Welcome to ARAN (Access to Research at NUI Galway)
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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(2017-07-11)Wild kelp forests represent one of the most productive habitats on Earth, suppling ecosystem services, including, but not limited to, biodiversity, habitat provision, food web subsidy, nutrient cycling, carbon sequestration ...
Cultural glocalization or resistance? Interrogating the production of YouTube videos at an Irish summer college through practice-based research (2017-03)This thesis includes the film Dúshlán Lurgan/The Lurgan Challenge and a written exegesis which reflects on the film's 'generative performance'. The film asks if making Irish-language versions of music videos in English at ...
Foucault and the colonial subject: Emergent forms of colonial governmentality in early modern Ireland (Geography Publications, 2012)[No abstract available]
(2017-10-11)Psychopathy or antisocial personality disorder is generally conceived as a neurophysiological disorder undermining moral reasoning or sentiment, leading to behaviour which contravenes social and moral norms. This psychiatric ...
(SAGE Publications, 2012-11-15)In 1860, the Irish nationalist writer John Mitchell avowed that ‘The Almighty, indeed, sent the potato blight, but the English created the famine’ (from The Last Conquest of Ireland (Perhaps)). The aphorism quickly became ...