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Termaat, Milu (author)
This master’s thesis explores the future of citizen participation in public decision-making in the Netherlands. Citizen participation is regarded as an important aspect of the Dutch democracy since it is used to gain insights into what the citizens consider important. Currently, there is scarce scientific literature on the future of citizen...
master thesis 2023
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van der Kaaij, Sterre (author)
The major social issues currently faced by the Dutch government require the involvement of all stakeholders early in the policy-making process. A Participatory Value Evaluation (PVE) is a public participation method in which citizens can advise the government on a specific decision-making problem. The PVE information is becoming increasingly...
master thesis 2023
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de Boer, Niels (author)
Increased pace of developments strain the ability of policy makers to be timely and sufficiently informed. While there are already sufficient methods available for gauging what plays a role, topic modelling is a novel method that has the potential to be deployed at high speed with low effort. Values play an important role as it shapes policy...
master thesis 2023
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Slingerland, G. (author), Nikolic, I. (author), Brazier, F.M. (author)
Fast growth of cities decreases the quality of life in these places. In response, Municipalities install policies aiming to improve local livability. While literature suggests social structures to have a defining impact on policy effectiveness, current evaluation metrics are not able to take this into account. This paper presents the Social...
journal article 2023
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van den Berg, Esmeralda (author)
The current gap between what municipalities do and what citizens expect, is demanding a new approach for creating public services. This is portrayed by the amount of complaints that the Nationale Ombudsman received about municipal actions which have increased with 15% in 2021 in comparison to 2020.<br/><br/>An opportunity to make room for the...
master thesis 2022
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d’Hont, Floortje (author), Slinger, J (author)
In the context of a growing emphasis on research and application of citizen engagement methods in environmental planning and management (e.g. Reed 2008; Von Korff et al. 2010), we compare three collaborative activities aimed at finding innovative coastal policy solutions in the Netherlands. In these activities, participants across the citizen...
journal article 2022
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Daly, Cathy (author), Fatorić, Sandra (author), Carmichael, Bethune (author), Pittungnapoo, Witiya (author), Adetunji, Olufemi (author), Hollesen, Jørgen (author), Nakhaei, Masoud (author), Diaz, Alberto Herrera (author)
Climate change threatens archaeological sites and cultural landscapes globally. While to date, awareness and action around cultural heritage and climate change adaptation planning has focused on Europe and North America, in this article, the authors address adaptation policy and measures for heritage sites in low- and middle-income countries....
journal article 2022
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Dimou, Maria (author)
Nowadays cycling rates in most European cities are increasing, while many governments are looking for ways to integrate cycling into the daily lives of citizens not only as a leisure activity but also as an official means of transport. At the same time, a large part of the population itself aims to influence decision-makers and urban planners to...
master thesis 2021
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Mello Pereira Uriartt, Simone (author)
This thesis presents experiments to integrate design practices for organisational change in a non-profit organisation in Brazil that contributes to the sustainable development of the Amazon rainforest region.<br/>The organisation that hosted this project is the Foundation for Amazon Sustainability (FAS). It is a civil society organisation that...
master thesis 2021
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Bal, Frans (author), Vleugel, J (author)
Many countries have enhanced their air quality agenda (NOx, PMx etc.) by a climate change agenda (CO2 etc.). A direct way to lower these emissions is by using less energy (fuel) per activity. One of these activities is freight transport. Transport from supplier to factory relies on efficient and cost-effective means of transport. Road...
journal article 2021
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Mientjes, Gerjan (author)
Physical Internet (PI) is an innovation, which is introduced to cope with the unsustainable eects of logistics on society, environment and economy. Research to the implications of this innovation on important components/stakeholders in logistics, like maritime ports and Port Authorities (PA) lack. To fill in this gap, this study uses the...
master thesis 2020
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Kaptein, Lionel (author)
Many grand challenges like climate change or health security cannot be solved by only the policymakers. Support and expertise of citizens is needed to solve these challenges (Gerton &amp; Mitchell, 2019). Due to the demand for public participation, Participatory Value Evaluation (PVE) fulfils the needs of involving many participants in a...
master thesis 2020
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Mustika Siti Hajarini, Mustika (author)
The national government of the Netherlands has mandated heat transition to the municipality as part of the global execution of climate agreement. However, despite many guides has been offered, municipal heat-transition policy is a tricky matter that the municipal policy-makers struggle to grasp. To support the systematic municipal heat...
master thesis 2020
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Nama Ashok kumar, N. (author)
Maharashtra, the second largest state in India in terms of population and area, is a fast-developing economy and meeting its electricity demand is crucial for its economic growth. Currently, power production is causing severe environmental and security issues mainly because of the reliance on coal plants in the state. In order to meet SDG 7 ...
master thesis 2020
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Geerts, Lucas (author)
Wind farms are one of the main means for sustainable energy supply in the Netherlands. In the period of 2013-2020 provincial governments were tasked with siting a certain number of megawatts of wind energy on their territory. This led to the development of wind farms in many Dutch municipalities, of which the decision-making process has in many...
master thesis 2020
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Houwing, Lise (author)
The urban population is globally increasing. Additionally, mental health problems are increasing. The determinants of mental health are found to be more present in urban environments. Due to the growing populations and the urban presence of mental health determinants, mental health problems are risking to further increase. This thesis develops a...
master thesis 2019
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Vydra, S. (author), Klievink, A.J. (author)
Despite great potential, high hopes and big promises, the actual impact of big data on the public sector is not always as transformative as the literature would suggest. In this paper, we ascribe this predicament to an overly strong emphasis the current literature places on technical-rational factors at the expense of political decision...
journal article 2019
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Matheus, R. (author), Janssen, M.F.W.H.A. (author), Maheshwari, D. (author)
Dashboards visualize a consolidated set data for a certain purpose which enables users to see what is happening and to initiate actions. Dashboards can be used by governments to support their decision-making and policy processes or to communicate and interact with the public. The objective of this paper is to understand and to support the...
journal article 2018
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Yin, Y. (author), Zuiderwijk-van Eijk, A.M.G. (author), Van Ossenbruggen, Jacco (author), Jeffery, Keith (author), Luthfi, A. (author), Janssen, M.F.W.H.A. (author)
Governments and publicly-funded research institutions increasingly open up data collected and created through research. One way to share and use data obtained through research is through Virtual Research Environments (VREs). Insights obtained through open data use in VREs can subsequently provide input for policy making. However, this process...
conference paper 2018
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Janssen, M.F.W.H.A. (author), Helbig, Natalie (author)
Many policy-makers are struggling to understand participatory governance in the midst of technological changes. Advances in information and communication technologies (ICTs) continue to have an impact on the ways that policy-makers and citizens engage with each other throughout the policy-making process. A set of developments in the areas of...
journal article 2018
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