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  • O'Callaghan, Clare (University of Limerick, 2013)
    The aim of this thesis is cohesively question how we build. As a constructed thought it pauses at the moment before the raw matter of the Earth is transformed into sociological object and attempts to extrapolate a broader ...
  • Collins, Seán (School of Architecture, University of Limerick, 2012)
    Ground is fascinating in that it is something that every single person in the world experiences every day of their life in some form or another. For this reason it is crucial that architects have a clear understanding ...
  • Barry, Stephen (School of Architecture, University of Limerick, 2012)
    This text will look closely at the landscape, to understand the topography, ecology, climate and composition, exploring the relationship between land and water, mudfl ats, islands and the coastal boundary. It is my goal ...
  • Mahon, Neil (University of Limerick, 2013)
    In regards to the assessment of whether or not project managers are prepared to be effective leaders of virtual teams, little research has been done. The aims of this study are to first examine literature to identify the ...
  • Doheny, Gavin (School of Architecture, University of Limerick, 2012)
    Manufacturing productive land is the basis for this thesis document. The document is split into five related sections each displaying an emphasis on manipulation of ground in a productive manner over time. O rganising ...
  • Ó Bolguidhir, Piaras (School of Architecture, University of Limerick, 2012)
    The reality of climate change, today, has conferred an unprecedented importance upon nature, weather and the atmosphere. Climate change is very real, perhaps not as apocalyptic as some have predicted, but nonetheless ...
  • Clancy, Marie (University of Limerick, 2010)
    This thesis examines the formation of martensite in Ni-based super-alloys in both an alloy-coating system and in the bulk alloy, NiPtAl. The alloy-coating study was designed to test the hypothesis that an extra layer of ...
  • O'Keeffe, Yvonne Michelle Mary (University of Limerick, 2013)
    This thesis focuses on the life and literary works of Irish author Mary Anne Sadlier (1820-1903), specifically on her representations of the Irish diaspora in her emigrant novels in the nineteenth century. On the eve of ...
  • Al-Sharif, Ahmad H. (University of Limerick, 2011)
    Acrylic bone cements, based on poly(methylmethacrylate) (PMMA), have been widely used in orthopaedic surgery for the fixation and force distribution of joint prostheses in cemented arthroplasties. However, PMMA continues ...
  • Farrell, Ronan (School of Architecture, University of Limerick, 2011)
    The objective of this thesis is to explore theatrical space and the cultural relationship of materials as they are experienced by people in rural Ireland. The method involved the investigation of five handball alleys in ...
  • Toomey, Clodagh (University of Limerick, 2014)
    Ageing is a process associated with adverse effects on nearly every facet of human body composition and is generally accompanied by progressive loss in lean mass (sarcopenia) and bone mineral density (BMD) (osteoporosis) ...
  • Tierney, Marie (University of Limerick, 2013)
    The studies which compose this thesis stem from two literature reviews. The first literature review determined that definitive conclusions regarding physical activity levels in the RA population and how they compare to a ...
  • Twohig, Eoghan (University of Limerick, 2012)
    The traditional process of metallic wire and rod production pulls a wire/rod through a die to reduce its diameter in successive steps. The considerable die wear at the tool-die interface coupled with the additional lubrication ...
  • Hilliard, Alan (School of Architecture, University of Limerick, 2012)
    My thesis investigations are based on ideas of threshold and mediation in architecture. Movement or mediation between distinct places implies thresholds; skin, walls, doors, bridges etc. This mediating geography describes ...
  • Robinson, Catherine T; Harmon, Dominic (University of Limerick, 2012)
    This thesis comprises eight papers that aim to explore the relationship between occupation and chronic pain, augment the evidence available to occupational therapists working with people with chronic pain, and to develop ...
  • O'Keeffe, Robert (University of Limerick, 2013)
    This thesis examines twentieth-century memoirs and autobiographies from Irish migrants to Britain, focusing particularly on the period 1930–1960. This time period roughly corresponds with the peak of a sustained wave of ...
  • Hanby, Louise (University of Limerick, 2012)
    Stigma is considered the main barrier to recovery for people living with a mental illness. The process of stigma can be inconspicuous, operating through individual, systemic, institutional and structural levels and can ...
  • Mercier, Mel (University of Limerick, 2011)
    This dissertation explores the creation and transmission of the Mescher two-handed bones playing style which was first developed by the German-American farmer, Albert Mescher, in the 1920s, in Iowa, and subsequently passed ...
  • Reimann, Wiebke (University of Limerick, 2012)
    Carbon dioxide concentrations in the atmosphere have risen since the onset of the Industrial Revolution. It is a potent green house gas contributing to climate change. One of the biggest carbon dioxide emitters are large ...
  • Reidy, Clare (School of Architecture, University of Limerick, 2011)
    The aim of this thesis is to re-imagine how to treat the river’s edge and introduce new realistic and thoughtful ideas based on different ways of working with water that can help diminish the damage done by the power of ...

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