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  • McManus, Vicki; Savage, Eileen (Blackwell Publishing Ltd., 2010-09)
    Both diabetes and asthma are increasingly being recognized as health problems for ethnic groups. Because of cultural differences, ethnicity is reported to be a risk factor for poorer quality in healthcare, disease management ...
  • O'Connor, Martin; Kerrigan, Cathal (Library Association of Ireland, 2013-10)
    This paper considers an on-going exchange programme between the Boole Library, University College Cork (UCC) and Hangzhou Municipal Library, South East China. The authors describe the exchange and their impressions of ...
  • Villegas, Raquel; Kearney, Patricia M.; Perry, Ivan J. (BioMed Central Ltd., 2008-06-13)
    Background: Most cardiovascular disease (CVD) occurs in the presence of traditional risk factors, including hypertension and dyslipidemia, and these in turn are influenced by behavioural factors such as diet and lifestyle. ...
  • Woods, David (Classical Association of Ireland, 2009)
    Pliny the Elder describes how it was the emperor Nero who first discovered how to use snow to produce a pleasant drink of cold water so that one did not have to drink the snow itself also (NH 31.40). This has traditionally ...
  • Woods, David (2009-12)
  • Foley, Aoife M.; Leahy, Paul G.; Marvuglia, Antonino; McKeogh, Eamon J. (Elsevier, 2012-01)
    Wind power generation differs from conventional thermal generation due to the stochastic nature of wind. Thus wind power forecasting plays a key role in dealing with the challenges of balancing supply and demand in any ...
  • Fitzgerald, Peter; O'Brien, Sinead M.; Scully, Paul; Rijkers, Kim; Scott, Lucinda V.; Dinan, Timothy G. (Cambridge University Press, 2006-01)
    ABSTRACT Background. There is evidence to indicate that peripheral glucocorticoid receptor (GR) function is reduced in major depression, and a possible molecular explanation for this is the impact of raised pro-inflammatory ...
  • Gavin, Maurice; Ghosh, Bidisha; Pakrashi, Vikram; Barton, John; O'Flynn, Brendan; Lawson, Anneka (Irish Transportation Research Network, 2011-09)
    In a road network, cyclists are the group exposed to the maximum amount of risk. Route choice of a cyclist is often based on level of expertise, perceived or actual road risks, personal decisions, weather conditions and a ...
  • O'Mahony, Aoife M.; O'Driscoll, Caitríona M.; O'Neill, Martin J.; Godinho, Bruno M. D. C.; Darcy, Raphael; Cryan, John F. (Bentham Science Publishers, 2013-01)
    Considerable research is focused on the development of non-viral vectors for gene and RNA interference therapies, with significant advancements in this field over the past number of years. Cationic lipids and polymers have ...
  • Hollywood, Jennifer (University College Cork, 2013)
    Cystic Fibrosis (CF) is an autosomal recessive monogenic disorder caused by mutations in the cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR) gene with the ΔF508 mutation accounting for approximately 70% of all ...
  • Quigley, Lisa (University College Cork, 2013)
    Unpasteurised milk and many cheeses contain a diverse microbiological population. These microorganisms play important roles in dairy foods and can, for example, contribute to the development of flavours and aromas, determine ...
  • Pakrashi, Vikram; O'Connor, Alan J.; Basu, Biswajit (Bridge Engineering in Ireland, 2006)
    Efficient damage detection and calibration of structures have gained great importance in recent times in terms of health monitoring and maintenance programmes. Wavelet analysis based damage detection and calibration from ...
  • Hao, Guangbo; Xie, Liyang (Trans Tech Publications Inc., 2008-08)
    As for load-sharing parallel system like multi-engine system and wire cable, dependence-failure must occur due to load redistributing, so the component life distributions changed. After the analysis of the disadvantage of ...
  • O'Donnell, Paul (paulodonnellcork, 2012)
    An Impressionistic piece. Dance of the Waves uses and expansive structure (A, A2, B, A2, Solos, D, C2, D). The piece is an atmospheric soundscape which evokes imagery of the ocean.
  • Kavanagh, Donncha; Kuhling, Carmen; Keohane, Kieran (Sage Publications, 2008-09)
    The Irish economic boom, commonly known as the Celtic Tiger, provides an interesting and unique opportunity to explore the relationship between the profound shifts in the organization of working life and in the production ...
  • Ní Dhonnabháin, Áine Máire (University College Cork, 2013)
    Tugann an staidéar taighde aghaidh ar an dátheangachas i bPoblacht na hÉireann agus go háirithe ar thuairimí dhaoine óga dátheangacha sa 21ú haois. Is é cuspóir an staidéir ná iniúchadh a dhéanamh ar mheonta déagóirí ...
  • Hilt, Thierry; Boutry, Herve; Franiatte, Remi; Rothan, Frederic; Sillon, Nicolas; Stam, Frank; Mathewson, Alan; Wang, Ningning; Ó Mathúna, S. Cian; Rodgers, Kenneth (IEEE, 2010-06-04)
    This paper reports on the design and the manufacturing of an integrated DCDC converter, which respects the specificity of sensor node network: compactness, high efficiency in acquisition and transmission modes, and ...
  • Horgan, Richard P.; Higgins, John R.; Burke, G (Irish Medical Organisation, 2008-02)
    Female sterilisation is an extensively used method of contraception all over the world but there appears to be a decline in the performance of this procedure in Ireland. There also appears to be an increased uptake of safe, ...
  • Doran, Justin; Jordan, Declan (Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2013)
    Purpose - This paper analyses income inequality for a sample of fourteen European countries and their composite regions using data from the Cambridge Econometrics regional dataset from 1980 to 2009. The purpose of the paper ...