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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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An investigation of neuroanatomical contributions to cognitive deficits associated with psychotic illness: A 4 year longitudinal follow-up study. (2017-02-20)Introduction: In general, individuals who experience a first-episode of psychosis (FEP) display deficits on a wide range of neuropsychological tasks compared to psychiatrically healthy individuals (Bora et al., 2014). ...
Experimental mechanical testing of Poly (l-Lactide) (PLLA) to facilitate pre-degradation characteristics for application in cardiovascular stenting (Elsevier, 2016-07-19)Next-generation stents made from Biodegradable Polymers (BPs) aim to address the long-term risks (i.e. late restenosis and in-stent thrombosis) associated with both Bare Metal Stents and Drug Eluting Stents, whilst aiming ...
(Brepols Publishers, 2017)[No abstract available]
(CBT'14, 2014)Most CPT-based design methods for driven piles are heavily influenced by research on preformed driven piles. In this paper, a critical review is made of the ability of these methods to predict the total capacity of driven ...
(NUI Galway, 2012)In recent years European cycling has undergone a renaissance with various initiatives including the establishment of EuroVelo and the proposed European trans-border cycling infrastructure. Significant advances on this ...