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ARAN is the digital collection of open access scholarly publications from NUI Galway. ARAN collects, preserves and makes freely available scholarly communication, including peer-reviewed articles, working papers and conference papers created by NUI Galway researchers. Where material has already been published it is made available subject to the open-access policies of the original publishers.
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NUI Galway’s policy on Open Access to Research Outputs, adopted by the Academic Council in October 2015, aims to promote open access to the University’s publications. Authors of peer-reviewed articles and peer-reviewed conference papers resulting from research carried out at NUI Galway must deposit a copy in the ARAN (Access to Research at NUI Galway) 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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(NUI Galway, 2018-10-15)The aim of this thesis is twofold. The first aim of this thesis is to explore the role of accounting and reporting practices as organizations attempt to represent sustainability. Second, this thesis aims to explore how ...
(NUI Galway, 2018-10-08)Slow Sand Filtration (SSF) is biologically mediated method of water treatment dependent upon the natural development of a complex microbial community within the filter-bed. Due to increasing water scarcity worldwide, the ...
Reversible addition fragmentation chain transfer (RAFT) of a new class of pH-sensitive monomers and polymerization induced self-assembly (PISA) in supercritical carbon dioxide (NUI Galway, 2018-10-15)Chapter 1 The traditional thermal Mannich reaction is unsuitable for preparing polymerizable N-methylene amino substituted acrylamides and methacrylamides. Herein we provide a facile multi-gram high yield synthesis of these ...
(MDPI, 2018-10-11)Public transport transforms urban communities and the lives of citizens living in them by stimulating economic growth, promoting sustainable lifestyles and providing a greater quality of life. Globally, the healthiest ...
The construction of legitimacy in nature conservation: knowledge, power and participation in the regulation of Irish raised bogs under the European Habitats Directive (NUI Galway, 2018-09-26)A network of 53 Irish raised bogs were designated as Special Areas of Conservation (SAC) under the European Union (EU) Habitats Directive in the 1990s. Whilst the purpose of the designation is to protect unique habitats, ...