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  • Bogers, Sander; van Kollenburg, Janne (University of Limerick, 2017)
    Philips is a leading health technology company focused on improving people’s health by serving both professional and consumer markets. With a multinational workforce of approximately 69,000 employees, they touch billions ...
  • Jiang, Yichen (Department of Sociology, University of Limerick, 2009-11)
    This article analyses the perspectives that undergraduate students have on alcohol-related issues. Key differences and distinctions between relevant terms are introduced, namely alcoholism, alcohol abuse and heavy drinking, ...
  • Corrigan-Doyle, Emily; Escobar-Tello, Carolina; Pui Ying Lo, Kathy (University of Limerick, 2016)
    his article considers the value of making long-term happiness a key priority in designing for the home and how creative methods, art therapy techniques, in particular, can be fundamental in this process. It presents ...
  • Quigley, Tim (University of Limerick, 2015)
    Austins Department Store in Derry-Londonderry is reputed to be the oldest independent department store in the world. Austins was trading in Derry more than a decade before Harrods of London was built. Its presence in ...
  • Power, Louise (Department of Sociology, University of Limerick, 2010-12)
    This paper investigates the legitimacy of calling the contemporary community of backpackers a subculture. I will support this position by firstly establishing the criteria necessary for a group to be considered a subculture. ...
  • O’Brien, Marese (Department of Sociology, University of Limerick, 2010-04)
    Produced during World War Two, the Beveridge Report in Britain became a blueprint for a new welfare state. Designed to tackle the five giants of Want, Disease, Squalor, Ignorance and Idleness, it gave hope to a war weary ...
  • O'Shea, John (University of Limerick, 2017)
    Conceptual design is an emerging area of design research and practice which shares much in common with conceptual art. Both are driven by the idea that the concept or question behind the artefacts they produce is often ...
  • Balabanoff, Doreen (University of Limerick, 2016)
    This article was originally a response to the AIARG conference session on the theme of Person, Place and Time. My doctoral work in progress focuses on a practice-based, architectural ‘reimagining’ of the birth environment ...
  • Healy, Lisa (Department of Sociology, University of Limerick, 2009-11)
    This paper is concerned with the manner in which Marx envisages the nuclear family unit as being designed to support the continuity of the capitalist system and the positions of privilege it perpetuates. The suitability ...
  • Clancy, Kieran (Department of Sociology, University of Limerick, 2010-04)
    This project examines the role that Celtic Football Club plays in the reproduction, maintenance and expression of Irishness for its supporters. The data was collected from a purposive sample of 8 respondents by means of ...
  • Carr, James (Department of Sociology, University of Limerick, 2009-04)
    In 2000 the Irish government received a report on the dangers of Environmental Tobacco Smoke to non-smokers. Acting on this advice the Irish government set about implementing policies that would see the elimination of ...
  • Puay-Hwa Yeo, Jesvin (University of Limerick, 2017)
    This article adopts discursive phenomenography as a viable qualitative approach to identify the different conceptions that visual communication undergraduate students have of design research. Phenomenographic method was ...
  • Dalton, Tracey (University of Limerick, 2017)
    This is a reflection on teaching practice, focusing on design process in a BA Honours in Design – Interior and Furniture, in Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT). An intrinsic case study approach (Stake 1995) was taken for ...
  • Douglas, Michelle; Montgomery, Ian; Fleming, Karen (University of Limerick, 2015)
    Northern Ireland’s creative industries are a powerhouse of economic activity which require dynamic and sustainable collaborative networks, but are compromised by limited understanding and support at government level. ...
  • McNulty, Sean; Mitchell, Frances (University of Limerick, 2015)
    Dolmen has, over the past decade, evolved its process to include exploring and testing the thinking behind a variety of published theories in Design Leadership, Design Thinking, Strategic Thinking and Creativity. This ...
  • O'Rafferty, Simon (University of Limerick, 2016)
    For many people, services are difficult to define. We use them everyday but never own them. Our experience of services is often defined by many tangible and intangible elements, interactions and touchpoints. Our experiences ...
  • Kennedy, Con (2015)
    Design in it’s widest definition, does not exist within it’s own paradigm. Many things affect design and it’s outcomes. Specific design disciplines influence, and are influenced by other creative areas and also by wider ...
  • McCole, Aideen (University of Limerick, 2016)
    This article looks at design in Dublin from 2008 onwards and makes the assertion that the recession has brought about a number of characteristics in design practice in the city. There is a movement of contemporary design ...
  • Ó Riain, Marc (University of Limerick, 2016)
    Marc Ó’Riain sat down with Joseph Walsh in the Bulman in Kinsale, a few miles from the workshop, to chat to him about his work. It turned out to be an engaging discussion.
  • Maher, Carmel; de Eyto, Adam; Hadfield, Mark; Hutchings, Maggie (2015)
       The landscape of higher education in Ireland is changing. In 2011, the National Strategy for Higher Education to 2030 was launched providing a blueprint for its future development. Part of this ongoing process will ...

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