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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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(University of Waterloo, Department of Fine Arts (Film Studies), 2012)THIS GRAFFITI image(1) appeared in Dublin's Ranelagh district in June 2009. In its representation of a dejected looking Bertie Aherne combined with the distinctive and unmistakable markings of a particular animal, it ...
(University of Waterloo, Department of Fine Arts (Film Studies), 2014)In the United States, sport stars have provided crucial affirmation of the American Dream ideology despite the considerable evidence that questions the validity and appropriateness of this belief for understandings of ...
(2016-08-16)In recent years, there has been a wide adoption of mobile devices such as smart phones and tablets. This wide adoption is supported by numerous mobile and Web applications which help users to consume and generate data on ...
Development and characterisation of novel gene-environment interaction rat models of Parkinson's disease (2016-08-04)Despite its discovery almost 60 years ago, levodopa remains the most effective therapy for the treatment of the motor symptoms associated with Parkinson’s disease. However, chronic use of levodopa is associated with serious ...
The cannabinoid type-2 (CB2) receptor as a target for anti-inflammatory disease modification in Parkinson's disease (2016-08-04)Parkinson’s disease is a multifaceted neurodegenerative disorder with no curative treatment. A key aspect in the pathogenesis of Parkinson’s disease is inflammation, which is initially triggered by dying neurons and which ...