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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, 2019-12-09)Histones are responsible for the packaging of DNA into a eukaryotic cell nucleus, and the H2A variant H2AX plays an important role in the DNA damage response (DDR). The phosphorylated form of H2AX, known as γH2AX, has been ...
(NUI Galway, 2020-02-13)Graphs are common representation tools to organize information from heterogeneous sources. They have been applied in various domains such as the scientific, engineering, political, and business sectors. The large volume ...
(NUI Galway, 2019-12-09)Evolutionary swarm robotics uses evolutionary computational techniques to synthesise behaviours for a group of autonomous robots. In a swarm of robots, the collective behaviour of the robots results from the local interactions ...
Sheltered work and intellectual disability equality: Can the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities tackle this form of segregation? (NUI Galway, 2020-02-13)This thesis is a theoretical study that addresses the enduring segregation of people with intellectual disabilities in sheltered work environments. Having identified that many people with intellectual disabilities remain ...
'The Problem of the Mentally Handicapped': statutory policy, voluntary provision and intellectual disability in Ireland, 1947-84 (NUI Galway, 2020-02-12)This thesis is a historical investigation of how the state and voluntary sector responded to intellectual disability in Ireland, from the foundation of the Department of Health in 1947 to the 1984 Towards a Full Life Green ...