ARAN (University of Galway Research Repository)
ARAN is the digital collection of open access scholarly publications from University of Galway. ARAN collects, preserves and makes freely available scholarly communication, including peer-reviewed articles, working papers, and conference papers created by University of Galway researchers.
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University of Galway policy on Open Access to Research Outputs, adopted by the Academic Council, aims to promote open access to the University’s publications. Authors of peer-reviewed articles and peer-reviewed conference papers resulting from research must deposit a copy in the ARAN (University of Galway Research Repository). ARAN enables easy discovery of publications through global search engines such as Google and complements IRIS by linking from author profiles to the full text of University publications. See Help for information on how to submit your publications to ARAN.Open Access to Research Outputs Policy
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The role of Irish and Irish-themed media in the formation and maintenance of Irish cultural identity in Britain (NUI Galway, 2023-05-31)This thesis is an exploration of the role of Irish media in the formation and maintenance of Irish cultural identity in Britain. Cultural identity is understood as a discursive construct formed and maintained by social ...
Prototype of a recommendation model with artificial intelligence for computational thinking improvement of secondary education students (MDPI, 2023-05-26)There is a growing interest in finding new ways to address the difficult task of introducing programming to secondary students for the first time to improve students’ computational thinking (CT) skills. Therefore, extensive ...
“PRIME THE PUMP” The lived experience of post-war arts policy in the Irish amateur drama movement 1949 to 1969 (NUI Galway, 2023-05-30)The interface between Arts Council policy and the lived experience of amateur drama, which this dissertation examines, provides cultural historians with an access point to understand post-war Irish society. After decades ...
Development of a novel water quality index model using data science approaches (NUI Galway, 2023-05-30)The thesis present the Irish Water Quality Index (IEWQI) model for assessing transitional and coastal water quality in an effort to improve the method and develop a tool that can be used by environmental regulators to abate ...
An experimental and computational investigation of the corrosion behaviour and mechanical performance of a bioabsorbable medical grade magnesium alloy (NUI Galway, 2023-05-29)Magnesium-based medical implants have the potential to overcome several complications that arise with permanent metallic implants. Magnesium-based implants are biodegradable such that they can undergo absorption once ...