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During her career Tineke van der Schoor has held several positions in the field of sustainability. As a delegation member she has represented the Dutch NGO’s at the UNCED Conference on Environment and Development in Rio de Janeiro. She also organised many debates and conferences on sustainable development for the NCDO. Tineke has been involved in politics, acting as a municipal executive on Housing, Spatial Planning and Environment for the municipality of Winsum.

At the Research Center for Built Environment NoorderRuimte she does research into energy in the built environment. On the one hand she focuses on local energy initiatives, i.e. local citizens wanting to realise the energy transition bottomup in their own living area. Her second theme is energy efficiency in monumental buildings: how can we reconciliate historical qualities and the need for comfort and energy economy?

Results of her research have been published in scientific journals, moreover Tineke has contributed to several conferences in the past years.

Research interests

Energy transition, sustainable monuments, qualitative analysis


  • H Social Sciences (General)
  • Energy
  • Built Environment
  • Science and Technology Studies

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Projects 2011 2017

Research Output 2011 2016

Challenging obduracy: how local communities transform the energy system

van der Schoor, T., van Lente, H., Scholtens, B. & Peine, A. Mar 2016 In : Energy research and social science. 13, p. 94-105

Research output: Scientific - peer-reviewArticle

Sustainable development

Community Energy: a critical review of the literature

van der Schoor, T. & Scholtens, B. 29 Feb 2016 21 p.

Research output: Other research outputPaper


Energy scripts and spaces

van der Schoor, T. 1 Apr 2016 2 p.

Research output: Other research outputPaper

architectural design
energy use

Integral design method for energy efficient restoration

Vieveen, M. & van der Schoor, T. Oct 2016 p. 318-324

Research output: Other research outputPaper

design method
decision making
energy efficiency

Valuation of mediaeval churches, towards an integration of experts and laypersons views

van der Schoor, T., Vieveen, M. & Colmenero Acevedo, E. Oct 2016 p. 28-34

Research output: Other research outputPaper

energy efficiency


GasTerra Transitie Jaarprijs : Duurzame dorpen

Tineke van der Schoor (Recipient), 8 Jun 2011

Prize: National/international honour

Activities 2009 2016

  • 12 Participation in conference
  • 2 Participation in workshop, seminar, course
  • 2 Oral presentation

Dynamics of Energy, Mobility and Demand (DEMAND) Conference 2016

van der Schoor, T. (Speaker)
13 Apr 201615 Apr 2016

Activity: Participation in conference

2nd International Conference on Energy Efficiency and Comfort of Historic Buildings

van der Schoor, T. (Speaker)
19 Oct 201621 Oct 2016

Activity: Participation in conference

Energy & Society Conference

van der Schoor, T. (Speaker)
12 Sep 201615 Sep 2016

Activity: Participation in conference

Nordic Environmental Social Science Conference

van der Schoor, T. (Speaker)
10 Jun 2015

Activity: Participation in conference

STS Conference Graz

van der Schoor, T. (Speaker)
11 May 2015

Activity: Participation in conference