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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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Investigation of radon prevention and mitigation: from radon measurements to specification for soil depressurisation systems (NUI Galway, 2020-01-27)Reduction of indoor radon concentration in buildings is considered to be an important public health issue, since radon was recognised as the leading cause of lung cancer after tobacco smoking by the World Health Organisation. ...
Polyamines in the brain: distribution, biological interactions, and their potential therapeutic role in brain ischaemia (Bentham Science Publishers, 2007)The endogenous polyamines (spermine, spermidine, and putrescine) are present at relatively high concentrations in the mammalian brain and play crucial roles in a variety of aspects of cell functioning. Stroke is the third ...
Orbit image analysis machine learning software can be used for the histological quantification of acute ischemic stroke blood clots (Public Library of Science, 2019-12-05)Our aim was to assess the utility of a novel machine learning software (Orbit Image Analysis) in the histological quantification of acute ischemic stroke (AIS) clots. We analyzed 50 AIS blood clots retrieved using mechanical ...
(NUI Galway, 2020-01-24)This article-based thesis comprises a collection of four articles, each of which constitutes a chapter, written and formatted in pre-print manuscript form. The general aim underlying these articles is to understand how ...
The development of translational biomarkers as a tool for improving the understanding, diagnosis and treatment of chronic neuropathic pain (Springer, 2017-03-30)Chronic neuropathic pain (CNP) is one of the most significant unmet clinical needs in modern medicine. Alongside the lack of effective treatments, there is a great deficit in the availability of objective diagnostic methods ...