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    • The L2L Story 

      Delaney, Mary; Cohen, Philip (L2L: Library Staff Learning to Support Learners Learning, 2019-03)
      In 2016, the National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education produced a Professional Development Framework for all staff who teach in Higher Education. Over a two-year period, three Libraries ...
    • Learning from covid-19: design, age-friendly technology, hacking and mental models 

      White, P.J.; Marston, Hannah; Shore, Linda; Turner, Robert (Emerald, 2020-04-29)
      In March 2020 the United Nations published an open brief for the creative community to propose interventions to the unfolding COVID-19 pandemic. However, when faced with unprecedented wicked problems such as these, the ...
    • Learning in practice: Interview with Mathew Bates, Design Director, Design Partners 

      Whelan, Lynne; Maher, Carmel; Deevy, Colin (Iterations, 2016)
      This article forms part of a Master’s Degree by research entitled ‘The Role of Practice Oriented Learning in Design & Creativity in an Irish Technological University'.
    • Library staff exchanges: A catalyst for sharing practice, CPD and fresh thinking 

      Carey, Brigid; McKeown, Mairéad (Library Association of Ireland, 2018-02)
      This paper outlines a library staff exchange that took place between the librarians of Bord Bia and Institute of Technology, Carlow in December 2016. The authors reflect upon the perceived benefits of participating in the ...
    • Linear displacement electronic feedback for hydraulic cylinders 

      Heatherington, Paul (Institute of Technology Carlow, 2019)
      The purpose of this study was to research and develop a linear displacement technology that can be used to give positional feedback in hydraulic cylinders with the added ability to measure and monitor the operating temperature ...
    • Lithium in the natural waters of the South East of Ireland 

      Kavanagh, Laurence; Keohane, Jerome; Cleary, John; Garcia-Cabellos, Guiomar; Lloyd, Andrew (MDPI, 2017)
      The South East of Ireland (County Carlow) contains a deposit of the valuable lithium-bearing mineral spodumene (LiAl(SiO3)2). This resource has recently attracted interest and abstractive mining in the area is a possibility ...
    • Living well at home - integrated care for older people in ireland 

      Finegan, Trish; White, P.J.; Casey, Brian (International Journal of Integrated Care, 2022-05)
      Introduction: An ageing global population has led to increased costs for health and social care delivery. This has created a move away from acute hospital to integrated care across and between the acute, primary and community ...
    • Long-term agrichemical use leads to alterations in bacterial community diversity 

      Tan, H.; Barret, M.; Rice, O.; Dowling, David N.; Burke, J.; Morrissey, J.P.; O'Gara, Fergal (Czech Academy of Agricultural Sciences, 2012)
      Bacterial communities are key drivers of soil fertility and agriculture productivity. Understanding how soil bacterial communities change in response to different conditions is an important aspect in the development of ...
    • Mach number dependence of flow instability around a spiked body 

      Vashishtha, Ashish; Khurana, Shashank (AIP Publishing, 2023-05-05)
      A forward-facing aerospike have been identified as a passive flow control device for enhancing the aerodynamic efficiency and reducing the heat transfer in high-speed flows. In addition, it has been reported that the ...
    • Man on the move: an investigation of a ‘real world’ community – based physical activity programme for adult men 

      Kelly, Liam (Institute of Technology Carlow, 2019)
      Background: The burden of ill-health and mortality experienced by men across the developed world has prompted calls for more gender-sensitised, health interventions that appeal to men. Using physical activity as a ...
    • Mapping vegetation communities inside wetlands using Sentinel-2 imagery in Ireland 

      Bhatnagar, Saheba; Gill, Laurence; Regan, Shane; Naughton, Owen; Johnston, Paul; Waldron, Steve; Ghosh, Bidisha (Elsevier, 2020)
      Wetlands provide habitat for a wide variety of plant and animal species and contribute significantly to overall biodiversity in Ireland. Despite these known ecosystem services, the total wetland area in Ireland has reduced ...
    • Maximum ball in play demands for sub-elite Rugby Union referees in domestic club rugby 

