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  • Conscientiousness and mindfulness in midlife coping: An assessment based on MIDUS II 

    Sesker, Amanda A.; Ó Súilleabháin, Páraic; Howard, Siobhán; Hughes, Brian M. (Wiley, 2016-02-03)
    Research has demonstrated that conscientious individuals tend to engage in planful problem solving to cope with stressful situations. Likewise, mindful individuals tend to favour approach-based coping and are less likely ...
  • Minimum information about tolerogenic antigen-presenting cells (MITAP): a first step towards reproducibility and standardisation of cellular therapies 

    Lord, Philip; Spiering, Rachel; Aguillon, Juan C.; Anderson, Amy E.; Appel, Silke; Benitez-Ribas, Daniel; ten Brinke, Anja; Broere, Femke; Cools, Nathalie; Cuturi, María Cristina; Diboll, Julie; Geissler, Edward; Giannoukakis, Nick; Gregori, Silvia; van Ham, Sija Marieke; Lattimer, Staci; Marshall, Lindsay F.; Harry, Rachel A.; Hutchinson, James A.; Isaacs, John D.; Joosten, Irma; van Kooten, Cees; de Cerio, Ascensión López Díaz; Nikolic, Tatjana; Oral, Haluk Barbaros; Sofronic-Milosavljevic, Ljiljana; Ritter, Thomas; Riquelme, Paloma; Thomson, Angus W.; Trucco, Massimo; Vives-Pi, Marta; Martinez-Caceres, Eva M.; Hilkens, Catharien M.U. (PeerJ, 2016-08-30)
    Cellular therapies, with tolerogenic antigen-presenting cells (tolAPC) show great promise for the treatment of autoimmune diseases and for the prevention of destructive immune responses after transplantation The methodologies ...
  • Mesenchymal stem cell therapy to promote corneal allograft survival: current status and pathway to clinical translation 

    Murphy, Nick; Lynch, Kevin; Lohan, Paul; Treacy, Oliver; Ritter, Thomas (Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2016-12)
    PURPOSE OF REVIEW: This article reviews the literature on the therapeutic potential of mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) to prolong corneal allograft survival. RECENT FINDINGS: To date, only small numbers studies have ...
  • A needs and resources assessment of fiscal equalisation in the Irish local government system 

    Turley, Gerard; Flannery, Darragh; MvNena, Stephen (Economic and Social Studies, 2015)
    In 2000 the central government in Ireland introduced a formula-based needs and resources equalisation model in its local government system to ensure that the allocation of general purpose grants to local authorities was ...
  • An analysis of local public finances and the 2014 local government reforms 

    Turley, Gerard; McNena, Stephen (Economic and Social Studies, 2016)
    In this paper we set out to analyse changes in local government expenditures and income in the context of central government austerity measures, local government budgetary adjustments and, most especially, the 2014 local ...
  • Development of a Global Energy Management System for non-energy intensive multi-site industrial organisations: A methodology 

    Finnerty, Noel; Sterling, Raymond; Coakley, Daniel; Contreras, Sergio; Coffey, Ronan; Keane, Marcus M. (Elsevier, 2017-01-25)
    For multi-site organisations, informed decision making on capital investment aimed at improving energy performance and cutting carbon emissions, across a global site base, is a complex problem. This work presents the ...
  • The annual GiG - Groups in Galway 

    Hurley, Ted (NUI Galway, 2015)
    The GiG (Groups in Galway) conference, and related activity, has been running annually since 1978 and is the longest running annual international mathematical conference on a special topic. It has its origin from the ...
  • Adsorption of the natural protein surfactant Rsn-2 onto liquid interfaces 

    Brandani, Giovanni B.; Vance, Steven J.; Schor, Marieke; Cooper, Alan; Kennedy, Malcolm W.; Smith, Brian O.; MacPhee, Cait E.; Cheung, David L. (Royal Society of Chemistry, 2017-02-27)
    To stabilize foams, droplets, and films at liquid interfaces nature has evolved a range of protein biosurfactants. Compared to synthetic surfactants, these combine surface activity with biocompatibility and low solution ...
  • An teanga agus oidhreacht na namhrán i dToraigh 

