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Fishery discards in the irish sea exhibit temporal oscillations and trends reflecting underlying processes at an annual scale
(Oxford University Press (OUP), 2010-11-17)
Non-inclusion of discard data in stock assessment can lead to underestimation of biomass and fishing mortality; this is of particular concern if there have been changes in discard practices over time. Although variability ...
Effects of seal predation on a modelled marine fish community and consequences for a commercial fishery
We constructed a size- and trait-based dynamic marine community model of the Celtic Sea/Biologically Sensitive Area, including grey seals Halichoerus grypus (Fabricius 1791) and harbour seals Phoca vitulina vitulina (Linnaeus ...
Vegetation community change points suggest that critical loads of nutrient nitrogen may be too high
(Elsevier BV, 2016-12-01)
Projecting productivity losses for cancer-related mortality 2011 – 2030
(Springer Nature, 2016-10-18)
Background: When individuals stop working due to cancer this represents a loss to society - the loss of productivity. The aim of this analysis was to estimate productivity losses associated with premature mortality from ...
The life sentence and parole
(Oxford University Press (OUP), 2012-01-28)
Taking the life sentence as the new 'ultimate penalty' for many countries, this paper explores the factors associated with the release of life-sentence prisoners on parole. The Republic of Ireland is selected as a case ...
Effectiveness of a cognitive behavioural therapy-based rehabilitation programme (progressive goal attainment program) for patients who are work-disabled due to back pain: study protocol for a multicentre randomised controlled trial
(Springer Nature, 2013-01-01)
Background: Psychologically informed rehabilitation programmes such as the Progressive Goal Attainment Program (PGAP) have the potential to address pain-related disability by targeting known psychological factors that ...
Improving antimicrobial prescribing in irish primary care through electronic data collection and surveillance: a feasibility study
(Springer Nature, 2015-07-02)
Background: The increase in the spread of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in bacterial pathogens and limited availability of new antimicrobials places immense pressure on general practitioners (GPs) to prescribe appropriately. ...
Diversity and occurrence of siphonophores in irish coastal waters
(Royal Irish Academy, 2016-01-01)
Siphonophores are at times amongst the most abundant invertebrate zooplankton predators in the oceans. Historically, siphonophores have been under-sampled and of the studies conducted there has been a bias towards oceanic ...