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Finite element predictions compared to experimental results for the effective modulus of bone tissue engineering scaffolds fabricated by selective laser sintering
(Springer Verlag, 2009)
A current challenge in bone tissue engineering is to create scaffolds with suitable mechanical properties, high porosity, full interconnectivity and suitable pore size. In this paper, polyamide and polycaprolactone scaffolds ...
Feminism, modern philosophy and the future of legitimacy of international constitutionalism
(Brill Academic Publishers, 2009)
International constitutionalism relates to processes of limiting traditionally unrestricted powers of states as ultimate subjects, law-makers and law-enforcers of international law. Human rights occupy a central, but ...
An Investigation of Agility Issues in Scrum Teams Using Agility Indicators
Agile software development methods have emerged and become increasingly popular in recent years, yet the issues encountered by software development teams that strive to achieve agility using agile methods are yet to be ...
The Role of Migrant Care Workers in Ageing Societies (Irish national report).
(Irish Centre for Social Gerontology, National University of Ireland Galway, 2009)
This report explores the role and potential of migrant care workers in caring for older people in Ireland. The proportion of migrant carers caring for Irish older people has increased over recent years, reflecting a broader ...
A coevolving systems approach to the organization of agile software development.
(Institute of Management Sciences, 2009)
Despite the popularity of agile methods in software development and increasing adoption by organizations there is debate about what agility is and how it is achieved. The debate suffers from a lack of understanding of ...
Proposing a formalised model for mindful information systems offshoring
(Springer Verlag, 2009-10-26)
The central thesis of this paper is that Mathematical Economics can provide a novel approach to the examination of offshoring business decisions and provide an impetus for future research in the area. A growing body of ...
Barnardos Family Welfare Conference Project, South Tipperary: Evaluation Report
(The Child and Family Research Centre, NUI, Galway, 2009-01)
The Barnardos Family Welfare Conference (FWC) service in South Tipperary was established in 2006. The service aims to improve the welfare of children and young people in South Tipperary through use of the FWC model. It ...
Cosmopolitan Feminism and Human Rights
Reilly offers an account of cosmopolitan feminism as emancipatory political practice in an age of globalization. This entails a critical engagement with international human rights law; a global feminist consciousness that ...
An Evaluation of the Educational Action Research (EAR) Project, Athlone
(Child and Family Research Centre, National University of Ireland, Galway, 2009-01)
Athlone Community Taskforce (ACT) established the Educational Action Research (EAR) Project in 2005 to strengthen the ability of young people in the Athlone area to make a successful transition from primary to post-primary school
Torso heating of divers in cold water.
Cold water immersion could compromise both the effectiveness and safety of a diver. This paper reports an evaluation of the utility of providing external heating to divers in cold water. Methods: Seven U.S. Navy divers ...