Bram Bos


Dr. Bram Bos (1968) werkt als senior-onderzoeker systeeminnovaties aan verduurzaming in de veehouderij bij Wageningen Livestock Research. Hij is trotse vader van dochter Jeanne, en eigenaar-bewoner van het bijzonder energiezuinige gemeentemonument het Polderhuis in de Amsterdamse Pijp.


  • Elzen, B. E. & Bos, A. P. 2016. The RIO approach: Design and anchoring of sustainable animal husbandry systems. Technological Forecasting and Social Change, in press.
  • Van Weeghel, H. J. E., Bos, A. P., Spoelstra, S. F. & Groot Koerkamp, P. W. G. 2016. Involving the animal as a contributor in design to overcome animal welfare related trade-offs: The dust bath unit as an example. Biosystems Engineering, 145, 76-92.
  • Bos, A. P., Spoelstra, S. F., Groot Koerkamp, P. W. G., De Greef, K. H. & Van Eijk, O. N. M. 2011. Reflexive design for sustainable animal husbandry: mediating between niche and regime. In: Spaargaren, G., Loeber, A. & Oosterveer, P. (eds.) A transition perspective on sustainable food and agriculture. London: Routledge.
  • Bos, A. P., Groot Koerkamp, P. W. G., Gosselink, J. M. J. & Bokma, S. J. 2009. Reflexive Interactive Design and its application in a project on sustainable dairy husbandry systems. Outlook on Agriculture, 38, 137-145.
  • Bos, A. P. 2008. Instrumentalization Theory and Reflexive Design in Animal Husbandry. Social Epistemology, 22, 29-50.
  • Bos, A. P. & Grin, J. 2008. “Doing” Reflexive Modernization in Pig Husbandry: The Hard Work of Changing the Course of a River. Science, Technology, & Human Values, 33, 480-507.
  • Bos, A. P., Groot Koerkamp, P. W. G. & Groenestein, K. 2003. A novel design approach based on recursive control. Livestock Production Science, 84, 157-170.
  • Groot Koerkamp, P. W. G. & Bos, A. P. 2003. Poeh en de wederkerige technologie, Wageningen, Wageningen UR.



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