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  • Davis, Laura M. (University of Limerick, 2014)
    With cardiovascular pathologies continuing to prevail, effective arterial replacements for the minimally invasive treatment of abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAAs) through endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) are still an ...
  • Fox, Aaron (University of Limerick, 2013)
    Biochar amended soils have demonstrated various agronomic benefits, principally a plant growth promotion effect. The char’s impact, however, on macronutrient bio-availability and the microorganisms involved in their ...
  • Egan, Eimear (University of Limerick, 2014)
    My Thesis investigation involves developing a process by which one could derive meaning in the threshold space of an edge condition to which the border is not explicit. In investigating the social and ideological aspects ...
  • Lasc, Ioana (University of Limerick, 2011)
    This research addresses synchronisation issues in security protocols for wireless communications. A new class of attacks, termed Suppress-and-Desynchronise (SD) attacks, is introduced. This attack uses the vulnerabilities ...
  • O'Keeffe, Lisa (University of Limerick, 2011)
    This research study is aimed at improving the quality of the mathematics textbooks available for junior cycle students. It is widely agreed that there is room for improvement with regard to the quality of mathematics at ...
  • 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 ...
  • Novickaja, Kristina (University of Limerick, 2014)
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  • Mooney, Patrick (University of Limerick, 2014)
    Through my engagement in the imaginary reconstitution of society. I have gained knowledge on our current societal establishment. Within that study I have begun to make tentative steps towards a suggestion for a possible ...
  • McDonnell, Christopher (University of Limerick, 2014)
    There is immense joy and freedom to be found in exploring a space, whether it is a newly discovered street or a rocky path up a mountainside. When people explore as a group they are engaging in a form of play activity, one ...
  • Marnane, Aoife (University of Limerick, 2014)
    Greek philosopher Aristotle deduced in his major treatise De Anima that without the sense of touch there could be no other senses “The first sense, the root and ground as it were of the other senses... the one which ...
  • Long, Sinéad (University of Limerick, 2014)
    Landscape can be perceived as ‘the soul’ of a country. It is a lyrical composition of many elements, inclusive of both man and nature. It is the ultimate capsule of time, memory and culture. One of our deepest needs is for ...
  • Huang, Weixiang (University of Limerick, 2014)
    Building is one of mankinds basic needs. We live, study and work within architectural creations. Architecture is an environment, an etiquette and a representation of a culture. By studying the architecture of different ...
  • Grace, David (University of Limerick, 2014)
    The west coast of Ireland is a space with an elemental pull that attracts people to this territory. Each successive generation has reimagined its relationship with the coast, from intensely controlled and surveyed ...
  • Geraghty, Trish (University of Limeirck, 2014)
    no abstract available
  • Coleman, Honor (University of Limerick, 2014)
    My thesis began with an interest in finding various differences and commonalities in the fields of science and architecture. I have always been interested by the seemingly fast paced progression of science and technology ...
  • Butler, Áine (University of Limerick, 2014)
    In this essay I will examine human’s historical interpretation of nature and how this may have influenced our modern day relationship with nature. I am intrigued by nature’s ability to benefit health and well being in ...
  • Bradley, Colm (University of Limerick, 2014)
    Port na bPúcai literally translated as the ‘tune of the ghosts’ or also known as the ‘music of the fairies’ is a traditional Irish slow air, associated with the playing of the uilleann pipes, the fiddle, flute or tin ...
  • Bairéad, Séamus Mandela (University of Limerick, 2014)
    In Bengal, medieval communities have been plunged headlong into the industrial era and exposed to the vagaries of the world market. From the start to the finish they are victims of alienation. The raw material is foreign ...
  • Mylotte, Rosaleen (University of Limerick, 2014)
    Humic substances (humic acids and fulvic acids) and humin were isolated from sediments from an estuarine environment. The clay-size fractions from the sediment cores were also isolated to access the organic matter in its ...
  • O'Brien, Nathan P. (2014)
    The ultra-high stiffness and strength of carbon nanotubes (CNTs), of the order of 1 TPa and 100 GPa respectively, has stimulated intense interest in CNT-based composites, including the development of super strong fibres ...

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