    Ó Laoire, Lillis (Éigse Cholm Cille, 2016)
    A discussion of the role of performance, especially song in the maintenance of identity and culture in Tory Island with a focus on two song texts.
  • Dihedral codes 

    Mc Loughlin, Ian (2009)
    In this thesis we give new constructions of a number of extremal type II codes. Algebraic proofs are provided that the constructions do in fact yield the codes. The codes are constructed using group rings of which the ...
  • Deprivation and access to work in Dublin city: the impact of transport disadvantage 

    Ahern, Aoife; Vega, Amaya; Caulfield, Brian (Elsevier, 2016-09-29)
    Ireland's economy underwent a period of rapid expansion between 1995 and 2007, accompanied by a boom in construction. The subsequent decade saw a rapid decline in construction as Ireland went through an unprecedented ...
  • Assessing capital investment on energy improvement projects from a global energy management perspective: a tri-generation case study 

    Coffey, Ronan; Coakley, Daniel; Sterling, Raymond; Finnerty, Noel; McDonagh, Shane; Keane, Marcus M. (NUI Galway, 2016)
    For multi-national companies, assessment of energy improvement projects across a global site-base requires a thorough understanding of the driving factors affecting energy consumption on each site. Traditionally, assessment ...
  • Development of a global energy management system (GEMS) for the life sciences industry 

    Finnerty, Noel; Coakley, Daniel; Sterling, Raymond; Keane, Marcus M.; Coffey, Ronan (NUI Galway, 2015-08)
    For multi-national companies, assessment of cost effective energy efficiency projects across a global site base is a complex problem involving multiple variables. This research project proposes a novel methodology for ...
  • Development of a global energy management system for the life sciences industry: an energy management maturity model implementation 

    Finnerty, Noel; Sterling, Raymond; Coakley, Daniel; Keane, Marcus M. (NUI Galway, 2015-11)
    The Global Energy Management System (GEMS) research project proposes a novel methodology for assessing capital energy-efficiency projects at a global level. The paper scope covers the systematic development and implementation ...
  • Methodology for quality checks for energy efficient buildings 

    Hajdukiewicz, Magdalena; Goggins, Jamie; Keane, Marcus M. (NUI Galway, 2017-03-01)
    The built environment accounts for more than 40% of the overall energy consumption and 36% of the overall CO2 emissions in Europe. Moreover, statistics show that construction and the upkeep of European buildings and ...
  • Audit quality threatening behaviours: perceptions of auditees 

    Sweeney, Breda; Pierce, B. (Irish Accounting and Finance Association, 2015)
    Previous research has found that audit staff engage in audit quality threatening behaviours (QTB). Auditee personnel interact with audit staff during fieldwork, and their perceptions of QTB are reported in this paper. ...
  • Openness and praxis: exploring the use of open educational practices in higher education 

    Cronin, Catherine (Athabasca University Press, 2017)
    Open educational practices (OEP) is a broad descriptor of practices that include the creation, use and reuse of open educational resources (OER) as well as open pedagogies and open sharing of teaching practices. As compared ...
  • Tax and performance measurement: an inside story 

    Mulligan, Emer; Oates, Lynne (EmeraldInsight, 2016)
    Against the background of increasing regulation and spotlight on the tax position of MNEs, this study explores the relationship between tax and performance measurement. The paper is informed by a series of in-depth ...
  • Mechanical stimulation of bone marrow in situ induces bone formation in trabecular explants 

    Birmingham, Evelyn; Kreipke, T. C.; Dolan, E.B.; Coughlin, T.R.; Owens, Peter; McNamara, Laoise M.; Niebur, G.L.; McHugh, Peter E. (Springer Verlag, 2014-10-04)
    Abstract Low magnitude high frequency (LMHF) loading has been shown to have an anabolic effect on trabecular bone in vivo. However, the precise mechanical signal imposed on the bone marrow cells by LMHF loading, which ...
  • New speakers of Irish: shifting boundaries across time and space 

    O'Rourke, Bernadette; Walsh, John (De Gruyter Open, 2014-12-18)
    While traditional Irish-speaking communities continue to decline, the number of second-language speakers outside of the Gaeltacht has increased. Of the more than one and half million speakers of Irish just over 66,000 now ...