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Academic libraries in challenging times
This article identifies three key challenges facing academic libraries in a period of recession: resourcing, technological change and proof of relevance. It proposes a series of strategies to maximise the value, actual and ...
The Contradictions of Policy and Practice: Creativity in Higher Education
(London Review of Education (Taylor & Francis), 2012-07)
Whilst much of the rhetoric of current educational policy champions creativity and innovation, structural reforms and new management practices in higher education run counter to the known conditions under which creativity ...
Creativity in Education: challenging the assumptions
(Taylor & Francis, 2012-06-25)
The creative process is mysterious, intriguing and elusive. The above quote from celebrated Japanese novelist Haruki Murakami evokes an other-wordliness, a dream-like state, an escape from reality that many other creative ...
The making of Irish-speaking Ireland: The cultural politics of belonging, diversity and power
This paper is about linguistic justice issues in the post-colonial context of an Irish-speaking region in the south-west of Ireland, drawing on a study of political mobilization around the Irish-medium education policy ...
The Galway Symposium on Design for Learning: curriculum and assessment in higher education (Review Essay)
(Taylor & Francis, 2010-06-14)
The higher education (HE) system in Ireland, in common with many systems around the world, is facing a period of uncertainty. In the current economic climate, the seven universities in Ireland - plus the approximately 20 ...
Challenging lifelong learning policy discourse: Where is structure in agency in narrative-based research?
Can adult educational research on learning and identity counter the individualising of neoliberal government policy that seeks to constrain educational choices to those that contribute to government economic agendas? ...
Erratum: “multi-wavelength observations of the flaring gamma-ray blazar 3c 66a in 2008 october” (2011, apj, 726, 43)
(IOP Publishing, 2011-03-24)
Multiwavelength observations of the blazar bl lacertae: a new fast tev gamma-ray flare
(American Astronomical Society, 2018-03-28)
Combined with measurements made by very-long-baseline interferometry, the observations of fast TeV gamma-ray flares probe the structure and emission mechanism of blazar jets. However, only a handful of such flares have ...
A strong limit on the very-high-energy emission from grb 150323a
(American Astronomical Society, 2018-04-10)
On 2015 March 23, the Very Energetic Radiation Imaging Telescope Array System (VERITAS) responded to a Swift-Burst Alert Telescope (BAT) detection of a gamma-ray burst, with observations beginning 270 s after the onset of ...
Identification of components of the sigma b regulon in listeria monocytogenes that contribute to acid and salt tolerance
(American Society for Microbiology, 2008-09-19)
Sigma B (sigma(B)) is an alternative sigma factor that controls the transcriptional response to stress in Listeria monocytogenes and is also known to play a role in the virulence of this human pathogen. In the present study ...