Partner Organisation

Hasselt University


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Role in SUN project

Tom Kuppens has a Master degree in commercial engineering, obtained at the UHasselt (2004). From 2004 until 2006 he worked for the Socio-Economic Institute (SEIN) of UHasselt as a researcher in gender and labour market statistics and indicators. Since 2006, he works for the Centre for Environmental Sciences (CMK) of UHasselt as a research and teaching assistant in economics and prepares a PhD thesis in environmental economics. As for SUN, he collaborates in the academic platform (action 2). Concretely, this involves the development of tools evaluating the sustainability of the concerned neighbourhoods, including the development of indicators, the gathering of statistics and the construction and processing of questionnaires.