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  • Verheul, William; Mistiaen, Patriek; Di Blasi, Zelda; Kok, Louise; van Dulmen, Sandra; Bensing, Jozien (JohnWiley & Sons, Ltd., 2010-10)
    This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows: To assess the effects of interventions in which healthcare practitioner communication in face-to-face consultations with patients ...
  • Lordan, Sinéad; O'Neill, Cora; O'Brien, Nora M. (Cambridge University Press, 2008-08)
    Oxysterols arise from the enzymic or non-enzymic oxidation of cholesterol and have been shown to be cytotoxic to certain cell lines. In particular, apoptosis induced by the oxysterol 7β-hydroxycholesterol (7β-OH) has been ...
  • Pakrashi, Vikram; O'Connor, Alan J.; Breysse, Denys (MEDACHS08, 2008)
    Deterioration modelling of structures has gained significant importance in recent times in relation with structural health monitoring, rehabilitation, maintenance and decision making process. The behaviour of any deteriorating ...
  • Doherty, Aiden R.; Kelly, Philip; O'Flynn, Brendan; Curran, Padraig; Smeaton, Alan F.; Ó Mathúna, S. Cian; O'Connor, Noel E. (ACM, 2010)
    Colour is everywhere in our daily lives and impacts things like our mood, yet we rarely take notice of it. One method of capturing and analysing the predominant colours that we encounter is through visual lifelogging devices ...
  • Doran, Justin; Jordan, Declan; O'Leary, Eoin (School of Economics, University College Cork, 2009-04)
    This paper analyses the effects of geography on innovation by small and medium sized enterprises in the South-West and South-East regions of Ireland. Using an augmented innovation production function it estimates, both ...
  • Doran, Justin; Jordan, Declan; Eoin, O'Leary (2012-07)
    This paper analyses the importance of decisions to interact nationally and internationally on the likelihood of process and product innovation for a sample of Irish firms. The key contribution is to provide an empirical ...
  • Clune, Yvonne E. (University College Cork, 2005)
    Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the fourth most common cause of death from cancer in the world and second most common (behind lung cancer) in developed countries. In recent years there has been much interest in the potential ...
  • Doran, Justin; Jordan, Declan; O'Leary, Eoin (Taylor & Francis Ltd., 2012-08)
    This paper tests whether more frequent interaction at different spatial levels has a positive effect on the innovation performance of SMEs in the South-West and South-East of Ireland.  Based on an original survey, it finds ...
  • Klostermann, Katja; Crispie, Fiona; Flynn, James; Meaney, William; Ross, R. Paul; Hill, Colin (Cambridge University Press, 2010)
    On most dairy farms teat dips are applied to the teats of cows either before or after milking in order to prevent pathogens from gaining access to the mammary gland via the teat canal. In the present experiments, a natural ...
  • Špinar, Rostislav; Muthukumaran, Panneer; de Paz, Rodolfo; Pesch, Dirk; Song, Weiping; Chaudhry, Shafique Ahmad; Sreenan, Cormac J.; Jafer, Essa; O'Flynn, Brendan; O'Donnell, James; Costa, Andrea; Keane, Marcus M. (2009)
    Existing Building/Energy Management Systems (BMS/EMS) fail to convey holistic performance to the building manager. A 20% reduction in energy consumption can be achieved by efficiently operated buildings compared with ...
  • Cashman, David P. (University College Cork, 2010)
    There has been an increased use of the Doubly-Fed Induction Machine (DFIM) in ac drive applications in recent times, particularly in the field of renewable energy systems and other high power variable-speed drives. The ...
  • Foley, Aoife M.; Winning, Ian; Ó Gallachóir, Brian P. (Irish Transport Research Network, 2010-09)
    In 2009 the European Union (EU) Directive on Renewable Energy placed an obligation on each Member State to ensure that 10% of transport energy (excluding aviation and marine transport) come from renewable sources by 2020. ...
  • Buckley, D. Noel; O'Dwyer, Colm; Lynch, Robert P.; Quill, Nathan (The Electrochemical Society, 2011-01)
    We review our recent work on anodic formation of nanoporosity in n-InP in aqueous KOH. Typically, a nanoporous sub-surface region is formed beneath a thin, dense near-surface layer. Atomic force microscopy (AFM) shows ...
  • Lewis, Liam; Casey, Declan P.; Jeyaseelan, Arockia Vimal; Rohan, James F.; Maaskant, Pleun P. (American Institute of Physics, 2008-02)
    A solution based approach to forming Ohmic contacts to p-type GaN is described. Electroless plated Ni/Au contacts are shown to compare favorably with traditional evaporated contacts, with contact resistivities rho(c) in ...
  • Verdonck, Michèle Claire; Chard, Gill; Nolan, Maeve (Informa Healthcare, 2011-05)
    Purpose. This study explores the experiences of Irish people with high cervical spinal cord injuries living with electronic aids to daily living (EADL) and the meaning attributed to such systems in the context of participation ...
  • Zhao, Jian; Ellis, Andrew D. (IEEE , Optical Society of America, 2011-02-01)
    In order to improve the performance of optically multiplexed multicarrier systems with channel spacing equal to the symbol rate per carrier, we propose and systematically investigate an electronic signal processing technique ...
  • Doherty, William G. (University College Cork, 2003)
    The phosphorescence excitation spectra of two thiones, 4-H-1-xanthione (XT) and 4-H-1-pyrane-4-thione (PT), cooled in a supersonic jet were investigated. The vibronic lineshape of the T1z origin of PT measured by cavity ...
  • Lee, Alice S.; Law, James; Gibbon, Fiona E. (John Wiley & Sons Publishers, 2009-10)
    Cleft palate is the most common congenital deformity of the face. It could affect speech acquisition, resulting in articulation errors that could persist into adulthood. Electropalatography (EPG) has been used in speech ...
  • Byrne, Edmond P. (World Congress of Chemical Engineering, 2009-08-23)
    Sustainability has been assuming a more central role within chemical engineering curricula and throughout engineering education as a whole. Meanwhile however, engineering has been fighting an uphill battle to attract a ...
  • Pakrashi, Vikram; Kelly, Joe; Harkin, Julie; Farrell, Aidan; Nanukuttan, Sreejith (2010)
    This paper outlines the repair methodology of Brownsbarn Bridge situated over the N7 near Dublin. The repair strategy was formulated following impact damage to the soffit from a low- loader carrying an excavator passing ...