities as urban learning ecosystems in order to experiment with design approaches to tackle societal challenges at a local level. However, the scale and complexity of these challenges force them to constantly acquire new capabilities to advance the local experimentation towards systemic...
journal article 2022
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Kooijman, Julia (author)
In the last decade many development projects focused on agricultural development, wherein smallholder farmers are challenged to change their traditional practices and make use of new technologies and techniques. However, it is seen that smallholder farmers are not able or willing to apply learned practices or increase production. One reason for...
master thesis 2021
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Magni, A. (author)
The current project started with the intention of exploring how design could support initiatives in their complex challenges trying to bring innovation in cities. The scale and complexity of such societal challenges, force urban innovators to constantly adapt and learn, developing new capabilities that can help them succeed in a multi-level...
master thesis 2020
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van den Bergh, Marie (author)
This report describes the results of a thesis commissioned by Proportion, a global design agency, situated in Amsterdam. Proportion aims to innovate for social impact by applying the human-centred design approach to current problems in society (proportion.global). One of the challenges Proportion wants to tackle is youth unemployment in Kenya....
master thesis 2020
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Rita, F. (author), Mulder, I. (author), Calderon Gonzalez, A. (author)
Public management needs to keep pace with contemporary problems and harvest capabilities to meet future scenarios. Consequently, practitioners in the public field must advocate for critical discussions and engage with people who are going to benefit from their guidance. The purpose of the current research is to investigate strategies to<br/...
conference paper 2020
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Rita, Federico (author)
Public management field needs to keep pace with contemporary and evolving problems, and therefore invest in and harvest capabilities to meet future scenarios. It is crucial to have a clear vision on the back end of social advising and a staff who is aware of the wideness of its impact. Public managers need to advocate for critical discussions...
master thesis 2019
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Mulder, I. (author), Jaśkiewicz, T.J. (author), Morelli, Nicola (author)
Along with the urgent need to reinvent our society, a series of paradigm shifts are already shaping transitions toward a more participatory and digital society. The current work takes stock of the promise of open data as a new resource and elaborates upon the maker movement, which has spurred people’s capacity to participate and has provided...
journal article 2019
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Gomes, S.L. (author), Hermans, L.M. (author), Islam, Kazi Faisal (author), Huda, Sheikh Nazmul (author), Hossain, ATM Zakir (author), Thissen, W.A.H. (author)
Peri-urban areas in the global south are experiencing over-exploitation and contamination of water resources as a result of rapid urbanisation. These problems relate to the ineffectiveness of the underlying institutions in this dynamic, multi-actor context. Institutions need to be considered during problem solving; however, peri-urban...
journal article 2018
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Dietz, Suzanne (author)
With the help of a qualitative case study and existing literature from scientific fields like social sciences, psychology, policy studies, and innovation studies a research framework was compiled for studying imagination as a driving force for innovation fueled by its social context. A try-out of this research framework suggested the result of...
master thesis 2017
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Deon, F. (author), Barnhoorn, A. (author), Lievens, C. (author), Saptadij, N. (author), Sutopo, S. (author), van der Meer, F (author), den Hartog, T. (author), Brehmer, M (author), Bruhn, D.F. (author), de Jong, M (author), Ryannugroho, R. (author), Hutami, R. (author), Sule, R. (author), Hecker, C. (author), Bonté, D (author)
Indonesia with its large, but partially unexplored geothermal potential is one of the most interesting and suitable places in the world to conduct geothermal exploration research.<br/>This study focuses on geothermal exploration based on fluid-rock geochemistry/geomechanics and aims to compile an overview on geochemical data-rock properties from...
conference paper 2016
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Mdivani, Kakhaberi (author), Hoppe, T. (author)
Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) and National Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs) have the potential to support developing countries in attaining low carbongoals. In spite of the evident potential, there is a need to learn from practice. This paper explores the case of Georgia. The main research question discussed is: What...
journal article 2016
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Jin, S. (author), Crul, M.R.M. (author), Brezet, J.C. (author)
Local creative community and design engineers are key stakeholders in initiating a local discourse on sustainability that includes considerations of production and consumption issues. The role of designers is increasingly changing to that of a strategic or facilitator role. Aligned with this global development, we developed Future Living Studio ...
conference paper 2014
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Pocornie, W. (author)
This thesis presents a critical alternative approach in strategy within (post-disaster re-)development. It describes the relevance of urbanism and urban planning in this practice. The approach links educational development projects to overall improvement of infrastructure by structuring resilient and sustainable interventions as principal...
master thesis 2013
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Reis Oschery, M.I. (author)
The goal of the Get Green Vietnam! project is to instigate behaviour change in the Vietnamese middle class decision-making process for a more sustainable consumption. It is in the GG Vn project strategy to make use of the so-called ‘change agents’, as the main media to accomplish this objective. Ultimately the GG Vn wants to enable 1000 change...
master thesis 2013
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Bras, J.W. (author)
If we think of large scale infrastructure projects in the Netherlands that have been developed recently we might come to the conclusion that the number of completed projects in terms of rail infrastructure is very limited. And if someone might ask to give a successful example of a railway line that has been developed last years it is hard to...
master thesis 2013
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Verhoef, J.B. (author)
The research sets out to study strategic behaviour in a post-disaster recovery period for long-term development that integrates communities that previously have been ignored. In a broad sense, the aim of this study is to gain a better understanding in how non-governmental organizations (NGOs) can set a community-based legacy in a recovery period...
master thesis 2012
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Crul, M.R.M. (author), Schnitzer, H. (author)
Innovation and Innovation Management are essential instruments and methodologies to manage the changes that society and its productive sector are facing in order to find the right balance between competitiveness, trade demands, social equity and sustainable development. A clear role in this can be played by the local universities and by an...
conference paper 2010
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Crul, M. (author), Schnitzer, H. (author)
Innovation and Innovation Management are essential instruments and methodologies to manage the changes that society and its productive sector are facing in order to find the right balance between competitiveness, trade demands, social equity and sustainable development. A clear role in this can be played by the local universities and by an...
conference paper 2010
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Vekerdy, Z. (author), Su, B. (author), Menenti, M. (author), Swinnen, E. (author), Painho, M. (author), Fernandez, D. (author)
Water security has become one of the most important challenges in the sustainable development of Africa, but only limited reliable information is available on the use and availability of water to support adequate planning and management of water resources. Data acquired from space can contribute to meet the urgent information need. But to...
conference paper 2010
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