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The ballad of the wild Ginger Man - J.P. Donleavy and Irish Theatre censorship
JP Donleavy is best known for his novel The Ginger Man, but the problems with the stage adaptation of the novel in 1959 showed the cultural censorship at work in Ireland at that time. This paper explores the political and ...
An optimised patient information sheet did not significantly increase recruitment or retention in a falls prevention study: an embedded randomised recruitment trial
(Springer Nature, 2017-03-28)
Background: Randomised controlled trials are generally regarded as the 'gold standard' experimental design to determine the effectiveness of an intervention. Unfortunately, many trials either fail to recruit sufficient ...
Latitude and lake size are important predictors of over-lake atmospheric stability
Turbulent fluxes across the air-water interface are integral to determining lake heat budgets, evaporation, and carbon emissions from lakes. The stability of the atmospheric boundary layer (ABL) influences the exchange of ...
Geohab–the global ecology and oceanography of harmful algal blooms program: motivation, goals, and legacy
(The Oceanography Society, 2017-03-01)
In 2001, the first international research program focusing exclusively on harmful marine algae, GEOHAB (Global Ecology and Oceanography of Harmful Algal Blooms), was established by the HAB research community, under the ...
Linking soil erosion to instream dissolved phosphorus cycling and periphyton growth
Phosphorus (P) is a limiting nutrient in freshwater systems and when present in runoff from agricultural lands or urban centers may contribute to excessive periphyton growth. In this study, we examined the link between ...
Mycosphere essay 18: biotechnological advances of beneficial fungi for plants
(Mushroom Research Foundation, 2017-03-09)
Comparison of outpatient and home-based exercise training programmes for copd: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is a common, preventable and treatable disease. Exercise training programmes (ETPs) improve symptoms, health-related quality of life (HRQoL) and exercise capacity, but the optimal ...
Presence of persistent organic pollutants in a breeding common tern (sterna hirundo) population in ireland
(Springer Nature, 2017-04-05)
Persistent organic pollutants (POPs) are chemical compounds of environmental concern due to their toxic, persistent nature and their ability to bio-accumulate in biological tissue. Seabirds, for often being at the top of ...
Looking ahead: a profiling float micro-rosette
(The Oceanography Society, 2017-06-01)