      Igoe, Brett Allan; Browne, Declan (Universidad de Alicante, 2020)
      Purpose: Rugby union referee research has reported the game demands for whole game averages and comparisons between each half and 10 minute periods. No study has reported the movement game demands for the maximum ball in ...
    • Microbes a tool for the remediation of organotin pollution determined by static headspace gas chromatography-mass spectrometry 

      Finnegan, Christopher; Ryan, David; Enright, Anne-Marie; Garcia-Cabellos, Guiomar (MDPI, 2018)
      Tributyltin (TBT) is one of the most toxic anthropogenic compounds introduced into the marine environment. Despite its global ban in 2008, TBT is still a problem of great concern due to its high affinity for particulate ...
    • Microbial bioremediation and physiochemical treatment of landfill leachate 

      Morris, Sinead (Institute of Technology Carlow, 2019)
      Landfill leachate (LFL) is an environmentally hazardous waste characterised by elevated levels of organic and inorganic compounds. LFL is produced when water percolates through a landfill picking up the by-products of waste ...
    • Microfluidics in haemostasis: A review 

      Jigar Panchal, Heta; Kent, Nigel J.; Knox, Andrew J.S.; Harris, Leanne F. (MDPI, 2020)
      Haemostatic disorders are both complex and costly in relation to both their treatment and subsequent management. As leading causes of mortality worldwide, there is an ever-increasing drive to improve the diagnosis and ...
    • Milk: An effective recovery drink for female athletes 

      Rankin, Paula; Landy, Adrian; Stevenson, Emma; Cockburn, Emma (MDPI, 2018)
      Milk has become a popular post-exercise recovery drink. Yet the evidence for its use in this regard comes from a limited number of investigations utilising very specific exercise protocols, and mostly with male participants. ...
    • Negotiating gender norms to support men in psychological distress 

      Keohane, Aisling; Richardson, Noel (SAGE Publications, 2018)
      Underpinning a general pattern of higher suicide rates in men is the assumption that men do not ask for help or utilize the health-care system during times of psychological distress. There has been a failure to grapple ...
    • Nematode-based indices in soil ecology: Application, utility, and future directions 

      Du Preez, Gerhard; Daneel, Mieke; De Goede, Ron; Du Toit, Marié Joey; Ferris, Howard; Fourie, Hendrika; Geisen, Stefan; Kakouli-Duarte, Thomais; Korthals, Gerard; Sánchez-Moreno, Sara; Schmidt, Jan Henrik (Elsevier, 2022-04-09)
      The health and functioning of soil ecosystems are the foundation of sustainable food production and land management. Of key importance in achieving sustainability, is the frequent measurement of soil health, and indices ...
    • A new optical method of continuously analysing the surface properties of a single pendant drop while obtaining quality bulk spectral and refractive index measurements of the liquid-under-test 

      McMillan, Norman D.; O'Rourke, B.; Morrin, D.; Pringuet, P.; Smith, S.R.P.; O'Neill, M.; Hammond, J.; Riedel, S.; Carbery, Des (IOP Publishing, 2009)
      The classical stalagmometer has been replaced by the tensiometer to measure surface properties from drop volume. From the drop period T1, converted into volume, the surface properties of the liquid can be obtained. In the ...
    • Novel advanced scoping meta-review methodology for defining a graduate level textbook in an emerging subject area 

      Perry, Simon; McMillan, Norman D.; Rodriguez, Raul D.; Mackowski, Sebastian; Sheremet, Evgeniya; Fleischer, Monika; Kneipp, Katrin; Zahn, Dietrich R.T.; Adam, Pierre-Michel; Madeira, Teresa Isabel; Meixner, Alfred J. (LIBER - the Association of European Research Libraries, 2018-03-12)
      This paper describes a library-based project involving the library staff at the Institute of Technology Carlow (ITC), in a collaboration led by the European Cooperation in Science and Technology (COST), Action MP1302 ...