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Emergence of Bacillus Cereus as a dominant organism in Irish retailed powdered infant formulae (PIF) when reconstituted and stored under abuse conditions
One hundred powdered infant formulae (PIF), representative of the 10 leading brands available in Ireland, were subjected to a variety of preparation and storage conditions. All PIF analyzed immediately after reconstitution were ...
Examining the components of fluid intelligence: implications for STEM education.
Substantial empirical evidence illustrates the significance of spatial ability for STEM academic achievement. However, it is critical that research efforts continue to identify cognitive factors which are associated with ...
3D printed end of arm tooling (EOAT) for robotic automation.
This research furthers the practice of designing and manufacturing End of Arm Tooling (EOAT) by utilizing a low cost additive manufacturing Fused Filament Fabrication (FFF) technique to enable tool weight saving and ...
Written submission to the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Implementation of the Good Friday Agreement.
(A. Hough, 2019-07-04)
This submission presents a summary of the research carried out for the report “Brexit, The Good Friday/Belfast Agreement and the Environment: Issues arising and possible solutions” which explored the impact of Brexit on ...
Creating spaces for relational reflexivity in social care education
This research sets out to explore how social care training might embrace more relationally reflexive learning processes within existing course provision, to assist students for practice in social care contexts.
Pedagogy of play in ECCE settings
The aim of this research project was to explore the views and roles of childcare practitioners, with regards to the pedagogy of play, in early childhood care and education (ECCE) settings. The objectives were to examine ...
Smart thermosensitive poly (N-vinylcaprolactam) based hydrogels for biomedical applications.
Photopolymerisation is an attractive technique used in biomedical applications as it can provide rapid reaction rates with excellent temporal and spatial control features and unique tuneable properties. This fabrication ...
Spatial skills in education: a national study.
(University of Limerick, 2016-09)
It is widely accepted that spatial skills play an inherent role in educational success, especially in STEM disciples such as Engineering, Mathematics and Graphics. This paper presents an initial investigation into spatial ...
The production of solid dosage forms from non-degradable polymers.
(Bentham Science, 2015)
Non-degradable polymers have an important function in medicine. Solid dosage forms for longer term implantation require to be constructed from materials that will not degrade or erode over time and also offer the utmost ...
An evaluation of the efficacy of a contemporary engineering education framework
(Athlone Institute of Technology, 2018-04-24)
The research aims to determine the role of cognitive abilities in problem solving in engineering education. The investigation of these abilities will contribute to a key objective of the research, informing curricular ...