Recent Submissions

  • A profile of Irish second year post-primary students’ knowledge of initial algebra 

    O'Brien, Aoife; Ní Ríordáin, Máire (2021-12)
    This research focuses on initial algebra as students transition from arithmetic to algebra, an area of mathematics education known for its difficulties (Demonty et al., 2018; Kieran, 2007). Algebra is identified by many ...
  • Using ePortfolios to support CPD & advocate our profession 

    Briggs, Kathryn (2021-11-02)
    This poster highlights how an eportfolio is a useful tool to facilitate librarians' participation in continuing professional development (CPD), including recording evidence of, reflecting on and raising awareness of CPD ...
  • Universal Design for Online Library Instruction 

    Briggs, Kathryn (2021-05-26)
    My motivation for doing the Digital Badge in UDL was to learn how to use the principles and practices of UDL to encourage students to actively engage in using library resources, by embracing and formally embedding UDL into ...
  • Enhancing Literacy and Numeracy Training 

    O'Regan, Patricia (2021-08-30)
    Ireland has always prided itself on having a ‘world class’ education system. However, this was called into question when The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) published the results from its ...
  • Selection on ancestral genetic variation fuels repeated ecotype formation in bottlenose dolphins 

    Louis, Marie; Galimberti, Marco; Archer, Frederick; Berrow, Simon; Brownlow, Andrew; Fallon, Ramon; Nykänen, Milaja; O'Brien, Joanne; Robertson, Kelly M.; Rosel, Patricia E.; Simon-Bouhet, Benoit; Wegmann, Daniel; Fontaine, Michael C.; Foote, Andrew D.; Gaggiotti, Oscar E. (American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2021-10-27)
    Studying repeated adaptation can provide insights into the mechanisms allowing species to adapt to novel environments. Here, we investigate repeated evolution driven by habitat specialization in the common bottlenose ...
  • Blue Economy Innovation and Development 

    Shanagher, Cathal (2021-07)
    The aim of this research is to identify international best practice and the key aspects needed for the development of innovation centres for a peripheral region. The second objective is to outline the sectoral developments ...
  • Social Media in Higher Education 

    McConway, Terence (2021)
    The study explores whether higher education institutes strategic usage of so-cial Media fosters a stronger relationship with students. Almost every higher educational institute uses social Media for numerous reasons. ...
  • Motivating exercise through social media 

    Mulchrone, Margaret (2021-09)
    The exponential growth of social media and online fitness classes in the last decade of the twenty first century, has provided a multitude of opportunities for individuals and businesses. The internet has created new ...
  • Speciation in the deep: genomics and morphology reveal a new species of beaked whale Mesoplodon eueu 

    Carroll, Emma L.; McGowen, Michael R.; McCarthy, Morgan L.; Marx, Felix G.; Aguilar, Natacha; Dalebout, Merel L.; Dreyer, Sascha; Gaggiotti, Oscar E.; Hansen, Sabine S.; van Helden, Anton; Onoufriou, Aubrie B.; Baird, Robin W.; Baker, C. Scott; Berrow, Simon; Cholewiak, Danielle; Claridge, Diane; Constantine, Rochelle; Davison, Nicholas J.; Eira, Catarina; Fordyce, R. Ewan; Gatesy, John; Hofmeyr, G. J. Greg; Martín, Vidal; Mead, James G.; Mignucci-Giannoni, Antonio A.; Morin, Phillip A.; Reyes, Cristel; Rogan, Emer; Rosso, Massimiliano; Silva, Mónica A.; Springer, Mark S.; Steel, Debbie; Olsen, Morten Tange (The Royal Society, 2021-10-27)
    The deep sea has been described as the last major ecological frontier, as much of its biodiversity is yet to be discovered and described. Beaked whales (ziphiids) are among the most visible inhabitants of the deep sea, ...
  • Oceanographic Drivers of Cuvier's (Ziphius cavirostris) and Sowerby's (Mesoplodon bidens) Beaked Whales Acoustic Occurrence along the Irish Shelf Edge 

    Barile, Cynthia; Berrow, Simon; O'Brien, Joanne (MDPI Journals, 2021-10-02)
    Cuvier’s and Sowerby’s beaked whales occur year-round in western Irish waters, yet remain some of the most poorly understood cetaceans in the area. Considering the importance of the area for anthropogenic activities and ...
  • Competency‐based assessment in nutrition education: A systematic literature review 

