Jean-Marie Buijs

Resilient Deltas researcher


Jean-Marie Buijs has been a teacher researcher for the Resilient Deltas research group since September 2013. He teaches Delta Management and applied research. He is actively involved with the Resilient Deltas project. Jean-Marie is mainly focussed on the relationship between governance and the resilience of delta communities. He applied insights from his PhD research in public administration in the research, which is he currently finishing off at the Erasmus University in Rotterdam. Jean-Marie hasn’t just contributed governance knowledge to the Resilient Deltas research project, but also expertise of his active involvement in the quality of life in local communities.

Jean-Marie is also the Resilient Deltas research group coordinator. 


Sustainable and Resilient Coastal Cities

Resilient Deltas

FRAMES: developing Multi-Layered Safety in the North Sea Region

Adaptive capacity is needed when developing multi-layer safety; lessons learnt from a learning evaluation of pilot projects in the North Sea region

Resilient Deltas

Polder2C's: Living lab Hedwige-Prosperpolder

Are flood defences safe enough, and how effective will emergency response be in case of a levee failure? How can the combination of flood defences and emergency response remain effective in light of the emerging circumstances?

Building with Nature