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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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The Catholic reformation in seventeenth-century Ireland: Vincent de Paul's Missionaries in Munster (Veritas, 2012)[No abstract available]
(Taylor & Francis, 2011-06-21)This paper sets out the theoretical and methodological approach of a study of the politics of persuasion and the mobilisation of interest in relation to the Trust schools initiative in England. Drawing on the discourse ...
Contemporary Research in Irish Education: Volume 4: Book of Abstracts of the 6th Annual Postgraduate Research Seminar, School of Education, NUI Galway (School of Education, NUI Galway, 2017-04-26)We are delighted to welcome you to the 6th Annual Postgraduate Research Seminar of the School of Education, NUI Galway. A central part of the School of Education s recurrent Research Seminar Series, this annual research ...
Digital Ensemble: The ENaCT design-based research framework for technology-enhanced embodied assessment in English education (WILEY, 2017-03-16)This article outlines the ENaCT educational design for Digital Ensemble, an innovative approach to English assessment integrating drama pedagogy with mobile computing (e. g. iPad). ENaCT represents the key themes that ...
(American Physical Society, 2017-02-15)We provide an energetic insight into the catastrophic nature of thinning instability in soft electroactive elastomers. This phenomenon is a major obstacle to the development of giant actuators, yet it is neither completely ...