    O'Donovan, Sarah; Palermo, Claire; Ryan, Lisa (Wiley, 2021-09-19)
    Background: A suitably prepared and qualified nutrition and dietetics workforce is part of the solution to combating the burden of disease. Competency‐based assessment is a key part of the education of future workforces. ...
  • Pressure. A Qualitative Analysis of the Perception of Concussion and Injury Risk in Retired Professional Rugby Players 

    Daly, Ed; White, Adam; Blackett, Alexander D.; Ryan, Lisa (MDPI Journals, 2021-09-21)
    This study interviewed retired professional rugby union players (≤10 years since retirement) to discuss their careers in the game of rugby union. The primary aim of the study was to document their understanding of concussion ...
  • Hiding in Plain Sight: Literacy Development Possibilities in Initial Teacher Education 

    O'Regan, Patricia (International Conference on Higher Education Advances (HEAd), 2021-06-04)
    The development of literacy competencies among second-level school students has been highlighted, by the Programme for International Student Assessment as ‘vital to succeed in society’. Literacy competency development has ...
  • Virulence factors associated with amoebic gill disease from Neoparamoeba perurans 

    Ni Dhufaigh, Kerrie (Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology, 2020-10)
    Determining the virulence factors associated with pathogenic organisms is imperative in comprehending disease pathogenesis and ultimately paves the way for methods of treatment and disease management. Neoparamoeba perurans ...
  • Embedding Sustainability across the Built Environment Curriculum and Beyond 

    Kelly, Mark (School of Engineering and Architecture, University College Cork, 2021)
    This study will outline progress of an ongoing Teaching and Learning Engineering Innovation project in the Department of Building and Civil Engineering at the Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology, which has employed incremental ...
  • Aquaculture with a Focus on Vietnam & Thailand 

    Nash, Róisín; Shibaev, Sergey; Petkam, Rakpong; TUNASIA; Erasmus+ (TUNASIA, 2021)
    The breadth of material this book covers includes wide range of issues related to aquaculture production, including its development history, farming systems and technology aspects, seed production, feed and feeding, health ...
  • Training Load Monitoring Considerations for Female Gaelic Team Sports: From Theory to Practice 

    Duggan, John D.; Moody, Jeremy A.; Byrne, Paul J.; Cooper, Stephen-Mark; Ryan, Lisa (MDPI Journals, 2021-06-05)
    Athlete monitoring enables sports science practitioners to collect information to determine how athletes respond to training loads (TL) and the demands of competition. To date, recommendations for females are often adapted ...
  • The conservation of the endangered Mediterranean common dolphin (Delphinus delphis): Current knowledge and research priorities 

    Vella, Adriana; Murphy, Sinéad; Giménez, Joan; de Stephanis, Renaud; Mussi, Barbara; Vella, Joseph G.; Doukara, Kamel Larbi; Pace, Daniela Silvia (Wiley, 2021-03-01)
    (1) Preservation of endangered species is now recognized as a relevant component of regional and global conservation actions achieved through the maintenance of the remaining populations in a favourable conservation status. ...
  • Conservation management of common dolphins: Lessons learned from the North‐East Atlantic 

    Murphy, Sinéad; Evans, Peter G.H.; Pinn, Eunice; Pierce, Graham J. (Wiley, 2019-11-19)
    (1) The short-beaked common dolphin is one of the most numerous cetacean species in the North-East Atlantic and plays a key functional role within the ecosystem as a top predator. However, in 2013, its conservation status ...
  • Polluted porpoises: Generational transfer of organic contaminants in harbour porpoises from the southern North Sea 

    van den Heuvel-Greve, Martine J.; van den Brink, Anneke M.; Kotterman, Michiel J.J.; Kwadijk, Christiaan J.A.F.; Geelhoed, Steve C.V.; Murphy, Sinéad; van der Broek, Jan; Heesterbeek, Hans; Gröne, Andrea; IJsseldijk, Lonneke L. (Elsevier Ltd, 2021-07-09)
    Persistent organic pollutants (POPs), including polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), polybrominated diphenylethers (PBDEs) and hexachlorobenzene (HCB), bioaccumulate in marine ecosystems. Top predators contain high levels of ...

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